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"The King of Storms": Billy travels to Loupang Island where he meets the Storm King, who uses his skills as a weather forecaster to claim to control the weather, meaning the Islanders pay him money for good weather. Billy sneaks into his house and finds this out. However he is captured by the St


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Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel Adventures #13 is an issue of the series Captain Marvel Adventures (Volume 1) with a cover date of July, 1942.

Synopsis for "The King of Storms"

Billy travels to Loupang Island where he meets the Storm King, who uses his skills as a weather forecaster to claim to control the weather, meaning the Islanders pay him money for good weather. Billy sneaks into his house and finds this out. However he is captured by the Storm King, who leaves him tied to a chair and gagged for a hurricane which is about to hit the Island and will hit the house. However Steamboat hears Billy has been captured. He goes to the house and frees Billy, who becomes Captain Marvel, who redirects the cyclone hitting the island. The Storm King, escaping by boat, is caught in the tornado and killed.

Appearing in "The King of Storms"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • J.J. Drupp, the Storm King (Only appearance; dies)
    • Ciggy Cirano
      • two killers

Other Characters:

  • Pacque Boat, Steamboat's Haitian cousin (speaks no English)

Locations:

Items:

  • Drupp's meteorological instruments

Vehicles:

  • banana boat, from New York to Loupang


Synopsis for "The Perfect Gentleman"


Appearing in "The Perfect Gentleman"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Sterling Morris
  • Old Park Gang, now the Captain Marvel Club
    • Littletoes
    • Bicky
    • Whizzer
    • Bubbles

Antagonists:

  • Perroti Mob

Other Characters:

Locations:

Vehicles:

  • Stinko's chauffeured roadster

Synopsis for "The Diamond of Doom"


Appearing in "The Diamond of Doom"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

  • Pauncho, Captain Marvel's old friend

Antagonists:

  • Ruxton's butler
  • Ruxton's chauffeur (Dies)
  • three random gangsters (all die)

Other Characters:

  • Mr. Ruxton, financier (Dies)
  • unnamed diamond dealer (Dies)
  • Police Chief Brannigan
  • Medical Examiner

Animals:

  • Ruxton's parrot (Dies)

Locations:

Items:

  • Idol's Eye diamond, cursed
  • one-eyed Idol, animated and enraged (Destroyed)

Synopsis for Captain Kid: "The Big Game Hunt"


Appearing in Captain Kid: "The Big Game Hunt"

Featured Characters:

  • Captain Kid

Supporting Characters:

  • Capt. Kid's Mom
  • Aunt Dora
  • Betty Mae

Antagonists:


Other Characters:


Locations:

  • Swatville

Items:


Animals:

  • Herman, a mole (Dies)
  • Bubbles, miniature dog
  • a rat (Dies)
  • a skunk

Synopsis for "The Job He Couldn't Do"


Appearing in "The Job He Couldn't Do"

Featured Characters:

Supporting Characters:

Antagonists:

  • Ozzie
  • four hoodlums

Other Characters:

Locations:

Items:


Vehicles:


Notes

  • Indicia on 1st page of this issue calls it "July 24, 1942, Vol. 3, No. 13"
  • In "The Perfect Gentleman", at the Winthrop Theater, an EXCITING SPY SMASHER ADVENTURE is showing.
  • This issue of Captain Marvel Adventures also featured:
    • Contents Page
    • Captain Marvel pin-up (double page)
    • "Tire Trap" (text story), by Douglas Mann



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