(January 23, 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
Every four weeks
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

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

Captain Marvel / 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 / comic story / 16.67 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

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
Characters
Golden Arrow; Billy the Cad (villain)

Hercules--the Strongest and Bravest (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
adventure
Characters
Hercules

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

[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
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]; Don; Marco (villain); Death Guards
Synopsis
Hal approaches the Castle of Doom and is taken by the Death Guards.
Keywords
Castle of Doom; disguises; dogs; giant hawks; time travel; vultures; whips

Indexer Notes

Part 9 of Golden Flask Quest

title from last issue blurb.

first line: "Dr. Voodoo is pursuing the Death Guards to Don Marco's Castle of Doom..."

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Binder studio]
Inks
? [as Binder studio]
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Indexer Notes

Story continues in next issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Captain Marvel Mightiest of Mortals!]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. The Amazing Trip into Time
    Captain Marvel
  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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Van Dore