(June 1953)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
26
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Virginia A. Provisiero; Will Liberson (Executive Editor); W. H. Fawcett, Jr. (President)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Fawcett advertising offices - 67 W. 44th St, New York 18, New York.


[The Legend Horror] (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] (also inset); Dr. Death (inset); The Kraken
Keywords
octopi

Dogs and Frogs (Table of Contents: 1)

Wicky and O'Shawnessy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Walter Farmer] (signed)
Pencils
? (Illustrations)
Inks
? (Illustrations)
Letters
Typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Wicky; O'Shawnessy

Indexer Notes

First page starts on inside front cover and concludes with last page on inside back cover.

Captain Marvel Battles the Legend Horror (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; unnamed doctor; The Kraken (villain, death)
Keywords
Station WHIZ; vampire bats

The Hero's Spirit! (Table of Contents: 3)

Dr. Death / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Dr. Death; Jaspar Beyay (dies); Mr. Clayton; Waldo (villain; dies)

A Chesty Retort! (Table of Contents: 4)

Doc Sorebones / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Doc Sorebones; Charlie

A Fitting Answer! (Table of Contents: 5)

Wilbur The Waiter / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur

Undercover Warfare (Table of Contents: 6)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance O'Casey: Commander Gates; Mike Bellew; Ghast (villain)

Indexer Notes

Last Lance O'Casey story.

The Guardians of the Tomb (Table of Contents: 7)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Prince Ibis; Taia; Arthur Randall; John Combs; Pharaoh En-Tep
Synopsis
Two archaeologists are attacked by evil spirits housed in vases from the tomb of Pharaoh En-Tep.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2-2-08.

A Man of Metal! (Table of Contents: 8)

Doc Sorebones / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Doc Sorebones; Mrs. Blab

A Highland Sandwich (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur The Waiter / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur

Sacrifice Play (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Morisi
Inks
Pete Morisi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Captain; Beamis; Jowett; Sergeant Parker; Private Downes

Indexer Notes

Originally credited to George Tuska. Saltarella states "this is Pete Morisi, whose faces resemble Tuska's but his figures don't. His
inking is coarser than Tuska's as well."

Make 'Em and Fly 'Em with Mechanix Illustrated Plans (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Legend Horror]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Dogs and Frogs
    Wicky and O'Shawnessy
  3. 2. Captain Marvel Battles the Legend Horror
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. The Hero's Spirit!
    Dr. Death
  5. 4. A Chesty Retort!
    Doc Sorebones
  6. 5. A Fitting Answer!
    Wilbur The Waiter
  7. 6. Undercover Warfare
    Lance O'Casey
  8. 7. The Guardians of the Tomb
    Ibis the Invincible
  9. 8. A Man of Metal!
    Doc Sorebones
  10. 9. A Highland Sandwich
    Wilbur The Waiter
  11. 10. Sacrifice Play
  12. 11. Make 'Em and Fly 'Em with Mechanix Illustrated Plans
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