(Spring 1948)

Fawcett, 1946 Series
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
On-sale date:
1948-02-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Wendell Crowley; Will Lieberson (executive editor); Wilford Hamilton Fawcett [as W. H. Fawcett, Jr.] (signed, president)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard silver age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 2, Part 1B, Number 1, Pamphlets, Serials and Contributions to Periodicals, January-June 1948. Copyright registration number AA39707.

This issue was indexed from scanned copy at the Digital Comics Museum (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/preview/index.php?did=26364) [retrieved 13 February 2016].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; unnamed police officer

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Shazam
Synopsis:
A pin-up of Captain Marvel and the wizard Shazam with a brief back story about Marvel's origins.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Bucket of Blood Murders! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck ?
Inks:
Pete Costanza ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Detective Butch O'Grady

Indexer Notes

Table of contents page will large illustration and indicia.
Illustration from the interior story.

Bucket O' Blood Murders! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
Pete Costanza ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Mental (introduction, villain); Detective Butch O'Grady; Lardhead (villain, Mr. Mental underling); Sterling Morris; unnamed surgeon/doctor; unnamed nurse; Percival (Percy) O'Grady; R.R. Stoneheart; Snitch (villain, Mr. Mental underling); Lefty (villain, Mr. Mental underling); Socker DeBull; the Mayor
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel, with the help of Detective O'Grady and later his son Percy, help stop Mr. Mental and his gang.

Indexer Notes

This is a comic-illustrated text story with some pages of full comics.

Chapter titles are as follows:
1: Bullets in the Rain (about 2.125 pages)
2: Gangland's Revenge (about 2.375 pages)
3: Plight of Percival O'Grady (about 3.870 pages)
4: Death on the Golf Course (about 3.725 pages)
5: Mr. Mental Strikes Again (about 2.525 pages)
6: Captain Marvel to the Rescue (about 3.875 pages)
7: Mr. Mental Meets Captain Marvel (about 3.875 pages)
8: Conclusion (about 2.630 pages)

Flowerly Description (Table of Contents)

Frank the Florist / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Frank; unnamed police officer; Frank's daughter; Frank's son
Synopsis:
Frank stops his son from pulling his daughter's pigtails.

Capt. Kid Gets the Bear Facts (Table of Contents)

Captain Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Captain Kid; unnamed taxidermist; unnamed bear trainer; unnamed kids
Synopsis:
Kid thinks he fighting a stuffed bear to show off to his friends, but it turns out to be the real thing.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
George Washington; Babe Ruth; Lou Gehrig

Indexer Notes

Page of trivia questions and answers.

Solid Evidence (Table of Contents)

Mr. Egbert the Executive / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mr. Egbert; Hawkins
Synopsis:
Mr. Egbert refuses to give a business loan to Hawkins.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

["To all my pals - Captain Marvel"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson
Synopsis:
Billy Batson introduces to the audience Captain Marvel.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Bucket of Blood Murders!
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. Bucket O' Blood Murders!
    Captain Marvel
  5. 4. Flowerly Description
    Frank the Florist
  6. 5. Capt. Kid Gets the Bear Facts
    Captain Kid
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Solid Evidence
    Mr. Egbert the Executive
  9. 8. ["To all my pals - Captain Marvel"]
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