(February 11, 1942 - May 13, 1942)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.15 USD
Pages
100
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1942-02-11
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Minute Man [Jack Weston]; Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]
Reprints

[The Park Robberies] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron ?
Pencils
C. C. Beck; Mac Raboy (splash)
Inks
C. C. Beck; Mac Raboy (splash)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Miss La Verne; Chief Brannigan (introduction); Officer Hoolihan (introduction); Officer Shaunessy (introduction); Steamboat Bill (introduction); Napoleon (a horse); Stinko [Stenko] (villain, introduction); Stinko's gang [Babyface; Bubbles (Stinko's girl); Chuggers; Littletoe] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
After reporting on the third robbery in Central Park within a week, Captain Marvel decides to get involved and track down the individual(s) responsible. However, Chief Brannigan and the rest of the Police Department merely laugh at the prospect! So, Cap disguises himself as a Policeman until he captures a gang of young hoodlums.
Reprints
Keywords
Central Park; Shazam; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Stinko and his gang next appear in Captain Marvel Adventures #13.

Script credit added by Craig Delich, per Brian Cremins in Alter Ego #144 (January 2017). The character, Steamboat, introduced in this issue, was created by Herron.

Cremins claims that this story was drawn by C. C. Beck, Dave Berg and the Captain Marvel art staff, with no mention being made of Mac Raboy.

[The Return of the Black Rat] (Table of Contents: 2)

Bulletman / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Rat (villain)

The Camera Sees Death (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Return of the Black Poet (Table of Contents: 4)

Minute Man / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Poet (villain)

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

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

Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy!
Genre
humor

[The Spy Smasher Movie Peril] (Table of Contents: 6)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre
spy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Plug for Spy Smasher movie.

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

Strange But True / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

filler

Crimes For a Penny (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Scarlet and Pinky / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]; Pinky [Pinky Butler]; John D. Rokkafeller (murder victim)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel; Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet
  2. 1. [The Park Robberies]
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. [The Return of the Black Rat]
    Bulletman
  4. 3. The Camera Sees Death
  5. 4. The Return of the Black Poet
    Minute Man
  6. 5. ["Oh boy!"]
    Chubby
  7. 6. [The Spy Smasher Movie Peril]
    Spy Smasher
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Strange But True
  9. 8. Crimes For a Penny
    Mr. Scarlet and Pinky
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer