(November 1951)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume:
18
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Wendell Crowley
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bud Thompson
Inks:
Bud Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

["Hey Gang! Let's build these electric motor powered models!"] (Table of Contents)

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for plans from Mechanix Illustrated for a Buick Convertible and a Chevrolet Fleetline.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Prizes For Everyone (Table of Contents)

American Specialty Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for selling Christmas cards to earn prizes.

The Thing That Grew (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Joe Certa ?
Inks:
Joe Certa ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Count Alexando de Viso
Synopsis:
Protoplasm supposedly from space falls in the village of San Lorenz and starts to grow, covering everything. Captain Marvel Jr. finds the true cause of the growing gunk.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Follow the Fun with Funny Animals (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
Small ad for Funny Animals comic with a picture of a barrel laughing.

Suits Us (Table of Contents)

Judge Smudge / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Judge Smudge
Synopsis:
Judge Smudge tells Adams a joke about what kind of suits a policeman wears.

[Stan Musial 1950 National League Batting Champion] (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Stan Musial
Synopsis:
Ad for Wheaties cereal, Breakfast of Champions.
Keywords:
baseball

Indexer Notes

From a series with the slogan "What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!"

The Slugging Sapperoo (Table of Contents)

Kanvasback / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kanvasback; Mal Arkey
Synopsis:
Kanvasback can't concentrate on boxing because he is thinking about his girl.

The Money-Mad Monarch (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; King Mydas
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel Jr. travels to Elluria to protect the buried treasure of Solomon, but ends up convincing King Mydas to part with some of his money to better his country.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Steam Rollered (Table of Contents)

Rubbernose Randolph / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Art Helfant
Pencils:
Art Helfant
Inks:
Art Helfant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Silly Simmons; Rubbernose Randolph
Synopsis:
Rubbernose Randolph tells Silly Simmons that his cat was run over by a steam roller.

Gorilla for Hire (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Kraus (credited)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mugs Martin; Jerry Wheeler; Clip Daley

Meets the Millionairedale (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Bud Thompson ?
Inks:
Bud Thompson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]
Synopsis:
Captain Marvel Jr. returns a millionaire's missing dog who has become the leader of a pack of dogs.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

["What's the line up for?"] (Table of Contents)

Fleer Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Dubble Bubble gum.

["You sent for me, Mister Hobbs?"] (Table of Contents)

Biographer Byson / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Biographer Byson; Mr. Hobbs
Synopsis:
Mr. Hobbs sends for biographer Byson to have him write his biography.

A Big, New Book for Model Builders (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for a book from Fawcett Books on building model planes, boats and cars.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Announcing the New Daisy Air Rifleman (Table of Contents)

Daisy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)


Synopsis:
Ad for Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine and Convertible Pump Gun. Includes membership in the NRA Junior.

Indexer Notes

Back cover of comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. ["Hey Gang! Let's build these electric motor powered models!"]
    Mechanix Illustrated
  3. 2. Prizes For Everyone
    American Specialty Company
  4. 3. The Thing That Grew
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  5. 4. Follow the Fun with Funny Animals
  6. 5. Suits Us
    Judge Smudge
  7. 6. [Stan Musial 1950 National League Batting Champion]
    Wheaties
  8. 7. The Slugging Sapperoo
    Kanvasback
  9. 8. The Money-Mad Monarch
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  10. 9. Steam Rollered
    Rubbernose Randolph
  11. 10. Gorilla for Hire
  12. 11. Meets the Millionairedale
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  13. 12. ["What's the line up for?"]
    Fleer Dubble Bubble
  14. 13. ["You sent for me, Mister Hobbs?"]
    Biographer Byson
  15. 14. A Big, New Book for Model Builders
  16. 15. Announcing the New Daisy Air Rifleman
    Daisy
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