(Spring 1945)

Marvel, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Western Fiction Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing
Vince Fago
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Alex Schomburg
Inks
Alex Schomburg
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; the Japanese
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The Man Who Killed Himself (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Sub-Mariner [Prince Namor]; Roy Winters (introduction, death); Betty Dean; Johnson (investor); Slugger (villain, introduction); White (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When an inventor friend of Namor's is found dead with a suicide note, Namor tracks down a businessman who forced him to write out the note and then murdered him so he could steal his new boat super-speed engine attachment design.
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The Masked Trio of Death! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain America / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Vince Alascia
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Bucky [Bucky Barnes]; Lupo (villain, introduction); three apes (villains, introduction, all die)
Synopsis
A grim Captain America and Bucky attempt to track down the nefarious Lupo and his three killer apes who have murdered eleven people during various robberies, and who has challenged the duo to catch him.
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Indexer Notes

Ink credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, 2006-3-30).

A Strange Story (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ed Walton (editor of The Clarion); Ellen Gray; Dan Jordan (death); un-named man (villain?)
Synopsis
When the editor of a local newspaper offers $50 to any one who would spend the night at the old Tyler mansion, in which Matt Tyler had killed his wife and then himself, two men, who felt hatred for each other, volunteer with weird results.
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[Timed for Teens] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Lightning Strikes Twice! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Whizzer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt
Inks
Louis Ferstadt
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Whizzer [Jack Robinson]; un-named Nazi spy (villain, introduction); un-named convicts (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
A Nazi spy has been ordered to steal a robot bomb, and concocts a scheme to use escaped convicts to help him steal the weapon and use it to propel them to a meeting with a Nazi submarine.
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Juke Box Murder Case (Table of Contents: 6)

Let's Play Detective / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Bellman
Inks
Al Bellman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mike Trapp (detective); Brent Cummings (foreign correspondent, death); Scott (villain, news reporter)
Synopsis
Detective Trapp must investigate the death of a foreign correspondent, who was killed by a shot fired from a juke box!
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain America; Sub-Mariner
  2. 1. The Man Who Killed Himself
    Sub-Mariner
  3. 2. The Masked Trio of Death!
    Captain America
  4. 3. A Strange Story
  5. 4. [Timed for Teens]
    Miss America
  6. 5. Lightning Strikes Twice!
    The Whizzer
  7. 6. Juke Box Murder Case
    Let's Play Detective
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bill Borre
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Steve Dasinger
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Craig Delich