(December 1947)

Fawcett, 1946 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand:
A Fawcett Magazine
Editing:
V. A. Provisiero

Land of the Lawless (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy (photo of William Boyd)

Indexer Notes

Cover may be hand-colored.

Amazing Bargain Rings (Table of Contents)

Harem Co. (House of Rings) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for costume jewelry rings (replica diamonds) for $1.94 each plus COD and handling from Harem Co. (House of Rings), New York 7, N.Y.

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy

Indexer Notes

Illustrated table of contents. Also includes list of Fawcett comics titles.

The Land of the Lawless (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite (cameo)
Synopsis:
When gambler Bat Parker forces storekeepers to hand over 20 percent of their weekly earnings to his gang and kills anyone who objects, the storekeepers send for Hopalong to come and restore order.
Keywords:
extortion; gunfight

Brainwork (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A man says he'll use his brains to find a job, but his friend thinks he's overly optimistic.

Bert La Bruchereie (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Bert La Brucherie

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wheaties breakfast cereal featuring Bert La Brucherie, football coach at U.C.L.A. General Mills, Inc.

Crazy About Wheat Cakes (Table of Contents)

Hill Billy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hill Billy
Synopsis:
Hill Billy likes wheat cakes so much he keeps barrels full of them.

Big Blow Off (Table of Contents)

Pistol Packin' Pattie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Pistol Packin' Pattie; Hodges
Synopsis:
Pattie insults a man who claims to be a great singer.

Premiums, Given, Cash Commission (Table of Contents)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad featuring drawings and photos of premiums available for selling White Cloverine Brand salve. Wilson Chemical Co., Tyrone, Pa.

Hopalong Cassidy and the Fighting Fury! (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite; Clayton Rayburn; Kansas Seety; Lefty Gibbons; Widow Jones
Synopsis:
A heavyweight fight is being staged in Twin River. Gamblers replace the challenger with a look-alike and Hopalong has to find the real boxer before the fight is held.
Keywords:
boxing; gambling; impersonation; left-handed

New Eveready Flashlight Batteries (Table of Contents)

Eveready Batteries; National Carbon Company, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Eveready flashlight batteries, with drawing of girl being shot out of a cannon. National Carbon Company, Inc., New York 17, N.Y.

Under the Big Top (Table of Contents)

Giggle Gags / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Cartoons and a three-panel strip about circuses.
Keywords:
circus

Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie foils a robbery in a museum by disguising himself as a mummy
Keywords:
mummy; museum

Indexer Notes

Full page ad in comic form.

The Disobeyed Orders (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite
Synopsis:
Hopalong tells Mesquite to guard the safe in the sherrif's office. Mesquite decides to try out a new bathtub instead and is caught in the bathtub when a robber steals the money and his clothes.
Keywords:
bathtub

Sartorial Sidesplitter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Horace says he can't sit because "his suit is tighter than his skin."

Caught Off Guard (Table of Contents)

Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Colonel Cobb; Korny Kobb
Synopsis:
Korny tries to teach the Colonel how to play football.
Keywords:
football

The Legend of Peaceful Hollow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
R. R. Symes (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Keywords:
blanks; gunfight

Indexer Notes

Text story with one small illustration.

Whitey Whiskers and the Fighting Words (Table of Contents)

Whitey Whiskers / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Whitey Whiskers; Little Lew; Big Bill
Synopsis:
Whitey tries to boost his standing with the townspeople by setting up a fixed fight, but his plan falls through.

["Good cowhands are smart cowhands."] (Table of Contents)

Ridin' Herd with William Boyd / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as William Boyd]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
William Boyd
Synopsis:
William Boyd gives advice on learning, working hard, and being a good sport.

Indexer Notes

Background is various western scenes.

The Twin City Rustler (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite; Topper (horse)
Synopsis:
After Hopalong captures a horse thief, he has to take him to the Marshal in the state capitol.
Keywords:
branding irons; horse thief

Ozzie / Babs (Table of Contents)

Comix Cards / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ozzie; Babs

Indexer Notes

Two "Comix Cards" to cut out and save.

["Hi kids, get a sweatshirt endorsed by Red Ryder"] (Table of Contents)

J. C. Penney; Gardiner-Warring Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman ?
Inks:
Fred Harman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Ad for sweatshirts by Gardiner-Warring Company, New York, N.Y. with Red Ryder printed on the front. Available at J.C. Penney stores. Ad has Fred Harman signature, but may not be by him.

Bird Brain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hill Billy; Seth
Synopsis:
Hill Billy needs a new clock, but doesn't want a cuckoo clock because he thinks he'll have to feed the bird.
Keywords:
cuckoo clock

Amazing Lifebuoy Offer (Table of Contents)

Lifebuoy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Lifebuoy soap. Main-in coupon for booklet "My Secrets of Magic" by Blackstone for 15 cents and one Lifebuoy box top.

["You'll be the king of your block with a Schwinn-built bicycle"] (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Speedy Wheeler (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Color ad for Schwinn bicycles with black and white photo of a bicycle. Arnold, Schwinn & Co., Chicago 39, Ill.

["We, the boys of America..."] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustration and text for "Boys Bill of Rights" poster promoting the opportunity to learn to shoot. Large size poster reproduction available for 15 cents and and 3 cent unused postage stamp. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Plymouth, Mich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Land of the Lawless
    Hopalong Cassidy
  2. 1. Amazing Bargain Rings
    Harem Co. (House of Rings)
  3. 2. Contents
  4. 3. The Land of the Lawless
    Hopalong Cassidy
  5. 4. Brainwork
  6. 5. Bert La Bruchereie
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Crazy About Wheat Cakes
    Hill Billy
  8. 7. Big Blow Off
    Pistol Packin' Pattie
  9. 8. Premiums, Given, Cash Commission
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  10. 9. Hopalong Cassidy and the Fighting Fury!
    Hopalong Cassidy
  11. 10. New Eveready Flashlight Batteries
    Eveready Batteries; National Carbon Company, Inc.
  12. 11. Under the Big Top
    Giggle Gags
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  14. 13. The Disobeyed Orders
    Hopalong Cassidy
  15. 14. Sartorial Sidesplitter
  16. 15. Caught Off Guard
    Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb
  17. 16. The Legend of Peaceful Hollow
  18. 17. Whitey Whiskers and the Fighting Words
    Whitey Whiskers
  19. 18. ["Good cowhands are smart cowhands."]
    Ridin' Herd with William Boyd
  20. 19. The Twin City Rustler
    Hopalong Cassidy
  21. 20. Ozzie / Babs
    Comix Cards
  22. 21. ["Hi kids, get a sweatshirt endorsed by Red Ryder"]
    J. C. Penney; Gardiner-Warring Company
  23. 22. Bird Brain
  24. 23. Amazing Lifebuoy Offer
    Lifebuoy
  25. 24. ["You'll be the king of your block with a Schwinn-built bicycle"]
    Schwinn Bicycles
  26. 25. ["We, the boys of America..."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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