(March 11, 1942)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
France Herron?

The Headless Horror (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; The Headless Horror
Reprints

["Who Makes a Hit With All the Family?] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Headless Horror (Table of Contents: 2)

Bulletman / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; James Barton (attorney for the Jonas Kern estate); The Barton Family Heirs [Charles Quinn (actor); Spike O'Toole (ex-con, death); Aunt Matilda; Algernon (cousin, death); Mr. Armstrong]; The Headless Horror [James Barton] (villain, Kern estate attorney)
Synopsis
After the death of Jonas Kerm, owner of the Murdock Estate, the will is read by the family attorney, telling the six heirs that the estate will be divided equally among them. But the attorney sees the greediness of the six, realizing any one of them would prefer to have the entire estate to themselves, so when noises are heard in the home, the heirs are told of the Headless Horror, which is said to roam the estate.....and mysterious deaths soon follow.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily News; Murdock Manor

Indexer Notes

The indicia on the splash page lists W. H. Fawcett, Jr. as President, Elliott D. Odell as the Advertising Director, Roscoe K. Fawcett as Circulation Director, Ralph Daigh as Editorial Director, and Al Allard as Art Director.

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

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

Midas Castle (Table of Contents: 4)

Bulletman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Mad "Midas" Malone [aka The Greediest Man in America] (villain); "Nifty" Mills (villain); "Slugger" Johnson (villain); "Smokey" Lawson (villain); "Flipper" Flynn (villain); Lefty (villain, prison guard)
Synopsis
"Midas" Malone and his co-horts in crime, are sprung from prison, due to the efforts of crooks in Police clothing. Malone then recruits crooks from all over to join him in gaining immense wealth due to their crime rackets. The Bullet Duo are called onto the scene to stop these efforts and re-imprison Malone and his gang of thugs.
Reprints
Keywords
Midas Castle or Dead Man's Moat

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Vanished (Table of Contents: 6)

Bulletman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Big Grando (villain, racketeer)
Synopsis
After a ten year manhunt, the Police arrest Big Grando and pout him on a train to prison. But he vows that not even a train will deliver him to prison.....and he might just be right! When the Bullet Duo see coffins being loaded aboard the baggage car on the train, they smell a rat!
Reprints
Keywords
The Clarion; The Midnight Express

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

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

[The Hunt For Vancho Pilla] (Table of Contents: 8)

Private Ward / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Ward
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; military
Characters
Private Ward; Enterprise; Colonel Deakyne; Vancho Villa (villain); Lolita
Synopsis
Private Ward's idea to help he and his buddy Enterprise clean dishes, literally blows up in his face!
Reprints

Leaping Flames of Murder (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
"Arson" Smith; Fire Chief Ring; Nick Russo (villain, arsonist, death); Whisper Wylie (villain, killer and arsonist, death)
Synopsis
Arson smells a rat when he is nearly killed in a fire in a garage owned by a crook named Russo, and he suspects Nick set the fire himself.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Gorgon's Head! (Table of Contents: 11)

Bulletman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; museum guard; Melton Soames (museum director and collector); Perseus (soldier, flashback); The Gorgon [Martha Rawbone] (villain, museum worker, death)
Synopsis
A mysterious Medusa type villain loots the antiquities museum and the Bullet Duo head out after him, and hope to stop him before he succeeds in stealing more Egyptian treasures.
Reprints
Keywords
Craigmore Exhibition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Headless Horror
    Bulletman
  2. 1. ["Who Makes a Hit With All the Family?]
    Captain Marvel Adventures
  3. 2. The Headless Horror
    Bulletman
  4. 3. ["Miraculous! Mysterious! Mighty!"]
    Ibis the Invincible
  5. 4. Midas Castle
    Bulletman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Whiz Comics
  7. 6. The Man Who Vanished
    Bulletman
  8. 7. ["Wotta Terrific Trio!"]
    Master Comics
  9. 8. [The Hunt For Vancho Pilla]
    Private Ward
  10. 9. Leaping Flames of Murder
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Spy Smasher
  12. 11. The Gorgon's Head!
    Bulletman
  13. 12. ["Help! Help!"]
  14. 13. ["Here's a Live-Wire Library For Live-Wire Readers!"]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mechanix Illustrated
  16. 15. ["Prizes For All"]
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