(July 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1941-06-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
France Herron?
Color
Color
Dimensions
10.5" x 14" (#1-6); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#7-133)
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Minute Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man [Jack Weston]
Reprints

[Von Krantz and His Fifth Columnists] (Table of Contents: 1)

Bulletman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]

[The Death House Jailbreak] (Table of Contents: 2)

Devil's Dagger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
V: Mr. H

[Olbaid the Evil] (Table of Contents: 3)

El Carim / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim; Olbaid (first appearance; villain)

[The July Fourth Doom Plot] (Table of Contents: 4)

Minute Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Illyria (villain)

Indexer Notes

story takes place July 4, 1941

Larry Dean, the Flyin' Fool (Table of Contents: 5)

Larry Dean / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Formes [as LaRac Semrof]
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Larry Dean (first appearance)

[The Leon-Frigio Alliance] (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Venture and the Planet Princess / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Rafael Astarita?
Inks
Rafael Astarita?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
King Leon (villain); King Frigio (villain)

Adventure above All (Table of Contents: 7)

Companions Three / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt ?
Inks
Kin Platt ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Amazing Oddities / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jumbo king of elephants
Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buck Jones, the hard ridin', two gun totin', rope slinginest marshal of the whole west, barges head on into Pedro the Mex [...]
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones; Silver (horse); Mesquite Mike (deputy); Pedro (villain); Sam Blake (rancher); Rosita
Synopsis
Pedro tries to trick Sam into selling his ranch to him by signing in a fake autograph book.

Indexer Notes

Carlson can be recognized by his horses with rather long, narrow tapering heads and especially by his way of drawing the legs of running horses. In panel 2 on page 7, notice the outstreched front legs of Silver and his long narrow head.

[The Amazon Witch Doctor] (Table of Contents: 10)

Zoro, The Mystery Man / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Zoro; Burns (rubber planatation owner); Cheeta (Zoro's pet jungle cat); Mumbo Jumbo [Graynor] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
A so-called jungle voodoo god, Mumbo Jumbo, stirs up the local natives who work for a rubber plantation owner, telling them that if the owner continues to drain the rubber fluid from the trees, that evil will befall the natives.

Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of page 8 is an illustrated advertisement for Whiz Comics, featuring the chracters of Captain Marvel, Golden Arrow, Spy Smasher, Ibis and Taia, Dan Dare, Spy Smasher, Lance O'Casey and Doctor Voodoo.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Minute Man
  2. 1. [Von Krantz and His Fifth Columnists]
    Bulletman
  3. 2. [The Death House Jailbreak]
    Devil's Dagger
  4. 3. [Olbaid the Evil]
    El Carim
  5. 4. [The July Fourth Doom Plot]
    Minute Man
  6. 5. Larry Dean, the Flyin' Fool
    Larry Dean
  7. 6. [The Leon-Frigio Alliance]
    Captain Venture and the Planet Princess
  8. 7. Adventure above All
    Companions Three
  9. 8. ["Jumbo king of elephants"]
    Amazing Oddities
  10. 9. ["Buck Jones, the hard ridin', two gun totin', rope slinginest marshal of the whole west, barges head on into Pedro the Mex [...]"]
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
  11. 10. [The Amazon Witch Doctor]
    Zoro, The Mystery Man
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