(June 1941)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-04-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing
Joe Simon
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

CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS published monthly by Timely Comics, Inc., Meriden, Conn. Entered as second class matter at the post office, Meriden, Conn. Entire Contents copyright 1941 by Timely Comics, Inc., 330 W. 42nd St., N. Y., N. Y. Vol. 2, No. 4, June 1941 issue. Single copies 10c. Yearly subscription $1.00. Printed in U.S.A.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.


[Horror Hospital] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints

Contents page (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky; Ivan the Terrible (Villain)
Synopsis
TOC of contents page, which, in text and art, informs readers of the stories and features found inside the issue.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

The Unholy Legion (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; President Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest); The Unholy Legion (villain, introduction); Herr Snupp (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky investigate the strange enigma of the death and destruction that followed in the wake of mysterious beggars, whose bore the brand of the swastika.
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Indexer Notes

Ink credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

Ivan the Terrible (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain America / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; King Peter Ross; Ivan the Terrible (villain)
Synopsis
Out of the pages of history steps the most brutal and feared tyrant of the Middle Ages to conquer all that dare to cross his path...that is, until he picked on Captain America and Bucky.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

The Case of the Fake Money Fiends (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Tom Peters; Betty Ross; counterfeiting gang (villains)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky dare to enter a haunted house in order to discover what the strange noises were emanating from it, and end up breaking up a large counterfeiting ring flooding the nation with millions of dollars in counterfeit bills.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

Horror Hospital (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Miss Ray; Betty Ross; Sgt. Duffy; Dr. Grimm (villain, introduction, death); Gorro (villain, introduction, death); Igan (villain, introduction); Lomm (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Blood curdling screams coming from a desolate sanitarium lead Captain America into to the most horrible mystery of his career.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credits from Greg Theakston. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08. In the Fantasy Masterpieces reprint, this story is titled "The Menace of Dr. Grimm!"

Captain America and the Bomb Sight Thieves (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain America / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sentinels of Liberty (introduction); Professor Colby; One-Eye (villain); Monk (villain)
Synopsis
The Sentinels of Liberty hold a meeting and invite Steve Rogers to speak to them. But when a gang of toughs show up to steal a valuable invention next door from a professor's lab, it's Captain America who tells the boys to come to the aid of the professor.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[Join Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[The Ogre of the Cave-Dwellers] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tuk, Caveboy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Reed Crandall ?
Inks
Reed Crandall ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Tuk; Tanir; Bonzo the Brute (villain, introduction); Eve (guest)
Synopsis
Tuk and Tanir must find a way to stop the destructive and wanton behavior of one Bonzo the Brute!
Reprints
Keywords
barbarian

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page; synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[Coming Soon!!] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

USA Comics and All-Aces Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Pirate and the Missing Ships (Table of Contents: 10)

Hurricane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby
Pencils
Reed Crandall ?
Inks
Reed Crandall ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hurricane; John Caruthers (villain, death); Caruthers' gang (villains)
Synopsis
When criminals mysteriously disappear from the American scene, the public was relieved...but Hurricane became very suspicious.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-12-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain America / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Horror Hospital]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Contents page
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Unholy Legion
    Captain America
  4. 3. Ivan the Terrible
    Captain America
  5. 4. The Case of the Fake Money Fiends
    Captain America
  6. 5. Horror Hospital
    Captain America
  7. 6. Captain America and the Bomb Sight Thieves
    Captain America
  8. 7. [Join Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty]
    Sentinels of Liberty
  9. 8. [The Ogre of the Cave-Dwellers]
    Tuk, Caveboy
  10. 9. [Coming Soon!!]
    USA Comics and All-Aces Comics
  11. 10. The Pirate and the Missing Ships
    Hurricane
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Denys Howard
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose