(December 1947)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume:
14
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Wendell Crowley
Color:
Color cover; color interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series; anthology

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The World's Worst Actor! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Elroy P. Fauntleroy

Amazing Bargain Rings (Table of Contents)

Harem Co. (House of Rings) / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for costume jewelry rings (replica diamonds) for $1.94 each plus COD and handling from Harem Co. (House of Rings), New York 7, N.Y.

Contents page (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Table of contents with panels taken from the stories in the issue.
Also includes list of Fawcett comics titles.

The Talking Tiger (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Tawky Tawny (first appearance)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

[A Parting Word From Mr. Tawny!] (Table of Contents)

The Captain Marvel Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Tawky Tawny
Synopsis:
Join the Captain Marvel Club!

Bert La Brucherie (Table of Contents)

Wheaties; General Mills / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Bert La Brucherie
Synopsis:
Profile of Bert La Brucherie, football coach of the U.C.L.A. Bruins.

Indexer Notes

Text and illustrations. Wheaties "Breakfast of Champions" cereal. General Mills, Inc.

Brain Is Broke (Table of Contents)

Dopey Danny Dee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Marko
Pencils:
George Marko
Inks:
George Marko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dopey Danny Dee

Return Engagement (Table of Contents)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tightwad Tad

Premiums, Given, Cash Commission (Table of Contents)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad featuring drawings and photos of premiums available for selling White Cloverine Brand salve. Wilson Chemical Co., Tyrone, Pa.

The World's Worst Actor (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Elroy P. Fauntleroy

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn, per http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

New Eveready Flashlight Batteries (Table of Contents)

Eveready Batteries; National Carbon Company, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Eveready flashlight batteries, with drawing of girl being shot out of a cannon. National Carbon Company, Inc., New York 17, N.Y.

Likes Light Programs (Table of Contents)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tightwad Tad

Don't Pit-y Him! (Table of Contents)

Dopey Danny Dee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
George Marko
Pencils:
George Marko
Inks:
George Marko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dopey Danny Dee

Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie foils a robbery in a museum by disguising himself as a mummy
Keywords:
mummy; museum

Indexer Notes

Full page ad in comic form.

Minerva's True Love (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Pete Costanza
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Aunt Minerva (villain)

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn, per http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

The Outdoor Life (Table of Contents)

Whipper Snappers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Candidate For Chaos (Table of Contents)

Captain Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Al Liederman
Pencils:
Al Liederman
Inks:
Al Liederman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Rocket Race (Table of Contents)

Jon Jarl / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder [as Eando Binder]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jon Jarl

Rock-A-Bye Baby (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Idle Chatter (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Ozzie / Babs (Table of Contents)

Comix Cards / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Ozzie; Babs

Indexer Notes

Two "Comix Cards" to cut out and save.

The Ancient Crime (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam; Professor Jenks
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel travels to ancient Egypt to discover if Shazam was a thief in the past.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Hi kids, get a sweatshirt endorsed by Red Ryder"] (Table of Contents)

J. C. Penney; Gardiner-Warring Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman ?
Inks:
Fred Harman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

Ad for sweatshirts by Gardiner-Warring Company, New York, N.Y. with Red Ryder printed on the front. Available at J.C. Penney stores. Ad has Fred Harman signature, but may not be by him.

Pays To Be That Way (Table of Contents)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Tightwad Tad

Amazing Lifebuoy Offer (Table of Contents)

Lifebuoy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Illustrated ad for Lifebuoy soap. Main-in coupon for booklet "My Secrets of Magic" by Blackstone for 15 cents and one Lifebuoy box top.

["You'll be the king of your block with a Schwinn-built bicycle"] (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Speedy Wheeler (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Color ad for Schwinn bicycles with black and white photo of a bicycle. Arnold, Schwinn & Co., Chicago 39, Ill.

["We, the boys of America..."] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Illustration and text for "Boys Bill of Rights" poster promoting the opportunity to learn to shoot. Large size poster reproduction available for 15 cents and and 3 cent unused postage stamp. Daisy Manufacturing Co., Plymouth, Mich.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The World's Worst Actor!
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Amazing Bargain Rings
    Harem Co. (House of Rings)
  3. 2. Contents page
  4. 3. The Talking Tiger
    Captain Marvel
  5. 4. [A Parting Word From Mr. Tawny!]
    The Captain Marvel Club
  6. 5. Bert La Brucherie
    Wheaties; General Mills
  7. 6. Brain Is Broke
    Dopey Danny Dee
  8. 7. Return Engagement
    Tightwad Tad
  9. 8. Premiums, Given, Cash Commission
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  10. 9. The World's Worst Actor
    Captain Marvel
  11. 10. New Eveready Flashlight Batteries
    Eveready Batteries; National Carbon Company, Inc.
  12. 11. Likes Light Programs
    Tightwad Tad
  13. 12. Don't Pit-y Him!
    Dopey Danny Dee
  14. 13. Captain Tootsie's Counter-Spook
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  15. 14. Minerva's True Love
    Captain Marvel
  16. 15. The Outdoor Life
    Whipper Snappers
  17. 16. Candidate For Chaos
    Captain Kid
  18. 17. Rocket Race
    Jon Jarl
  19. 18. Rock-A-Bye Baby
  20. 19. Idle Chatter
  21. 20. Ozzie / Babs
    Comix Cards
  22. 21. The Ancient Crime
    Captain Marvel
  23. 22. ["Hi kids, get a sweatshirt endorsed by Red Ryder"]
    J. C. Penney; Gardiner-Warring Company
  24. 23. Pays To Be That Way
    Tightwad Tad
  25. 24. Amazing Lifebuoy Offer
    Lifebuoy
  26. 25. ["You'll be the king of your block with a Schwinn-built bicycle"]
    Schwinn Bicycles
  27. 26. ["We, the boys of America..."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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