(1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Price
0.15 USD
Pages
100
On-sale Date
1941-10-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
France Herron

Issue Notes

Some sources (Golden Age Comics at http://goldenagecomics.co.uk/index.php?cid=3|) list the publication date as March 1941. Roy Thomas reports Fall 1941, in Error Report #2568. Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide (35th Ed) lists May? 1941. Gerber lists the publication date as 10-15-41. Copyright Registration publication date is Oct 15, 1941.

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Bulletman; Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet; Spy Smasher / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]
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Ghost of the Deep (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Hugo (villain, a scientist, introduction, death); The Ghost of the Deep [Spriggins] (villain, chief newscaster of the Monopoly Broadcasting Company, introduction, death); un-named members of the Ghost's gang (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
A mysterious character, calling himself The Ghost of the Deep, kills to get a formula that will enable him to solve America's invasion problem: by sinking government ships with a mysterious force. Captain Marvel heads to the west coast to see if he can discover the cause and put a stop to it.
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Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ; Z-Metal

The Riddle of the Ages (Table of Contents: 2)

Bulletman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; The Invisible Man (villain, introduction)
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Death Doesn't Whisper (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard
Letters
typeset

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Minute Man Meets Mr. Skeleton (Table of Contents: 4)

Minute Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man; Mr. Skeleton (villain, introduction, death); Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest star)
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Chubby [Fawcett] / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We need tackling practise badly...
Genre
humor; children
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[The Coming of America Smasher] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Eve Corby; Admiral Corby; America Smasher (villain, introduction)
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Indexer Notes

This is not America Smasher's first appearance, as Spy Smasher is surprised to see him alive.

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Strange but True [trivia] / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The herring gull
Genre
non-fiction

The Death Battalion (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Scarlet / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Rico ?
Inks
Don Rico ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]; Pinky Butler; The Death Battalion [Horned Hood (villain); Ghost, Black Clown (villain); Thorn (villain); Laughing Skull (villain); Dr. Death (villain); Brain [Loomis] (villain, introduction)]
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bulletman; Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet; Spy Smasher
  2. 1. Ghost of the Deep
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Ages
    Bulletman
  4. 3. Death Doesn't Whisper
  5. 4. Minute Man Meets Mr. Skeleton
    Minute Man
  6. 5. ["We need tackling practise badly..."]
    Chubby [Fawcett]
  7. 6. [The Coming of America Smasher]
    Spy Smasher
  8. 7. ["The herring gull"]
    Strange but True [trivia]
  9. 8. The Death Battalion
    Mr. Scarlet
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