(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 / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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, 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); 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
Related Scans
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
  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, Frontier Marshal
  10. 9. Mr. Death
    Companions Three
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