(Fall 1941 (August 15-November 15, 1941))

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1941-08-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Ed Herron ? (editor); Wilfred Fawcett (credited as W. H. Fawcett Jr.) (president); Eliott D. Odell (credited) (advertising director); Roscoe Fawcett (credited as Roscoe K. Fawcett) (circulation director); Ralph Daigh (credited) (managing editor); Al Allard (credited) (art director)

Issue Notes

The indicia indicated that this issue was dated Fall 1941 (August 15 to November 15, 1941), and was Volume 1 #2.

On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Volume 36, Number 1. Class B periodical. Page 286. Copyright registration number B 509974.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bulletman [Fawcett] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy (sourced) (see notes)
Inks
Mac Raboy (sourced) (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Charles Sultan to Mac Raboy by Craig Delich January 27, 2010 and verified by Bill Black.

Thrills Galore! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Backstage Killer!!!! (Table of Contents: 2)

Bulletman [Fawcett] / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Clark Wagner (actor, death); Mat Benson (actor); Miss La Verne (actress, death); un-named theatre manager; The Hunchback [Dennis Mills, aka Winthrop; aka Hunchy] (villain, introduction, not the hero from WOW Comics)
Synopsis
Susan, Jim, and Sergeant Kent attend the theatre one evening, and when the curtain rises, one of the actors is discovered dead. After a series of these murders, the Bullet Duo investigates and track down the real killer, known as Hunchy.
Reprints
Keywords
Blasco Theatre; The New York Press Guardian

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
Tom McNamara (sourced)

Genre
humor
Characters
Chubby; Kelly (truant officer)
Synopsis
Chubby and his pal play truant from school, avoiding the truant officer at every turn, not realizing school is out for the summer!
Reprints
Keywords
Mac McDoogles Pond

The Case of the Limping Mummy! (Table of Contents: 4)

Bulletman [Fawcett] / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Mr. Benhurst (president of a museum); Johnson (museum employee); McCoy (a policeman); The Limping Mummy [Jason Hilder] (villain, supposed Editor of the Daily Pop-Off, introduction); Louie the Lifter (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Some crooks decide to heist the prize Ruby of Ankor, but a dying guard reveals that the ruby and other gems from Ankor were stolen by a limping mummy!
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Pop-Off; Jewels of Ankor

Time Hangs Heavy (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Formes (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sheriff Luke Allen; Sims Nelson (death); Zeb Smithers (town committeeman); Sam Henlon (town committeeman); Ed Johnson (town committeeman); Slinky Logan (undertaker); Rance Benton (villain, death)
Synopsis
With three Sheriffs dead in the ground, the town council decides on making Luke Allen the new Sheriff, a very unlikely candidate and a man whom outlaw Rancy Benton merely laughs at...but not for long!
Reprints
Keywords
Bannock County; Crystal Palace Saloon

The Man Without a Face (Table of Contents: 6)

Bulletman [Fawcett] / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Casey (Policeman); Judge Malcolm (death); Milestone (chief juror, death); The Man Without a Face [James "Scar" Malone; aka Killer Malone] (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
A convicted murderer vows death to the judge and members of the jury after his conviction, and his escape from the courtroom worries Bulletman enough to look into the matter.
Reprints
Keywords
The Press

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Brute Morgan's Protection Racket] (Table of Contents: 8)

Bulletman [Fawcett] / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Brute Morgan (villain, Northside "protective" King, introduction, death); Brute's gang [Louie; Butch; others un-named] (villains, introduction for all); un-named Southside racketeer (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Brute Morgan is tired of other racketeers muscling in on his territory, so he decides to get even with them.
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bulletman [Fawcett]
  2. 1. Thrills Galore!
  3. 2. The Backstage Killer!!!!
    Bulletman [Fawcett]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Chubby
  5. 4. The Case of the Limping Mummy!
    Bulletman [Fawcett]
  6. 5. Time Hangs Heavy
  7. 6. The Man Without a Face
    Bulletman [Fawcett]
  8. 7. ["Coming Your Way!"]
  9. 8. [Brute Morgan's Protection Racket]
    Bulletman [Fawcett]
  10. 9. ["Bigger and Better!"]
  11. 10. ["A Thrill on Every Page"]
    Mechanix Illustrated
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Stangas