(May 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-03-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Timely Comics, Inc.
Brand
Timely Comics Inc. [large shield]
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

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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Avison; Chad Grothkopf (Imp inset)
Inks
Al Avison; Chad Grothkopf (Imp inset)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; the Imp (inset); the Japanese
Reprints

Contents Page (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
Al Avison
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Synopsis
Illustrated contents page listing the features in the issue w/short synopses.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This page lists Stan Lee as Editor.

The Horde of the Vulture! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Duffy; Little Moose (Indian brave); Pete (prospector); The Vulture [Hugh Bradley] (villain, introduction); the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Steve Rogers and Bucky Barnes head out to Camp Mojave in the American Southwest where their convoy is hijacked by an American traitor who calls himself the Vulture, who is in charge of a group of Indians working for the Japanese.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Al Avison as penciler with inks by Syd Shores & George Klein.

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

Captain America Brain Teasers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arthur William Nugent [as A. W. Nugent]
Pencils
Al Avison
Inks
Syd Shores
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]
Synopsis
Illustrated puzzles intended to teach and instruct as well as an activity.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2010-7-4. Credits per the Masterworks edition.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Petals of Doom! (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain America / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sergeant Duffy; Betty Ross; The Yellow Claw [Captain Elliot] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Cap and Bucky must save Betty from the fate inflicted on top military officers: death from the aroma of flowers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition also lists George Klein as an inker. The Yellow Claw in this story is NOT the villain in "Yellow Claw Comics".

[Gruesome Gus] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Imp / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Inks
Chad Grothkopf [as Chad] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; adventure
Characters
The Imp; Jefferson Vandemeer; Gruesome Gus (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Imp is taken prisoner by Gruesome Gus for the purpose of helping the knave plan better dastardly deeds to make more money.
Reprints

The Commandos (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Clive; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Captain Clive, of the Australian forces in Malaya, puts together a group of thirty Commandos to conduct nuisance raids against the Japanese forces in Malaya.
Reprints

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

Elmer / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Elmer (introduction); Elmer's father; Mr. Mason (bank President)
Synopsis
In a series of three non-related one page strips, Elmer learns the hard way that trying to do the right thing often leads to bad results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits taken from the Masterworks edition.

[The Three-Man Blitzkrieg] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Secret Stamp / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Don Rico (signed)
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Secret Stamp [Roddy Colt]; Spud Sickles; Jerry Dash (newspaper reporter); Mrs. Jones; Mr. Cane; Mr. Lenz (villain)
Synopsis
While Roddy and Spud engage in a contest to see who can sell the most defense stamps, Roddy runs into three Nazis who aim to create a panic by crippling the city's electric, gas and water supply stations.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Don Rico on pencils and George Klein on inks.

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

Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News / 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. Contents Page
  3. 2. The Horde of the Vulture!
    Captain America
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Captain America Brain Teasers
  5. 4. ["Back Again!"]
    The Young Allies
  6. 5. The Petals of Doom!
    Captain America
  7. 6. [Gruesome Gus]
    The Imp
  8. 7. The Commandos
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Elmer
  10. 9. [The Three-Man Blitzkrieg]
    The Secret Stamp
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bill Borre
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose