(July 1941)

Lev Gleason, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Your Guide Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
Editing:
Charles Biro?; Bob Wood?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Issue titled Daredevil Battles Hitler; with cover photo of Hitler


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Biro [as Woodro] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood [as Woodro] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Silver Streak [un-named taxi cab driver]; Dickie Dean; Adolf Hitler (photo of head); The Claw
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Biro ?
Inks:
Charles Biro ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Silver Streak (unnamed taxi cab driver); Cloud Curtis; Dickie Dean [Richard Dean]; Zip Todd; The Pirate Prince; Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Lance Hale; The Claw
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Sky Bug

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Features prototype cover of an issue of Silver Streak Comics, with the characters listed above surrounding it, announcing that all of them will return to Silver Streak once Hitler is defeated in this issue..

Daredevil Battles Hitler (Chapter 1) (Table of Contents)

Daredevil & Silver Streak / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
Charles Biro
Inks:
Charles Biro
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Silver Streak [un-named taxi cab driver]; Whiz (Silver Streak's falcon); Prime Minister Winston Churchill; Adolf Hitler (villain); Joseph Goebbels (villain); Reichsmarshall Hermann Göring (villain); Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler (villain); Grand Admiral Erich Raeder (villain); Field Marshall Walter von Brauchitsch (villain); Benito Mussolini (villain); Putzie (villain, Nazi fortune teller); Lord Garnett (villain, member of Parliament); Jack (villain); Lord Hee Haw (villain, voice only); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
Daredevil crashes in on a meeting at Berchtesgaden in which Hitler makes final plans to invade England across the Channel, then has to evade Nazi soldiers seeking to locate and kill him. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Churchill meets with Daredevil and the Silver Streak and assigns them to watch a mysterious cottage on the Downs, which leads to an all-out naval battle with the enemy.
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Keywords:
"The Nelson" (superdreadnought); Berchtesgaden; Daily Press; Deutsche Hogblatt; London Chronicle; New York Bulletin; No. 10 Downing Street; Paris Solo

Indexer Notes

Daredevil feature continues from Silver Streak Comics (Lev Gleason, 1939 series) #6.

Story and art credits verified by Michael Gilbert.

The Claw Double Crosses Hitler! (Chapter 2) (Table of Contents)

Daredevil / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; The Claw (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
Hitler approaches the Claw to ask his assistance in helping him and the Japanese successfully attack and destroy the British in Singapore. Daredevil poses as a lieutenant of the Claw to get behind enemy lines to stop the attack.
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Indexer Notes

The chapters' masthead reads The Claw.

Story and art credits verified by Michael Gilbert.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hash / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Doc Smith
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Indexer Notes

The Archives edition lists the story and art as unknown.

The Who's Who does not list any work by Pazmino for Lev Gleason.

A series of five non-related humorous cartoon gags.

Fighting Hitler and His Jungle Hordes (Chapter 3) (Table of Contents)

Daredevil & Lance Hale / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Lance Hale; Adolf Hitler (villain); General von Sputt (villain); Schmidt (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
Daredevil and Lance must stop Hitler's plans to conquer Africa from within, aimed at cutting Great Britain off from her colonial empire.
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Indexer Notes

The Archives edition lists the writer as unknown.

[Here It Is, Kids! The Comic Book They're All Talking About!!] (Table of Contents)

Silver Streak Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Silver Streak [un-named taxi cab driver]; Mercury [Mickey O'Toole]; Captain Battle [Jonathan Battle]; Daredevil [Bart Hill]; The Pirate Prince; Presto Martin; Dickie Dean [Richard Dean]; Zip Todd; Cloud Curtis; The Claw
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Two page advertisement for Silver Streak Comics, featuring a prototype cover, illustrations of each character with short bio of each.

