Captain Midnight Archives #1 - Captain Midnight Battles the Nazis
(December 2013)

Dark Horse, 2013 Series
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Volume
1
Price
49.99 USD; 54.99 CAD
Pages
240
On-sale date
2013
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Archives; Dark Horse
ISBN
978-1-61655-242-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781616552428 54999
Editing
Justin Couch
Color
Four Color
Dimensions
7" x 10.5"
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Hardcover with dust jacket
Publishing Format
Collected Editions

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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typeset

Captain Midnight (Table of Contents: 3)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Scroggy
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typeset

[The Funnies #59] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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Dan Gormley [as Gormley] (signed)
Inks
Dan Gormley [as Gormley] (signed)
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?
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?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Phantasmo (inset)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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?
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Dan Gormley (signed)
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Dan Gormley (signed)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Escaping from the house surrounded by Ivan Shark's men...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; SS-11 [Lyle William Kelly]; Mr. Jones; SS-25; Jake; Gardo
Synopsis
Having escaped from a house surrounded by Ivan Shark's men, Captain Midnight, Chuck, Kelly and Mr. Jones make their way to the Secret Squadron's secret airfield. Discovering that Shark's men have located the base, Captain Midnight and Chuck take to the air and fend off an attack by Gardo. Afterwards, Captain Midnight learns from SS-38 of Shark's up-coming attack on the Bainbridge Arsenal, so he and Chuck head for the facility immediately.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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?
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Dan Gormley (signed)
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Dan Gormley (signed)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Midnight, leader of the Secret Squardon...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; SS-11 [Lyle William Kelly]; Joyce Ryan; SS-29; Ivan Shark; Fury Shark
Synopsis
Captain Midnight and Kelly rescue SS-29 from Ivan Shark's seaplane base, but the rescued agent is seriously injured during the escape. Captain Midnight and company jump into a seaplane and head for a hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, then, having delivered him to the doctors, head out with other squadron members to attack Shark's seaplane stronghold.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
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Bob Jenney [as R. L. J.] (signed)
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?
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?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After forcing Shark's henchman, Gardo, to land...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; Major Steele; Jack Conway; Ivan Shark; Fury Shark; Gardo
Synopsis
Midnight and Chuck land in a farmer's field, and talk their way out of being taken to the local Sheriff, but lose their prisoner, Gardo, in the process. They head to a squadron aerial instrument company, where they learn that several planes have been sabotaged. Captain Midnight vows to discover and capture the person rersponsible.
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Indexer Notes

Masthead reads "Copr., 1942, by The Wander Co.".

[Captain Midnight Grapples the Gremlins!] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Jack Binder
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Jack Binder
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?
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?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Keywords
Gremlins

Gremlins of Graham Field!! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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?
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Leonard Frank ?
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Leonard Frank ?
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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; Ichabod Mudd; Jack Conway; Captain Gates; Herr Donner; Pryor
Synopsis
A AAF pilot crash lands on a field after reporting to his superiors that the landing gear controls were stuck and he believed that germlins had a role to play with that problem. Upon hearing this, Captain Albright decides to investigate...and spots the gremlins for himself!
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Keywords
Graham Field

[Captain Midnight #5] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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The Beasts That Flew Like Birds! (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

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?
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Carl Pfeufer ?
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Carl Pfeufer ?
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?
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?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; Ichabod Mudd; Joyce Ryan
Synopsis
Captain Albright and his friends are flying to Alexandria, Egypt, when they spot a military plane out of control, which crashes. Upon examining the dead crew members, he discovers the men have apparently been killed by vampire bats!
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Don't Miss Captain Midnight on the Radio! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[Captain Midnight #6] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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?
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adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Keywords
Nazis

Ichabod Mudd, Cowboy! (Table of Contents: 14)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; Ichabod Mudd; Joyce Ryan; Jed Wayne; Mary Wayne; Dick Wayne; von Blitz
Synopsis
Captain Midnight comes face to face with a band of Nazis who seek to sabotage the U.S. beef industry.
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Keywords
Blackout Bomb; Nazis

Broadcast of Death (Table of Contents: 15)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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adventure; aviation
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Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Mr. Phadman; Doctor Lanzer; Baron Wolfmann; Heinrich
Synopsis
The Nazis try to sabotage a short-wave radio operation broadcasting news to occupied countries.
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Keywords
broadcasting transmitter; ferry; Nazis; radio; Secret Squadron Base; short-wave; submarine; Transcontinental Broadcasting System

[Captain Midnight #9] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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The Silent Wings of Destruction (Table of Contents: 17)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Chuck Ramsay; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Johnny Blair; Herr Strudel
Synopsis
Captain Midnight investigates the mysterious attacks being made on U.S. defense plants, puzzled that enemy aircraft cannot even be heard! He discovers the cause: a gigantic, aircraft carrier-like mother ship, from which the planes take off!
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Keywords
Blackout Bomb; Nazi Flying Aircraft Carrier; Nazis

Indexer Notes

Johnny Blair becomes a regular in the Captain Midnight strip beginning next issue.

