(March 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 info added by Craig Delich 7-18-09.


The Weird Case of the Pygmies of Terror (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Avison (signed)
Inks:
Al Avison (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Dr. Crime
Reprints:

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison ?
Inks:
Al Avison ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Synopsis:
Illustrated contents page, listing each inside feature with short synopsis of each.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

The Terrible Menace of the Pygmies of Terror! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Al Avison (signed)
Inks:
Al Avison (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Duffy; Dr. Crime [Dr. Edward Elmgren] (villain, introduction); Professor Gibbs (villain); Jim Barney (villain); Knuckles Sampson (villain, death); Paul Fung (villain, death)
Synopsis:
A scientist returns from the Amazon with a secret gas that turns people into the size of pgymies to rob and kill for him, and Cap & Bucky must figure out a way to stop him after being shrunken themselves.
Reprints:

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents)

Sentinels of Liberty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Synopsis:
Illustrated ad featuring Captain America encouraging readers to join the Sentinels of Liberty.
Reprints:

The Case of Rozzo the Rebel (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison (signed)
Inks:
Al Avison (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; President Alvaro; Lotta; Rozzo (villain; introduction, death); Felipe (villain)
Synopsis:
Two old comrades, who once swore to share half of the other's wealth in life, suddenly find themselves opposed to one another, even unto the death!
Reprints:

[Introducing the Imp] (Table of Contents)

The Imp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils:
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Inks:
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Chad Grothkopf ?

Genre:
fantasy; adventure
Characters:
The Imp (introduction); Jefferson Vandermeer; a monster (death); the Spider (villain)
Synopsis:
The Imp is called forth to fight a monstrous dragon, and not only causes the beast to drown, but he aids in the capture of the Spider and his men.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story in told in rhyme. Oddity: the Imp lives in the ear of Jefferson Vandermeer! Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2009-7-18.

Timber! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pat Cowley; Mr. Cowley; Lamson (villain); Corivan (villain)
Synopsis:
Two rival loggers engage in a race to see which could float the most logs down the Red River. The reward? A fat contract with the Ames Lumber Company.
Reprints:

[The Flaming Horror] (Table of Contents)

Father Time, Nemesis of Evildoers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Father Time [Larry Scott]; Beretti (villain); Spike (villain)
Synopsis:
Father Time must deal with a mobster who has set fire to his own building to collect the insurance. In doing so, he shoots and kills a man, and kidnaps his daughter, to hush up those who know the truth about the situation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Father Time feature appears next in Young Allies Comics #3.

The Silent Death? (Table of Contents)

Headline Hunter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Headline Hunter [Jerry Hunter]; Ed; Guy Stanford (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Hunter must deal with an angry group of Londoners who have been led to believe that one of Headline's stories led to the sinking of two British ships by the Nazis.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Weird Case of the Pygmies of Terror
    Captain America
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Terrible Menace of the Pygmies of Terror!
    Captain America
  4. 3. Don't Delay Another Second!
    Sentinels of Liberty
  5. 4. The Case of Rozzo the Rebel
    Captain America
  6. 5. [Introducing the Imp]
    The Imp
  7. 6. Timber!
  8. 7. [The Flaming Horror]
    Father Time, Nemesis of Evildoers
  9. 8. The Silent Death?
    Headline Hunter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Per Sandell
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose