([March] 2007)

Marvel, 2007 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
59.99 USD
Pages:
288 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
0-7851-2479-9 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7.25" x 10.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
hardcover with dustjacket

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Marvel Masterworks: Golden Age U.S.A. Comics (Marvel, 2007 series) #1 [Regular Edition].

Reprints USA Comics (Marvel, 1941 Series) #1-4. Volume 76 in the Marvel Masterworks Library.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Defender / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Major Liberty / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Liberty [John Liberty]

Indexer Notes

Characters from the cover of USA Comics #4 (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 / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael J. Vassallo
Letters:
typeset

[USA Comics #1] (Table of Contents)

Defender / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]
Reprints:

Big, All New Smashing Comic Book (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes; Black Marvel [Dan Lyons]; Angel [Tom Hallaway]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for the new All Winners Quarterly #1, spotlighting the main characters, on sale May 20th.

The Defender (Table of Contents)

The Defender / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils:
Joe Simon; Al Avison ?; Al Gabriele ?
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Brief illustrated introduction for the Defender.

[The Hideous Dame Kackle] (Table of Contents)

The Defender / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty; Sally Kean; Dame Kackle
Synopsis:
When U.S. Marine Don Stevens investigates the death of a man who was pushed from an old schooner, it is the Defender who is called to the fore to battle the evil Dame Kackle.
Reprints:

[Origin of the Whizzer] (Table of Contents)

Whizzer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Robert Frank]; Doctor Emil Frank; Granno
Synopsis:
Crook Granno "makes" Dr. Frank kill a patient he is operating on and tells the good doctor to get out of the country--or else! But Frank's son, now known as the Whizzer, sees things differently and vows revenge on the man who led Dr. Frank to die in the jungles of Africa.
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The Spirits of Freedom (Table of Contents)

Mr. Liberty / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Sturm [as Sturm] (signed)
Pencils:
Syd Shores [as Shores] (signed)
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Liberty [John Liberty]; Herr Leader; Adolf Hitler
Synopsis:
Hitler threatens America through the use of fifth columnists to destroy America's arsenals and powerhouses. But the U.S. has an ace in the hole: Mr. Liberty!
Reprints:

The Haunted Fireplace (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Arthur Cazeneuve (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Hennigan; Gregory Stanton; Jamieson
Synopsis:
After the death of John Hardy, the "ghost" of Hardy begins appearing to Gregory Stanton, trying to convince him to turn over the lands he owned to Hardy's sons.
Reprints:

The Tunnel That Led To Death (Table of Contents)

Rockman, Underground Secret Agent / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Basil Wolverton
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (page 1); Basil Wolverton (pages 2-9)
Inks:
Charles Nicholas (page 1); Basil Wolverton (pages 2-9)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rockman (introduction, origin); J. J. Gollings; Roffler; Ivan
Synopsis:
Gollings, a construction engineer, agrees to build a tunnel from Roffler's basement for the sum of $5000, not realizing it will be used to destroy a giant airplane factory that will soon be built over the top of it.
Reprints:

Captain America Wants You! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad, urging readers to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty.

[The Coming of the Young Avenger] (Table of Contents)

Young Avenger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell [as Michael Robard] (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell [as Michael Robard] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Avenger [Bill Bryan]; Eric von Himmel
Synopsis:
The Young Avenger faces the dire threat of Nazi agents who are successfully destroying aviation works throughout the nation.
Reprints:

They Know What They Want! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad promoting Timely Comics magazines on sale at newsstands: Marvel Comics, Captain America Comics, Sub-Mariner Quarterly, Mystic Comics, Human Torch Quarterly, Daring Comics and the Angel Quarterly.

[The Origin of Jack Frost] (Table of Contents)

Jack Frost / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jack Frost; Doctor Forbes; Alice Forbes; Brian; Hal Jenkins; Mike Zelby
Synopsis:
With his dying breathe, a man tells Jack Frost to save his daughter from a man out to steal the gold mine in Alaska that he had discovered.
Reprints:

[USA Comics #2] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Terror [Dan Kane]
Reprints:

[Back Comes the Dreaded Red Skull] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for the next issue of Captain America Comics, as well as a plug for readers to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty.

The Fiends of the Seas (Table of Contents)

Captain Terror / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Terror [Dan Kane]; Admiral Leeds; Black Claw
Synopsis:
Captain Terror "returns from the grave" to strike a chord for justice against the Black Claw, whose aim is to sink all American convoys and patrols that are aiding the English fighting the Germans.
Reprints:

Island Menace!! (Table of Contents)

Major Liberty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Sturm
Pencils:
Syd Shores (signed)
Inks:
Syd Shores ?; George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Liberty [John Liberty]; Reynolds; Jarvis
Synopsis:
After being shipwrecked by a Nazi sub, Major Liberty makes his way to an eerie castle called Headhunters Heath, a place run by an English traitor who loves to play sportsman...using his shipwrecked victims as prey for the kill!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature was formerly Mr. Liberty.

