(December 1945)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand:
A Fawcett Magazine
Editing:
Wendell Crowley (Editor); Will Lieberson (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Mighty Marvel Family Joins Forces vs. Black Adam! (Table of Contents)

The Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel; Uncle Marvel; Shazam

The Marvel Family (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Marvel; Captain Marvel Jr.; Mary Marvel; Uncle Marvel [as Uncle Dudley]

Indexer Notes

Stock art

The Mighty Marvels Join Forces! (Table of Contents)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Shazam; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Black Adam [Teth-Adam; Mighty Adam] (first appearance; origin)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1st Marvel Family story, but Marvel Family first appears in Captain Marvel Adventures #18; retells origins of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel, Jr., and Mary Marvel. Inker credit, verified by Marc Swayze, revised from C.C. Beck to Costanza by Craig Delich 2012-7-15.

["I'm so broke I couldn't buy a penny stamp..."] (Table of Contents)

Boxcar Benny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Boxcar Benny; General Footsore

The Show Case (Table of Contents)

Richard Richard, Private Dick / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; detective-mystery
Characters:
Richard Richard; Ah Choo; Flub Dub

Shamrocks for Perry (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Mill
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Gram O'Donnell; Lon O'Donnell; Perry O'Murian; Cosmo Costello

The Marvel Family and Baby Marvel (Table of Contents)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Intro: Baby Marvel; Blacky Bucher (V);

Indexer Notes

The Baby Marvel story is often used as an example of the over-abundance of Marvel Family characters and the general silliness of the Marvel Family stories yet Baby Marvel was a Marvel in name only and made only one appearance.

[Various] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

[inside front]:Captain Marvel Club Merchandise; [35]: Mr. J.E. Smith - I Will Show You How to Learn Radio; [inside back cover]: The Marvel Family and Hoppy Hawk Mechanix Illustrated

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mighty Marvel Family Joins Forces vs. Black Adam!
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. The Marvel Family
  3. 2. The Mighty Marvels Join Forces!
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. ["I'm so broke I couldn't buy a penny stamp..."]
    Boxcar Benny
  5. 4. The Show Case
    Richard Richard, Private Dick
  6. 5. Shamrocks for Perry
  7. 6. The Marvel Family and Baby Marvel
    The Marvel Family
  8. 7. [Various]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Walt Grogan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Walt Grogan
  • Mike Nielsen