(1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
 
Volume:
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Price:
Pages:
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Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
France Herron?
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
8.5" x 11.5"
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Info by Craig Delich (Nov. 2005). This issue was printed in black and white, and reprinted the Captain Marvel stories from Whiz #10, Special Edition Comics #1, Whiz #8 and Whiz #11.


(untitled) (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The figure of Captain Marvel on this cover was traced and used on the splash to the first Captain Marvel story in Captain Marvel Adventures #4 (information provided by Craig Delich (November 2005).

While the cover is new, the insides feature reprints of stories found in Whiz Comics #8, 10 and 11, plus Special Edition Comics #1.

The Winged Death (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; un-named Admiral; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain); Beautia Sivana [as Dot Darling] (villain); Knuckles Nickerson (villain)
Synopsis:
Billy is concerned over the mysterious destruction of many of the U.S. west coast defenses, and when he is assigned to look into the matter, he uncovers the infamous Beautia posing as a newsreel cameraman, and figures that she is behind this situation.
Reprints:
  • from Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #10 (November 1940)
Keywords:
Ace Films; Shazam; Station WHIZ

[The Menace of the Skull] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 10.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Princess Patricia (performer); Mrs. Moneypenny; Horace Moneypenny (husband of Mrs. Moneypenny); Captain Death (villain, introduction); Professor Skull (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Billy discovers a connection between accidents occuring on the beach and the presence of a strange yacht anchored nearby. He discovers that wealthy people have disappeared and are being held for ransom......then the victims would be killed once the family has been bled dry.
Reprints:
  • from Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #8 (September 1940)
Keywords:
Shazam; Station WHIZ; The Skull (a yacht)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Marvel / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:
  • from Special Edition Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #1 (Summer 1940)
Keywords:
Shazam

[Mystery of Marvel College] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Dean Scroggle (Dean of Marvel College); Ben Strang (football team Captain); Slug Samson (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Billy is ordered to enroll at Marvel College and get the low-down on their football coach, Slug Samson, a former convict. As Captain Marvel, he must stop the coach from doing anything in his power to make the team lose the big game against State University.
Reprints:
  • from Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #11 (December 1940)
Keywords:
Shazam; Skull Club; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Except for the masthead, Captain Marvel wears no cape in the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. (untitled)
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. The Winged Death
    Capt. Marvel
  3. 2. [The Menace of the Skull]
    Capt. Marvel
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Capt. Marvel
  5. 4. [Mystery of Marvel College]
    Capt. Marvel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome