(November 18, 1942)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1942-10-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing
Rod Reed?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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.


Captain Marvel Jr. Sinks the Japs! (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

Go Get the Marvel Gang (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board of Captain Marvel Junior; Captain Marvel Jr. Presents (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel Jr. / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. H. Fawcett Jr. (signed); ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr.
Reprints

[The Origin of Captain Marvel, Jr. Retold] (Table of Contents: 3)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
Al Carreno
Inks
Al Carreno
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman](origin retold); Freddy's un-named grandfather (death, flashback)Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (flashback); Shazam (flashback); Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger](villain, flashback)
Synopsis
While they are fishing, Freddy's grandfather rescues the nefarious Captain Nazi, who promptly kills the grandfather and severely injures Freddy Freeman. Captain Marvel rescues the young boy and takes him to see Shazam, who gives some of the Mighty Mortal's powers to the boy, who then becomes Captain Marvel Junior!
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words)

Wings Over Dazaggar!! (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreno
Inks
Al Carreno
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Monsieur Renald (death); un-named French Colonel; Captain Nazi [Albrecht Krieger](villain); Adolf Hitler (villain); the Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. goes to Dazaggar in Africa to fight Captain Nazi and prevent him from moving plans ahead there to use gigantic "winged castles" to invade the Western Hemisphere.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words)

One Returned (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Davey; Smoky
Reprints

The Shadow That Walked! (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard ?
Pencils
Al Carreno
Inks
Al Carreno
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; un-named editor of the Herald-Globe; Jerry Fladd (reporter, death); The Walking Shadow [Yvonne Sergo aka Yvonne Blake] (villain, ventriloquist, introduction, death); Shoes McCann (villain); Spike (villain, death)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. involves himself in a case where a criminal, known as The Walking Shadow, is causing a crime wave, threatening to become the King of Crime, a title he may well own if he can locate the Dumont Treasure.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); Herald-Globe

Indexer Notes

Oddity: on page 5, panel 6, Freddy Freeman says the name "Captain Marvel Jr.", but doesn't change into his other self.
Writer credit suggested by textual analysis from Lou Mougin.

The Bomb Proof Shirt (Table of Contents: 7)

Willie Wynn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Willie Wynn (introduction)
Reprints

[The Case of the Crippled Kidnappers] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreno
Inks
Al Carreno
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mayor Horton; Slim (villain); Ma (villain); Al (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. gets involved in a fake accident racket, in which young cripples were drugged, then used in certain fake accidents that would net the gang millions in blackmail payments.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); Daily Globe; Daily-Herald; News Times; The Sentinel

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the Archive.

[Kissing Portrait] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mad Artist / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

[The Cracked Safecracker] (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Millard ?
Pencils
Al Carreno
Inks
Al Carreno
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Bull Bimmens (ex-villain); Bull's un-named mother; Bull's un-named father; Lefty (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. saves an older couple from being run over, and discovers that they are to be forced into living in a poorhouse unless their son can be found to help them out. But when he sees a picture of the son, Captain Marvel Jr. recognizes him as a noted safecracker. Still, he brings about a reunion and Bull decides to reform.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); Hotel Ritzmore

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page.
Writer credit suggested by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Marvel Jr. Sinks the Japs!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. Go Get the Marvel Gang
  3. 2. Editorial Advisory Board of Captain Marvel Junior; Captain Marvel Jr. Presents
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  4. 3. [The Origin of Captain Marvel, Jr. Retold]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  5. 4. Wings Over Dazaggar!!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  6. 5. One Returned
  7. 6. The Shadow That Walked!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  8. 7. The Bomb Proof Shirt
    Willie Wynn
  9. 8. [The Case of the Crippled Kidnappers]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  10. 9. [Kissing Portrait]
    Mad Artist
  11. 10. [The Cracked Safecracker]
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Kyle "The Dagger" Sullivan
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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