(February 20 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every four weeks
On-sale Date
1942-01-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
Ed Herron (editor)

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.

Captain Marvel Battles the Death God of the Katonkas! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints
  • in Alter-Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #19 (December, 2002) [in black and white]
Keywords
stereotyping of American Indians; stereotyping of Native Americans; tomahawks; totem poles

Indexer Notes

Title and page count added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Art credits verified by Marc Swayze.

Another Fawcett Movie Star! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Spy Smasher / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Redskin Riddle (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Skullface [Hokan] (villain; introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[The Rustling Romeo] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier; superhero
Characters
Golden Arrow

The Origin of Shazam, No. 3: Atlas (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Shazam; Atlas

Indexer Notes

Third story in Origin of Shazam series.

Look Out For Mr. Macabre! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel, Jr. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Emil Gershwin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Federal court -- in New York City -- where the infamous Baron Grimm... stands trial on a charge of espionage [sic]
Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Judge Vasquez; Vasquez's sister; Admiral Corby; Eve Corby; Baron Grimm (villain)
Synopsis
Baron Grimm stands trial for espionage but is found not guilty, and Spy Smasher smells a rat. He follows Grimm to Lisbon and discovers that Grimm has the judge's sister held prisoner. Battling terrible odds and near death, Spy Smasher rescues her, although Grimm succeeds in escaping.
Reprints
Keywords
Gyrosub; Lisbon

Indexer Notes

Artist revision by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Character appearance and synopsis also added by Craig Delich.

Inks credit revised by Craig Delich to ? from Gershwin ?, as suggested by the Who's Who.

Miraculous! Mysterious! Mighty! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Ibis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

What Next for a Hero at Sea? (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance O'Casey; Lorela; Zola (villain; introduction; death)

Who Makes A Hit With All The Family? (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Golden Flask Quest: Part 10] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In his ceaseless quest for the fabulous Golden Flask...
Genre
jungle; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Doctor Voodoo [Hal Carey]; Black Marco (villain); Don Marco
Synopsis
Hal, imprisoned in Marco's dungeon discovers that the true Don Marco is a prisoner as well.
Keywords
blindness; Castle of Doom; dungeons; the Golden Flask; time travel

Indexer Notes

Part 10 of the Golden Flask Quest storyline.

It's A Giant! (But Don't Be Scared) (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Flying Dutchman (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ibis; Flying Dutchman [Von Falkenberg] (villain; introduction); Satan (villain; flashback)

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the next issue.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Marvel Battles the Death God of the Katonkas!
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  2. 1. Another Fawcett Movie Star!
    Spy Smasher
  3. 2. The Redskin Riddle
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  4. 3. ["Is This Secret Message All Greek To You?"]
  5. 4. [The Rustling Romeo]
    Golden Arrow
  6. 5. The Origin of Shazam, No. 3: Atlas
  7. 6. Look Out For Mr. Macabre!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  8. 7. ["Federal court -- in New York City -- where the infamous Baron Grimm... stands trial on a charge of espionage [sic]"]
    Spy Smasher
  9. 8. Miraculous! Mysterious! Mighty!
    Ibis
  10. 9. What Next for a Hero at Sea?
    Lance O'Casey
  11. 10. Who Makes A Hit With All The Family?
  12. 11. [Golden Flask Quest: Part 10]
    Dr. Voodoo
  13. 12. It's A Giant! (But Don't Be Scared)
  14. 13. The Flying Dutchman
    Ibis the Invincible
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Steve Jenner
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Clint Maxwell