(Fall 1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing:
France Herron?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Charles Sultan to Mac Raboy by Craig Delich 2010-1-27 and verified by Bill Black.

Indicia indicates this issue is dated August 15 to November 15, 1941, and is Volume 1 #2.

[Thrills Galore!] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Minuteman [Jack Weston]; Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Illustrated house promotional advertisement for Wow Comics #3 and Captain Marvel Adventures #3 (covers shown) and some the feature characters therein.

The Backstage Killer!!!! (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Clark Wagner (actor, death); Mat Benson (actor); Miss La Verne (actress, death); un-named theatre manager; The Hunchback [Dennis Mills, not the hero from WOW Comics; aka Winthrop; aka Hunchy] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Susan, Jim and Sgt. Kent attend the theatre one evening, and when the curtain rises, one the actors is discovered dead. After a series of these murders, the Bullet Duo investigate and track down the real killer, known as Hunchy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Blasco Theatre; The New York Press Guardian

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara
Pencils:
Tom McNamara
Inks:
Tom McNamara
Colors:
?
Letters:
Tom McNamara

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chubby; Kelly (truant officer)
Synopsis:
Chubby and his pal play truant from school, avoiding the truant officer at every turn, not realizing school is out for the summer!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mac McDoogles Pond

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

The Case of the Limping Mummy! (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Mr. Benhurst (President of a museum); Johnson (museum employee); McCoy (Policeman); The Limping Mummy [Jason Hilder] (villain, supposed Editor of the Daily Pop-Off, introduction); Louie the Lifter (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Some crooks decide to heist the prize Ruby of Ankor, but a dying guard reveals that the ruby and other gems from Ankor were stolen by a limping mummy!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Daily Pop-Off; Jewels of Ankor

Time Hangs Heavy (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Formes (credited)
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Sheriff Luke Allen; Sims Nelson (death); Zeb Smithers (town committeeman); Sam Henlon (town committeeman); Ed Johnson (town committeeman); Slinky Logan (undertaker); Rance Benton (villain, death)
Synopsis:
With three Sheriffs dead in the ground, the town council decides on making Luke Allen the new Sheriff, a very unlikely candidate.....a man whom outlaw Rancy Benton merely laughs at.....but not for long!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bannock County; Crystal Palace Saloon

The Man Without a Face (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Casey (Policeman); Judge Malcolm (death); Milestone (chief juror, death); The Man Without a Face [James "Scar" Malone; aka Killer Malone] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
A convicted murderer vows death to the judge and members of the jury after his conviction, and his escape from the courtroom worries Bulletman enough to look into the matter.
Reprints:
Keywords:
The Press

["Coming Your Way!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Ibis; Taia; Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]; Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Lance O'Casey; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; many others
Synopsis:
Illustrated advertisement from the publisher for their feature characters in Whiz and Master Comics.

[Brute Morgan's Protection Racket] (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Brute Morgan (villain, Northside "protective" King, introduction, death); Brute's gang [Louie; Butch; others un-named] (villains, introduction for all); un-named Southside racketeer (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Brute Morgan is tired of other racketeers muscling in on his territory, so he decides to get even with them.
Reprints:

["Bigger and Better!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Doctor Voodoo; Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]; Ibis; Taia; Dan Dare; Lance O'Casey; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Devil's Dagger; Captain Venture; Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Zoro; Buck Jones; El Carim

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.

Illustrated promotional advertisement for the key features found in issues of Whiz and Master Comics.

["A Thrill on Every Page"] (Table of Contents)

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Found on the back cover.

Illustrated advertisement, with covers, for issues of Mechanix Illustrated Magazine.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bulletman
  2. 1. [Thrills Galore!]
  3. 2. The Backstage Killer!!!!
    Bulletman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Chubby
  5. 4. The Case of the Limping Mummy!
    Bulletman
  6. 5. Time Hangs Heavy
  7. 6. The Man Without a Face
    Bulletman
  8. 7. ["Coming Your Way!"]
  9. 8. [Brute Morgan's Protection Racket]
    Bulletman
  10. 9. ["Bigger and Better!"]
  11. 10. ["A Thrill on Every Page"]
    Mechanix Illustrated
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin