(Spring 1948)

Fawcett, 1947 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1948-01-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Roy Ald (editor); Will Lieberson (executive editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1948, page 91, registration number B115819. Indicia states Copyright 1947 by Fawcett Publications, Inc. No advertising in this issue. The Algernon story and all of the Ozzie and Babs stories in this issue are drawn by the same artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ozzie and Babs / cover / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're pushing too fast, Ozzie!!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Babs Forester; boy reading comic book
Keywords
jalopy

Indexer Notes

Young boy on the curb is reading a Nyoka comic book.

University Yuk Yuks (Table of Contents: 1)

Whipper-Snappers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a nice apartment but I don't see any bath!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, printed in four color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Ozzie and Babs / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
The whole town's bubbling over about Ozzie and Babs
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Babs Forester

Mercury's Messenger (Table of Contents: 3)

Ozzie and Babs / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's right dear. The boss has invited all his...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Babs Forester; Mr. Forester; Mrs. Forester; Mr. Forester's boss
Synopsis
Ozzie tries to help Bab's dad with a gift but things get fouled up.
Keywords
passenger train; Pottsville; Riverdale

Indexer Notes

Passengers on a train are reading copies of Wow, Whiz and Nyoka comics.

Method in His Madness (Table of Contents: 4)

Willie the Wolf / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, oh! Willie is arguing with his new flame!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Willie the Wolf; Willie's girlfriend; Willie's friends
Synopsis
Willie explains the arguements with his girlfriend.
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It's Cupid, Stupid! (Table of Contents: 5)

Ozzie and Babs / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow!! Look at that gorgeous 1947 model of muscles!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Babs Forester; Midge; Damon (Dippy) Pythius Prattle
Synopsis
Babs forces Ozzie to get Dippy to date Midge, or else.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Gordon Fawcett; Lillian M. Bushley
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of ownership for Ozzie and Babs for October 1, 1947. Sworn to and submitted by Gordon Fawcett, business manager, before Lillian M. Bushley, notary public, on September 10, 1947. Roy Ald is named as editor, Ralph Daigh, managing editor, Gordon Fawcett, business manager. Circulation figures were not required.

Be-Bop Bopworthy (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Clement Good] (credited)
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beverly Bopworthy never played baseball.
Genre
humor
Characters
Beverly Bopworthy; O.O. Bopworthy; Mulligan; Colleen Mulligan
Synopsis
Two friends make a bet on the outcome of Beverly Bopworthy's chances in a violin concert contest.
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Keywords
music contest; popular music; violin

Algie Gets a Haircut! (Table of Contents: 8)

Algernon / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'ya, Babs! How about going to the movies with me?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Babs Forester; Algernon Forester (younger brother of Babs)
Synopsis
Ozzie takes a stubborn Algernon to the barber for a haircut
Keywords
barber shop

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Algernon? Also appeared in future issues of Ozzie and Babs, Master Comics and Whiz Comics.

Dream Boy (Table of Contents: 9)

Ozzie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Dip, Magneto, the hypnotist in person!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Dippy; Magneto the Hypnotist; Mr. Phil Turner; Mrs. Turner; Glitter Gaye; Babs Forester; Slick; Mugger Maguff
Synopsis
Ozzie gets hypnotized and determines to become a hypnotist, with mixed results.
Keywords
hypnotism; theater

Overdid It (Table of Contents: 10)

Meathead / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the matter, Meathead?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Meathead; friend of Meathead
Synopsis
Meathead is down in the dumps.
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Bedlam at Bigibell's (Table of Contents: 11)

Babs / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yoo-hoo, Babs! I've been looking for you.
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Babs Forester; Midge; Mr. Ashton Sackcloth; Mrs. Gruntia Bigibell; Mrs. Touchy
Synopsis
Babs works in the pet department of a downtown store until the animals get out of control.

Indexer Notes

department store; pet shop

Fast Money (Table of Contents: 12)

Chuck / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'ya, Chuck, old pal, old sock!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Chuck; Chuck's friend
Synopsis
Chuck's friend needs a loan.

Sloppy Jalopy (Table of Contents: 13)

Ozzie and Babs / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
But, father, I missed all the other telephone poles!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Babs Forester; Mr. Phil Forester; Glitter Gaye; Ozzie Turner; Mr. Slitzel
Synopsis
Ozzie convinces Babs to buy a junk car for $10; chaos rapidly follows.
Keywords
jalopy; junk yard; motorcycles; trolley car

Moths (Table of Contents: 14)

Whippersnappers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
What makes you think moths live terrible lives?
Genre
humor
Keywords
moth balls; moths

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover, printed in four color.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Ozzie and Babs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heh! Heh! Too much flash powder!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Babs Forester; Mr. Forester; Mrs. Forester
Keywords
camera; photography

Indexer Notes

On back cover, printed in four color.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["You're pushing too fast, Ozzie!!"]
    Ozzie and Babs
  2. 1. University Yuk Yuks
    Whipper-Snappers
  3. 2. ["The whole town's bubbling over about Ozzie and Babs"]
    Ozzie and Babs
  4. 3. Mercury's Messenger
    Ozzie and Babs
  5. 4. Method in His Madness
    Willie the Wolf
  6. 5. It's Cupid, Stupid!
    Ozzie and Babs
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Be-Bop Bopworthy
  9. 8. Algie Gets a Haircut!
    Algernon
  10. 9. Dream Boy
    Ozzie
  11. 10. Overdid It
    Meathead
  12. 11. Bedlam at Bigibell's
    Babs
  13. 12. Fast Money
    Chuck
  14. 13. Sloppy Jalopy
    Ozzie and Babs
  15. 14. Moths
    Whippersnappers
  16. 15. ["Heh! Heh! Too much flash powder!"]
    Ozzie and Babs
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