(February 1942)

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:
Stan Lee
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

Some information added by Craig Delich, 4 July 2009.


["Can the mighty Captain America be in time to save Bucky from the horror of the feuding mountaineers?"] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints:

Captain America Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis:
Illustrated contents page, listing all features with short synopses, PLUS reprinting the cover to Young Allies Comics #2.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Most info added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

The Case of the Squad of Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); Herr Grotz (villain)
Synopsis:
Steve Rogers discovers the Nazis have kidnapped a crack rifle unit at Camp Lehigh, replaced them with enemy troops, who will then be used to murder the rest of the soldiers on base.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sub-Mariner; Human Torch; Toro; Terry Vance; Dr. Watson; the Angel; the Patriot; the Vision; Ka-Zar
Synopsis:
Illustrated promotional ad for the latest issue of Marvel Mystery Comics and its features.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

The Feud Murders (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Al Avison
Inks:
Syd Shores
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; Lee Coger; Jonce Rand (dies); Forrest Coger; Nephew Lee (dies); Colonel Rand; Drusilla Rand; George Brinner (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain America heads for the backhills of Tennessee to deal with a clan feud that has led to a murder at Camp Lehigh and placed Bucky behind bars for the killing.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

Broken Trust (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bob Slade [also as Spike Conroy]; Gunner Sloan (villain); Lefty Hogan (villain); Lippy Jenks (villain)
Synopsis:
FBI agent Slade goes undercover to get the mastermind of a $300,000 bank robbery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

A Life at Stake (Table of Contents)

Hurricane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hurricane [Harry Kane]; Speedy; Pierre (dies); Florence Grey; Lew Grey (villain, dies)
Synopsis:
Hurricane and Speedy must halt the plans of a jealous uncle, who is trying to kill his niece, who is to inherit a large fortune.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

none (Table of Contents)

Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis:
Illustrated Sentinels of Liberty Club page, w/messages from Cap and Bucky, and ad for the Sentinels of Liberty Club.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

The Scourge of Crime (Table of Contents)

Father Time / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee [as Neel Nats] (signed)
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky (signed)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Father Time [Larry Scott]; Tom Bryant; D. A. Pete Drew (villain); Nails Riggly (villain)
Synopsis:
An independent candidate for the office of District Attorney is falsely accused for an attack on a bystander during a campaign speech.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006). Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09. New ink credit per Doc Vassalo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Do You Know? / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Galen, the Bishop of Munster; Joshua A. Norton
Synopsis:
This page features two, 2 panel facts about: how U.S. Navy ships are named; the fact that there are no polar bears in Alaska; facts about the Emperor of the U.S.; and who invented the first bombs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

The Symphony of Terror (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Al Avison
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Morton Friend (dies); Inspector Gribbon; Miss Hale; Richard Thomas (dies); Henri DeFarge; Lily Renaud; Mephisto [Jacques Laval] (villain, introduction, dies)
Synopsis:
Cap has to protect an innocent woman from a murderous, jealous suitor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

It may be possible that Avison did the pencils and Shores did the inks. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Can the mighty Captain America be in time to save Bucky from the horror of the feuding mountaineers?"]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Captain America Contents
  3. 2. The Case of the Squad of Mystery
    Captain America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mystery Comics
  5. 4. The Feud Murders
    Captain America
  6. 5. Broken Trust
  7. 6. A Life at Stake
    Hurricane
  8. 7. none
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
  9. 8. The Scourge of Crime
    Father Time
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Do You Know?
  11. 10. The Symphony of Terror
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose