(1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
100
On-sale date:
1941-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
France Herron

Issue Notes

Some sources (Golden Age Comics at http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/index.php?cid=3|) list the publication date as March 1941. Roy Thomas reports Fall 1941, in Error Report #2568. Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide (35th Ed) lists May? 1941. Gerber lists the publication date as 10-15-41. Copyright Registration publication date is Oct 15, 1941.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]
Reprints:

Ghost of the Deep (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Hugo (villain, a scientist, introduction, death); The Ghost of the Deep [Spriggins] (villain, chief newscaster of the Monopoly Broadcasting Company, introduction, death); un-named members of the Ghost's gang (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis:
A mysterious character, calling himself The Ghost of the Deep, kills to get a formula that will enable him to solve America's invasion problem: by sinking government ships with a mysterious force. Captain Marvel heads to the west coast to see if he can discover the cause and put a stop to it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ; Z-Metal

The Riddle of the Ages (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; The Invisible Man (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Death Doesn't Whisper (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph J. Millard
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Minute Man Meets Mr. Skeleton (Table of Contents)

Minute Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Bard
Inks:
Phil Bard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Minute Man; Mr. Skeleton (villain, introduction, death); Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest star)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara
Pencils:
Tom McNamara
Inks:
Tom McNamara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[The Coming of America Smasher] (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Eve Corby; Admiral Corby; America Smasher (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is not America Smasher's first appearance, as Spy Smasher is surprised to see him alive.

The Death Battalion (Table of Contents)

Mr. Scarlet / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico?
Inks:
Don Rico?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]; Pinky Butler; The Death Battalion [Horned Hood (villain); Ghost, Black Clown (villain); Thorn (villain); Laughing Skull (villain); Dr. Death (villain); Brain [Loomis] (villain, introduction)]
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet
  2. 1. Ghost of the Deep
    Capt. Marvel
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Ages
    Bulletman
  4. 3. Death Doesn't Whisper
  5. 4. Minute Man Meets Mr. Skeleton
    Minute Man
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Chubby
  7. 6. [The Coming of America Smasher]
    Spy Smasher
  8. 7. The Death Battalion
    Mr. Scarlet
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