(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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet / 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 / 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 / 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 / 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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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet
  2. 1. Ghost of the Deep
    Captain Marvel
  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
  7. 6. [The Coming of America Smasher]
    Spy Smasher
  8. 7. ["The herring gull"]
    Strange But True
  9. 8. The Death Battalion
    Mr. Scarlet
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