This Man is Doom!


Main Details
Volume 1
Issue 20
Date 1969-05
Location of Publication New York, New York
Genre Superhero
Format Softcover
Type Comic Book
Page Count 64
Language English
  • Dr. Doom (Victor Von Doom)
  • Prince Namor (Sub Mariner)
  • Namora (Aquaria Neptunia)
  • Byrrah
  • Human Torch (Jim Hammond) (Android)
  • Toro (Thomas Raymond)
  • Captain America (William Burnside)
  • Bucky (Jack Monroe)
  • Betty Dean
  • Starhawk (Mark Wilde) (First appearance)
Story Location Europe: Latveria; Castle Doom, New York: New York City; Manhattan, Queens Earth-69520; Earth, Future Wasteland, Antarctica, Brooklyn, Nevada: Yucca Flat, Germany: Berlin, Pacific Ocean, Korea, Atlantic Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands; Guam, Washington, D.C., California: San Diego, Naval Base San Diego, Earth 6950
Notes 1st Story: Dr. Doom in This Man is Doom!

Reprinted Issues:

2nd Story: Sub-Mariner Comics Vol 1 #4, June, 1955; "The Sub-Mariner Meets a New Enemy ... FIRE!"
3d Story: Young Men Vol 1 #24, December, 1953; "The Return of the Human Torch"
The Torch returns after years of inactivity (Gangsters had buried him in the desert). A resulting nuclear blast allowed the Torch to escape his air-tight prison and ,due to his exposure to radioactivity, he returns more powerful that ever. He seeks out his old partner Toro and eventually finds him in Korea. Toro has been captured by the Communists who have brainwashed the young American hero. The Torch eventually breaks through Toro's brainwashing, defeats a group of Communist troops, and the team of the Human Torch and Toro and reunited again to fight crime and injustice!

4th Story: Young Men Vol 1 #24, December, 1953; "Back From the Dead"
Captain America and Bucky appear to return from years of inactivity.
The Captain America story is next reprinted partially in Captain America #155 where it is revealed that this story's Captain America and Bucky were actually William Burnside and Jack Monroe. The Red Skull is also later determined to be an imposter: Albert Malik.

5th Story: Young Men Vol 1 #24, December, 1953; "The Sub-Mariner Returns"
6th Story: "Who Is...Starhawk?" Promo from the editor


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