(February 20 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
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

Captain Marvel Battles the Death God of the Katonkas! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:
  • in Alter-Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #19 (December, 2002) [in black and white]
Keywords:
stereotyping of American Indians; stereotyping of Native Americans; tomahawks; totem poles

Indexer Notes

Story title and page count added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Art credits verified by Marc Swayze.

Another Fawcett Movie Star! (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?; Typeset

Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for the 12 chapter movie serial "Spy Smasher".

The Redskin Riddle (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Skullface [Hokan] (villain; introduction)

["Is This Secret Message All Greek To You?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Billy Batson; Captain Marvel

Indexer Notes

House Ad for the "Captain Marvel Club".

[The Rustling Romeo] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Golden Arrow

The Origin of Shazam, No. 3: Atlas (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Juan Lopez
Inks:
Juan Lopez
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Shazam; Atlas

Indexer Notes

Third story in Origin of Shazam series.

Look Out For Mr. Macabre! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel, Jr.; Mr. Macabre

Indexer Notes

House ad for the March edition of 'Master Comics'.

[The Skull Pendant of Baron Grimm] (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher; Baron Grimm (villain)
Synopsis:
Baron Grimm stands trial for espionage but is found not guilty, and Spy Smasher smells a rat. So he follows Grimm to Lisbon and discovers that Grimm has the judge's sister held prisoner. Battling terrible odds and near death, Spy Smasher rescues her, although Grimm succeeds in escaping.

Indexer Notes

Artist revision by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Art formerly given to Alex Blum? Character appearance and synopsis also added by Craig Delich.

Miraculous! Mysterious! Mighty! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ibis

Indexer Notes

House ad for 'Ibis The Invincible'.

What Next for a Hero at Sea? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mark Schneider
Inks:
Mark Schneider
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lance O'Casey; Lorela; Zola (villain; introduction; death)

Who Makes A Hit With All The Family? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
?; Typeset

Indexer Notes

House ad for 'Captain Marvel Adventures' magazine.

[Captured by Black Marco] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Mark Schneider
Inks:
Mark Schneider
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Dr. Voodoo; Black Marco (villain)
Synopsis:
Part 10 of the Golden Flask Quest storyline.

It's A Giant! (But Don't Be Scared) (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Captain Marvel; Ibis; Mr. Scarlet

Indexer Notes

House ad for 'Gift Comics' on sale 21st January.

The Flying Dutchman (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ibis; Flying Dutchman [Von Falkenberg] (villain; introduction); Satan (villain; flashback)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain Marvel Battles the Death God of the Katonkas!
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Another Fawcett Movie Star!
    Spy Smasher
  3. 2. The Redskin Riddle
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. ["Is This Secret Message All Greek To You?"]
  5. 4. [The Rustling Romeo]
    Golden Arrow
  6. 5. The Origin of Shazam, No. 3: Atlas
  7. 6. Look Out For Mr. Macabre!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  8. 7. [The Skull Pendant of Baron Grimm]
    Spy Smasher
  9. 8. Miraculous! Mysterious! Mighty!
    Ibis
  10. 9. What Next for a Hero at Sea?
    Lance O'Casey
  11. 10. Who Makes A Hit With All The Family?
  12. 11. [Captured by Black Marco]
    Dr. Voodoo
  13. 12. It's A Giant! (But Don't Be Scared)
  14. 13. The Flying Dutchman
    Ibis the Invincible
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Steve Jenner
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore