(July 1942)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Timely Comics, Inc.
Brand:
Timely Comics [small 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

["Red Skull's cry of alarm rings out as Captain America crashes into his terror chamber!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain America / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt]
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]

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

The Horror of the Seas (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; Betty Ross; Eddie (death); Sally (death); The Hooded Horror (villain, introduction); the Sea People and their Ruler (villains, introduction)
Synopsis:
Cap and Bucky encounter a race of undersea people that have built a temple to their goddess Lai-Son beneath the reef where they sacrifice the townspeople under the command of a Nazi who plans to use them as the spearhead of an invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Manly Wade Wellman as writer and Syd Shores & George Klein with the inks.

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

Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Imp and the Pirates (Table of Contents: 4)

Imp / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; children
Characters:
The Imp; Jefferson Vandermeer; group of pirates (villains)
Synopsis:
Jefferson and the Imp set out to uncover some pirate treasure, then run into a blood thirsty group of pirates determined not to let them have it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Contents page title; illustrations of Stan Lee and Chad Grothkopf on page 1; last appearance

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

Percy / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Percy; Sally
Synopsis:
Percy's attempts to impressive a girl with his roller skating backfires on him.....big time!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2010-9-15. Art credits per Masterworks edition.

Pacific Voyage (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dick; un-named partner of Dick's
Synopsis:
Dick and his friend decide to sail back to the United States from China by sailing aboard a Chinese Junk they purchased, but the trip is anything but delightful.
Reprints:

Red Skull's Deadly Revenge (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain America / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sgt. Duffy; Red Skull [Johann Schmidt] (villain, apparently dies); Brute Benson (villain, death); Duke Shores (villain); Igor (villain)
Synopsis:
The Red Skull sets out to trap the famed Captain America and succeeds, then takes over Cap's costumed identity, attempting to dishonor the name of America's hero!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Syd Shores & George Klein as inkers. Captain America is unmasked in this story and his identity revealed to the Red Skull. The Red Skull's next appearance is in Young Allies Comics #4 [his true face is also shown in this story in the guise of an expert archer].

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

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

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

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

Murder in Cross Lane (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Don Rico ?; Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks:
Don Rico ?; Paul Reinman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Secret Stamp [Roddy Colt]; Jerry Dash (reporter); Mr. Snull (railroad ticket agent); Spud Sickles; Titus Locke (villain)
Synopsis:
When Roddy's reporter friend, Jerry Dash, is accused of murdering a fellow reporter, the Secret Stamp goes into action to save his life from an angry mob.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Masterworks edition lists Mike Sekowsky as possible penciler and Paul Reinman as possible inker.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Red Skull's cry of alarm rings out as Captain America crashes into his terror chamber!"]
    Captain America
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. The Horror of the Seas
    Captain America
  4. 3. ["Don't Delay Another Second!"]
    Captain America's Sentinels of Liberty
  5. 4. The Imp and the Pirates
    Imp
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Percy
  7. 6. Pacific Voyage
  8. 7. Red Skull's Deadly Revenge
    Captain America
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Sentinels of Liberty Secret Club News
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Joker Comics
  11. 10. Murder in Cross Lane
    The Secret Stamp
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bill Borre
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose