(October 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 Ongoing Series

["Captain Marvel needs a birthday!"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson
Keywords:
advertisements; paste brushes; posters

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Captain Marvel's Birthday (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Billy Batson (origin with details); Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (origin retold); Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Ibis; Taia; Lance O'Casey; Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Captain Midnight [Captain Jim Albright]; Shazam (cameo)
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel appeals to readers to give him a birthday.

The Silver Slingshot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]
Reprints:

The Siren's Song (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]
Reprints:

["I must beg to be excused this afternoon..."] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:

Madness of the Pigmy Island (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Time and the East (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
J. J. Wentworth (John B. Wentworth ?) (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Slocum; Mr. Jennings; Pandit Jaharial (stowaway, master of Yogi)
Keywords:
S.S. Rajputania

Moon Monsters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Luna (villain); Moon Monsters (villain; introduction)
Reprints:

["Oh, Tails! The buckle on your collar is broken!"] (Table of Contents)

Hedda and Tails / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Captain Marvel needs a birthday!"]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. Captain Marvel's Birthday
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. The Silver Slingshot
    Golden Arrow
  5. 4. The Siren's Song
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. ["I must beg to be excused this afternoon..."]
    Pee Wee Pete
  7. 6. Madness of the Pigmy Island
    Lance O'Casey
  8. 7. Time and the East
  9. 8. Moon Monsters
    Ibis the Invincible
  10. 9. ["Oh, Tails! The buckle on your collar is broken!"]
    Hedda and Tails
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