(April 1941)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Joe Simon
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S. (through about early 1944, narrower thereafter)
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover: Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going Series

Issue Notes

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS published monthly by Timely Comics, Inc., Meriden, Conn. Entered as second class matter at the post office, Meriden, Conn. Entire contents copyright 1941 by Timely Comics, Inc., 330 W. 42nd St., N. Y., N. Y. Vol. 2 No. 2, April 1941 issues. Yearly subscription $1.00. Printed in U.S.A.


Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; V: Adolf Hitler.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Greg Theakston.

Contents page (Table of Contents)

Captain America / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis:
TOC page with text and art re the stories and features that are contained inside the issue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

The Ageless Orientals That Wouldn't Die!! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; V: Benson (I), Finley (I, D), Oriental giants (I, D).
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky must battle huge oriental giants that came from Tibet, and the master that controlled them, to prevent widespread carnage and destruction.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ink credit from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

[A Message From Captain America] (Table of Contents)

Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky.
Synopsis:
Illustrated promotional ad for Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty, asking readers to join up, and, for those who have and haven't yet received their badges, that they are on their way.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Henry Baldwin; V: Adolf Hitler, Hermann Goring, Agent 3-21 (I, D).
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky cross the ocean to challenge the fury of Nazi guns and dive bombing Stukas, staging a two-man Blitz in the stronghold of Hitler himself, as they effect a daring rescue!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

The Wax Statue That Struck Death (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; V: The Wax Man (Mayor Dobbs)[I].
Synopsis:
As America's greatest statesmen vanish and die, smothered in death masks made of wax, Captain America and Bucky endeavor to bring justice as well as doom to the Wax-Man's gory dungeons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

Short Circuit (Table of Contents)

Captain America / text story / 1.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; V: Herr Glotz.
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky stop the attempts of the Nazis to blow up the camp recreation hall from a mine shaft running underneath it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of the 2nd page was a blurb announcing the return of the Red Skull in the next issue. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

The Valley of the Mist (Table of Contents)

Tuk, Caveboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Al Gabrielle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Tuk; Tanir; I: Princess Eve; King Amir; Villains: Hairy Ones (I, D), Witches of Endor (I).
Synopsis:
Tuk and Ranir save King Amir and his people from the hairy ones, and in return, he gives directions to the pair to the famed Atlantis.
Reprints:
Keywords:
barbarian

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-08.

[The Devil and the Green Plague] (Table of Contents)

Hurricane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hurricane [Michael Gray]; Dr. Rand; Dr. Holden; V: Pluto, Jivaros (I), Axti (I, D).
Synopsis:
Hurricane agrees to accompany the Holden expedition into the Matto Grasso, where they will join a Doctor Clay, who is battling a strange body wasting disease that is killing thousands there daily.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note: the contents page title is used as story title, and Hurricane is "Michael Gray" in this story. Ink credit from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-8-08.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold!
    Captain America
  2. 1. Contents page
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Ageless Orientals That Wouldn't Die!!
    Captain America
  4. 3. [A Message From Captain America]
    Sentinels of Liberty
  5. 4. Trapped in the Nazi Stronghold
    Captain America
  6. 5. The Wax Statue That Struck Death
    Captain America
  7. 6. Short Circuit
    Captain America
  8. 7. The Valley of the Mist
    Tuk, Caveboy
  9. 8. [The Devil and the Green Plague]
    Hurricane
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