(August-September 1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing:
France Herron
Color:
Color cover; color interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series; anthology

Issue Notes

The series title as given in the indicia for this issue is "64 Pages of New Captain Marvel Adventures."

The issue date given in the indicia is "August-September, 1941." The issue cover gives "Fall Edition."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
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[The Menace of Muscles McGinnis] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Muscles McGinnis (villain, introduction, reforms and becomes a cop); Louie (villain, introduction); Mouse (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Muscles McGinnis sends his stooges down to Radio Station WHIZ to take over the station, tossing Billy and Mr. Morris out on their ear. Captain Marvel decides that Muscles "isn't the type to run the station", so he forces his way in and takes on the criminals.
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Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Einstein--Master of Space and Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Einstein
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[Sivana's Paralyzing Gas] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Beautia Sivana; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana(villain)
Synopsis:
Billy is sent down to the local movie theatre to watch the new Captain Marvel movie, and Sivana and his men decide to join him. Sivana captures Billy and places a special helmet over his head so that he can't speak his magic word. But Billy escapes that trap and it's all that Captain Marvel can do to stop Sivana from using a paralyzing gas to conquer New York from his dirigible.
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Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Return of the Mogul Diamond (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Carl Formes [as La Rac Semrof] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
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[The Terror of the Goptas] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Chandler (introduction, death); Brace Chandler (villain, introduction, cousin of Mr. Chandler); The Goptas (villains, introduction for all, some die); Krome (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
When the man for whom the new Chandler Building is named is killed in front of Billy's eyes, Billy chases after the culprit, who has used a dagger belonging to an oriental murder cult called the Goptas to commit the deed.
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Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Strange But True / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
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[The Beast-Ruler] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; The Beast-Ruler (villain, introduction, death?) Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)
Synopsis:
Sivana uses his science to create an evil beast-ruler using the life forces drawn from a thousand different beasts.
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Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [The Menace of Muscles McGinnis]
    Capt. Marvel
  3. 2. Einstein--Master of Space and Time
  4. 3. [Sivana's Paralyzing Gas]
    Capt. Marvel
  5. 4. Return of the Mogul Diamond
  6. 5. [The Terror of the Goptas]
    Capt. Marvel
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Strange But True
  8. 7. [The Beast-Ruler]
    Capt. Marvel
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