(June 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
?
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing:
France Herron
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
locomotives; railroads; trains

[The Awakening of Spy Smasher] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Eve Corby; Geyer (villain, Nazi agent); Schwink (villain, Nazi agent); The Mask (villain, image, flashback)
Synopsis:
Nazi agents approach Spy Smasher and offer him a medal from the War Lord (i.e. Adolf Hitler), saying that the War Lord wants Spy Smasher to take over his spying and sabotage work in America. But Spy Smasher refuses and the agents conspire to kill the hypnotized hero. However, Captain Marvel sees that Spy Smasher, even though the Brainograph has done its work well, still has some good qualities that come through. So when Spy Smasher destroys the Hypno-Chair of the Mask, Captain decides to try and break the spell through his will power and succeeds.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gyrosub; Hypno-Chair; Shazam; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Part 5 of the Captain Marvel vs. Spy Smasher storyline, which continues in the Spy Smasher story in this issue.

Panel two on page 6 depicts a reverse figure of Captain Marvel found on the cover to Captain Marvel Adventures #3.

Panel four on page 9 features the image of Captain Marvel as shown on the package containing "Captain Marvel's Magic Eyes", which readers could buy in the future.

[The Bandits Who Took a Town] (Table of Contents)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza?
Inks:
Pete Costanza?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[Into the Volcano] (Table of Contents)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Weisbacker?
Inks:
Clem Weisbacker?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Story out of sequence, continues from next issue's story.

[Fighting Side-By-Side with Captain Marvel] (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Eve Corby; Fritz (villain); Heine (villain)
Synopsis:
Restored to his sanity by Captain Marvel, Spy Smasher vows to escape the clutches of the Nazi agents who have captured him and plan on torturing him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Part 6 and the conclusion of the Captain Marvel vs. Spy Smasher storyline.

The Case of the Tiger's Eye (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield?
Inks:
Ken Battefield?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Saving Dagger (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carl Formes (Larac Semrof)
Inks:
Carl Formes (Larac Semrof)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Quest for the Golden Flask] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Voodoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Nero (Intro); Maxinya (Guest Star); King Richard (Guest Star); Captain Perez (Villain; Intro; Death)

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Golden Flask Quest

[The Giant's House] (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum?
Inks:
Alex Blum?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Trug (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [The Awakening of Spy Smasher]
    Capt. Marvel
  3. 2. [The Bandits Who Took a Town]
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. [Into the Volcano]
    Lance O'Casey
  5. 4. [Fighting Side-By-Side with Captain Marvel]
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. The Case of the Tiger's Eye
    Dan Dare
  7. 6. The Saving Dagger
  8. 7. [Quest for the Golden Flask]
    Dr. Voodoo
  9. 8. [The Giant's House]
    Ibis the Invincible
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