USA Comics #1 Values
Publisher: Marvel, 1941
About USA Comics #1Joe Simon and Jack Kirby cover art, plus splash page for the Defender. Origin and first appearance of the Whizzer. Origin of Major Liberty (called Mister Liberty in this first issue). The Defender with sidekick Rusty and Jack Frost begin. Basil Wolverton art on Rockman story. Only appearance of the Young Avenger.
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Pencils: Jack Kirby
Inks: Joe Simon
Characters: The Defender [Don Stevens]; Rusty (introduction, Defender's sidekick); Sally Kean (introduction); Dame Kackle (villain, introduction)
Synopsis: When U.S. Marine Don Stevens investigates the death of a man who was pushed from an old schooner, it is the Defender who is called to the fore to battle the evil Dame Kackle.
Pencils: Al Avison ?; Charles Nicholas ?
Inks: Charles Nicholas
Notes: Pencils previously credited to Charles Nicholas. Revised art credits from Dr. Michael J. Vassallo, 4/4/2007. Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 8-18-08.
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