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ALTER EGO #49 spotlights CARL BURGOS and his fumin’ HUMAN TORCH, plus other hot topics from the Timely/Marvel Age! We lead off with a fantastic new painting by MARK SPARACIO, from a never-before-seen 1941 layout by CARL BURGOS—of the Torches giving Hitler a hotfoot! CARL BURGOS—creator of Iron Skull, The Thunderer, White Streak, the 1966 Captain Marvel—and, oh yeah, The Human Torch—is revealed at last in the first-ever interview with his daughter SUE BURGOS—conducted by JIM AMASH, and featuring art by BURGOS—BILL EVERETT—ED ASCHE—JIMMY THOMPSON—MIKE SEKOWSKY—DICK AYERS—et al.! A dozen-plus fierily fabulous unused, previously-unpublished 1941 cover layouts almost certainly by CARL BURGOS and other Timely titans—including Human Torch and Sub-Mariner in battle! TOM LAMMERS on the 1957 Atlas Implosion—GER APELDOORN on a villainous Human Torch by artist MANNY STALLMAN—plus the one-and-only flare-up of The Blue Flame! Also, a Fawcett Collectors of America (FCA) section with MARC SWAYZE and BILL BLACK—BILL SCHELLY on comics fandom—MICHAEL T. GILBERT and MR. MONSTER—and MORE!! Edited by Roy Thomas.