(November 28, 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every four weeks
On-sale Date
1941-10-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is just like playing football!
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints
Keywords
artillery shells; British Royal Navy

Indexer Notes

Cover scene taken from panel 6, page 12 of the Captain Marvel story.

The Secret of the Ring (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Whitey Murphy; Sterling Morris; un-named Ambassador; Lulette; Sir Roger Fittz-Down Chipley [as Armond]; un-named Nazi commander (villain); Fritz (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel must rescue Whitey and Mr. Morris as well as secure the code message from Lulette's ring.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam

Indexer Notes

Story continued from Whiz Comics #23.

The last 1/3 of the last story page is an illustrated advertisement for Captain Marvel Adventures.

The last story panel alwerts readers that Captain Marvel will face Captain Nazi in the next issue.

Free Press (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Golden Arrow

A Cop's Revenge (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Formes
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

[Herr Gloobel's Tornado Gun] (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
Spy Smasher

[Island of Cannibals] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance O'Casey

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

Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
Tom McNamara
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[Trapped!] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mark Schneider
Inks
Mark Schneider
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thrown back through time, Dr. Voodoo must bring back the fabulous legendary Golden Flask belonging to Queen Anita...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Anita; Nero; Herculo Svenson (villain); Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]
Synopsis
Hal and Nero battle Svenson's pirate crew but the wily pirate manages to escape the ship with Anita as his hostage.
Keywords
Golden Flask; pirates; sailing ships

Indexer Notes

Part 8 of Golden Flask Quest

story title from last issue's teaser.

[Christmas with Half-Man] (Table of Contents: 8)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Binder studio
Inks
Binder studio; Nat Champlin (secondary figures and backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ibis; Half-Man (villain, reforms in this story); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
The Nazis find themselves in real trouble when they seize control of the Ibistick.......and then suffer the consequences.
Keywords
Ibistick

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Inker credit verified personally by Champlin, as found in Alter Ego #141 (August 2016) article by P.C. Hamerlinck.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This is just like playing football!"]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. The Secret of the Ring
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. Free Press
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. A Cop's Revenge
  5. 4. [Herr Gloobel's Tornado Gun]
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. [Island of Cannibals]
    Lance O'Casey
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Chubby
  8. 7. [Trapped!]
    Dr. Voodoo
  9. 8. [Christmas with Half-Man]
    Ibis the Invincible
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