(July 1943)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68 ?
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Magazine
Editing:
Rod Reed
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was On-Going Series

[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
Keywords:
amphibious assault; Hedgehogs; landing craft assault (LCA); United States Army; United States flag; World War II

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

The Life Story of Captain Marvel (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

W. H. Fawcett spoofed as "W. H. Spigot"

The Grizzly Bear Mystery (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Parkhurst
Inks:
Harry Parkhurst
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[Modern Giant Killer] (Table of Contents)

Jack the Second / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer ?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
Dick Briefer ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Adolf Hitler

Spy Smasher Joins the Junior Spy Smashers (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Junior Spy Smashers (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hedda and Tails / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Pencils:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Inks:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Colors:
Victor E. Pazmiño
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Dukwadl, Maker of Zombies (Table of Contents)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Clem Weisbecker
Inks:
Clem Weisbecker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dukwadl (introduction); witch doctor

The Fox Hole (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Nathaniel Nitkin
Letters:
typeset

The City of Skeletons (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Hebberd ?
Inks:
Bob Hebberd
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Prince Rashid Ali (villain; introduction; death?), a Jinnee (villain; introduction; death?)

Indexer Notes

His name is Hebberd, not Hebboa. He is credited only on ink on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who for 1942-43, and unconfirmed pencils/ink for 44-45. One of his trademarks are googly eyes and high arched eyebrows.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. The Life Story of Captain Marvel
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. The Grizzly Bear Mystery
    Golden Arrow
  5. 4. [Modern Giant Killer]
    Jack the Second
  6. 5. Spy Smasher Joins the Junior Spy Smashers
    Spy Smasher
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hedda and Tails
  8. 7. Dukwadl, Maker of Zombies
    Lance O'Casey
  9. 8. The Fox Hole
  10. 9. The City of Skeletons
    Ibis the Invincible
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Steinar Ådland
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore