(January 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-11-07
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


[Hotel of Horror] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis
The page lists all the features along with brief story synopses, as well as the cover to All-Winners Comics #3.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

Spy Ambush (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 11 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]; Countess Mara (villain, introduction); Franz (villain)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky face the unparalled fury of a female Nazi agent, bent on capturing America's only model of the new rapid fire grenade gun for Hitler.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

Hotel of Horror (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Netman [Charley Boswell] (introduction, villain); Miss Wallace
Synopsis
An avowed 5th Columnist uses a city celebration to lure Cap and Bucky to it, so that he can convince the good Captain to join his organization...or die!
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Indexer Notes

Names on hotel register on page 1 include Mike Sekowsky, Syd Shores, Don Rico, etc.; story takes place in Gotham City. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

[A Sinister Scoop] (Table of Contents: 4)

Headline Hunter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Headline Hunter [Jerry Hunter]; Reginald Whitney; Will Jenks [Wilhelm von Logor] (villain)
Synopsis
A Nazi agent, posing as a newspaper reporter, to prevent Headline from getting an exclusive story from a man who had just visited Moscow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

All in a Day's Work (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Perry Ashford; General Mayvell; Matrshall Korodonsky; unnamed Nazi Officer (villain); officer's men (villains)
Synopsis
Perry volunteers to get through enemy lines alive in order to deliver an important message to the Russian High Command in Moscow.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

The Phantom Hound of Cardiff Moor (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain America / comic story / 16 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 Thaddeus Duffy; Betty Ross; Senor Ramos (death); Miss Primm; Dr. Amos Willard; Mary Scott; The Hound of Cardiff Moor [Murdock] (introduction, villain)
Synopsis
Cap solves the mystery of Cardiff Manor and a "ghost" dog, used by the only living relative of the family that once owned the manor.
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Indexer Notes

Oddity: Sgt. Duffy's first name in this story is Thaddeus, yet in earlier Cap stories, he is called Mike. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

[The Skyscraper Plot] (Table of Contents: 8)

Hurricane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hurricane [Harry Kane]; Speedy; Lionel van Devanter (villain); Bill Slade; Grant (villain)
Synopsis
An unscrupulous construction company owner seeks to put his competition out of business, but not legitimately!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

Fight Fire with Fire! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Unbeatable Three! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Beware the Man Who Could Forecast Doom (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Father Time [Larry Scott]; General John Peters (death); Mrs. Peters; Yogi Zamor (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Father Time, puzzled by the fact that many noted people are being murdered with a clock at the scene mysteriously stopping at the exact moment of death, seeks to solve the mystery against a strange Yogi who predicted those deaths.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Much info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-9-09.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Hotel of Horror]
    Captain America
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
    Captain America
  3. 2. Spy Ambush
    Captain America
  4. 3. Hotel of Horror
    Captain America
  5. 4. [A Sinister Scoop]
    Headline Hunter
  6. 5. All in a Day's Work
  7. 6. The Phantom Hound of Cardiff Moor
    Captain America
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
  9. 8. [The Skyscraper Plot]
    Hurricane
  10. 9. Fight Fire with Fire!
    Marvel Mystery Comics
  11. 10. The Unbeatable Three!
  12. 11. Beware the Man Who Could Forecast Doom
    Father Time
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose