(Spring 1942-43)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1943-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
U.S.A. Comic Magazine Corp.
Editing
Stan Lee
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

Issue Notes

"Spring 1942-43" listed in indicia.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Inks
Alex Schomburg [as Schomburg] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky Barnes; Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro; Sub-Mariner [Namor]; Nazis (Villains)
Reprints
Keywords
Europe; World War II

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Invasion by Ice (Table of Contents: 1)

Human Torch / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Fisk ?
Inks
Edd Ashe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Jim Hammond]; Toro [Thomas Raymond]; Adolf Hitler (Villain); Hermann Goering (Villain); Herr Blucher (Introduction, Villain)
Synopsis
Torch and Toro must stop the mad plans of a Nazi lunatic, released from an asylum, to assist Hitler in a fantastic plot to invade England.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title revision, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08. Art credits per Michael J. Vassallo. Previous indexer credited Harry Sahle on pencils and inks.

[The Plot to Kill MacArthur] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Syd Shores ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; General Douglas MacArthur; Kuhomai (Introduction, Death, Villain); the Japanese (Villains)
Synopsis
A cruel Japanese warlord, thirsting for revenge for the shame thrust upon the 'honorable' ancestors of Nippon by the United States, devises a plan to kill General Douglas MacArthur in order to wipe out the memory of the Japanese defeat in the Pacific.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Changes the Face of the Earth (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer ?
Inks
Carl Pfeufer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Pierre; Lt. Werner [Captain Bore] (Villain)
Synopsis
A secret arm of U.S. Intelligence Services gives the Sub-Mariner a vital message for him to deliver to the French Underground HQ in Paris. But he discovers that the U.S. Officer to accompany him is actually a Nazi agent in disguise, deadset to kill Namor before that message can be delivered.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

Mis-Fire (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Andy; Cleve (Villain, Death); Blane (Villain, Death)
Synopsis
Andy is forced to accompany two criminals into a forest, who are intent on destroying it with wax-covered incendiary bombs. Knowing that this forest was vital to U.S. industry, he works hard to rid Uncle Sam of this threat.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08.

[To Hitler, from Hell] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Leav ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Destroyer [Keen Marlow]; Satan (Villain); Madam Satan (Villain); Attila the Hun (Villain); Adolf Hitler (Villain)
Synopsis
Satan, disgusted with how Hitler has muffed the war so far, decides to make Attila the Hun Hitler's new boss, a decision that doesn't set well with the Fuehrer!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08. Leav pencils and unknown inks per Michael J. Vassallo. Previous indexer credited Al Gabrielle on inks.

Thrill After Thrill on Every Page! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Captain America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Holdup! Robbery! Murder! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; A. J. Raffles; Riko (Villain); Riko's mob (Introduction, Villains)
Synopsis
After the Rico mob robs a bank, they lock two officials inside the vault. Whizzer is called in to handle the situation, but he discovers he needs the assistance of a reformed safe-cracker to accomplish the task before the two men die.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-1-08. Unknown pencils and inks per atlas tales. Previous indexer credited George Klein.

A. J. Raffles is a pulp character created by E. W. Hornung in Cassell's Magazine, June 1898.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Human Torch; Captain America; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. Invasion by Ice
    Human Torch
  3. 2. [The Plot to Kill MacArthur]
    Captain America
  4. 3. Changes the Face of the Earth
    Sub-Mariner
  5. 4. Mis-Fire
  6. 5. [To Hitler, from Hell]
    The Destroyer
  7. 6. Thrill After Thrill on Every Page!
    Captain America
  8. 7. Holdup! Robbery! Murder!
    The Whizzer
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Merlin Haas
  • ?
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Del Gruber
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steve Dasinger
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich