(January 23, 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every four weeks
On-sale Date
1941-12-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Ed Herron (credited as France Herron) (editor); Wilfred Fawcett (credited as W. H. Fawcett Jr.) (president); Eliott D. Odell (credited) (advertising director); Roscoe Fawcett (credited as Roscoe K. Fawcett) (circulation director); Ralph Daigh (credited) (editorial director, managing editor); Al Allard (credited) (art director); Gordon Fawcett (credited) (business manager)

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.

Editorial offices: 1501 Broadway, New York City. General offices: Fawcett Bldg., Greenwich, Conn. Copyright 1941 by Fawcett Publications, Inc.

[Captain Marvel Mightiest of Mortals!] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel
Reprints
Keywords
naval mines; ocean liners

The Amazing Trip into Time (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sivana (villain); Shazam; Benjamin Franklin; Benedict Arnold; Father Time
Reprints

Danger Lurks on Every Trail for Golden Arrow (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier; superhero
Characters
Golden Arrow; Billy the Cad (villain)
Reprints

Hercules--the Strongest and Bravest (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hercules
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Origin of Shazam series.

The Schooner of Scoundrels (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance O'Casey; Daniel Doom (guest star, last appearance); Lorela
Reprints

[Spiggetti, the Knife-Throwing Saboteur] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Eve Corby; Ferdie; Dolly; Angelo Spiggetti (villain); Musso (villain)
Synopsis
Angelo hates the U.S. with a passion for jailing him for 10 years, and he is ordered to attend a Defense Ball in Washington D.C. and kill a specific government official.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 4-10-09.

The Castle of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Voodoo is pursuing the Death Guards to Don Marco's Castle of Doom...
Genre
jungle; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]; Don; Marco (villain); Death Guards
Synopsis
Hal approaches the Castle of Doom and is taken by the Death Guards.
Reprints
Keywords
Castle of Doom; disguises; dogs; giant hawks; time travel; vultures; whips

Indexer Notes

Part 9 of Golden Flask Quest. The title from the last issue blurb.

[The Return of Rameses] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Binder Studio
Inks
Binder Studio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ibis; Taia; Rameses (villain); the Sphinx (villain); Bes (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Gordon Fawcett (credited as Gordon W. Fawcett) (business manager); Lillian M. Bushley (notary public)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership for Whiz Comics for October 1, 1941. Sworn to and submitted by Gordon Fawcett, business manager, before Lillian M. Bushley, notary public, on September 22, 1941.

Owners of Fawcett listed are Fawcett Publications, Inc., Greenwich, Conn.; W. H. Fawcett, Jr., Stamford, Conn.; Marion F. Bagg, Tulsa, Okla.; Roger Fawcett, Larchmont, N. Y.; Gordon Fawcett, N. Stamford, Conn.; Roscoe Kent Fawcett, New Canaan, Conn.; Allan Adams, Stamford, Conn.; W. H. Fawcett Estate, Brainerd, Minn.; Gloria Fawcett Trust, Minneapolis, Minn.; John Fawcett, Puerto Rico; and Virginia Lee Fawcett, Albuquerque, N. M.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Captain Marvel Mightiest of Mortals!]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  2. 1. The Amazing Trip into Time
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  3. 2. Danger Lurks on Every Trail for Golden Arrow
    Golden Arrow
  4. 3. Hercules--the Strongest and Bravest
  5. 4. The Schooner of Scoundrels
    Lance O'Casey
  6. 5. [Spiggetti, the Knife-Throwing Saboteur]
    Spy Smasher
  7. 6. The Castle of Doom
    Dr. Voodoo
  8. 7. [The Return of Rameses]
    Ibis the Invincible
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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