(April 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1942-03-06
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. 2.

[Captain Marvel Junior Smashes Jap Invasion] (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]; the Japanese
Reprints

The Ring Master Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Various
Inks
Various
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Case of the Face in the Dark! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Snaiki-Yaki (villain, introduction); the Japanese (villains, many die)
Synopsis
When Captain Marvel Jr. closely examines a child's broken balloon, he discovers a secret message on it, all part of a Japanese plot to sabotage commmunications to Alaska.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); Snootley's Department Store

Indexer Notes

The cover scene is replicated in panel 2 on page 12.

Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2011-28-11 per Woolfolk article in Alter-Ego #6 (Autumn, 2000), although P. C. Hamerlinck, in Alter Ego #145 (March 2017), states that the writer in unknown.

The last panel on page 14 gives the title to next issues' story: "The Return of Mr. Macabre".

Tooth For a Clue (Table of Contents: 3)

Bulletman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder?
Inks
Jack Binder?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]

The Vaudevillains (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

Story title taken from the contents page.

The Kid Kids the Kidnappers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page.

[Buck Jones Turns Bandit] (Table of Contents: 6)

Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield
Inks
Ken Battefield
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones

Bandit Off Balance (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Manly Wade Wellman [ as Juan Lopez ] (signed)
Letters
typeset

The Vaults of Villa Castillo (Table of Contents: 8)

Companions Three / comic story / 7 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. [Captain Marvel Junior Smashes Jap Invasion]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. The Ring Master Presents
  3. 2. The Case of the Face in the Dark!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. Tooth For a Clue
    Bulletman
  5. 4. The Vaudevillains
    Minute Man
  6. 5. The Kid Kids the Kidnappers
    El Carim
  7. 6. [Buck Jones Turns Bandit]
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
  8. 7. Bandit Off Balance
  9. 8. The Vaults of Villa Castillo
    Companions Three
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