[Origin of the Vagabond] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vagabond [Pat Murphy]; Kelly; Grogan; Walter Carstairs
Synopsis:
Pat Murphy adopts a disguise in order to help break up an alien smuggling ring that the FBI is investigating.
Reprints:

[The Fog-Gun Gun Runners] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty; Herr Leader [P.J. Evans]
Synopsis:
The Defender and Rusty decide to look into the smuggling of guns across the border into Mexico, and discover the head of an American munitions firm is behind the tyranny.
Reprints:

When U.S.A. Heroes Meet! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rockman; Whizzer [Bob Frank]; Major Liberty [John Liberty]; Jack Frost; Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty; Vagabond [Pat Murphy]; Captain Terror [Dan Kane]
Synopsis:
The various heroes of USA Comics get together at the home of Dan Kane (better known as Captain Terror) and agree to relate a story (appearing in this issue), then vote of the best one, and "reprint it in this space next month".
Reprints:

The Killers of the Sea (Table of Contents)

Rockman, Underground Secret Agent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rockman; Zombo
Synopsis:
Rockman must stop the evil genius of a hypnotist named Zombo, a master of men's minds, who has devised a special submarine that he plans to use to sink all ships (especially American) venturing through a channel near his secret island in order to control a nation's wealth.
Reprints:

A Marvel Line-Up! (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Marvel Mystery Comics and each of its main features.

[The Mechanical Octopus Pirates] (Table of Contents)

Jack Frost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jack Frost
Synopsis:
Jack Frost battles a group of modern-day pirates who use a mechanical octopus to chase people away from a beach where a fortune in gold is buried.
Reprints:

[Murder at the Race Track] (Table of Contents)

Whizzer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Whizzer [Bob Frank]; Earl Sikes; Silky Kirby; Spike
Synopsis:
The Whizzer gets involved when some criminals order a jockey to throw a race he is riding in or pay the penalty of death!
Reprints:

All Winners Makes History (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Destroyer [Keen Marlowe]; Whizzer [Bob Frank]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes reproduction of the cover to All-Winners #2.

The Young Allies Comics (Table of Contents)

Young Allies / 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:
Young Allies [Toro; Bucky Barnes; Percy Bartwell; Whitewash Jones; Washington Vanderbilt Jefferson; Tubby Tinkle]; Red Skull
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad, plus actual comic cover, for The Young Allies Comics #1.

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 #3] Who Dares To Defy Captain Terror (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Terror [Dan Kane]
Reprints:

Yahoo! (Table of Contents)

Young Allies 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)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Young Allies [Bucky Barnes; Toro; Percy Bartwell; Whitewash Jones; Washington Vanderbilt Jefferson; Tubby Tinkle]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Young Allies Comics and their upcoming battle with the Black Talon.

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.

The Magic Crystal of Death! (Table of Contents)

Captain Terror / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Terror [Dan Kane]; Admiral Leeds; General Garvey; Norma Garvey; John Wolf; Black Carlo; Hans Schiller; Maria
Synopsis:
Captain Terror becomes involved in a case involving a super-secret invention that can render planes invisible 200' above the ground...a secret desired by local fifth columnists.
Reprints:

The Headless Horseman (Table of Contents)

Major Liberty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Sturm
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Liberty [John Liberty]; Hendrick Vermeer; Gretchen; Headless Horseman [Peter]
Synopsis:
The murder of his old college Dean inspires John Liberty to call upon the spirits of the glorious past to help him avenge this murder: death at the hands of "the Headless Horseman"!
Reprints:

[Orrible Oress's Horrible Plan] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vagabond [Pat Murphy]; Grogan; Kelly; Orrible Oress
Synopsis:
The Vagabond ventures to the city of Middletown, where an arch-criminal has plans to become that town's Czar!
Reprints:

The Monster Who Couldn't Be Stopped!! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty; Mango [Oldow]
Synopsis:
Don and Rusty visit the carnival and witness the brute strength of Mango, the Human Muscle. Unfortunately, moonlight changes this individual into a blood-thirsty monster who has no desire...except to kill!
Reprints:

Quicker Than the Eye! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Paul North; Peter Wayne; Lew Jorden
Synopsis:
Magician Paul North, of the All-Star Traveling Carnival, is informed by the owner of a threat made against the carnival by the owner of a rival, the Brite-Lite Carnival, who feels the All-Star is hogging all the most prosperous towns to set up business in.
Reprints:

[The Deadly Pixies] (Table of Contents)

Rockman, Underground Secret Agent / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rockman; Princess Alecia; Pixie King
Synopsis:
Rockman is asked by a King to save his daughter, captured by the Pixies, taken to their stronghold, and forced to become queen of that realm and the soon-to-be bride of the Pixie King.
Reprints:

The Biggest Event of the Century! (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Sub-Mariner Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for the new issues of Human Torch [#5, battle issue] and Sub-Mariner [#3], featuring the covers illustrated by Schomburg.