Smash Goebbels' Spy Net (Chapter 4) (Table of Contents)

Daredevil With Dickie Dean, Boy Inventor / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Dickie Dean [Richard Dean]; Zip Todd; un-named British Intelligence Officer; Adolf Hitler (villain); Joseph Goebbels (villain)
Synopsis:
Dickie is summoned to Washington D.C. with his latest invention: a fool-proof decoding machine. Unfortunately, it is stolen by several Nazi agents, who try and rush it back to Berlin before Dean, Todd and Daredevil can stop them.
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Keywords:
The Sky Bug

Indexer Notes

Story and art credits verified by Michael Gilbert.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jus' Gags / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mike
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Indexer Notes

Series of five un-related gag cartoons.

Wreck Goering's Sky-Fighters (ch. 5) (Table of Contents)

Daredevil and Cloud Curtis / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Biro ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; Cloud Curtis; Reichsmarshall Hermann Göring (villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
Daredevil and Cloud help fight off the murderous Nazi air blitzkrieg with the help of the RAF, including stopping the Nazi Reichsmarshall, who accepts Cloud's proposal to battle it out with each other in the air.
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Keywords:
Golden Bullet

Indexer Notes

The Archive edition lists the writer as unknown.

Von Roeder, Nazi Sea Raider (Chapter 6) (Table of Contents)

Daredevil and Pirate Prince / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; The Pirate Prince; Adolf Hitler (villain); Grand Admiral Erich Raeder (villain)
Synopsis:
Hitler orders his Grand Admiral to patrol the English Channel every night and sink every ship in sight. However, Der Führer doesn't count on Daredevil and the Pirate Prince from stopping that effort!
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Keywords:
Emden (German raider)

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Michael Gilbert.

The Man of Hate Adolf Hitler - Dictator of Germany! (Table of Contents)

Hitler / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Davis [as R. B. S. Davis] (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Davis [as R. B. S. Davis] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Davis [as R. B. S. Davis] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
biography; war
Characters:
Hans; Chancellor Englebert Dollfuss (of Austria); Edward Benes (Czech President); Adolf Hitler (villain); Field Marshall Paul von Hindenburg (death); Mars (villain, god of war); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis:
The rise of Hitler from a budding artist to soldier in WW1 to Chancellor and finally as a rising dictator, hoping to become master of the world!
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Indexer Notes

Corrected page count from Chris Launder (01/15/2005).

Biography in art and text of Adolf Hitler.

The Who's Who does not indicate that Davis wrote this feature.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comicscope / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated advertisement for the 1941 giant camera Comicscope, offered by the publishers of Daredevil magazine for only 25 cents. It ran on either AC or DC current, and allowed boys and girls to draw their own comics, screen them (or any comic) and then project them. The ad states that 63,458 boys and girls have purchased this camera projector.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daredevil Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood ? (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Wood (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wood (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Daredevil [Bart Hill]; London [Marc Holmes]; Whirlwind [Terry Truner]; Nightro [Hugh Goddard]; Pat Patriot; Dash Dillon; Real American Number One [Jeff Dixon]; The Claw
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

Illustrated promotional advertisement for issue #2 of Daredevil Comics, with the characters shown as listed above, on sale June 10, 1941.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Silver Streak Comics
  3. 2. Daredevil Battles Hitler (Chapter 1)
    Daredevil & Silver Streak
  4. 3. The Claw Double Crosses Hitler! (Chapter 2)
    Daredevil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Hash
  6. 5. Fighting Hitler and His Jungle Hordes (Chapter 3)
    Daredevil & Lance Hale
  7. 6. [Here It Is, Kids! The Comic Book They're All Talking About!!]
    Silver Streak Comics
  8. 7. Smash Goebbels' Spy Net (Chapter 4)
    Daredevil With Dickie Dean, Boy Inventor
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jus' Gags
  10. 9. Wreck Goering's Sky-Fighters (ch. 5)
    Daredevil and Cloud Curtis
  11. 10. Von Roeder, Nazi Sea Raider (Chapter 6)
    Daredevil and Pirate Prince
  12. 11. The Man of Hate Adolf Hitler - Dictator of Germany!
    Hitler
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Comicscope
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daredevil Comics
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