(October 3, 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every four weeks
On-sale date
1941-09-05
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. 4.


Captain Marvel and the Mayan Temple (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson
Reprints
Keywords
lightning

The Temple of Itzalotahui (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Whitey Murphy (introduction); Miss Dalshaw (radio station secretary, introduction); Walters (radio station employee); Pauncho (translator, introduction); John Malcolm (explorer); un-named Mayan Indian girl (introduction)
Synopsis
Billy and Whitey go to Guatemala to rescue Mr. Malcolm who returned to Central America on a second expedition and disappeared.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Whitey is from "The Adventures of Captain Marvel" movie serial from Republic Pictures in 1941.

The Rattler (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Rattler (Villain; Intro)

[Showdown with Kurt Bund] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Kurt Bund (villain); Blitzys (villain)

[The End of the Mutineers] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure

Paid in Full (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Formes
Inks
Carl Formes
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

[The Sinister Spider] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Spider [Dr. Phoebus Weber] (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Last Dan Dare story.

[no title indexed] (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
...after being captured by Anita, queen of the giants, Voodoo and Nero escape up the steep cliff...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Anita; Nero; Herculo Svenson (villain; introduction); Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]
Synopsis
While Hal and Nero battle a dragon, Anita and the Flask are taken by the pirate, Herculo Svenson.
Keywords
castles; dragons; giants; pirates; sailing ships; the Golden Flask; time travel

Indexer Notes

Part 6 of Golden Flask Quest

[Into the Black Hole] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Costanza?
Inks
Pete Costanza?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Half-Man (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Marvel and the Mayan Temple
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. The Temple of Itzalotahui
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. The Rattler
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. [Showdown with Kurt Bund]
    Spy Smasher
  5. 4. [The End of the Mutineers]
    Lance O'Casey
  6. 5. Paid in Full
  7. 6. [The Sinister Spider]
    Dan Dare
  8. 7. ["...after being captured by Anita, queen of the giants, Voodoo and Nero escape up the steep cliff..."]
    Dr. Voodoo
  9. 8. [Into the Black Hole]
    Ibis the Invincible
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