The Black Tornadoes (Table of Contents: 18)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 12.66 pages (report information)

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?
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?
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?
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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Chuck Ramsay; Joyce Ryan; Baron Vindbagg
Synopsis
Captain Albriht finds it odd that devastating tornadoes, that have been striking the Middle West, seem only to occur in towns that have U.S. defense plants! Captured by the evil Vindbagg, he helplessly watches as the criminal uses the Captain's Secret Squadron transmitter to send the Squadron members to a false location in Waterfield...but the good Captain turns the tables on the Nazi fiend.
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Keywords
low altitude plane; Nazis; Secret Sqauadron

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

Samson, the Mechanical Man! (Table of Contents: 20)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Chuck Ramsay; Joyce Ryan; Samson (introduction); von Vool; Ludwig
Synopsis
Captain Albright, who has just invented a robot pilot named Samson, is preparing to fly the robot to Washington D.C., when several Nazi spies fly off with what they think is the robot. Instead it's actually Icky, who plays robot to fool the Nazis.
Reprints
Keywords
pocket transmitter

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[Captain Midnight #12] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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The Puzzle of the Flying Houses! (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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?
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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Zauer (introduction)
Synopsis
One night, as Captain Albright flies solo in his special P-38 he has invented, he sees a series of floating houses in the air, followed by a Nazi named Zauer who shoots him down. Eventually, he captures Midnight, ties him to a block of limestone, and drops him into water 100-feet deep in a quarry.
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Keywords
Infra-Red Camera; Nazis; oxygen pellet

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You don't scare us, you Nazi murderers!
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Death
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Indexer Notes

Illustrated Public Service message from Captain Midnight, encouraging readers to "Keep the Spirit of '76 Alive by Investing $18.75!!" for war bonds or stamps.

The Sinister Angels! (Table of Contents: 25)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Colonel Will Charles; Taco; Pasqual; Marz
Synopsis
Captain Midnight is drawn into an eerie situation in the jungle along the Peru-Brazil border, when a native superstition of avenging mountain angels suddenly becomes reality!
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Keywords
Flutonian Pellet

[Captain Midnight #31] (Table of Contents: 26)

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

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?
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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
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Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Sergeant Twilight's Flying School! (Table of Contents: 27)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Sergeant Twilight [Ichabod Mudd]; Six Gun Sykes
Synopsis
While listening to a radio broadcast, urging all leading citizens to teach the importance of knowing how to fly, Icky decides to open a flying school and adopt the name: Sergeant Twilight. Unfortunately, Icky teaches the Syke's gang how to fly and they terrorize mankind in their helicopter, and it's up to Captain Midnight to rectify this blunder.
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Keywords
Hawton Towers

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 28) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[Captain Midnight #44] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
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Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Return of the Shark! (Table of Contents: 30)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 10.66 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; Glenn Morgan; Tommy Morgan; Gus; Al; Ivan Shark; Mechanic; Gardo
Synopsis
Captain Albright is demonstrating his latest invention, the "Automatic Fisherman", to a skeptical group of scientists, but when the invention proves to be a success, the evil Ivan Shark decides to have one of his men get hold of the plans and make a copy of it: for criminal purposes!
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Keywords
Automatic Fisherman; Subplane

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

Invention Duel to the Death! (Table of Contents: 32)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Emil Morse
Synopsis
A criminal inventor challenges Captain Albright to a duel of inventions, but it's Captain Midnight that stops him each time. Then the two decide to have an "Invention Duel to the Death"!
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Keywords
Apex Theatre; ultra-violet ray

Captain Midnight's Air Quiz (Table of Contents: 33)

activity / 0.34 page (report information)

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?
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typeset

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Indexer Notes

Consists of 5 multiple choice questions for readers to answer.

