(July 1949)

Fawcett, 1946 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
V. A. Provisiero

The Death Race (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Art credit from David Saunders, Norman Saunders' son, via e-mail (January 6, 2008)

100,000 Model Builders Can't Be Wrong! (Table of Contents)

Mechanix Illustrated / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for scale model plans for planes, cars, and boats from Mechanix Illustrated.

The Death Race (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite; Topper (horse); Big Kansas; Stirrup; Abner
Synopsis:
Three men find a treasure chest buried in the hills, but argue on how to divide it. Hopalong suggests a wagon race between the three men, but the race turns deadly.
Keywords:
buried treasure; fire; sabotage; wagon race

[Allan "Rocky" Lane] (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Rocky Lane

Indexer Notes

Two cards to cut-out, featuring Allan "Rocky" Lane.

Burned Up! (Table of Contents)

Hill Billy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hill Billy
Synopsis:
Hill Billy tries to buy insurance while his house is on fire.
Keywords:
fire; insurance

River Rescue (Table of Contents)

R.C. and Quickie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Characters:
R.C.; Quickie
Synopsis:
R.C. saves a girl from drowning after her boat hits a rock in the river.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Royal Crown Cola soft drink.

Fowl Fellow (Table of Contents)

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

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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Whitey Whiskers
Synopsis:
A rancher offers Whitey a meal if he'll cook supper for his cowhands. Whitey decides it's too much work to pluck the chickens, so he roasts them, feathers and all.
Keywords:
cooking

Rescue Hoss (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Walt Farmer (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lucky Jack; Tumbleweed (horse); Dan'l Miggins; Banker Brown
Synopsis:
Dan'l Miggins, the town bum, risks his life to save Lucky Jack when Jack enters a burning stable to try to save his horse. The horse had been stolen and the stable set afire to cover the theft. Jack tracks down the horse, but Dan'l is in bad shape after breathing the smoke in the fire.
Keywords:
fire; smoke; stable

Indexer Notes

Text story with small illustration.

How 'Rocky' Lane Rescued Black Jack (Table of Contents)

Rocky Lane; Carnation Malted Milk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Rocky Lane; Black Jack (horse)
Synopsis:
Rocky Lane rescues his horse after it has been stolen by outlaws.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Carnation Malted Milk.

It's "Flaphappy" (Table of Contents)

Post Grape-Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for flying toy available for 15 cents and a box top from Post's Grape-Nuts (or Grape-Nuts Flakes) breakfast cereal.

The Mysterious Letter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite; Topper (horse); Tom Harbert
Synopsis:
A rancher dies and leaves his grandson Tom Harbert a map to chest of diamonds buried in the hills. Two thugs rob him and end up with part of the map. Harbert mails the rest of the map to Hopalong, but the thugs convince Hopalong that Harbert sold them the map.
Keywords:
diamonds; letter; map

["Can you find the secret clues to Monark's Popularity?"] (Table of Contents)

Monark Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Monark Bicyles.

The Rope's End! (Table of Contents)

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

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Colors:
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Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mesquite; Widow Jones; Hopalong Cassidy
Synopsis:
An escaped convict steals a professor's clothes and takes his place as a boarder at Widow Jones' boarding house. When he robs the widow, Mesquite has to save the day with his lariat.
Keywords:
boarding house; escaped convict; lariat

Aim for the Target (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

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Indexer Notes

A five-question quiz.

Rescue from the Redskins (Table of Contents)

A Dreamland Drama feeturing "Red" Walker; Ball Band / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Red Walker
Synopsis:
Red dreams he escapes from the Indians in his Ball Band canvas shoes, only to have a frontiersman decide he wants Red's shoes for himself.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for Ball Band canvas shoes. Ball Band; Mishawaka, Ind. (In Feature, "feeturing" is wordplay using "feet" in an ad for shoes.)

Interruption (Table of Contents)

Pistol Packing Pattie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Inks:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Pistol Packing Pattie; Showboat Hodges
Synopsis:
Patty insults blowhard Showboat Hodges.
Keywords:
bragging; sarcasm

Hopalong Cassidy and the Logging Camp Jam (Table of Contents)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Mesquite (cameo); Topper (horse)
Synopsis:
The Stokes-Lawless logging camp sends logs down the river each week, but only half arrive at the sawmill. Hopalong investigates.
Keywords:
disguise; dynamite; log jam; logging camp; lumber; murder

["Pals! These Flagg Brand Polo Shirts are.."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Flagg Brand character polo shirts. Characters available are Gene Autry; Captain Marvel; Little Beaver; and Red Ryder. 69 cents each from J. T. Flagg Knitting Co., Inc., Florence, Alabama. (Character illustrations are so small as to be unrecognizable if they didn't have the character name by them.)

Exercise (Table of Contents)

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

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Genre:
humor
Characters:
Wilbur the Waiter
Synopsis:
Wilbur tells a customer he should do less exercise with his knife and fork.
Keywords:
waiter

Escaped Bear...and a Bare Escape! (Table of Contents)

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

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Characters:
Jim Wise
Synopsis:
Jim Wise takes his boys out for a hike, where they meet a bear that has escaped from a circus.

Indexer Notes

Ad in comic format for "P-F" canvas shoes. B. F. Goodrich and Hood Rubber Co.

Look for...A Fawcett Publication (Table of Contents)

Fawcett / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
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Pencils:
(various)
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(various)
Letters:
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Fawcett comics. Covers to Captain Marvel; Nyoka the Jungle Girl; Rocky Lane Western; Master Comics; The Marvel Family; Gabby Hayes Western; Hopalong Cassidy; Whiz Comics; Captain Marvel, Jr.; Monte Hale Western; Western Hero; Tom Mix Western; and Lash LaRue Western are depicted.

Free B-B's! (Table of Contents)

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Daisy B-B guns. Red Ryder 1000-shot Carbine is depicted. Mail-in coupon for Daisy Handbook #2 (and a packet of 30 B-B's) for ten cents and one three-cent stamp. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Plymouth, Mich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Death Race
    Hopalong Cassidy
  2. 1. 100,000 Model Builders Can't Be Wrong!
    Mechanix Illustrated
  3. 2. The Death Race
    Hopalong Cassidy
  4. 3. [Allan "Rocky" Lane]
    Comix Cards
  5. 4. Burned Up!
    Hill Billy
  6. 5. River Rescue
    R.C. and Quickie
  7. 6. Fowl Fellow
    Whitey Whiskers
  8. 7. Rescue Hoss
  9. 8. How 'Rocky' Lane Rescued Black Jack
    Rocky Lane; Carnation Malted Milk
  10. 9. It's "Flaphappy"
    Post Grape-Nuts
  11. 10. The Mysterious Letter
    Hopalong Cassidy
  12. 11. ["Can you find the secret clues to Monark's Popularity?"]
    Monark Bicycles
  13. 12. The Rope's End!
    Hopalong Cassidy
  14. 13. Aim for the Target
  15. 14. Rescue from the Redskins
    A Dreamland Drama feeturing "Red" Walker; Ball Band
  16. 15. Interruption
    Pistol Packing Pattie
  17. 16. Hopalong Cassidy and the Logging Camp Jam
    Hopalong Cassidy
  18. 17. ["Pals! These Flagg Brand Polo Shirts are.."]
  19. 18. Exercise
    Wilbur the Waiter
  20. 19. Escaped Bear...and a Bare Escape!
    Jim Wise "P-F" Story
  21. 20. Look for...A Fawcett Publication
    Fawcett
  22. 21. Free B-B's!
    Daisy B-B Guns
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  • Merlin Haas
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