(April 1948)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Wendell Crowley
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

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]

Contents Page (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

The Triple Threat (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]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mr. Who [Czar Gargan] (first appearance)

The Daring Little Man On the Flying Trapeze (Table of Contents)

Peewee Pete / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

The Mystery of the Leprechauns (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mary's mother; Mayor Foley; Jim Bryant (Foley's campaign manager); Jim; Mrs. Carmichal (head of the orphanage); Colan (a leprechaun, introduction); two un-named leprechauns (introduction for both))
Synopsis:
Mary heads out for the city orphanage to help open the shoe drive that will secure many shoes for the needy children inside. Unfortunately, when the Mayor claims to have seen leprechauns, the citizens of the city scoff at him and want him to resign...all of which threatens the shoe drive at which the Mayor is supposed to speak.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist verified by Bill Black. In the AC reprint, the feature is titled "Marvelette", and Mary Batson is called Mary Matson.

The Return of the Suicide (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]

Fine State of Affairs (Table of Contents)

Judge Smudge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Howard Boughner
Pencils:
Howard Boughner
Inks:
Howard Boughner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

On a Merry-Go-Round (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Red Fox Treasure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rod Reed [as Clement Good]
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Marvel Family Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Piece Work (Table of Contents)

Lazy Lee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Radioactive Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; The Radioactive Man (first appearance; villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Family
  2. 1. Contents Page
  3. 2. The Triple Threat
    Marvel Family
  4. 3. The Daring Little Man On the Flying Trapeze
    Peewee Pete
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Leprechauns
    Mary Marvel
  6. 5. The Return of the Suicide
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  7. 6. Fine State of Affairs
    Judge Smudge
  8. 7. On a Merry-Go-Round
    Captain Kid
  9. 8. The Red Fox Treasure
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Marvel Family Puzzle Page
  11. 10. Piece Work
    Lazy Lee
  12. 11. The Radioactive Man
    Captain Marvel
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Walt Grogan
  • Mike Nielsen