(Summer 1941)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1941-05-20
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky; Human Torch; Toro; Sub-Mariner; Angel; Black Marvel
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All Winners (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain America; Bucky; Human Torch; Toro; Black Marvel; The Angel; Sub-Mariner
Synopsis
Illustrated table of contents with brief recaps for each of the features and stories contained in the issue.
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Indexer Notes

Found on inside front cover. Entire sequence added by Craig Delich 6-23-08.

Carnival of Fiends (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Carl Burgos (signed)
Pencils
Carl Burgos (signed)
Inks
Carl Burgos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Inspector Riley; Matsu (introduction, villain); Ku-Shi (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
Deep in the heart of Chinatown, a secret Japanese agent, acting on orders from his superiors, menaces the peaceful Chinese population of New York, even planning to hypnotize the Torch and Toro into becoming his agents!
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-23-08.

The Order of the Hood (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Marvel / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Marvel [Dan Lyons]; Pat Casey; Mary Nash; The Hood (villain, introduction, death); Ihe Order of the Hood (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
The Black Marvel is forced to face the threat of a new villain and his massive organization, which threatens to inflict a reign of horror upon the American people.
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Indexer Notes

The Black Marvel's last appearance was in MYSTIC COMICS #9; last appearance. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-23-08.

The Case of the Hollow Men (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kirby; Al Avison
Inks
Joe Simon; Al Gabriele; Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; The Lord of Death (villain, introduction); The Lord of Death's zombies (villain, introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky face the dilemma of how to kill a dead man...a task which had to be won before they could defeat the hideous menace who considered himself the lord of death.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (4 April 2006); synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-23-08.

You Can't Beat the Best! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

All Winners (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Inks
Ed Winiarski [as Win] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Buck; Human Torch; Toro; Black Marvel; Sub-Mariner; Angel; Johnny Blake
Synopsis
As Johnny flips through the pages of Marvel Comics, he wished that he could meet the heroes found within in person...and sure enough, he gets his wish!
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (4 April 2006). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-23-08.

[The Torpedo Boat Terror] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Everett (signed)
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed); Allen Simon ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; The Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Sub-Mariner's investigation uncovers Nazi mosquito boats on the U.S. coast in an unassuming boathouse, and discovers that the Nazis are using that facility to build more!
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Indexer Notes

The inks credit is from Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (4 April 2006). Revised synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-23-08.

The Case of the Mad Gargoyle (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Colors
?
Letters
Paul Gustavson

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angel [Thomas Halloway]; The Gargoyle (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Angel decides to investigate the strange disappearance of plane after plane (and their crews and passengers) on the Panama Pacific route, and runs into the horror of devil worshipers.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich (2008-6-23).

All credits by Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

Captain America Wants You (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner; Black Marvel; The Angel
  2. 1. All Winners
  3. 2. Carnival of Fiends
    Human Torch
  4. 3. The Order of the Hood
    Black Marvel
  5. 4. The Case of the Hollow Men
    Captain America
  6. 5. You Can't Beat the Best!
    Captain America Comics; Marvel Mystery Comics
  7. 6. All Winners
  8. 7. [The Torpedo Boat Terror]
    The Sub-Mariner
  9. 8. The Case of the Mad Gargoyle
    The Angel
  10. 9. Captain America Wants You
    Sentinels of Liberty
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Mark Boyer
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Steve Dasinger
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