(November 1941)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-09-04
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
Al Gabriele
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky; Nazis (villains)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

Captain America Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis
Illustrated table of contents, listing features, some story titles and synopses, plus an ad for All-Winners #2 (with cover illustration).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

The Strange Mystery of the Ruby of the Nile and Its Heritage of Horror (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Betty Ross; Sergeant Duffy; Marina Bates; Bates (death); Parker (death); Biggs (the butler); Ra the Avenger [Henry Sanders] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky have to overcome a curse and an evil Pharaoh associated with the famed Ruby of the Nile before it can kill others.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

Murder Stalks the Maneuvers (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain America / comic story / 11 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; Clodd; Colonel Carter; Colonel Williams; Major Pierre Dumort (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Steve and Bucky are out on a war games training exercise and are shocked to see that someone has tampered with the ammunition and the troops are using the real thing against each other.
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Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

The Strange Riddle of the Plague of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
crime
Characters
"Headline" Hunter [Jerry Hunter]; unnamed Nazi leader (villain); Nazi leader's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Headline discovers a plot to poison the English people by a Nazi gang who are growing food on a farm they own, knowing that the food is deadly.
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Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
A. W. Nugent (signed); ?
Inks
A. W. Nugent (signed); ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis
This two-page spread includes the usual illustrated columns "A Message From Captain America" and "Bucky's Column," tells members that the Sentinels of Liberty charters are in the mail, features a coupon to join the Sentinels of Liberty and several illustrated activities (by Nugent) for readers to do.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence, all info, credits and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

Case of the Black Witch (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Simon (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Michael Duffy; Karin Lee; The Black Witch [Mr. Feritt] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
After saving a young girl being attacked in a weird castle, Captain America and Bucky learn that she must spend three nights in Hagmoor Castle in order to inherit the estate from her late uncle. And they volunteer to make sure she makes it through those nights safely in spite of threats by an evil witch.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some information and synopsis by Craig Delich (2009-1-9).

Carnival of Crime (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hurricane [Harry Kane]; Solidius X. "Speedy" Scriggles; Silky (villain)
Synopsis
Speedy decides to take in the State Fair that's come to town to make sure it's run on the up and up, and Hurricane decides to follow him, to make sure he's safe if it isn't.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

The Young Allies Deal a Blow for Justice (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain America and Young Allies / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; The Young Allies [Bucky Barnes; Jefferson van Smythe; Tubby Tinkle; Knuckles [Percy Bartwell]; Whitewash Jones (introduction)]; Betty Ross; unnamed gangsters (villains)
Synopsis
Knuckles runs across Betty Ross, having been taken prisoner by a gang of crooks, so he calls in the rest of the Young Allies, who then call on Captain America to help save Betty.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

[Vault of Doom] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Father Time [Larry Scott]; an unnamed gang of crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Father Time steps in when criminals begin to over-run the metropolis of New York and murder and violence substitute for law and order.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-9-09.

4 Big Names! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Captain America Contents
  3. 2. The Strange Mystery of the Ruby of the Nile and Its Heritage of Horror
    Captain America
  4. 3. Murder Stalks the Maneuvers
    Captain America
  5. 4. The Strange Riddle of the Plague of Death
    Headline Hunter, Foreign Correspondent
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
  7. 6. Case of the Black Witch
    Captain America
  8. 7. Carnival of Crime
    Hurricane, Master of Speed
  9. 8. The Young Allies Deal a Blow for Justice
    Captain America and Young Allies
  10. 9. [Vault of Doom]
    Father Time
  11. 10. 4 Big Names!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
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  • Steve Dasinger
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