(December 1948)

Fawcett, 1946 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
V. A. Provisiero

Gun-Roaring Thrills! (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Topper (horse)

Captain Marvel Wrist Watch (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel Watch Division / advertisement / pages (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Marvel
Synopsis:
As undestructable, accurate and unfailing as Captain Marvel himself.

The Fearless Sheriff of the West (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy

The Poll Plot (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Topper (horse); Rex Galen (crooked gambler); Crawfish (rustler); Cannonball (rustler)
Synopsis:
Rex Galen is plotting to win the election as sheriff of Twin Rivers.

Indexer Notes

Certa is credited on Hopalong Cassidy by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The face of the crooked gambler, with long mustache and wavy eyebrows, is typical of Certa, and also the short legs of many characters. Very similar to many Durango Kid stories.

Matty Bell (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Matty Bell (football coach)
Synopsis:
Breakfast of the Champions with milk an fruit.

Time Limit! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hill Billy; Miss. Perkins

Dot's It (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Pattie; Blackheart

Indexer Notes

Notes as for the other Pistol Packin' Pattie story.

Bag of Magic Tricks (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Tootsie
Synopsis:
Booklet with secrets of magic.

The Girl on the Flying Trapeze! (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Topper (horse); Mal Forme (trapeze artist); Ebert (circus manager); Ariel Skybright (trapeze artist)
Synopsis:
A jelous circus artist tries to kill the new girl trapeze artist.

Indexer Notes

Artwork similar to the first story by Certa.

Be a Sharpshooter! (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Quiz with 5 questions.

Adventures of Sam Spade (Table of Contents)

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Don Komisarow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Sam Spade; Effie Perine

Indexer Notes

Lou Fine and Komisarow are both credited on Sam Spade by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and Lambiek credits Lou on pencils and Komisarow on inking.

Hollow Trunk (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Topper (horse); Mesquite (deputy); Widow Jones
Synopsis:
One of the boarders steal silverware and hide it in a hollow tree outside his window.

Indexer Notes

Quinlan is credited on pencils on Hopalong Cassidy by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art here, especially the long-nosed face of the crook, is very similar to his credited story in Catman #25

Comix Cards appear every month... (Table of Contents)

Comix Cards / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Ozzie; Babe

At Your Favorite retail Store (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers Quality Merchandise / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Roy Rogers
Synopsis:
Belts, wallets, shirts and much more with Roy Rogers label.

It's Fun To Play Cook... (Table of Contents)

Northwestern Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Popeye
Synopsis:
Toys by money order.

Pan Him (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hill Billy
Synopsis:
Fish too big for his frying pan.

Breaking Point (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Pattie; Rancher Jones
Synopsis:
A hole is nothing, but you can break your neck in it.

Indexer Notes

Bolle is credited on Pistol Packin' Pattie by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and faces and inklines are similar to his Tim Holt stories.

Sissy Gift (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clement Good (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Greg

Girls! Boys! Start collecting... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
George Washington; Andrew Jackson
Synopsis:
Start collecting these president portraits today. One in every package of Kellogg's Shredded Wheat.

["Hello Partners!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Pfeufer
Inks:
Carl Pfeufer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy
Synopsis:
A foreman never asks a pal to do anything he wouldn't do himself.

Indexer Notes

Pfeufer is credited on Hopalong Cassidy by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. The hats, boots and tight trousers are all signs of Pfeufer.

The Free Meal (Table of Contents)

Whitey Whiskers and Daniel Boone, Jr. / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Whitey Whiskers; Daniel Boone, Jr.;
Synopsis:
Whitey pretends to be sick just to get a free meal.

Tries Hard (Table of Contents)

Adelbert the Executive / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Adelbert

The Fatal Note (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Topper (horse); Mesquite (deputy); Bill Stone; Ned Sloane; Smoky (crook)
Synopsis:
A false note is meant to break up a friendship.

Indexer Notes

Notes as for "The Hollow Trunk" story by Quinlan.

Given-Premiums-Given (Table of Contents)

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Sell Cloverine Brand Salve and get premiums.

Boys! Look at all the Spectacular Buzz-With-Action Models... (Table of Contents)

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Action models you can build with Erector.

Strike or Spare... it's a Snap! (Table of Contents)

Kodak Film / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Want a Daisy for Christmas? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Red Ryder
Synopsis:
Daisy Handbook, 128 pages.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Gun-Roaring Thrills!
    Hopalong Cassidy
  2. 1. Captain Marvel Wrist Watch
    Capt. Marvel Watch Division
  3. 2. The Fearless Sheriff of the West
    Hopalong Cassidy
  4. 3. The Poll Plot
    Hopalong Cassidy
  5. 4. Matty Bell
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Time Limit!
    Hill Billy
  7. 6. Dot's It
    Pistol Packin' Pattie
  8. 7. Bag of Magic Tricks
    Captain Tootsie
  9. 8. The Girl on the Flying Trapeze!
    Hopalong Cassidy
  10. 9. Be a Sharpshooter!
  11. 10. Adventures of Sam Spade
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  12. 11. Hollow Trunk
    Hopalong Cassidy
  13. 12. Comix Cards appear every month...
    Comix Cards
  14. 13. At Your Favorite retail Store
    Roy Rogers Quality Merchandise
  15. 14. It's Fun To Play Cook...
    Northwestern Products Co.
  16. 15. Pan Him
    Hill Billy
  17. 16. Breaking Point
    Pistol Packin' Pattie
  18. 17. Sissy Gift
  19. 18. Girls! Boys! Start collecting...
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  20. 19. ["Hello Partners!"]
    Ridin' Herd with William Boyd
  21. 20. The Free Meal
    Whitey Whiskers and Daniel Boone, Jr.
  22. 21. Tries Hard
    Adelbert the Executive
  23. 22. The Fatal Note
    Hopalong Cassidy
  24. 23. Given-Premiums-Given
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  25. 24. Boys! Look at all the Spectacular Buzz-With-Action Models...
    Erector
  26. 25. Strike or Spare... it's a Snap!
    Kodak Film
  27. 26. Want a Daisy for Christmas?
    Daisy Air Rifles
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