(June 1948)

Fawcett, 1946 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
V. A. Provisiero

The Notorious Nellie Blaine! (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Norman Saunders ? (painting)
Inks:
Norman Saunders ? (painting)
Colors:
Norman Saunders ? (painting)
Letters:
?

["Smile, slaves--snaps are coming up!"] (Table of Contents)

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for Kodak Verichrome camera film. Black and white photos, but color logo and color picture of the film box. Includes promo for 1948 National High School Photographic Awards.

Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with story titles listed on a drawing of a gun holster.

Hopalong Cassiday and the Notorious Nellie Blaine (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Clay Varney; Nellie Blaine (villain)
Synopsis:
Outlaw Nellie Blaine stops a Pony Express rider to steal a treasure map, but Hopalong had already intercepted the rider to get the map safely to Twin River. After killing Clay Varney, Blaine pretends to be Varney's niece to lure Hopalong into a trap, not realizing that Varney was the one who had the map in the first place.
Keywords:
holdup; impostor; murder; Pony Express; treasure map

Indexer Notes

Teaser at end for the next issue when Hopalong tries to locate the treasure.

Ozzie; Babs (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Ozzie; Babs

Indexer Notes

Promo for Ozzie and Babs feature with clip and save headshot drawings.

["Oh boy! Now Kellogg's Shredded Wheat gives us swell bird pictures!"] (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Kellogg's Shredded Wheat breakfast cereal, with in-box premium of bird pictures.

Strong Minded (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 is asked a question in class about Hercules and Samson.
Keywords:
school

Both Barrels (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
Synopsis:
Pattie scolds a boy for tying tin cans to a dog's tail.
Keywords:
animal cruelty

Popsicle Pete at the Police Academy (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glankoff [as Glankoff] (signed)
Inks:
Sam Glankoff [as Glankoff] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
children
Characters:
Popsicle Pete
Synopsis:
Pete visits a police academy to see how police train for their jobs.

Indexer Notes

Top half of page is comic story. Bottom half is promo for saving Popsicle, Fudgsicle, Creamsicle, or Dreamsicle wrappers to redeem for issues of Classics Illustrated comics. Two Classics and a Popsicle Pete Adventure book for five bags and ten cents by mail.

Hopalong Cassidy and the Dead Witness (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite; Red Topp
Synopsis:
A stage driver escapes while a robber murders a passenger. Hopalong locks up the driver as a witness to protect him from the robber, but he is killed anyhow. Hopalong uses some scientific deduction to produce evidence to convict the killer.
Keywords:
ballistics; murder; stage coach; trial

Blue Mood (Table of Contents)

Wilbur the Waiter / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur
Synopsis:
Wilbur serves a customer a glass of blue milk.

New 1948 Monark Super Deluxe (Table of Contents)

Monark Silver King / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Monark Super Deluxe bicycles. Monark Silver King, Inc., Chicago, Ill.

[Making Friends After Moving] (Table of Contents)

Ridin' Herd with WIlliam Boyd / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
William Boyd
Synopsis:
Advice on making new friends after moving and how to make a new kid feel at home.

Indexer Notes

Signed "William Boyd". Drawing is of Hopalong Cassidy, with background of western scenes.

["Over hill and dale flew "Lightfoot John" and..."] (Table of Contents)

Ball-Band / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Ball-Band canvas sport shoes. Mishawaka Rubber & Woolen Mfg. Co., Mishawaka, Ind.

Hopalong Cassidy and the Mysterious Cake (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite; Widow Jones
Synopsis:
A thief hides a necklace in a cake Widow Jones is baking, not knowing it is the one she'll be taking to a picnic with Mesquite.
Keywords:
cake; diamond necklace; picnic

Be a Sharpshooter! (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

A quiz with five true or false questions.

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck; Pete Costanza
Inks:
C. C. Beck; Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Coon Tail Charlie
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie uses an infra red sniperscope rifle to hunt a killer bear at night.

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Rolls. Credited to "C. C. Beck and Peter Costanza." Premium of a fur "coon tail" for 15 cents and a Tootsie Roll wrapper. (Just the tail, not a hat.)

