(April 1947)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Wendell Crowley (editor); Will Lieberson (Executive Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Marvel Family Battles the Sivana Family! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Dr. Sivana [Thaddeus Bodog Sivana]; Georgia Sivana; Sivana Jr.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

contents page / credits / 1 page (report information)

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

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 1 (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Shazam; Dr. Sivana [Thaddeus Bodog Sivana]; Georgia Sivana; Sivana Jr.
Synopsis:
Having dropped out of sight for some time, the Sivana Family tries to measure the power of the "Shazam" lightning, but fails. However, Junior discovers the existence of an element named Protium that would provide the power needed to do so, so the trio heads for the Rock of Eternity to travel into the past and future top secure it, something the wizard Shazam warns the Marvel Family of.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #12
  • in Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony Books, 1977 series) #nn
  • in Shazam! and the Shazam Family! Annual (DC, 2002 series) #1
Keywords:
Rock of Eternity

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 2: The Sinking of Atlantis (Table of Contents)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Binder
Inks:
Jack Binder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Professor Chal-Patzun (death); Georgia Sivana (villain)
Synopsis:
Mary travels into the past----to the lost city of Atlantis, seeking out Georgia Sivana, who has already found the source of Protium at Professor Chal-Patzun's. She grabs it and Mary Batson as her prisoner, and heads back to the present time.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #12
  • in Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony Books, 1977 series) #nn
  • in Shazam! and the Shazam Family! Annual (DC, 2002 series) #1
Keywords:
Protium (rare element)

Indexer Notes

This chapter only was reprinted in Mike Bromberg's Marvel Marvel Fanzine #6 (June, 2007).

The Spectacular Spectator (Table of Contents)

Kanvasback / filler / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; sports
Characters:
Kanvasback; Mal Arkey

The Money In the Shoe (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John C. Adler (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger In the Deep! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Charles Patterson (death); Dr. Sivana [Thaddeus Bodog Sivana] (villain)
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel follows Sivana back to the present as the evil scientist heads for the lab of Dr.Patterson, seeking out the element Neutrium, also needed to get power greater than the Shazam lightning. Sivana gets what he wants, kidnapping Billy Batson and murdering the Professor.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #12
  • in Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony Books, 1977 series) #nn
  • in Shazam! and the Shazam Family! Annual (DC, 2002 series) #1
Keywords:
Neutrium (rare element)

Indexer Notes

Pencil credit revised by Craig Delich 2012-7-15, verified by Marc Swayze.

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Bud Thompson
Inks:
Bud Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Chass Passon (death); Sivana Jr. (villain)
Synopsis:
As Captain Marvel Junior heads into the future, the descendant of Professor Chal-Patzun discovers his ancestor's lab and the fact that the Protium has changed into Electrium, which can be used to raise ancient Atlantis. But Sivana Jr. knocks out Freddy Freeman and kills Chass Passon, grabs the element and returns to the present with it and Freeman.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #12
  • in Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony Books, 1977 series) #nn
  • in Shazam! and the Shazam Family! Annual (DC, 2002 series) #1
Keywords:
Electrium (rare element)

The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 5: The Marvel Family in The Battle of the Age! (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Dr. Sivana [Thaddeus Bodog Sivana] (villain); Georgia Sivana (villain); Sivana Jr. (villain)
Synopsis:
Sivana, greeting his nefarious children with their charges, takes the three elements: Protieum, Neutrium and Electrium, mixes them together and with them creates a shell around the Earth, preventing the Shazam lightning from changing Billy, Mary and Freedy into the Marvel Family.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Shazam! (DC, 1973 series) #12
  • in Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony Books, 1977 series) #nn
  • in Shazam! and the Shazam Family! Annual (DC, 2002 series) #1
Keywords:
Rock of Eternity

Indexer Notes

Penciler revision from Pete Costanza to Beck by Craig Delich 2012-7-15, verified by Marc Swayze.

[Various] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 6 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

[inside front cover] Hopkinson Corp.: Baton; [13] Mary Marvel Enterprises: Dress; [49] Charles Atlas; [50] Projector Sales; [inside back cover] Michigan Bulb Company: Flower bulbs; [back cover] Eveready Batteries

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Marvel Family Battles the Sivana Family!
    Marvel Family
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    contents page
  3. 2. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 1
    Marvel Family
  4. 3. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 2: The Sinking of Atlantis
    Mary Marvel
  5. 4. The Spectacular Spectator
    Kanvasback
  6. 5. The Money In the Shoe
  7. 6. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 3: Captain Marvel Faces Danger In the Deep!
    Captain Marvel
  8. 7. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 4: Atlantis Rises Again
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  9. 8. The Sivana Family Strikes at the Marvel Family - Part 5: The Marvel Family in The Battle of the Age!
    Marvel Family
  10. 9. [Various]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dan Kocher
  • Walt Grogan
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Walt Grogan
  • Mike Nielsen