(February 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Editing
Stan Lee
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

Some information added by Craig Delich, 4 July 2009.

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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can the mighty Captain America be in time to save Bucky from the horror of the feuding mountaineers?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits from Golden Age Captain America Omnibus

Captain America Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky
Synopsis
Illustrated contents page, listing all features with short synopses, PLUS reprinting the cover to Young Allies Comics #2.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Most info added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

The Case of the Squad of Mystery (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
Syd Shores; George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo); Herr Grotz (villain)
Synopsis
Steve Rogers discovers the Nazis have kidnapped a crack rifle unit at Camp Lehigh, replaced them with enemy troops, who will then be used to murder the rest of the soldiers on base.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09. credits from Golden Age Captain America Omnibus

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Feud Murders (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Manly Wade Wellman ?
Pencils
Al Avison; Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Syd Shores; George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; Lee Coger; Jonce Rand (dies); Forrest Coger; Nephew Lee (dies); Colonel Rand; Drusilla Rand; George Brinner (villain)
Synopsis
Captain America heads for the backhills of Tennessee to deal with a clan feud that has led to a murder at Camp Lehigh and placed Bucky behind bars for the killing.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.Art credits from Golden Age Captain America Omnibus. Writer id by Bob Hughes.

Broken Trust (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bob Slade [also as Spike Conroy]; Gunner Sloan (villain); Lefty Hogan (villain); Lippy Jenks (villain)
Synopsis
FBI agent Slade goes undercover to get the mastermind of a $300,000 bank robbery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

A Life at Stake (Table of Contents: 6)

Hurricane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Hurricane [Harry Kane]; Speedy; Pierre (dies); Florence Grey; Lew Grey (villain, dies)
Synopsis
Hurricane and Speedy must halt the plans of a jealous uncle, who is trying to kill his niece, who is to inherit a large fortune.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Most info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

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

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

The Scourge of Crime (Table of Contents: 8)

Father Time / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee [as Neel Nats] (signed)
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky (signed)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Father Time [Larry Scott]; Tom Bryant; D. A. Pete Drew (villain); Nails Riggly (villain)
Synopsis
An independent candidate for the office of District Attorney is falsely accused for an attack on a bystander during a campaign speech.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006). Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09. New ink credit per Doc Vassalo.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Do You Know? / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The U.S. Navy has a definite plan in naming...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Galen, the Bishop of Munster; Joshua A. Norton
Synopsis
This page features two, 2 panel facts about: how U.S. Navy ships are named; the fact that there are no polar bears in Alaska; facts about the Emperor of the U.S.; and who invented the first bombs.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 7-4-09.

The Symphony of Terror (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain America / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
Syd Shores; George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Morton Friend (dies); Inspector Gribbon; Miss Hale; Richard Thomas (dies); Henri DeFarge; Lily Renaud; Mephisto [Jacques Laval] (villain, introduction, dies)
Synopsis
Cap has to protect an innocent woman from a murderous, jealous suitor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

It may be possible that Shores did the pencils and Avison did the inks. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-4-09. credits from Golden Age Captain America Omnibus.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Can the mighty Captain America be in time to save Bucky from the horror of the feuding mountaineers?"]
    Captain America
  2. 1. Captain America Contents
  3. 2. The Case of the Squad of Mystery
    Captain America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Mystery Comics
  5. 4. The Feud Murders
    Captain America
  6. 5. Broken Trust
  7. 6. A Life at Stake
    Hurricane
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
  9. 8. The Scourge of Crime
    Father Time
  10. 9. ["The U.S. Navy has a definite plan in naming..."]
    Do You Know?
  11. 10. The Symphony of Terror
    Captain America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Andrews
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
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