By Hack (Table of Contents)

Gus the Guard / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Gus; Slippery Sands
Synopsis:
Gus has a prisoner with a hacking cough.
Keywords:
cough; prison; warden

Willie the Worm at the Carnival! (Table of Contents)

Willie the Worm and Sammy / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Willie the Worm; Sammy
Synopsis:
Willie disregards all signs and is punished. Sammy obeys them and is rewarded.
Keywords:
carnival

No Fly by Night (Table of Contents)

Joe College / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe College
Synopsis:
Joe has a tough, mean roommate at college.
Keywords:
college; roommate

Armor of Courage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph Millard (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tim McGrady; Tom Mawson; Bat Tollson
Synopsis:
An inexperienced sheriff must face an experienced gunman in a showdown.
Keywords:
gunfight

Indexer Notes

Text story with one small illustration.

Well Named (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pistol Packin' Pattie
Synopsis:
Pattie keeps a thug from stealing money from a newsboy.
Keywords:
bully; newsboy

Serves the Stinger Right! (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 gets some satisfaction when his bees sting his mean uncle.
Keywords:
bees

Sheriff for Sale (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy
Synopsis:
Hopalong is called to Cactusville to find out why the sheriff there is so tolerant of lawbreakers.
Keywords:
corruption

The Secret That Saved the Sandlot (Table of Contents)

Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Jim Wise
Synopsis:
The local boys win a baseball game with a cross-town team and are able to keep using a lot for a playing field.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form for P-F Canvas shoes. B. F. Goodrich and Hood Rubber Co.

Gillette Bike Tire Facts (Table of Contents)

Gillette Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic form with facts about bicycles and tires. Gillette Bicycle Tires.

Build and Fly MI Models (Table of Contents)

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Illustrated ad for plans for building model planes. Cost is 25 and 50 cents each from Mechanix Illustrated, Greenwich, Conn.

["Daisy announces an entirely new 128 page..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Daisy Air Rifles featuring the 1000 shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine. Also Daisy Handbook #2, available for 10 cent and one three-cent stamp. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Plymouth, Mich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Notorious Nellie Blaine!
    Hopalong Cassidy
  2. 1. ["Smile, slaves--snaps are coming up!"]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Hopalong Cassidy starring William Boyd
  4. 3. Hopalong Cassiday and the Notorious Nellie Blaine
    Hopalong Cassidy
  5. 4. Ozzie; Babs
    Comix Cards
  6. 5. ["Oh boy! Now Kellogg's Shredded Wheat gives us swell bird pictures!"]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  7. 6. Strong Minded
    Hill Billy
  8. 7. Both Barrels
    Pistol Packin' Pattie
  9. 8. Popsicle Pete at the Police Academy
    Adventures of Popsicle Pete
  10. 9. Hopalong Cassidy and the Dead Witness
    Hopalong Cassidy
  11. 10. Blue Mood
    Wilbur the Waiter
  12. 11. New 1948 Monark Super Deluxe
    Monark Silver King
  13. 12. [Making Friends After Moving]
    Ridin' Herd with WIlliam Boyd
  14. 13. ["Over hill and dale flew "Lightfoot John" and..."]
    Ball-Band
  15. 14. Hopalong Cassidy and the Mysterious Cake
    Hopalong Cassidy
  16. 15. Be a Sharpshooter!
  17. 16. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  18. 17. By Hack
    Gus the Guard
  19. 18. Willie the Worm at the Carnival!
    Willie the Worm and Sammy
  20. 19. No Fly by Night
    Joe College
  21. 20. Armor of Courage
  22. 21. Well Named
    Pistol Packin' Pattie
  23. 22. Serves the Stinger Right!
    Hill Billy
  24. 23. Sheriff for Sale
    Hopalong Cassidy
  25. 24. The Secret That Saved the Sandlot
    Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story
  26. 25. Gillette Bike Tire Facts
    Gillette Bicycle Tires
  27. 26. Build and Fly MI Models
    Mechanix Illustrated
  28. 27. ["Daisy announces an entirely new 128 page..."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Stangas
  • Merlin Haas
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Tom Sager