(December 26, 1941)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every four weeks
On-sale Date
1941-11-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
France Herron

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 Stops the Turbine of Death!] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints
Keywords
turbines

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron (plot); Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
C. C. Beck (pp 1-10, 12-16); Mac Raboy (pp 11, 17)
Inks
C. C. Beck (pp 1-10, 12-16); Mac Raboy (pp 11, 17)
Colors
Ed Herron
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He's here, folks! Smashing his way right out of Master Comics and into our own Whiz, Captain Nazi is cutting a path of sabotage and destruction across the country!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] (introduction, origin); Sterling Morris; Whitey Murphy; Jacob Freeman (Freddy Freeman's uncle, introduction, death); Shazam; Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger] (villain); Adolph Hitler (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Nazi cuts Station WHIZ off the air and Captain Marvel races for the radio sending station and saves Whitey in the process. He then must stop a powerful turbine from spinning out of control and costing the lives of innocent people. Then, in order to save the life of a young newsboy crippled by Captain Nazi, Billy passes along part of his powers to the boy.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ; The Seven Deadly Enemies of Man

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of the Captain Marvel / Bulletman / Captain Marvel Jr. vs. Captain Nazi trilogy. Story continued from Master Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #21 and story continues in Master Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #22. Second appearance of the Wizard Shazam.

Raboy pencilled the Freddie Freeman / Captain Marvel Jr. figures throughout.

Script and colorist revisions from France to Ed Herron by Craig Delich. Addition of Woolfolk per Alter Ego #156 (January 2019).

Strongest Man in the World (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Parkhurst ?
Inks
Harry Parkhurst ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Carol Braddock (last appearance); Great Beefo (villain; introduction)

The Origin of Shazam: 1: Solomon -- Wisest of Men (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman [as Juan Lopez]
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Biography of Solomon.

[America-Smasher's Ski Tank] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
America-Smasher (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Spy Smasher gets his green uniform in this story.

[Red Bart's Evil Plot] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
adventure

The Death Guards Ride (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Anita; Nero; Death Guards (villains; introduction); Don Luis; Herculo Svenson; Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]
Synopsis
Hal and Nero are rescued from the burning ship by Don Luis. Anita is taken from Svenson by the Death Guards who then kill him. Hal rescues Anita from the Death guards and then is equipped by Don Luis to continue his pursuit of the Golden Flask, now held by the master of the Death Guards, Black Marco
Keywords
Castle of Doom; castles; dogs; sailing ships; the Golden Flask; time travel

Indexer Notes

Part 8 of Golden Flask Quest.

The Evil That Men Do Lives After Them (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
? [as Binder studio] (credited)
Inks
? [as Binder studio] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ibis; Taia; Birbo (villain, introduction, death); Rameses [Rameses II?] (villain, introduction, death but revived in this story)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

Script credit by Craig Delich, per Bill Schelly, in Alter Ego #147 (July 2017).

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Captain Marvel Stops the Turbine of Death!]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. ["He's here, folks! Smashing his way right out of Master Comics and into our own Whiz, Captain Nazi is cutting a path of sabotage and destruction across the country!"]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  3. 2. Strongest Man in the World
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. The Origin of Shazam: 1: Solomon -- Wisest of Men
  5. 4. [America-Smasher's Ski Tank]
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. [Red Bart's Evil Plot]
    Lance O'Casey
  7. 6. The Death Guards Ride
    Dr. Voodoo
  8. 7. The Evil That Men Do Lives After Them
    Ibis the Invincible
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