(October 1941)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-08-04
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

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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

Captain America Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis
Illustrated table of contents page, listing features, some story titles & synopses, and cover ad for The Young Allies Comics #1.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Notes, much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

The Red Skull; An Ear for Music (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby (signed)
Pencils
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Duffy; Betty Ross; Captain Craig (death); The Red Skull [Johann Schmidt] (villain, introduction); von Ratt (villain); Kroft (villain, death)
Synopsis
Cap has to contend with the return of the Red Skull and figure out why he is using Chopin's "Funeral March" as the means of his diabolical mission of destruction.
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Indexer Notes

Pencil credits from Greg Theakston. Two story titles for this story. Notes, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

Death Loads the Bases (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Duffy; Bernard Riggley; Old Pop Grimes; Joey DiRaggio (death); Adams (death); The Black Toad [Chuck McArthur] (villain, introduction, death); Charlie (villain)
Synopsis
After the mysterious deaths of two baseball players for the Brooklyn Badgers, Captain America agrees to pitch for the team in order to draw the murderer out of hiding.
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Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

Read The Human Torch (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

A Message from Captain America (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky; Father Time; Hurricane; Jerry "Headline" Hunter; Betty Ross
Synopsis
Captain America relates brief biographies of the various characters who appear in the pages of his magazine: Betty Ross, Sergeant Duffy, Father Time, Jerry "Headline" Hunter, and Hurricane.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

Horror Plays the Scales (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Duffy; Senator Alvin Benson (death); Inspector Grimes; Senator Shores; The Fiddler (villain, introduction, death); Haver (villain); Hobbs (villain)
Synopsis
Cap has to battle the evil intentions of a man who uses a domestic employment agency as a blind in order to get his Nazi agents into the homes of anti-Nazi Senators in order to kill them.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

[Justice Laughs Last] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hurricane, Master of Speed / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Ken Bald
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hurricane [Harry Kane]; Solidius X. "Speedy" Scriggles (introduction); Petro (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Hurricane helps to fend off a group of protection racket gangsters, and, in the process, picks himself up a new partner in the fight against crime.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.
Credits from Avengers, Thor, and Captain America: Official Index to the Marvel Universe (Marvel, 2010 series) #2. Art formerly credited to Charles Nicholas.

[Dust of Destruction] (Table of Contents: 8)

Headline Hunter, Foreign Correspondent / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
"Headline" Hunter [Jerry Hunter]; Mr. Reginald; Mr. Perry (villain); Fritz (villain)
Synopsis
An American man is framed for a murder of a British star, and Hunter discovers that the man's cousin is responsible, hoping to gain wealth from the Nazis and money from his cousin's estate after he is hanged.
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Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

Race Against Doom (Table of Contents: 9)

Father Time / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Avison ?
Inks
Al Gabriele ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Father Time [Larry Scott]; Hal Saxson; unnamed D.A. (villain); unnamed Bank President (villain); Joe (villain)
Synopsis
One of Larry Scott's friends is accused of boarding a ship, shooting its officers and plundering the gold before sinking it, but Father Time smells a rat when he discovers the gold was counterfeit.
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Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News / activity / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
most typeset

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Regular columns, "A Message From Captain America" and "Bucky's Column" are presented as well as several activity puzzles to challenge reader's abilities.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence, synopsis and all info added by Craig Delich 1-8-09.

Captain America Declares a 'State of Unlimited Junior National Emergency'! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Sentinels of Liberty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Captain America Contents
    Captain America
  3. 2. The Red Skull; An Ear for Music
    Captain America
  4. 3. Death Loads the Bases
    Captain America
  5. 4. Read The Human Torch
    Human Torch
  6. 5. A Message from Captain America
    Captain America
  7. 6. Horror Plays the Scales
    Captain America
  8. 7. [Justice Laughs Last]
    Hurricane, Master of Speed
  9. 8. [Dust of Destruction]
    Headline Hunter, Foreign Correspondent
  10. 9. Race Against Doom
    Father Time
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
  12. 11. Captain America Declares a 'State of Unlimited Junior National Emergency'!
    Sentinels of Liberty
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dan Stevenson
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose