(February 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1942-01-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
France Herron?

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam
Reprints

The Ring Master Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is there a chance to help sell papers, mister?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; President Franklin D. Roosevelt (cameo); Rastus (chauffeur); Herr Burke (death); Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger] (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Nazi kills an underground British agent, attends a secret conference meeting, and then sets out to kill the President of the United States before Captain Marvel Jr. can stop him.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); The Daily Blah

Indexer Notes

Freddy becomes a newsboy in this story.

The last panel on page 13 gives the title of next issues' Captain Marvel Jr. story: "Death By Radio".

The Weeper (Table of Contents: 3)

Bulletman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Perkins ?
Pencils
Binder studio
Inks
Binder studio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; The Weeper [Mortimer Gloom] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
The Flying Detectives face a circus performer, formerly known as the Crying Clown or Weeping Willie, who has been fired for dishonesty and now is carrying out revenge crimes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last tier of panels is an illustrated ad for the next issue of Bulletman Comics.

The Weeper was created by Henry Perkins.

Minute Man and the Walking Dead Man (Table of Contents: 4)

Minute Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man [Jack Weston]

See the Freaks Free (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim

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

Barney / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder how Willie is makin' out with his homework!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Barney

Arizona Bound (Table of Contents: 7)

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); Joe; Ruth (stage line owner); Aunt Miranda; Taggert (crook)
Synopsis
Taggert is behind the robbings and killings on the stage line, and he will try to take over the line for himself.

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the movie, "Arizona Bound."

Carlson is best recognized by his horses with long narrow, tapering heads and often with front legs stretched out like a rocking horse, or a very high lift of the legs.

Attila (Table of Contents: 8)

Famous Blitzkriegs of the Past / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; history

Double for Death (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery

[Battle with the Kraken] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Companions Three [Don; Nifty; Spike]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. The Ring Master Presents
  3. 2. ["Is there a chance to help sell papers, mister?"]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. The Weeper
    Bulletman
  5. 4. Minute Man and the Walking Dead Man
    Minute Man
  6. 5. See the Freaks Free
    El Carim
  7. 6. ["I wonder how Willie is makin' out with his homework!"]
    Barney
  8. 7. Arizona Bound
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
  9. 8. Attila
    Famous Blitzkriegs of the Past
  10. 9. Double for Death
  11. 10. [Battle with the Kraken]
    Companions Three
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