What was the first timely comic?
In order to capitalize on the growing popularity of comic books—especially those starring superheroes—Goodman created Timely Comics. Timely’s first comic book was Marvel Comics no. 1 (cover dated October 1939), which featured several superhero characters, most notably the Human Torch and the Sub-Mariner.
When did Timely Comics become Marvel Comics?
One of these shell companies through which Timely Comics was published was named Marvel Comics by at least Marvel Mystery Comics #55 (May 1944).
Who is on the cover of Marvel Comics #1 published by Timely Comics?
Premiere issue: Marvel Comics #1
His first effort, Marvel Comics #1 (cover-dated Oct. 1939), from his company Timely Publications, featured the first appearances of writer-artist Carl Burgos’ android superhero, the Human Torch, and Paul Gustavson’s costumed detective the Angel.
Where was Timely Comics located?
New York City