(October 16, 1942)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every four weeks
On-sale Date
1942-09-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
Rod Reed (credited) (editor)

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. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / Shazam! / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Uncle Sam
Reprints

Capt. Marvel Presents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Alaskan Adventure (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel / Shazam! / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck; ? (assistants)
Inks
C. C. Beck; Ezra Jack Keats ? (background, figures, see notes); ? (assistants)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits per P. C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #147 (July 2017). Possible Keats credit due to him being confirmed as being on staff for the Beck-Costanza Studio at this time doing backgrounds and figures.

The Trumpet of Doom (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Marvel / Shazam! / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
Ezra Jack Keats (background, figures, see notes); ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Steamboat Bill; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)

Indexer Notes

A digitized picture from the Ezra Jack Keats Collection at the University of Southern Mississippi shows Keats working in a studio with Mark Swayze, C.C. Beck, and Dave Berg drawing Captain Marvel stories. The splash page and second page of this story can be seen on Keats drawing table being referenced for what looks like a paste-up drawing (see: https://usm.access.preservica.com/uncategorized/IO_c862af24-fad0-4f42-afac…, retrieved 19 March 2021).

A Dead Jap Is a Good Jap! (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Always Rings the Bell! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Whiz Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The World's Mightiest Mistake (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Marvel / Shazam! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Dave Berg; Ezra Jack Keats ? (background, figures, see notes); ? (Captain Marvel art staff)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Steamboat Bill; Steamboat's girlfriend
Synopsis
A hypnotist does his magic on Steamboat and fills him with a burning desire to become an ebony Captain Marvel!

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich, per Brian Cremins in Alter Ego #144 (January 2017). Possible Keats credit due to him being confirmed as being on staff for the Beck-Costanza Studio at this time doing backgrounds and figures.

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

Captain Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Al Liederman
Pencils
Al Liederman
Inks
Al Liederman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They don't come any bigger than Rattlesnake Ike...
Genre
humor; superhero

In Mexico (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Marvel / Shazam! / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marc Swayze
Inks
Marc Swayze
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Steamboat Bill; Axis agents (villains)

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Marc Swayze.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel / Shazam!
  2. 1. Capt. Marvel Presents
  3. 2. The Alaskan Adventure
    Captain Marvel / Shazam!
  4. 3. The Trumpet of Doom
    Captain Marvel / Shazam!
  5. 4. A Dead Jap Is a Good Jap!
  6. 5. Always Rings the Bell!
    Whiz Comics
  7. 6. The World's Mightiest Mistake
    Captain Marvel / Shazam!
  8. 7. ["They don't come any bigger than Rattlesnake Ike..."]
    Captain Kid
  9. 8. In Mexico
    Captain Marvel / Shazam!
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