(Spring 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1942-03-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
U.S.A. Comic Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner; Destroyer; Whizzer / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Avison [as A. Avison] (signed)
Inks
Al Avison [as A. Avison] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America; Bucky; the Whizzer; the Sub-Mariner; the Destroyer; the Human Torch; Toro
Reprints

All Winners (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch; Toro; Destroyer; Whizzer; Captain America; Bucky; Sub-Mariner
Synopsis
Illustrated table of contents reviewing each of the features found in the issue.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence and all info added by Craig Delich 6-29-08.

The Terror of the Slimy Japs! (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]; Villains: Moppino (Introduction, Death); the Japanese
Synopsis
Torch and Toro, now that war against Japan has been declared, must face the murder, crime and sabotage that Moppino, the high priest of the rising sun temple, wishes to perpetrate against the city of New York.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-29-08.

Don't Delay Another Second! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Sorceror's Sinister Secret! (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain America / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; V: Mysto the Magician [The Sorcerer] (Introduction)
Synopsis
Steve and Bucky are allowed to go and see a magician's act, but when Mysto uses the Colonel of the post in his act, and they BOTH disappear, Captain America and Bucky head to "Sorcerer's Hollow" to track them down. There they rescue the Colonel and are told that the sorcerer is actually a Japanese spy trying to force the Colonel to reveal the defense secrets of America's new air base.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits from Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (4 April 2006). The original indexer credited the pencils to Bob Powell and the inks to Al Avison. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-29-08.

[Crime On the Rampage] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Stan Lee ?
Pencils
Howard James [as Howard Johns] (signed)
Inks
Howard James [as Howard Johns] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Whizzer [Bob Frank]; V: Leet Brannis
Synopsis
Whizzer gets on the trail of a gang of crooks who turn in false alarms in order to divert the attention of the Police while they rob theatres.
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Indexer Notes

Title from contents page. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-29-08.

Miser's Gold! (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Jack Carson; Bill Carson; Silas Henry; Sheriff Watson; Villains: Meanie McGee; Spot
Synopsis
Jack and Bill Carson are on the trail of Meanie McGee and his pal, Spot, who are after the fortune amassed by miser Silas Henry, who doesn't trust banks and keeps his money hidden away.
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Indexer Notes

Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-29-08.

The Sub-Mariner...Combats the Sinister Horde! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Bill Everett ?
Pencils
Bill Everett (signed)
Inks
Bill Everett (signed); Carl Pfeufer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; V: Dr. Felix Sak (Introduction)
Synopsis
The Navy Department calls in Prince Namor to help clear out the Nazi U-boat menace along America's Atlantic seaboard, and runs into Dr. Sak, who has created an underwater cavern from which the subs can attack at will and not have their place of origin discovered.
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Indexer Notes

Ink credits from Michael J. Vassallo via the GCD Error List (4 April 2006). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-29-08.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Death To the Nazi Scourge! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Destroyer [Keen Marlowe]; Flora; Villains: Heinrich Bungler (Introduction), Adolf Hitler; Pastor Muller (Introduction)
Synopsis
The Destroyer hears that a Gestapo agent is going to behead Pastor Muller, who has been defying Hitler, and sets out to save his life.
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Indexer Notes

Title from contents page. Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006). Synopsis added by Craig Delich 6-29-08. Possible Klein inks per atlas tales.

Back Again! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner; Destroyer; Whizzer
  2. 1. All Winners
  3. 2. The Terror of the Slimy Japs!
    Human Torch
  4. 3. Don't Delay Another Second!
    Sentinels of Liberty
  5. 4. The Sorceror's Sinister Secret!
    Captain America
  6. 5. [Crime On the Rampage]
    The Whizzer
  7. 6. Miser's Gold!
  8. 7. The Sub-Mariner...Combats the Sinister Horde!
    The Sub-Mariner
  9. 8. ["We don't wish you any harm, but you'll die laughing!"]
    Joker Comics
  10. 9. Death To the Nazi Scourge!
    The Destroyer
  11. 10. Back Again!
    Young Allies
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Del Gruber
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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