(December 1945)

Fawcett, 1943 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand:
A Fawcett Magazine
Editing:
Richard Kraus (Editor); Will Lieberson (Executive Editor); Sidonie M. Gruenberg (Consulting Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Don Winslow of the Navy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Jordan
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Winslow

Speedy Wheeler Saves the Day and Wins a Bike (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Speedy Wheeler; Arnold, Schwinn & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["They're making history!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

Don Winslow of the Navy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Jordan
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Winslow
Synopsis:
Don encourages his readers to collect waste paper as well as tin cans to help the war effort.

Indexer Notes

A PSA for paper collecting as part of the war effort, along with the indicia and editorial information.

Aerial Pickup (Table of Contents: 3)

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Jordan (signed)
Inks:
John Jordan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red; Admiral Colby; Admiral Warburton; The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
While flying Admiral Colby back to the naval base, hias plane is attacked by Japanese fighters. While the Admiral bails out, Don and Red take the plane into a water landing. Later, they begin a mission to rescue the Admiral and the vital attack plans he is carrying.

["Hero of a thousand daredevil adventures! It's Radar!!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Hello boys! Do you know all these exciting facts..."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

A. C. Gilbert / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hey, Joe! What are you doing?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jetsam Joe / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jetsam Joe
Synopsis:
Not having seen or heard from his girl in 15 years, Joe writes her a letter to have her send him her address.

He Always Has an Explanation Handy (Table of Contents: 7)

Eaglebeak Spruder / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara
Pencils:
Tom McNamara
Inks:
Tom McNamara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Eaglebeak Spruder
Synopsis:
Eaglebeak challenges the throwing accuracy of someone and pays the price for it.

Indexer Notes

Script & art credits for this feature identified by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Don Winslow's Crossword Puzzle (Table of Contents: 8)

Don Winslow of the Navy / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Jordan
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Winslow

Indexer Notes

Crossword puzzle.

["Hey, Joe! I want you to paint the deck!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jetsam Joe / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jetsam Joe
Synopsis:
Joe is ordered by his Captain to paint the deck, a job reaquiring 20 gallons of paint. Joe discovers he only has one gallon and tries to paint quickly before he runs out of paint.

Stalemate (Table of Contents: 10)

Don Winslow / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Jordan
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red; General Hing; Colonel Martin; The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
Don volunteers to try and rescue a unit of Chinese freedom fighters from possibly being wiped out by japanese forces that have them stalemated.

Consolidated PB2Y-2 "Coronado" (Table of Contents: 11)

Don Winslow's Fighting Ship / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

There is a strip at the very bottom of the page with promotional ads for Captain Marvel's Magic Folder and Rocket Raider.

Everything Always Seems to Be in His Favor (Table of Contents: 12)

Eaglebeak Spruder / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Tom McNamara
Pencils:
Tom McNamara
Inks:
Tom McNamara
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; children
Characters:
Eaglebeak Spruder; Rooney
Synopsis:
Two toughs get the tables turned on them when they decide to lay in wait for Eaglebeak to knock his block off.

Indexer Notes

Script & art credits for this feature identified by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["Hey, Joe! I'm making up your pay envelope for last week!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Jetsam Joe / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jetsam Joe
Synopsis:
Joe's Captain gets the better of Joe on payday.

["I started a rumor that the tackling dummy is stuffed with Wheaties."] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Break for Drake (Table of Contents: 15)

A True "Warriors of the Sea" story / text story / 1.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Mills
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Ensign John Drake
Synopsis:
Drake's Grumman Avenger gets shot down in Japanese waters, but the American Air Force shows up just in time to drive away a Japanese rescue boat intent on making the pilot their prisoner.

Indexer Notes

A true story in a series.

Lifeboat Equipment (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
This factual article discusses equipment that protects U.S. boys at sea: matches, oars, propellors, painters, plugs, provisions, rowlocks, rudder & tiller, sea anchor, storm oil, signal flag, signaling mirrors, signal pistol, water, and wooden bullet hole plugs.

Undersea Raiders (Table of Contents: 17)

Don Winslow of the Navy / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Jordan
Inks:
John Jordan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Winslow; Red; Captain Mirmo; The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis:
After a Japanese sub torpedos the destroyer he is on, Don is captured by the Japanese, who attempt to torture him into relaying information as to the whereabouts of his transport.

A Special New Feature -- "British Seagoing Slang" (Table of Contents: 18)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes the solution to the crossword puzzle.

["First we blow up the arsenal..."] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Here's what you get as prizes in Kellogg's Shredded Wheat!"] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Meet a Bit-o-Honey"] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Bit-O-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Choice of the experts"] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

X-Acto Knives / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  2. 1. Speedy Wheeler Saves the Day and Wins a Bike
    Speedy Wheeler; Arnold, Schwinn & Co.
  3. 2. ["They're making history!"]
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  4. 3. Aerial Pickup
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  5. 4. ["Hero of a thousand daredevil adventures! It's Radar!!"]
  6. 5. ["Hello boys! Do you know all these exciting facts..."]
    A. C. Gilbert
  7. 6. ["Hey, Joe! What are you doing?"]
    Jetsam Joe
  8. 7. He Always Has an Explanation Handy
    Eaglebeak Spruder
  9. 8. Don Winslow's Crossword Puzzle
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  10. 9. ["Hey, Joe! I want you to paint the deck!"]
    Jetsam Joe
  11. 10. Stalemate
    Don Winslow
  12. 11. Consolidated PB2Y-2 "Coronado"
    Don Winslow's Fighting Ship
  13. 12. Everything Always Seems to Be in His Favor
    Eaglebeak Spruder
  14. 13. ["Hey, Joe! I'm making up your pay envelope for last week!"]
    Jetsam Joe
  15. 14. ["I started a rumor that the tackling dummy is stuffed with Wheaties."]
    Wheaties
  16. 15. A Break for Drake
    A True "Warriors of the Sea" story
  17. 16. Lifeboat Equipment
  18. 17. Undersea Raiders
    Don Winslow of the Navy
  19. 18. A Special New Feature -- "British Seagoing Slang"
  20. 19. ["First we blow up the arsenal..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  21. 20. ["Here's what you get as prizes in Kellogg's Shredded Wheat!"]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  22. 21. ["Meet a Bit-o-Honey"]
    Bit-O-Honey
  23. 22. ["Choice of the experts"]
    X-Acto Knives
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
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  • Jim Van Dore
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