America’s Greatest Comics No. 7

America’s Greatest Comics No. 7

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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.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
comic book
date made
1943
maker
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
place made
United States: Kentucky, Louisville
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 10 in; 19.05 cm x 25.4 cm
ID Number
2013.0086.008
catalog number
2013.0086.008
accession number
2013.0086
Credit Line
Gift of Olivia V. Crisson and Phillip M.S. Crisson in honor of Peter Bozzer
subject
Comics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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