(May 1942)

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

["With a crash of thunder, mighty Captain Marvel leaps to battle!"] (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]; Billy Batson (inset)
Keywords:
lightning; Shazam (magic word); stereotyping of the Japanese; submarines

[contents page] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

The Heritage of the Batsons (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] Steamboat; B. X Batson (introduction, possibly Billy's grandfather)

Golden Arrow Elects a Sheriff (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno ?
Inks:
Al Carreno ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Mr. Zero (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Herr Zero [Carl Davis] (villain; introduction)

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Shazam! Mercury, Swifter Than Thought (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Juan Lopez
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

sixth and final part of Origin of Shazam series

[Pearl Dive of Doom] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Harry Anderson ?
Inks:
Harry Anderson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Lance O'Casey; Hogan (a monkey); Aber; Suli; Meli (Suli's sister); Boss Dubbin (villain, a pearler); Hawkins (villain, reforms); Carse (villain, death)
Synopsis:
O'Casey and Hogan are ship-wrecked during a typhoon and are washed up on an island, where they meet a brother and sister who tell him that a local pearler is cheating the divers by not paying them. O'Casey agrees to act as diver for Boss Dubbin, but is double-crossed, which almost costs him his life!
Keywords:
Boru Bu; The Starfish

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page.

Last appearance of Hogan.

March of the Crusaders (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Anita; Nero; Hungar (villain; introduction)

Indexer Notes

Part 12 of Golden Flask Quest

The Headless Horseman (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno ?
Inks:
Al Carreno ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

contents page title

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["With a crash of thunder, mighty Captain Marvel leaps to battle!"]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [contents page]
  3. 2. The Heritage of the Batsons
    Capt. Marvel
  4. 3. Golden Arrow Elects a Sheriff
    Golden Arrow
  5. 4. Mr. Zero
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. Shazam! Mercury, Swifter Than Thought
  7. 6. [Pearl Dive of Doom]
    Lance O'Casey
  8. 7. March of the Crusaders
    Dr. Voodoo
  9. 8. The Headless Horseman
    Ibis the Invincible
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore