(April 1947)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume:
8
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Roy Ald
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)

Pencils:
Charles Tomsey ?
Inks:
Charles Tomsey ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation; science fiction
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim "Red" Albright]; Moon creatures
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Leonard Frank to Tomsey ? by Craig Delich.

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Captain Midnight Spikes the Sun Gun! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim "Red" Albright]; un-named U.S. Army General; Dr. Pyrrho (villain, introduction, death); Pyrrho's thugs [Mike; other un-named] (villains, both die)
Synopsis:
A new villain threatens to use the flaming fury of the Sun itself against the Earth and Captain Midnight.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Gliderchute; Mt. Carson; Sub-Car; Underground City

Indexer Notes

In the AC Comics' reprint, the strip is titled "Major Midnight".

The last 1/3 of page 9 is titled "Captain Midnight's Air Lingo" and defines several air terms.

The Moon Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation; science fiction
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim "Red" Albright]; Icky Mudd (cameo); Joyce Ryan; Professor Edan; the Moon creatures (villains, all die); Jordan (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Arriving on the Moon, Captain Midnight and his companions bury escaped convict and murderer Jordan, who had planned to use the Moon as a hideout. Splitting up soon after, to scour the Moon for any sign of life, they find themselves threatened by living rocks with a silica base.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

In the AC reprint the strip is titled "Major Midnight."

Story is a continuation of a story in the previous issue.

The Tempest (Table of Contents)

Joe Miller / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Joe Miller
Reprints:

Sgt. Twilight Hits a New Low (Note) (Table of Contents)

Sergeant Twilight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sgt. Twilight
Reprints:

Across the Border (Table of Contents)

Red Skye / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Kraus (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["When the Flying Police set out after three convicts"] (Table of Contents)

Johnny Blair, in the Air / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Johnny Blair
Reprints:

Life of the Shark! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; aviation
Characters:
Captain Midnight [Captain "Red" Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Paul Petrov; Mr. Gentry; Ivan Shark (villain); Gardo (villain)
Synopsis:
When Captain Midnight is asked to make a movie on the life of the notorious Ivan Shark, he discovers that Shark is still alive and must use his mechanical bloodhound to track him down.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story title from Dick Sabo.

In the AC reprint, the strip is called "Major Midnight" and the last 1/3 of the page of the story was an advertisement.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Midnight
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. Captain Midnight Spikes the Sun Gun!
    Captain Midnight
  4. 3. The Moon Creatures!
    Captain Midnight
  5. 4. The Tempest
    Joe Miller
  6. 5. Sgt. Twilight Hits a New Low (Note)
    Sergeant Twilight
  7. 6. Across the Border
    Red Skye
  8. 7. ["When the Flying Police set out after three convicts"]
    Johnny Blair, in the Air
  9. 8. Life of the Shark!
    Captain Midnight
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Darci
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • James Ludwig
  • Jim Van Dore