(June 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. 4, June 1941 issue. Single copies 10c. Yearly subscription $1.00. Printed in U.S.A.


[Horror Hospital] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints:

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; Ivan the Terrible (Villain)
Synopsis:
TOC of contents page, which, in text and art, informs readers of the stories and features found inside the issue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

The Unholy Legion (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; President Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest); The Unholy Legion (villain, introduction); Herr Snupp (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky investigate the strange enigma of the death and destruction that followed in the wake of mysterious beggars, whose bore the brand of the swastika.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ink credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

Ivan the Terrible (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; King Peter Ross; Ivan the Terrible (villain)
Synopsis:
Out of the pages of history steps the most brutal and feared tyrant of the Middle Ages to conquer all that dare to cross his path...that is, until he picked on Captain America and Bucky.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

The Case of the Fake Money Fiends (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 10 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]; Tom Peters; Betty Ross; counterfeiting gang (villains)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky dare to enter a haunted house in order to discover what the strange noises were emanating from it, and end up breaking up a large counterfeiting ring flooding the nation with millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

Horror Hospital (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 13 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]; Miss Ray; Betty Ross; Sgt. Duffy; Dr. Grimm (villain, introduction, death); Gorro (villain, introduction, death); Igan (villain, introduction); Lomm (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Blood curdling screams coming from a desolate sanitarium lead Captain America into to the most horrible mystery of his career.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08. In the Fantasy Masterpieces reprint, this story is titled "The Menace of Dr. Grimm!"

Captain America and the Bomb Sight Thieves (Table of Contents)

Captain America / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sentinels of Liberty (introduction); Professor Colby; One-Eye (villain); Monk (villain)
Synopsis:
The Sentinels of Liberty hold a meeting and invite Steve Rogers to speak to them. But when a gang of toughs show up to steal a valuable invention next door from a professor's lab, it's Captain America who tells the boys to come to the aid of the professor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[Join Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis:
Promotional ad encouraging readers to join the Sentinels of Liberty.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The image of Cap and Bucky to top was taken from the splash of "The Wax Statue That Struck Death" from Captain America #2. Entire sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[The Ogre of the Cave-Dwellers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Tuk; Tanir; Bonzo the Brute (villain, introduction); Eve (guest)
Synopsis:
Tuk and Tanir must find a way to stop the destructive and wanton behavior of one Bonzo the Brute!
Reprints:
Keywords:
barbarian

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page; synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[Coming Soon!!] (Table of Contents)

USA Comics and All-Aces Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; the Defender; the Angel; Sub-Mariner; the Fiery Mask; Human Torch; Toro; Hurricane; Rockman
Synopsis:
Promtional ad, in text and art, for the new issue of USA Comics and a new comics, All-Aces, coming in the summer. Also, the editors warn all imitators of the character of Captain America that they will prosecute, to the fullest extent of the law, any imitations of their copyrighted feature.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence and info added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

The Pirate and the Missing Ships (Table of Contents)

Hurricane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hurricane; John Caruthers (villain, death); Caruthers' gang (villains)
Synopsis:
When criminals mysteriously disappear from the American scene, the public was relieved...but Hurricane became very suspicious.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Horror Hospital]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Contents page
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Unholy Legion
    Captain America
  4. 3. Ivan the Terrible
    Captain America
  5. 4. The Case of the Fake Money Fiends
    Captain America
  6. 5. Horror Hospital
    Captain America
  7. 6. Captain America and the Bomb Sight Thieves
    Captain America
  8. 7. [Join Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty]
    Sentinels of Liberty
  9. 8. [The Ogre of the Cave-Dwellers]
    Tuk, Caveboy
  10. 9. [Coming Soon!!]
    USA Comics and All-Aces Comics
  11. 10. The Pirate and the Missing Ships
    Hurricane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Denys Howard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose