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   * **Lt. Drake**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #25]   * **Lt. Drake**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #25]
   * Jack Cody becomes the western-based mystery man known as **[[Black Rider|the Black Rider]]**. [Weird Comics #17]   * Jack Cody becomes the western-based mystery man known as **[[Black Rider|the Black Rider]]**. [Weird Comics #17]
-  * Jerry Steele becomes a patriotic mystery man called ​**[[U.S. Jones]]**, accompanied by his plainclothes pal, [[Grumbler Harris]]. [Wonderworld Comics #28]+  * **[[U.S. Jones]]** ​becomes a patriotic mystery man under his own name, accompanied by his plainclothes pal, [[Grumbler Harris]]. [Wonderworld Comics #28]
   * **[[Lu-Nar]]** arrives on Earth and begins adventures as a mystery man. //Note: Lu-Nar (often called Lunar) is likely a member of an offshoot of the Martian race, which is ten times stronger than humans.// [Wonderworld Comics #28]   * **[[Lu-Nar]]** arrives on Earth and begins adventures as a mystery man. //Note: Lu-Nar (often called Lunar) is likely a member of an offshoot of the Martian race, which is ten times stronger than humans.// [Wonderworld Comics #28]
   * June 9: Modifying a useless black-light ray device sent to her father to create her blackout ray, Sandra Knight decides to start adventuring as a costumed mystery-woman called **[[Phantom Lady (Earth-4)|Phantom Lady]]**, and soon creates a yellow and green costume for herself, as well as equipping the front and the back of a black roadster with blackout rays. In her first case as a costumed mystery-woman,​ Phantom Lady saves a bomb inventor named Raphael from Wenner, a man who planned to steal his uranium explosive and sell it to foreign powers. [[Don Borden (Earth-4)|Don Borden]], a State Department investigator,​ is Sandra Knight'​s boyfriend. [Phantom Lady, Police Comics #1 (August, 1941)]   * June 9: Modifying a useless black-light ray device sent to her father to create her blackout ray, Sandra Knight decides to start adventuring as a costumed mystery-woman called **[[Phantom Lady (Earth-4)|Phantom Lady]]**, and soon creates a yellow and green costume for herself, as well as equipping the front and the back of a black roadster with blackout rays. In her first case as a costumed mystery-woman,​ Phantom Lady saves a bomb inventor named Raphael from Wenner, a man who planned to steal his uranium explosive and sell it to foreign powers. [[Don Borden (Earth-4)|Don Borden]], a State Department investigator,​ is Sandra Knight'​s boyfriend. [Phantom Lady, Police Comics #1 (August, 1941)]
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   * Phantom Lady captures a group of Nazi spies after Sir Edward Hendville is murdered at the English Embassy during a war-relief masquerade. [Phantom Lady, Police Comics #7 (February, 1942)]   * Phantom Lady captures a group of Nazi spies after Sir Edward Hendville is murdered at the English Embassy during a war-relief masquerade. [Phantom Lady, Police Comics #7 (February, 1942)]
   * December 7: With the entry of the United States into World War II, several mystery men abandon their costumed identities and enlist. Some die during the war, while most of the others that survive the war simply never return to their costumed identities. [speculation based on the fact that Fox Feature Publications went bankrupt in early 1942 and ceased publishing, ending the adventures of a number of mystery men and adventurers]   * December 7: With the entry of the United States into World War II, several mystery men abandon their costumed identities and enlist. Some die during the war, while most of the others that survive the war simply never return to their costumed identities. [speculation based on the fact that Fox Feature Publications went bankrupt in early 1942 and ceased publishing, ending the adventures of a number of mystery men and adventurers]
-  * Inspired by the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States into World War II, the patriotic ​U.S. Jones joins the **[[V-Agents]]** and changes his name to **V-Man**. A select few members ​of the U.S. Jones Cadets (a U.S. Jones fan club) become ​the **[[V-Boys]]**,​ teenaged crime-fighting partners of V-Man led by Mickey Malone (the future Captain USA). [V...-Comics #1]+  * Inspired by the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States into World War II, the patriotic ​Jerry Steele ​joins the **[[V-Agents]]** and becomes ​**V-Man**, leader ​of the **[[V-Boys]]**,​ teenaged crime-fighting partners of V-Man led by Mickey Malone (the future Captain USA). [V...-Comics #1]
   * On December 9, U.S. war correspondent Jack Wayne is blinded by the Nazis while in Germany. A doctor calling himself Doctor Dismal gives him a special pair of glasses that enables him to see, and he becomes the mystery man known as **[[Blackout (Jack Wayne)|Blackout]]**,​ fighting the Nazis in Germany. [Cat-Man Comics #10]   * On December 9, U.S. war correspondent Jack Wayne is blinded by the Nazis while in Germany. A doctor calling himself Doctor Dismal gives him a special pair of glasses that enables him to see, and he becomes the mystery man known as **[[Blackout (Jack Wayne)|Blackout]]**,​ fighting the Nazis in Germany. [Cat-Man Comics #10]
   * After being shipwrecked,​ [[Billy]], his sister [[Betty]], and their friend [[Mike]] become the rulers of the tribe there after the death of the king. [Cat-Man Comics #7]   * After being shipwrecked,​ [[Billy]], his sister [[Betty]], and their friend [[Mike]] become the rulers of the tribe there after the death of the king. [Cat-Man Comics #7]
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   * **Gladiator**'​s last case. [Blue Beetle #11]   * **Gladiator**'​s last case. [Blue Beetle #11]
   * **Nightbird**'​s last case. [Green Mask #9]   * **Nightbird**'​s last case. [Green Mask #9]
-  * **Green Mask** and **Domino**'​s last case. //Note: Sometime after this case, Michael Shelby retires as the Green Mask II in order to join the army.// [Mystery Men Comics #31]+  * **Green Mask** and **Domino**'​s last case. //Note: Sometime after this case, possibly several months later, Michael Shelby retires as the Green Mask II in order to join the army.// [Mystery Men Comics #31]
   * **Wraith**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #31]   * **Wraith**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #31]
-  * **Lynx** and **Blackie**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #31]+  * **Lynx** and **Blackie**'​s last case together//Note: Immediately after this case, the Lynx becomes the Moth once again.// ​[Mystery Men Comics #31]
   * **Zanzibar**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #31]   * **Zanzibar**'​s last case. [Mystery Men Comics #31]
  
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 === January, 1942 === === January, 1942 ===
  
-  * **[[Mystery Men of America|The Mystery Men of America]]** is formed by eight costumed mystery-men:​ the Black Fury, Blue Beetle, the Eagle, the Green Mask II, the Lynx, Phantom Lady, Spider Queen, and V-Man, though the lineup changes over the years. [speculation]+  * **[[Mystery Men of America|The Mystery Men of America]]** is formed by eight costumed mystery-men:​ the Black Fury, Blue Beetle, the Eagle, the Green Mask II, the Moth, Phantom Lady, Spider Queen, and U.S. Jones, though the lineup changes over the years. [speculation]
   * Lee Ainsley, counter-espionage agent, is believed to be killed but fights Nazi agents under the name [[Black Friday]]. [Cat-Man Comics #8]   * Lee Ainsley, counter-espionage agent, is believed to be killed but fights Nazi agents under the name [[Black Friday]]. [Cat-Man Comics #8]
   * **[[Volton (android)|Volton II]]** appears. //Note: This is an android with all of the original Volton'​s memories who believes he is human.// [Cat-Man Comics #8]   * **[[Volton (android)|Volton II]]** appears. //Note: This is an android with all of the original Volton'​s memories who believes he is human.// [Cat-Man Comics #8]
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