([September 9] 1941)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68 ?
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1941-09-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Editing
France Herron ?
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
8.5" x 11.5"
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

This issue was printed in black and white, and reprinted the Captain Marvel stories from Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #10, Special Edition Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #1, Whiz Comics #8, and Whiz Comics #11.

Information by Craig Delich (November 2005).

On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries; Part 1; Group 2; Pamphlets, Leaflets, Contributions to Newspapers or Periodicals, Etc., Lectures, Sermons, Addresses for Oral Deliveries, Maps; 1941; New Series; Volume 38; Number 10. Copyright number: AA 379154.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska ? (see notes); C. C. Beck ? (see notes)
Inks
George Tuska ? (see notes); Pete Costanza ? (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The figure of Captain Marvel on this cover was traced and used on the splash to the first Captain Marvel story in Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series) #4, information provided by Craig Delich (November 2005).

Paul C. Hamerlinck says, in Alter Ego (Twomorrows, 1999 series) #130 (January 2015), that Captain Marvel co-creator C.C. Beck told him that he had penciled this cover and that Pete Costanza had inked it.

The Winged Death (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 11.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Parker
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; un-named Admiral; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain); Beautia Sivana [as Dot Darling] (villain); Knuckles Nickerson (villain)
Synopsis
Billy is concerned over the mysterious destruction of many of the U.S. west coast defenses, and when he is assigned to look into the matter, he uncovers the infamous Beautia posing as a newsreel cameraman, and figures that she is behind this situation.
Reprints
Keywords
Ace Films; Shazam; Station WHIZ

[The Menace of the Skull] (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 10.66 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Parker
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Princess Patricia (performer); Mrs. Moneypenny; Horace Moneypenny (husband of Mrs. Moneypenny); Captain Death (villain, introduction); Professor Skull (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Billy discovers a connection between accidents occuring on the beach and the presence of a strange yacht anchored nearby. He discovers that wealthy people have disappeared and are being held for ransom......then the victims would be killed once the family has been bled dry.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Station WHIZ; The Skull (a yacht)

The Haunted House (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Parker
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam

[Mystery of Marvel College] (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Parker
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
Bill Parker

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Sterling Morris; Dean Scroggle (Dean of Marvel College); Ben Strang (football team Captain); Slug Samson (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Billy is ordered to enroll at Marvel College and get the low-down on their football coach, Slug Samson, a former convict. As Captain Marvel, he must stop the coach from doing anything in his power to make the team lose the big game against State University.
Reprints
Keywords
Shazam; Skull Club; Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Except for the masthead, Captain Marvel wears no cape in the story.

Editing
Related Scans
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  2. 1. The Winged Death
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  3. 2. [The Menace of the Skull]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  4. 3. The Haunted House
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  5. 4. [Mystery of Marvel College]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome