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    Captain America (Republic, 1944). One Sheet (27" X 41"). Chapter 1 -- "The Purple Death."
    One sheets for this fun Republic serial based loosely on the comic book Captain America have always been impossible to find, let alone Chapter 1. This would be the last Republic serial made about a superhero and even frugal Republic shelled out more money for this series than any other. There was fun galore as weekly installments of the villain, The Scarab, tries to acquire the."Dynamic Vibrator" (for destroying buildings with sound waves) , the "Electronic Firebolt", and other devices he could use as super-weapons. In this full color one sheet, Captain America rescues Lorna Gray from the "Purple Death," a chemical that hypnotizes people and makes them commit suicide! Will he be in time?...will the lovely maiden be saved??...buy the poster and find out! There are some pinholes in the top corners only, small tears in the left and bottom borders, some cross-fold separations, and a couple of small pieces of missing paper in the top horizontal fold. Fine+.


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    March, 2011
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