On sale date from Captain Midnight #1. The on-sale date from Captain Midnight #1 matches the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 3.
Pencil revision from C.C. Beck and inker revison from Pete Costanza ? to Mark Swayze by Craig Delich 2011-28-11. In his column in Alter-Ego #19 (December, 2002), Swayze verified he did this cover.
w/ C. C. Beck strip, "Captain Marvel Is Robbed of His Magic Word
Bill Woolfolk verifies writing this story in an article he wrote (edited by P.C. Hamerlinck) that appeared in Alter-Ego #6 (Autumn 2000), and the splash page is reprinted in black & white.
Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.
In a column Marc wrote for Alter-Ego #25 (June, 2003), he recalls that he MAY have written this story, but isn't sure.....thus a ? after his name in the writer section. Art credits verified by Swayze in his column from Alter-Ego #5 (Summer, 2000), which reprinted the splash page to this story. Roy Thomas verifies the Swayze writer credit in Alter Ego #114 (December 2012).