(June 1940)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1940-04-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing:
Bill Parker
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 452785. This was also reported as issue #5 to the Copyright Office.


[Captain Marvel Scores Again] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints:
Keywords:
submarines

[The Slaves of Dr. Scar] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson, also as Billy Smith]; un-named FBI Chief; Joe; Mr. Levy (jewelry store owner); Mr. Scar (villain, introduction); Dr. Aloysius Lake (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
In Washington D.C., Billy is in town to help the FBI to track down a phantom genius of crime who plans to carry out a fiendish scheme for wholesale robbery throughout the nation.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Levy's Jewelry Store; Shazam; Station WHIZ

[Enter: Carol Braddock] (Table of Contents)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Carol Braddock (Intro; the Braddock brothers' niece; appears in most stories thru #25); Bronk and Brute Braddock (Villain)

[The Bucket O' Blood] (Table of Contents)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker
Pencils:
Bob Kingett?
Inks:
Bob Kingett?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Parker

Genre:
adventure

Sea Dogs (Table of Contents)

Lance O'Casey's Sea-Lore / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Lance O'Casey

The Convict's Ghost (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[Schlitzoff's Spy Plot] (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
The Mask (Villain); Gerald Schlitzoff (Villain)

The Great Rollo Mystery (Table of Contents)

Dan Dare / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker?
Pencils:
Greg Duncan
Inks:
Greg Duncan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Parker?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

continued next issue; story influenced by Poe's "Murders In the Rue Morgue.

[The Kingdom of Scorpia] (Table of Contents)

Scoop Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Parker?
Pencils:
Greg Duncan
Inks:
Greg Duncan
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Parker?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
King Cortes (Villain; Intro; Death?)

[Showdown with Murder Malone] (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Murder Malone (villain; becomes a toad)

Indexer Notes

continued in next issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Captain Marvel Scores Again]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [The Slaves of Dr. Scar]
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. [Enter: Carol Braddock]
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. [The Bucket O' Blood]
    Lance O'Casey
  5. 4. Sea Dogs
    Lance O'Casey's Sea-Lore
  6. 5. The Convict's Ghost
  7. 6. [Schlitzoff's Spy Plot]
    Spy Smasher
  8. 7. The Great Rollo Mystery
    Dan Dare
  9. 8. [The Kingdom of Scorpia]
    Scoop Smith
  10. 9. [Showdown with Murder Malone]
    Ibis the Invincible
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