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(January 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing:
Bill Parker
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Captain Marvel Rides the Engine of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
aircraft engines; machine guns

The Engine of Doom (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
Bill Parker
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson, aka Rastus Washington Brown]; Sterling Morris; Dr. Hans Krause [aka Edward Smith] (villain, introduction); The Gnazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
Billy asks Mr. Morris if he could go to Europe and ride back on a refugee rescue ship as the Gnazis have threatened to torpedo it, endangering the lives of innocent women and children.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the cover.

Except on the masthead, Captain Marvel wears no cape in the story.

[Ballots and Blood] (Table of Contents)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
Bill Parker?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[Chestful of Danger] (Table of Contents)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker?
Pencils:
Bob Kingett
Inks:
Bob Kingett
Colors:
Bill Parker?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[The Mask's Fifth Column] (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
John Westlake ?
Inks:
John Westlake ?
Colors:
Bill Parker
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Admiral Corby; Eve Corby; The Mask (villain); Reltih (villain, death); Inilossom (villain, pilot); 10-Q (villain)
Synopsis:
Spy Smasher, Eve and Admiral Corby are all in on the battle against the Mask's Fifth Columnists, many of whom are hiding in a mountain stronghold, awaiting orders from their leader to attack Washington. However, Spy Smasher has a plan to make the Mask think we have 10,000 robots manning planes that can shoot machine guns and drop bombs!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gyro-Sub

[The Big Shot] (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker?
Pencils:
Greg Duncan
Inks:
Greg Duncan
Colors:
Bill Parker?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Big Shot [Harper] (Villain; Intro)

Jungle Magic (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["Hal Carey, young American doctor, known to the Blanca Indians as Doctor Voodoo -- and Nikko, young chief of the tribe, plan an extended hunting trip."] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Voodoo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Hampton ?
Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Colors:
John Hampton ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dr. Voodoo [Hal Carey]; Nikko (Chief of the White Blanca Indians); Walter Webb (American mining engineer); Maxinya (Webb's daughter); Jappa (Maxinya's pey jaguar); Okoro (villain, medicine man of the Blancas)
Synopsis:
Hal and Nikko, while on a hunting trip, discover a diamond mine and diamonds that can be sold and the money used to build a jungle hospital.
Reprints:
Keywords:
blood transfusions; diamond mines; lizard creatures; quicksand; waterfalls

Indexer Notes

The story is continued in the next issue.

[The Widow's Wishes] (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
Bill Parker
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Widow Zorn (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

story continues in next issue

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain Marvel Rides the Engine of Doom!
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. The Engine of Doom
    Capt. Marvel
  3. 2. [Ballots and Blood]
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. [Chestful of Danger]
    Lance O'Casey
  5. 4. [The Mask's Fifth Column]
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. [The Big Shot]
    Dan Dare
  7. 6. Jungle Magic
  8. 7. ["Hal Carey, young American doctor, known to the Blanca Indians as Doctor Voodoo -- and Nikko, young chief of the tribe, plan an extended hunting trip."]
    Dr. Voodoo
  9. 8. [The Widow's Wishes]
    Ibis the Invincible
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore