(August 8, 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every four weeks
On-sale date
1941-07-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
France Herron
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
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)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What new and terrible fate has Sivana plotted for Captain Marvel?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana
Reprints

Crusher of Crime (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)
Synopsis
Sivana has a surprise in store for Captain Marvel, when he creates a new alloy stronger than steel and an electric motor more delicate than jewelry, all of which give him very strong powers. But he still needs human blood in his formula and Billy Batson is to supply that!
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

The last panel reveals the name of the story for next issue: "Capt. Marvel and the Vengeful Four."

[The Devil's Cave Deathtrap] (Table of Contents: 2)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum?
Inks
Alex Blum?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

[Monkey Mission] (Table of Contents: 3)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker?
Inks
Clem Weisbecker?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

[The Blitzys Strike] (Table of Contents: 4)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
The Blitzys (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

The Missing Mummy (Table of Contents: 5)

Dan Dare / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield?
Inks
Ken Battefield?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

Trapper's Revenge (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Formes (LaRac Semrof)
Inks
Carl Formes (LaRac Semrof)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

[The Queen of the Giants] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dr. Voodoo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Voodoo, once brilliant doctor of the Amazon jungles, is thrown back through bygone ages...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Anita (introduction); Nero; Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]; Achilles (python)
Synopsis
Continuing their quest, Hal and Nero are captured by giants and taken to the castle where the queen, Anita, offers Hal her hand in marriage. When he refuses, she orders him thrown into a pit with a python.
Keywords
castles; giants; Golden Flask; time travel

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of Golden Flask Quest

title from last issue blurb.

[Deal with the "Devil"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum ?
Inks
Alex Blum ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Trug (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["What new and terrible fate has Sivana plotted for Captain Marvel?"]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Crusher of Crime
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. [The Devil's Cave Deathtrap]
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. [Monkey Mission]
    Lance O'Casey
  5. 4. [The Blitzys Strike]
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. The Missing Mummy
    Dan Dare
  7. 6. Trapper's Revenge
  8. 7. [The Queen of the Giants]
    Dr. Voodoo
  9. 8. [Deal with the "Devil"]
    Ibis the Invincible
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