The Strange Riddle of the Plague of Death is the eighth issue of Captain America and was published in 1941.

The Strange Riddle of the Plague of DeathEdit


After people in Britain become mysteriously ill, the editor of the affilated press sends Headline Hunter to investigate and learn what is causing these sudden deaths. When Hunter hapens to be at the scene of another strange death, he spots two Germans skulking away from the scene and decides to follow them. They lead him to the country side where he learns that they are using a crop duster to douse the growing produce with a lethal poison. Hnter is discovered and briefly captured, but he manages to escape.

He then steals the crop duster and gives the Nazi spies a ironically fitting end: he dumps their own poison onto them. killing them and ending their threat.