(Spring 1942-43)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp.
Editing:
Stan Lee
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

"Spring 1942-43" listed in indicia.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America; Bucky; Human Torch; Toro; Sub-Mariner; Nazis (Villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Invasion by Ice (Table of Contents)

Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Adolf Hitler (Villain); Hermann Goering (Villain); Herr Blucher (Introduction, Villain)
Synopsis:
Torch and Toro must stop the mad plans of a Nazi lunatic, who was released from an asylum, from assisting Hitler in a fantastic plan to invade England.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title revision, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

[The Plot to Kill MacArthur] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; General Douglas MacArthur; Kuhomai (Introduction, Death, Villain); the Japanese (Villains)
Synopsis:
A cruel Japanese warlord, thirsting for revenge for the shame thrust upon the 'honorable' ancestors of Nippon by the United States, devises a plan to kill General Douglas MacArthur in order to wipe out the memory of the Japanese defeat in the Pacific.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Changes the Face of the Earth (Table of Contents)

Sub-Mariner / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer ?
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Pierre; Lt. Werner [Captain Bore] (Villain)
Synopsis:
A secret arm of U.S. Intelligence Services gives the Sub-Mariner a vital message for him to deliver to the French Underground HQ in Paris. But he discovers that the U.S. Officer to accompany him is actually a Nazi agent in disguise, deadset to kill Namor before that message can be delivered.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Mis-Fire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Andy; Cleve (Villain, Death); Blane (Villain, Death)
Synopsis:
Andy is forced to accompany two criminals into a forest, who are intent on destroying it with wax-covered incendiary bombs. Knowing that this forest was vital to U.S. industry, he works hard to rid Uncle Sam of this threat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

[To Hitler, from Hell] (Table of Contents)

The Destroyer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Satan (Villain); Madam Satan (Villain); Attila the Hun (Villain); Adolf Hitler (Villain)
Synopsis:
Satan, disgusted with how Hitler has muffed the war so far, decides to make Attila the Hun Hitler's new boss, a decision that doesn't set well with the Fuehrer!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Thrill After Thrill on Every Page! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Illustrated ad urging readers to read Captain America Comics every month, and to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty.

Holdup! Robbery! Murder! (Table of Contents)

The Whizzer / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Klein
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; A. J. Raffles; Riko (Villain); Riko's mob (Introduction, Villains)
Synopsis:
After the Rico mob robs a bank, they lock two officials inside the vault. Whizzer is called in to handle the situation, but he discovers he needs the assistance of a reformed safe-cracker to accomplish the task before the two men die.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

A. J. Raffles is a pulp character created by E. W. Hornung in Cassell's Magazine, June 1898.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Invasion by Ice
    Human Torch
  3. 2. [The Plot to Kill MacArthur]
    Captain America
  4. 3. Changes the Face of the Earth
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. Mis-Fire
  6. 5. [To Hitler, from Hell]
    The Destroyer
  7. 6. Thrill After Thrill on Every Page!
    Captain America
  8. 7. Holdup! Robbery! Murder!
    The Whizzer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich