([December] 2011)

Marvel, 2007 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
64.99 USD; 72.99 CAD
Pages:
288
On-sale date:
2011-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Worldwide, Inc.
Brand:
Marvel [white on red]
ISBN:
978-0-7851-3365-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978078513365056499
Editing:
Cory Sedlmeier (collection editor); Stan Lee (original editor); Vince Fago (orginal editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.25" x 10.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
hardcover with dustjacket

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Reprints USA Comics (Marvel, 1941 Series) #5-8.
Color reconstruction: Tom Mullin (interiors), Michael Kelleher (covers).
Art reconstruction: My Artists Co. Ltd. (interiors), Michael Kelleher (covers).


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Barnes]
Reprints:
Keywords:
aircraft carriers; fighter aircraft; Imperial Japanese Navy; machine guns; parachuting; United States Navy; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Barnes]

Indexer Notes

Characters from page #1 of USA Comics #7 (Marvel, 1941 Series).

Credits / Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Introduction (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael J. Vassallo
Letters:
typeset

[USA Comics #5] Introducing the Victory Boys (Table of Contents)

Victory Boys / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Gabriele ?
Inks:
Al Gabriele ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Victory Boys [Victor; Maxie Stein; Kurt Erzberger; Gus Webber]; Adolf Hitler; Benito Mussolini; Hirohito; Winston Churchill?
Reprints:

["A special message to the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents)

U.S. Savings Bonds and Stamps / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Morgenthau, Jr. (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A letter from Treasury Secretary Henry Morganthau, Jr. asking readers to buy ten cent Savings Stamps every week.

[Hitler and Hirohito's Hunting Trip] (Table of Contents)

Victory Boys / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ernie Hart; ?
Inks:
George Klein; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Victory Boys [Victor; Maxie Stein; Kurt Erzberger; Gus Weber; Warren Zumwald]; Adolf Hitler; Hirohito; Benito Mussolini; Hitz; Fritz
Synopsis:
Hitler and Mussolini need to find a way to hide Germany's difficulties from a visiting Hirohito, so they whisk him off to a castle in the Black Forest. The Victory Boys are nearby, and Maxie is chosen to go hunting for some food for them. He gets captured, and the Victory Boys must confront the three dictators to rescue him.
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Murder, Unlimited (Table of Contents)

The Black Widow / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky (signed)
Inks:
George Klein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Widow [Claire Voyant]; John Marriman; Satan; Karl Koodamore; Henderson; Pete; Sparks; Cross-Face Durok
Synopsis:
Satan sends the Black Widow to collect the soul of Karl Koodamore, a man who arranges murders for money. After one of Koodamore's henchmen kills an actor on stage the Black Widow appears, killing one henchman, driving another to suicide, and tricking Koodamore into driving off a cliff.
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Tops in Thrills! Mystery! Action! Comedy! Patriotism!! (Table of Contents)

Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated house ad asking readers to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty.

Lee and King signed this piece and are, most likely, two separate people. Bill King did such house ads from 1941-43 and Stan Lee wrote such ads during the same years. Added by Craig Delich 2013-7-5.

Hills of Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico; ?
Inks:
Al Plastino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jonah Lamb; Mr. Lamb; Budd Powers; Sen Yat
Synopsis:
When young Jonah's father dies in an earthquake in Shanghai, Jonah leaves the city to start afresh. He runs into a drifter named Budd Powers, and the two decide to stick together. They run across a village being attacked by bandits, and jump in on the side of the villagers, eventually running the bandits off.
Reprints:

[The Dog-Nappers] (Table of Contents)

The Fighting Hobo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale (signed); ?
Inks:
George Klein ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Fighting Hobo [Butch Brogan]; Mrs. Upsnoot
Synopsis:
Butch Brogan, a hobo, finds a book of Shakespeare and feels inspired by it, although his fellow hobos mock him. When he sees a dog kidnapped from a woman for ransom, he volunteers to chase after them and retrieve it.
Reprints:

[Sandai and the Atom Smasher] (Table of Contents)

The Blue Blade / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Blade; Nita; Sandai
Synopsis:
The Blue Blade heads to the Pacific coast as a result of the Japanese joining the war. Once there, he saves an inventor and his daughter from Japanese spies who were trying to steal his atomic smashing machine.
Reprints:

Dead Man's Warning (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Pete Lawson; Sheriff McKinley; Andy Cramer
Synopsis:
The death of an experienced explosives expert in a mountainous area teeming with gold leads Pete Lawson to suspect Andy Cramer, who has been wanting to buy out the claim once held by Prentiss.
Reprints:

Terror in the Sky! (Table of Contents)

Roko the Amazing / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Melville Henry (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Roko [Lon Crag]; Joe; Menalaos; Mike; Pete; Mr. McClure
Synopsis:
Lon Crag sees some other kids reading Captain America Comics at school and wishes he could be that kind of hero. In art class, his teacher compliments him on his painting of Menalaos, and Lon stays after school to complete it. When he is done, the painting comes to life and offers to grant him a wish. When he says the word "Illium", 16-year-old Lon becomes an adult superhero named Roko with "the wisdom of Ulysses, the battle-prowess of Aggamenon [sic] and the invulnerability of Achilles", and with Achilles's weakness as well.
Reprints:

Like a Comet! (Table of Contents)

Krazy Komics #2 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Toughy Tomcat
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes a small version of the cover to the issue, plus additional illustration.

[Encounter With a Giant] (Table of Contents)

Gypo and Bobby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski
Inks:
Ed Winiarski ?; Don Rico ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Gypo; Bobby
Synopsis:
Bobby disobeys his mother by going into the forest where he meets Gypo, a giant who tries to scare him. Bobby is unimpressed, and Gypo feels like a failure, even more so when his normal-sized wife shows up and forces him to come home and deal with his pet dragon who is acting up again.
Reprints:

[Fish Face Friday] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Dix / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeff Dix; Fish Face Friday; Mrs. Dix; Joe Dix
Synopsis:
Corporal Jeff Dix's furlough is cut short and he is deployed to Panama. Now a Sergeant, he runs into his old friend Fish Face Friday who is the cook on the ship. While on their way to Panama they are attacked by the Japanese, one of whom runs afoul of Fish Face when he tries to poison the food in the galley.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This feature was called "Corporal Dix" in the previous issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Patent Pending / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Paige (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Paige (signed)
Inks:
Lou Paige (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Paige

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Numerous one-panel gags about silly inventions.

[The Origin of El Gaucho] (Table of Contents)

The American Avenger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Inks:
George Klein; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
El Gaucho [Don Caldwell]; Carlos Ramirez; Baron Girbel
Synopsis:
Don Caldwell, an exchange student in South America, comes to love his new home and studies the legend of their protector El Gaucho, who died many years ago. An old man hears him speak of this, and gives him El Gaucho's costume to carry on the tradition. After defeating Nazis in South America, Don feels he must return to the U.S. to fight Nazis there, becoming the American Avenger.
Reprints:

Thrills! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Angel [Tom Halloway]; Terry Vance; Jimmy Jupiter; Patriot [Jeff Mace]; Vision [Aarkus]
Reprints:

["Yeow"] (Table of Contents)

Terry-Toons Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sarge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for the new issue of Terry Toons Comics, on sale July 1st.

Lee and King signed this piece and are, most likely, two separate people. Bill King did such house ads from 1941-43 and Stan Lee wrote such ads during the same years. Added by Craig Delich 2013-7-5.

[USA Comics #6] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated Table of Contents page.

The Ghost's Gaze of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Avison ?; Syd Shores ?
Inks:
George Klein ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Perseus; Medusa; Medusa [Anton Harvey]
Synopsis:
A noted scientist explains the mysterious deaths of some workers as the re-appearance of the dreaded snake monster, Medusa, a monster from legend. When Cap and Bucky look into the matter, they discover the Medusa is all too real, but this one uses a compressed air gun loaded with poison-tipped needles to kill!
Reprints:

[Origin of the Terror Squad] (Table of Contents)

Terror Squad / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Terror Squad [Chuck Wilson; Stanisofski; Twimbly]; Nikoli
Synopsis:
Three ace pilots from America, Russia and England escape from a Nazi concentration camp, steal three British Spitfires on display in a local village, and use them to attack Nazi convoys and tanks.
Reprints:

The Den of Horror! (Table of Contents)

The Destroyer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Flora von Banger; Mueller; Captain Von Nieusance; Brander
Synopsis:
The Destroyer goes undercover to try and disrupt the Nazi plan to discover the location of the underground's "Freedom Press" so they can destroy it.
Reprints:

Death in the Coral Sea (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Edward A. Flaherty
Synopsis:
The true story of a USN seaman on board the USS Neosho.
Reprints:

[Jeep Joins the Army] (Table of Contents)

Jeep Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Jeep Jones
Synopsis:
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, garage mechanic "Jeep" Jones decides to join the Army, and ends up as the General's driver.
Reprints:

Look Out For Spies! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Tommy Colt; Bill Gibbs; Foxx; Jake Groman
Synopsis:
Tommy is knocked senseless and beat up while on guard duty, but is puzzled when a doctor pulls out a thin sliver of metal from his chin after the attack. His pal, Bill, believes Big Jake is responsible, wanting to steal vital plans from the plant being guarded by Tommy.
Reprints:

[Slow Motion Jones and the Last Chance Lightship] (Table of Contents)

The Whizzer / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Slow-Motion Jones; Cob; Bruce Keller
Synopsis:
The Whizzer goes after a Nazi spy who has shot an FBI agent and is out to work with a Nazi sub to destroy a U.S. convoy at sea.
Reprints:

Sergeant Dix Calls the Plays! (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Dix / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Garn (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Borth (signed)
Inks:
Frank Borth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeff Dix; Roden
Synopsis:
The Nazis use some unwitting kids to attack a military fort by giving them slingshots and incendiary pebbles!
Reprints:

[Johnson Invades Japan] (Table of Contents)

Jap Buster Johnson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lieutenant Doug Johnson; Dave
Synopsis:
After seeing a fellow pilot gunned down by the Japanese air force, Lt. Johnson takes to the air after the perpetrator, shoots him down, then takes a Japanese plane up to see if he can locate and help destroy a secret Japanese base.
Reprints:

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Goodman; Regina N. Gierber (notary)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp. (owner, publisher); Martin Goodman (owner, editor, managing editor); Abraham Goodman (business manager)

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Statement for October 1, 1942, listing Martin Goodman as Editor and Managing Editor, and Abraham Goodman as Business Manager.. Signed and notarized September 17, 1942.

[USA Comics #7] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky James Barnes]
Reprints:
Keywords:
aircraft carriers; fighter aircraft; Imperial Japanese Navy; machine guns; parachuting; United States Navy; World War II

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated table of contents listing seven major features.

The Case of the Flying Submarine! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Syd Shores; Mike Sekowsky; Ernie Hart
Inks:
George Klein; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Sergeant Michael Duffy; Lieutenant Roland; Mark Manners; Jane Manners; Eraser; Fritz; Hans
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky must go up against the Eraser, a dreaded rubberman circus freak turned spy, who has set his sights on stealing the prototype model of a new flying submarine.
Reprints:

[Trouble Wholesale] (Table of Contents)

Captain Daring and His Sky-Sharks / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Daring [Lee Bradford]; Zeke Mallon; Colonel Welling; Valerie Welling; Lieutenant Raeger; Marshal von Hapz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This feature is a name change for "G-Man Don Gorman" from Daring Mystery Comics #4 (May 1940).

[Origin of Marvel Boy] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Marvel Boy [Martin Burns]; Miss Prim; Hercules; von Blubber
Synopsis:
Martin is visiting a museum with members of his class, when he is involved in an accident, in which Martin suffers a deep cut which is mixed with an extract of the blood of Hercules, giving him super powers.
Reprints:

I Hate Women (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lester Looseleaf; Cuthbert Cutter; Willie
Synopsis:
After being fired from his job as a reporter, Lester decides to write a book, which pans women. Unfortunately for him, women hate women, and all the gals loved his book, and his former editor on the paper bought the rights to the book and serialized it in the newspaper.
Reprints:

[Meet Disk-Eyes the Detective] (Table of Contents)

Disk-Eyes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Pencils:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Inks:
Basil Wolverton (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Disk-Eyes; T. Adenoid Cashkisser; Spider McStrangle
Synopsis:
Disk-Eyes must halt the attempts by Spider McStrangle and his boys to commit more robberies to help finance bombs that will be used to blow up machinery.
Reprints:

The Case of the Up-To-the-Minute Men! (Table of Contents)

The Secret Stamp / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Secret Stamp [Roddy Colt]; Freddy Franklin; Griffin
Synopsis:
Roddy has to pull off a modern Paul Revere scenario in order to track down a hijacked armored car containing more than $1 million in war bond sales.
Reprints:

["We find our hero at work drawing up plans..."] (Table of Contents)

Jeep Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone (signed)
Inks:
Chic Stone (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
military; humor
Characters:
Jeep Jones; Otto; Spike
Synopsis:
Jeep draws up plans for a new invention that he calls the "Super-Duper Tank", which the General says looks like a meat grinder on wheels.
Reprints:

The Laughing Death Patrol! (Table of Contents)

Jap Buster Johnson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lieutenant Johnson
Synopsis:
Lieutenant Johnson must track down the source of a mysterious green gas that drives American pilots crazy.
Reprints:

[Wake Up Americans!] (Table of Contents)

U.S. Savings Bond War Stamps / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Goodman (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; advocacy
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated PSA for United States Savings Bond War Stamps.

The Big 3 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Stan Lee [as Lee] (signed)
Pencils:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Inks:
Bill King [as King] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Super Rabbit
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promotional ad for Terry-Toons Comics, Krazy Komics and Comedy Comics, with images of six characters from those comics.

Lee and King signed this piece and are, most likely, two separate people. Bill King did such house ads from 1941-43 and Stan Lee wrote such ads during the same years. Added by Craig Delich 2013-7-5.

[USA Comics #8] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

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

The Invasion of the Killer Beasts! (Table of Contents)

Captain America / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; ?
Inks:
Ernie Hart; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [James Barnes]; Sergeant Michael Duffy; Oberst von Steibel
Synopsis:
A select group of Nazi soldiers are hand picked to be the vanguard of an invasion of America, using a secret weapon created by Nazi scientists: dogs developed with poison sacs, which help the curs inflict a horrible death on whomever they bite!
Reprints:

Death Strikes Back! (Table of Contents)

The Destroyer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Al Bellman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Farrotte; Lamonte; Rouen; Kapitan Brool
Synopsis:
The Destroyer is sent on a mission with a vial of a substance that will simulate death, which, when used, will allow the Destroyer to free two French patriots from the dreaded Black Dungeon, where the two await death at the hands of the Gestapo.
Reprints:

["What's got Jeep so busy?"] (Table of Contents)

Jeep Jones / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone [as Chic] (signed)
Inks:
Chic Stone [as Chic] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Jeep Jones; Hotso; Notsohotso
Synopsis:
Jeep introduces his newest invention, the Jeeplane, a weapon designed to be a morale builder among the troops. But two Japanese spies discover the weapon and steal it, with unforeseen results!
Reprints:

["Treason, desertion and intrigue..."] (Table of Contents)

Jap Buster Johnson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Neville
Inks:
Dennis Neville
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lieutenant Johnson; Lieutenant Gale; Lieutenant Perry; Lieutenant John Dillo; Sagayo
Synopsis:
A traitorous USN Officer, working with the Japanese, tries to use amnesia-affected Johnson to pilot a plane with a radio-controlled torpedo to sink a naval carrier.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The U.S.A Puzzle Corner / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated activity page featuring "The Climbing Ring" and other puzzles.

A Tornado of Thrills! (Table of Contents)

Captain America Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated promo ad for the latest issue of Captain America Comics, featuring the story, "The Princess of the Atom!"

Two Hundred To One (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Private Alfred A. Schmid; Johnny Rivers; Corporal Leroy Diamond
Synopsis:
The true story of Private Schmid, a soldier on Guadalcanal who faced 200 veteran Japanese soldiers alone and killed them all!
Reprints:

Shot in the Back (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jim Drum; Joe Young; Mike Jenkins
Synopsis:
Three U.S. Marines vow to get revenge on the six Japanese soldiers on Guadalcanal for the death of their buddy, Lou.
Reprints:

[A Story of Brothers] (Table of Contents)

The Whizzer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; Slow Motion Jones; Arthur Rone; Frank Rone
Synopsis:
An incorrigible thief enters Jack's room and steals a diary from his safe: a diary which contains the secret of the Whizzer's speed! And the thief uses it to get revenge on his brother, who is a Policeman.
Reprints:

Diamonds For Victory! (Table of Contents)

The Secret Stamp / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Secret Stamp [Roddy Colt]; Mr. Baum; Miss Conroy; Hans; Herr Chief
Synopsis:
Roddy and his pals at A.W.V.S. are out collecting scrap material for the war drive when they come across an old safe that is full of black diamonds!
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Dix / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edward Ryan (signed)
Inks:
Edward Ryan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jeff Dix; Sergeant Maloney; Ferdinand Jones
Synopsis:
Dix is given the chore of drillin a squad of men who are less than the soldiers they are supposed to be, unaware that one of them is a Fifth Columnist, who has been sent undercover to undermine morale.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  3. 2. Credits / Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. [USA Comics #5] Introducing the Victory Boys
    Victory Boys
  6. 5. ["A special message to the boys and girls of America..."]
    U.S. Savings Bonds and Stamps
  7. 6. [Hitler and Hirohito's Hunting Trip]
    Victory Boys
  8. 7. Murder, Unlimited
    The Black Widow
  9. 8. Tops in Thrills! Mystery! Action! Comedy! Patriotism!!
    Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty
  10. 9. Hills of Horror
  11. 10. [The Dog-Nappers]
    The Fighting Hobo
  12. 11. [Sandai and the Atom Smasher]
    The Blue Blade
  13. 12. Dead Man's Warning
  14. 13. Terror in the Sky!
    Roko the Amazing
  15. 14. Like a Comet!
    Krazy Komics #2
  16. 15. [Encounter With a Giant]
    Gypo and Bobby
  17. 16. [Fish Face Friday]
    Sergeant Dix
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Patent Pending
  19. 18. [The Origin of El Gaucho]
    The American Avenger
  20. 19. Thrills!
    Marvel Mystery Comics
  21. 20. ["Yeow"]
    Terry-Toons Comics
  22. 21. [USA Comics #6]
    Captain America
  23. 22. Contents
  24. 23. The Ghost's Gaze of Death!
    Captain America
  25. 24. [Origin of the Terror Squad]
    Terror Squad
  26. 25. The Den of Horror!
    The Destroyer
  27. 26. Death in the Coral Sea
  28. 27. [Jeep Joins the Army]
    Jeep Jones
  29. 28. Look Out For Spies!
  30. 29. [Slow Motion Jones and the Last Chance Lightship]
    The Whizzer
  31. 30. Sergeant Dix Calls the Plays!
    Sergeant Dix
  32. 31. [Johnson Invades Japan]
    Jap Buster Johnson
  33. 32. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  34. 33. [USA Comics #7]
    Captain America
  35. 34. Contents
  36. 35. The Case of the Flying Submarine!
    Captain America
  37. 36. [Trouble Wholesale]
    Captain Daring and His Sky-Sharks
  38. 37. [Origin of Marvel Boy]
    Marvel Boy
  39. 38. I Hate Women
  40. 39. [Meet Disk-Eyes the Detective]
    Disk-Eyes
  41. 40. The Case of the Up-To-the-Minute Men!
    The Secret Stamp
  42. 41. ["We find our hero at work drawing up plans..."]
    Jeep Jones
  43. 42. The Laughing Death Patrol!
    Jap Buster Johnson
  44. 43. [Wake Up Americans!]
    U.S. Savings Bond War Stamps
  45. 44. The Big 3
  46. 45. [USA Comics #8]
    Captain America
  47. 46. The Invasion of the Killer Beasts!
    Captain America
  48. 47. Death Strikes Back!
    The Destroyer
  49. 48. ["What's got Jeep so busy?"]
    Jeep Jones
  50. 49. ["Treason, desertion and intrigue..."]
    Jap Buster Johnson
  51. 50. [no title indexed]
    The U.S.A Puzzle Corner
  52. 51. A Tornado of Thrills!
    Captain America Comics
  53. 52. Two Hundred To One
  54. 53. Shot in the Back
  55. 54. [A Story of Brothers]
    The Whizzer
  56. 55. Diamonds For Victory!
    The Secret Stamp
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
    Sergeant Dix
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger