(September 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1942-08-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Rod Reed?

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. 3.

[Plot to Doom the Army!] (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]
Reprints

The Ring Master Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mac Raboy
Inks
Mac Raboy
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Capt. Marvel Jr. Saves the Doomed Army (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Dr. Blaine; Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger; also as Dr. Blaine] (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. must stop Captain Nazi from turning the American Army into an Army of the Dead, as the vile villain, armed with a new poison that can kill thousands, disguises himself as a doctor in an Army camp and injects the deadly serum into their arms.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); U-15

The Return of the Weeper (Table of Contents: 3)

Bulletman [Fawcett] / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
? (script); Henry Perkins (plot)
Pencils
Binder Studio
Inks
Binder Studio
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Sergeant Kent; Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (image only); The Weeper [Mortimer Gloom] (villain, 2nd appearance)
Synopsis
The Weeper returns with his "pills of pity" and laughing gas to spread laughter.....laughter that brings about sorrow. The Flying Detectives, however, get unexpected help from a member of the Weeper's gang, who is concerned about the health of his wife if he doesn't help the villain.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of the last page is an illustrated ad for the story of "The Revenge Syndicate," found in the pages of Bulletman #7.

Plot and art credits courtesy of Will Murray per Alter Ego #157 (March 2019).

The 'SHHH!' Campaign (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]; The Ear (villain, introduction, death)

Chapter II: Fugitives from Fury (Table of Contents: 5)

Hoodoo Hannigan / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph Millard [as Joseph J. Millard]
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hoodoo Hannigan

The Death Dealer (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim; The Death Dealer [Stark](villain, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sunday Dear diary, master Jimmy's vacationing...
Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Fur-Trapper Murder (Table of Contents: 8)

Buck Jones / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Feature Logo
Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones; Silver (horse); Mesquite Mike (deputy); Mountain Squires (trapper); Rankin (villain); Roy Squires
Synopsis
Buck and Mike are after a gang who killed an old trapper and stole his money and furs.

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the contents page.

Carlson is best recognized by his horses: long, narrow, tapering heads and often with front legs stretched out as in the last panel on page 4.

Mr. Death (Table of Contents: 9)

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]; Mr. Death (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the contents page.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Plot to Doom the Army!]
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  2. 1. The Ring Master Presents
  3. 2. Capt. Marvel Jr. Saves the Doomed Army
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  4. 3. The Return of the Weeper
    Bulletman [Fawcett]
  5. 4. The 'SHHH!' Campaign
    Minute Man
  6. 5. Chapter II: Fugitives from Fury
    Hoodoo Hannigan
  7. 6. The Death Dealer
    El Carim
  8. 7. ["Sunday Dear diary, master Jimmy's vacationing..."]
    Dog Daze
  9. 8. The Fur-Trapper Murder
    Buck Jones
  10. 9. Mr. Death
    Companions Three
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