(May 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1942-04-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Otto Binder?

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
?

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 Return of Mr. Macabre! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Johnny Paine; Mr. Paine (Johnny's father); Mr. Macabre [Filpot] (villain); Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger] (villain); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Freddy trades places with a rich boy, who is sick of being rich and bored, only to discover that Mr. Macabre and Captain Nazi are wanting to kidnap him in order to get to his father's plans for a rocket bomber.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words)

Indexer Notes

The cover scene is virtually reproduced in panel 5 on page 13, except the ship's flag on the cover is Japanese, while the flag in the story panel is Nazi.

Oddity: in the last panel on page 6, Freddy mentions "Captain Marvel Jr.", but does not change into his alter ego.

The Terror of the Iceberg (Table of Contents: 3)

Bulletman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Ken Bald ?
Inks
Ken Bald ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]

Dr. Hour (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]; Dr. Hour [Jooves] (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

Hey Diddle Diddle... Let's Do a Riddle! (Table of Contents: 5)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Tojo; Uncle Sam; Hitler

Indexer Notes

Riddles in cartoon form. Character appearances added by David Burns via the GCD Error Tracker.

Murder Lays an Egg (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard (signed)
Letters
typeset

The Thugee Curse (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim
Reprints

Wanted Dead or Alive (Table of Contents: 8)

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); Kendricks
Synopsis
A released prisoner is out to get revenge on Buck Jones, the man who sent him up. He disguises himself as Buck and commits robberies that leads to the offer of a reward for Buck, dead or alive.

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from 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 4 panel 3, and also page 6.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Dog Daze / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Cobina (signed)
Inks
Cobina (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, follow me, Cobina!
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Golden Skeletons of Rio Sambu (Table of Contents: 10)

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]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. The Ring Master Presents
  3. 2. The Return of Mr. Macabre!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. The Terror of the Iceberg
    Bulletman
  5. 4. Dr. Hour
    Minute Man
  6. 5. Hey Diddle Diddle... Let's Do a Riddle!
  7. 6. Murder Lays an Egg
  8. 7. The Thugee Curse
    El Carim
  9. 8. Wanted Dead or Alive
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
  10. 9. ["C'mon, follow me, Cobina!"]
    Dog Daze
  11. 10. The Golden Skeletons of Rio Sambu
    Companions Three
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