(April 9, 1943)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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Letters:
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Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]

[Captain Midnight Raps the Japs and Stuns the Huns] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Albright]

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with illustrations and a listing of the Editorial Advisory Board.

The Flying Guinea Pig! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 17.67 pages (report information)

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Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Chuck Ramsay [SS-11]; Joyce Ryan; Ichabod Mudd; Baron Von Togo (villain, death?); General Hirogati (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Midnight flies to the Solomon Islands in the Pacific to get an intact Japanese Zero for testing. Baron Von Togo learns of his plans and sets a trap by allowing a special radio-controlled Zero to be captured.
Keywords:
Japanese; Nevada; Republic Thunderbird P-47; Solomon Islands; spies; suicide; Tokio; World War II; Zero

Indexer Notes

Captain Albright's testing facility is in Nevada.

A Special Treat Through the whole year! (Table of Contents)

Wow Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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?
Colors:
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Letters:
?

Characters:
Mary Marvel

Indexer Notes

Promo for Mary Marvel becoming a regular feature in Wow Comics.

Doomed Wings (Table of Contents)

Red Skye / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Joseph J. Millard (credited)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Red Skye; The Baron (villain)
Synopsis:
Red Skye flies a Corsair catapulted from an disguised English merchant ship to protect a convoy from The Baron and his planes.
Keywords:
catapult; convoy; Corsair; England; Germans; Junkers; World War II

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Don't Miss Captain Midnight on the Radio! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]

Indexer Notes

Drawing of Captain Midnight, with a list of cities and radio stations carrying his radio program.

The Strange Secret of the Invisible Plane! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Chuck Ramsay [SS-11]; the Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Captain Albright invents a special paint that turns invisible under strong light. Japanese spies steal a model coated with the special paint.
Keywords:
invention; invisible; Japanese; spies; World War II

Indexer Notes

Title in the table of contents is "The Plane No Man Could See!"

The Spy of the Spanish Main (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Albright]; Chuck Ramsey
Synopsis:
Nazis plant bombs on cargo planes to stop Allied supplies for the North African campaign.
Keywords:
bombs; Nazis; planes; World War II

["Oh, No? Don't you believe there's a Captain Marvel Bunny?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
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Characters:
Hoppy the Marvel Bunny

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Funny Animals" comic, with two panels featuring Hoppy the Marvel Bunny.

Little Sneezer and the "Good" Gremlin (Table of Contents)

Little Sneezer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
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Colors:
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Letters:
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Characters:
Little Sneezer; Adolph Hitler; Herr Stoopidpuss; Gremlins
Synopsis:
Little Sneezer is ferrying a plane across the Atlantic, when it is attacked by a battalion of gremlins. Sneezer is helped by a "good" gremlin and fights off the other gremlins with one of his sneezes.
Keywords:
gremlins

The Cadaverous Clinger (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
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Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Chuck Ramsay [SS-11]; Joyce Ryan; Herr Suksenshusenmitz [aka The Clinger] (villain); Herr Fowlballe (villain)
Synopsis:
A costumed German spy has special gloves and shoes equipped with suction cups so he can climb walls. He and his gang of spies try to steal a bomb formula Captain Albright has invented so they can use it to cause a volcano to erupt.
Keywords:
bomb formula; cave; dynamite; Mustang P-51; Nazis; spies; torture; World War II

Calling All He-Men! (Table of Contents)

Don Winslow of the Navy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
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Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Don Winslow

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Don Winslow of the Navy" comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Midnight
  2. 1. [Captain Midnight Raps the Japs and Stuns the Huns]
  3. 2. The Flying Guinea Pig!
    Captain Midnight
  4. 3. A Special Treat Through the whole year!
    Wow Comics
  5. 4. Doomed Wings
    Red Skye
  6. 5. Don't Miss Captain Midnight on the Radio!
    Captain Midnight
  7. 6. The Strange Secret of the Invisible Plane!
    Captain Midnight
  8. 7. The Spy of the Spanish Main
    Captain Midnight
  9. 8. ["Oh, No? Don't you believe there's a Captain Marvel Bunny?"]
    Funny Animals
  10. 9. Little Sneezer and the "Good" Gremlin
    Little Sneezer
  11. 10. The Cadaverous Clinger
    Captain Midnight
  12. 11. Calling All He-Men!
    Don Winslow of the Navy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Dan Kocher
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