(January 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-12-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
France Herron?
Color
Color
Dimensions
10.5" x 14" (#1-6); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#7-133)
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.


The Wax Death! (Table of Contents)

Bulletman and Captain Marvel Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Susan Kent [Bulletgirl]; Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger]; Dr. Eternity
Reprints

The Wax Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Bulletman / comic story / 14.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Susan Kent [Bulletgirl]; Sgt. Kent; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Sir Henry Eliot (introduction, death); Sir Henry Welch (introduction); Peter Costo (a wax figure); Sir Clarence Beck (a wax figure); Irwin Wile (a wax figure); Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger] (villain); Dr. Eternity (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Bulletman vows to stop Dr. Eternity, who is determined to eliminate ten different people through his dreaded wax death and later teams with Captain Marvel Jr. to track down both Eternity and Captain Nazi.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the cover. Story continued from Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #25 (December 1941).

The last 1/3 of page 15 is an illustrated advertisement for the next issue of Bulletman Comics (#3).

The Hawk (Table of Contents: 2)

Minute Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man [Jack Weston]; The Hawk (first appearance; villain)

[The Return of the Little Men] (Table of Contents: 3)

El Carim / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim; The Little Men From the Mountain

Flying Murder (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard
Letters
typeset

[Salty Bill and the Gold Mine] (Table of Contents: 5)

Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones; Silver (horse); Mesquite Mike (deputy); Susan Lee; Salty Bill (grandpa)
Synopsis
Buck and Mike help a lady in distress cross the desert using the wind to move her wagon.

Indexer Notes

Carlson can be recognized by his horses with rather long, narrow tapering heads and especially by his way of drawing the legs of running horses, with outstretched frontlegs, almost like a rocking horse.

[Sue Belle, Fight Fixer] (Table of Contents: 6)

Companions Three / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt?
Inks
Kin Platt?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

[The End of King Leon] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Venture and the Planet Princess / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: King Leon (D)

Indexer Notes

last appearance. Art credits from Jack Butterworth, owner of a page of original art from the story, via the GCD Error List, 8 May 2005. The original indexer credited the art to Rafael Astarita ?.

[The Tomb of Tut Ankhara] (Table of Contents: 8)

Zoro, The Mystery Man / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wax Death!
    Bulletman and Captain Marvel Jr.
  2. 1. The Wax Death
    Bulletman
  3. 2. The Hawk
    Minute Man
  4. 3. [The Return of the Little Men]
    El Carim
  5. 4. Flying Murder
  6. 5. [Salty Bill and the Gold Mine]
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
  7. 6. [Sue Belle, Fight Fixer]
    Companions Three
  8. 7. [The End of King Leon]
    Captain Venture and the Planet Princess
  9. 8. [The Tomb of Tut Ankhara]
    Zoro, The Mystery Man
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