(August-September 1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1941-07-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
France Herron

Issue Notes

The series title as given in the indicia for this issue is "64 Pages of New Captain Marvel Adventures."

The issue date given in the indicia is "August-September, 1941." The issue cover gives "Fall Edition."

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
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

[The Menace of Muscles McGinnis] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Muscles McGinnis (villain, introduction, reforms and becomes a cop); Louie (villain, introduction); Mouse (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Muscles McGinnis sends his stooges down to Radio Station WHIZ to take over the station, tossing Billy and Mr. Morris out on their ear. Captain Marvel decides that Muscles "isn't the type to run the station", so he forces his way in and takes on the criminals.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Einstein--Master of Space and Time (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Einstein
Reprints

[Sivana's Paralyzing Gas] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Beautia Sivana; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana(villain)
Synopsis
Billy is sent down to the local movie theatre to watch the new Captain Marvel movie, and Sivana and his men decide to join him. Sivana captures Billy and places a special helmet over his head so that he can't speak his magic word. But Billy escapes that trap and it's all that Captain Marvel can do to stop Sivana from using a paralyzing gas to conquer New York from his dirigible.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Return of the Mogul Diamond (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Formes [as La Rac Semrof] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints

[The Terror of the Goptas] (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mr. Chandler (introduction, death); Brace Chandler (villain, introduction, cousin of Mr. Chandler); The Goptas (villains, introduction for all, some die); Krome (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When the man for whom the new Chandler Building is named is killed in front of Billy's eyes, Billy chases after the culprit, who has used a dagger belonging to an oriental murder cult called the Goptas to commit the deed.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Strange But True / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The young head hunter of the Netherlands...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

[The Beast-Ruler] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; The Beast-Ruler (villain, introduction, death?) Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)
Synopsis
Sivana uses his science to create an evil beast-ruler using the life forces drawn from a thousand different beasts.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [The Menace of Muscles McGinnis]
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. Einstein--Master of Space and Time
  4. 3. [Sivana's Paralyzing Gas]
    Captain Marvel
  5. 4. Return of the Mogul Diamond
  6. 5. [The Terror of the Goptas]
    Captain Marvel
  7. 6. ["The young head hunter of the Netherlands..."]
    Strange But True
  8. 7. [The Beast-Ruler]
    Captain Marvel
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