[Captain Midnight #47] (Table of Contents: 34)

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

Pencils
Leonard Frank
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Leonard Frank
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?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Fangs of the Werewolf! (Table of Contents: 35)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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?
Pencils
Leonard Frank
Inks
Leonard Frank
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; General Ivers; Sergeant Bob Daley; Mrs. Daley; Storm von Kloud; Blitz
Synopsis
A wounded U.S. Army Intelligence Sergeant is captured by Storm von Kloud, who realizes the young soldier is a gold mine of information for his Werewolf Corps: a group of Nazis still fighting under his leadership.
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Keywords
Bomber Moon; Midget Wrist Radio; Schloss Hoffburg; Swing Spring; Werewolf Corps

Capt. Midnight's Air Insignia (Table of Contents: 36)

illustration / 0.34 page (report information)

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Genre
aviation
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Indexer Notes

Features the insignia for the 327th Fighter Squadron and the 669th Bombardment Squadron.

[Captain Midnight #58] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

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Genre
adventure; aviation
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Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Captain Midnight's Test Tunnel (Table of Contents: 38)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Chuck Ramsay; Clancy; Joe; Ivan Shark; Gardo
Synopsis
Shark and Gardo are being escorted on a train to Alcatraz when they successfully escape. Shark, now knowing that Captain Albright and Captain Midnight are the same person, makes plans for a sweet revenge upon his avowed enemy: by killing him in his own invention, the Test Tunnel!
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Keywords
Gliderchute

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 39)

Comix Cards / illustration / 0.34 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

Pictured this month are Ozzie and Babs.

[Captain Midnight #61] (Table of Contents: 40)

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

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?
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Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]
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Masters Glacier Peak (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
Dan Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay; Doctor Newton; Barton; Spear
Synopsis
Captain Albright is asked to go to the arctic region to Glacier Peak, believed to be rich in minerals...a peak that has a $100,000 award attached to it, given to the first scientist to climb and explore it. The problem is: two separate expeditions have claimed the prize money, and Albright is to determine which is lying.
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Keywords
Blackout Bomb; Glacier Peak

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Leonard Starr to Barry by Craig Delich, per Alberto Becattini in Alter Ego #130 (January 2015).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Midnight
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Captain Midnight
  5. 4. [The Funnies #59]
    Captain Midnight
  6. 5. ["Escaping from the house surrounded by Ivan Shark's men..."]
    Captain Midnight
  7. 6. ["Captain Midnight, leader of the Secret Squardon..."]
    Captain Midnight
  8. 7. ["After forcing Shark's henchman, Gardo, to land..."]
    Captain Midnight
  9. 8. [Captain Midnight Grapples the Gremlins!]
    Captain Midnight
  10. 9. Gremlins of Graham Field!!
    Captain Midnight
  11. 10. [Captain Midnight #5]
    Captain Midnight
  12. 11. The Beasts That Flew Like Birds!
    Captain Midnight
  13. 12. Don't Miss Captain Midnight on the Radio!
  14. 13. [Captain Midnight #6]
    Captain Midnight
  15. 14. Ichabod Mudd, Cowboy!
    Captain Midnight
  16. 15. Broadcast of Death
    Captain Midnight
  17. 16. [Captain Midnight #9]
    Captain Midnight
  18. 17. The Silent Wings of Destruction
    Captain Midnight
  19. 18. The Black Tornadoes
    Captain Midnight
  20. 19. ["Five times a week you can hear me on the radio, pals!"]
  21. 20. Samson, the Mechanical Man!
    Captain Midnight
  22. 21. ["Get Capt. Marvel's E-Z Code Finder..."]
  23. 22. [Captain Midnight #12]
    Captain Midnight
  24. 23. The Puzzle of the Flying Houses!
    Captain Midnight
  25. 24. ["You don't scare us, you Nazi murderers!"]
    War Bonds and Stamps
  26. 25. The Sinister Angels!
    Captain Midnight
  27. 26. [Captain Midnight #31]
    Captain Midnight
  28. 27. Sergeant Twilight's Flying School!
    Captain Midnight
  29. 28. ["Five times a week you can hear me on the radio, pals!"]
  30. 29. [Captain Midnight #44]
    Captain Midnight
  31. 30. Return of the Shark!
    Captain Midnight
  32. 31. ["Here's some good advide from Mighty Marvel Bunny!"]
  33. 32. Invention Duel to the Death!
    Captain Midnight
  34. 33. Captain Midnight's Air Quiz
  35. 34. [Captain Midnight #47]
    Captain Midnight
  36. 35. Fangs of the Werewolf!
    Captain Midnight
  37. 36. Capt. Midnight's Air Insignia
  38. 37. [Captain Midnight #58]
    Captain Midnight
  39. 38. Captain Midnight's Test Tunnel
    Captain Midnight
  40. 39. [no title indexed]
    Comix Cards
  41. 40. [Captain Midnight #61]
    Captain Midnight
  42. 41. Masters Glacier Peak
    Captain Midnight
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Alan Hutchinson
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Craig Delich