[The Ambulance Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

Jack Frost / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Carmine Infantino; George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jack Frost; Norton; Mike Dolan
Synopsis:
Jack Frost has to deal with a man who threatened a hospital superintendent, wanting him to buy ambulances and supplies from him...or else!
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Unsolved Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Kidd
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Three illustrated unsolved mysteries, involved the Musk Plant, Captain Kidd's gold, and the Unicorn, are featured.

["Horror waits on Lonely Cardiff Moor:..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Captain America Comics #10, complete with cover by Kirby and Simon, including a plea for reader's to join Cap's Sentinels of Liberty.

[Muscles Moe's Million-Dollar Robbery] (Table of Contents)

Powers of the Press / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Tom Powers; Kenny Roberts; Cupid Cueball; Clancey Mullaney; P. J. Organ; Muscles Moe
Synopsis:
Tom investigates the gas attack made on an armored car and the murder of the guards inside.
Reprints:

["My magazine is much more thrilling than yours!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Destroyer [Keen Marlowe]; Thunderer [Jerry Carstairs]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Illustrated house ad promoting Mystic and Daring Comics, and their features.

[USA Comics #4] (Table of Contents)

Major Liberty / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Schomburg
Inks:
Alex Schomburg
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Liberty [John Liberty]
Reprints:

Remember Pearl Harbor! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

House ad encouraging all readers to buy U.S. War Bonds and Stamps to help support the war effort.

[The Eerie Mansion On the Hill] (Table of Contents)

Major Liberty / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Phil Sturm
Pencils:
Syd Shores
Inks:
Syd Shores ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Major Liberty [John Liberty]; Hans Stiller; Herman Blake; Heinrich Tode; Fritz; Doctor Drew
Synopsis:
Scientist Hans Stiller has invented a powerful explosive for the U.S. Army. However, when the Gestapo comes to the shores of America to "encourage" him to return to Germany and work for Hitler, Major Liberty risks his life to save his secret for America.
Reprints:

The Adventure of the Frozen Corpses (Table of Contents)

Jack Frost / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice ?
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jack Frost; Bob Davis; Betty; Harlow; Jimmy Crain; Dennis
Synopsis:
A deranged research chemist, jealous that he has lost "his" girl to his partner (because of an accident caused by him that has marred his features), tries to kill his partner with liquid ice and attempts to blame it on Jack Frost.
Reprints:

We'll Win! (Table of Contents)

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

Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

House ad for Captain America'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.

[The Fog] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty; James Snyder; Fog [Doctor Rhinestone]
Synopsis:
The Defender must find a solution to the mystery of a strange, heavy fog that settles in over Middleton, resulting in factories and warehouses being looted.
Reprints:

[The Mad Monk] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Pencils:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vagabond [Pat Murphy]; Kelly; Grogan; Penelope Parsons; Jake Paskuniak; Ambrose; Mad Monk [Rudolf Parsons]
Synopsis:
The Vagabond must discover the correlation between a million dollar robbery case from twenty years earlier and the strange recurrence of the Mad Monk of Malamoor Castle.
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Diamond of Juba (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
George Andrews; Professor Coleman; Tom Andrews; Jane Coleman; Dapper Devito
Synopsis:
At the urging of her father, Jane Coleman and friend Tom Andrews head off on an expedition into trackless jungles, hoping to find the elusive Idol of Juba, which has a large diamond in its forehead.
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[The Torpedoes of Doctor Leech] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Terror [Dan Kane]; Admiral Leeds; Doctor Gustave Leech; Dolores Madrigo
Synopsis:
Captain Terror must battle the evil Doctor Leech, sometimes known as the "Human Torpedo", who strives to destroy all food shipments to England, hoping that if they starve long enough, they will submit to the Feuhrer's will.
Reprints:

[La Barbe the Killer] (Table of Contents)

Rockman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rockman; Zeb Sanders; Billy Sanders; La Barbe
Synopsis:
Rockman must stop a demented killer, whose bloody hands had reached everywhere on the peninsula, from gaining possession of the richest gold mine in Alaska.
Reprints:

Marvel at the World's Greatest Heroes in the Most Exciting Adventures You've Read! (Table of Contents)

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

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Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Angel [Tom Halloway]; Vision [Aarkus]; Jimmy Jupiter; Terry Vance; Patriot [Jeff Mace]
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[Dix's Homecoming] (Table of Contents)

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

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Jeff Dix; Mrs. Dix; introduction); Joe Dix; Ed Delaney
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Corporal Dix's brother is being swayed by the criminal element to steal the proceeds from the local U.S.O..
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[The Secret Carburetor] (Table of Contents)

The Whizzer / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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Whizzer [Bob Frank]; Jere Kenney; Briscoe
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The Whizzer helps his friend Jere regain a secret stolen carburetor.
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"If you like Captain Amereica you won't miss Captain America's companion comic book--" (Table of Contents)

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Coming Soon!! (Table of Contents)

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Defender
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Major Liberty
  3. 2. Credits / Contents
  4. 3. Introduction
  5. 4. [USA Comics #1]
    Defender
  6. 5. Big, All New Smashing Comic Book
    All Winners Quarterly
  7. 6. The Defender
    The Defender
  8. 7. [The Hideous Dame Kackle]
    The Defender
  9. 8. [Origin of the Whizzer]
    Whizzer
  10. 9. The Spirits of Freedom
    Mr. Liberty
  11. 10. The Haunted Fireplace
  12. 11. The Tunnel That Led To Death
    Rockman, Underground Secret Agent
  13. 12. Captain America Wants You!
    Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty
  14. 13. [The Coming of the Young Avenger]
    Young Avenger
  15. 14. They Know What They Want!
  16. 15. [The Origin of Jack Frost]
    Jack Frost
  17. 16. [USA Comics #2]
    Captain Terror
  18. 17. [Back Comes the Dreaded Red Skull]
  19. 18. The Fiends of the Seas
    Captain Terror
  20. 19. Island Menace!!
    Major Liberty
  21. 20. [Origin of the Vagabond]
    The Vagabond
  22. 21. [The Fog-Gun Gun Runners]
    The Defender
  23. 22. When U.S.A. Heroes Meet!
  24. 23. The Killers of the Sea
    Rockman, Underground Secret Agent
  25. 24. A Marvel Line-Up!
    Marvel Comics
  26. 25. [The Mechanical Octopus Pirates]
    Jack Frost
  27. 26. [Murder at the Race Track]
    Whizzer
  28. 27. All Winners Makes History
  29. 28. The Young Allies Comics
    Young Allies
  30. 29. [USA Comics #3] Who Dares To Defy Captain Terror
    Captain Terror
  31. 30. Yahoo!
    Young Allies Comics
  32. 31. The Magic Crystal of Death!
    Captain Terror
  33. 32. The Headless Horseman
    Major Liberty
  34. 33. [Orrible Oress's Horrible Plan]
    The Vagabond
  35. 34. The Monster Who Couldn't Be Stopped!!
    The Defender
  36. 35. Quicker Than the Eye!
  37. 36. [The Deadly Pixies]
    Rockman, Underground Secret Agent
  38. 37. The Biggest Event of the Century!
    Human Torch; Sub-Mariner Comics
  39. 38. [The Ambulance Racketeers]
    Jack Frost
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Unsolved Mysteries
  41. 40. ["Horror waits on Lonely Cardiff Moor:..."]
    Captain America
  42. 41. [Muscles Moe's Million-Dollar Robbery]
    Powers of the Press
  43. 42. ["My magazine is much more thrilling than yours!"]
  44. 43. [USA Comics #4]
    Major Liberty
  45. 44. Remember Pearl Harbor!
    U.S. War Bonds and Stamps
  46. 45. [The Eerie Mansion On the Hill]
    Major Liberty
  47. 46. The Adventure of the Frozen Corpses
    Jack Frost
  48. 47. We'll Win!
    Sentinels of Liberty
  49. 48. [The Fog]
    The Defender
  50. 49. [The Mad Monk]
    The Vagabond
  51. 50. Diamond of Juba
  52. 51. [The Torpedoes of Doctor Leech]
    Captain Terror
  53. 52. [La Barbe the Killer]
    Rockman
  54. 53. Marvel at the World's Greatest Heroes in the Most Exciting Adventures You've Read!
    Marvel Comics
  55. 54. [Dix's Homecoming]
    Corporal Dix
  56. 55. [The Secret Carburetor]
    The Whizzer
  57. 56. "If you like Captain Amereica you won't miss Captain America's companion comic book--"
  58. 57. Coming Soon!!
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