America’s Greatest Comics No. 7

America’s Greatest Comics issue No. 7 was published by Fawcett Publications, Inc. in the spring of 1943 and sold for 15 cents. The cover features the superhero Captain Marvel showing a young boy a model of a futuristic city.
This issue features the stories of: Captain Marvel foiling Dr. Ratte’s plot for a secret Nazi invasion using Ratte’s transporter invention; Commando Yank battling the Nazis in Holland; Mr. Scarlet busting a gang of diamond smugglers; Minute-Man stealing priceless art from Joseph Goebbels and selling it for War Bonds; Balbo the Boy Magician stopping Nazi spies from stealing a secret formula for explosives; and Bulletman and Bulletgirl defeating Jascha Vodka and a burglary scheme at a theatre.
Issues of America’s Greatest Comics included several stories, each featuring a different hero, within its 100 page full color book. The superheroes featured in these comics were the most popular characters of Fawcett Publications who also appeared in other comics.
Object Name
comic book
date made
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 in; 19.05 cm x 25.4 cm
place made
United States: Kentucky, Louisville
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Comic Books
Popular Entertainment
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Comic Books
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer

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