(March 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1942-02-06
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.

Death by Radio (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy; Bob Rogers (backgrounds)
Inks
Mac Raboy; Bob Rogers (backgrounds)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mr. Macabre [Filpot] (shadow)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Bob Rogers verified doing the backgrounds in an interview with Roger Hill in Alter-Ego #7 (Winter, 2001).

The Ring Master Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Death by Radio] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (image); Harold Pitwell (Wall Street broker, death); Filmore Douglas (business associate of Pitwell, death); Umbersquire (business associate of Pitwell and Douglas); Mr. Macabre [Filpot] (villain, introduction); Sniper (villain)
Synopsis
A former business associate, of the firm Pitwell, Douglas, Umbersquire and Filpot, ousted from the company because he stole a few dollars from the company, swears revenge on his former business partners.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); The News (newspaper); The Telegram (newspaper)

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from cover and blurb from previous issue. Although Mr. Macabre apparently dies in the story, he does return in Master Comics #26.

The last panel on page 15 gives the title for next issues' story: "The Face in the Dark".

Slick Jordan, Cutthroat Counterfeiter (Table of Contents: 3)

Bulletman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum (page 8)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Slick Jordan (villain)

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page.

The Ghost of Sir Francis Drake (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]

Indexer Notes

contents page title

A Wager with Fate (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim; Fate (introduction)

Indexer Notes

El Carim's birth year, 1913, was given in this story.

The Hooded Hoodlum (Table of Contents: 6)

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); Baxter [Hooded Hoodlum]; Al Evans (prospector)
Synopsis
The Hooded Hoodlum strikes again, killing old gold prospectors for their gold. Buck and Mike set out to stalk down the masked murderer.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page.

Carlson is best recognized by his horses: long narrow, tapering heads and often with front legs stretched out like a rocking horse, as on page 3 panel 3 and very noticeably on page 5 panel 2.

Dead Man's Doublecross (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (signed)
Letters
typeset

The Lure of the Voodoo (Table of Contents: 8)

Companions Three / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Clem Weisbecker?
Inks
Clem Weisbecker?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Companions Three [Don; Nifty; Spike]
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death by Radio
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. The Ring Master Presents
  3. 2. [Death by Radio]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. Slick Jordan, Cutthroat Counterfeiter
    Bulletman
  5. 4. The Ghost of Sir Francis Drake
    Minute Man
  6. 5. A Wager with Fate
    El Carim
  7. 6. The Hooded Hoodlum
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
  8. 7. Dead Man's Doublecross
  9. 8. The Lure of the Voodoo
    Companions Three
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