(November 4, 1942)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
6
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every four weeks
On-sale Date
1942-10-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Rod Reed ?; Ralph Daigh (editorial director); Al Allard (art director)

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.

Capt. Marvel Jr. Strikes at Terror Castle (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

Look Out! He's Coming (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel Jr. / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Ring Master Presents / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Capt Marvel Jr.

The Cripple Crimes (Table of Contents: 3)

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]; Willy (lame boy); Dr. Krool (villain, introduction); Professor Swype (villain); Mr. Grub (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr., as lame Freddy Freeman, goes undercover at Cheer Lodge to find a way to disrupt and put a halt to the activities of Dr. Krool, who is teaching his charges how to pickpocket, rob and steal.
Reprints
Keywords
Captain Marvel (magic words); E.Z. Trucking Corp.

The Dangerous Letter (Table of Contents: 4)

Bulletman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder?
Inks
Jack Binder?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; The Undertaker (villain, introduction); Mr. Z [Jonas Lane] (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Bulletman and Bulletgirl must find a way to halt the activities of a hearse-driving killer!

The Paralysis Ray (Table of Contents: 5)

Minute Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Phil Bard
Inks
Phil Bard
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Minute Man [Jack Weston]

Indexer Notes

contents page title

A Self Made Man (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

A Date with Madden, the Mad Magician (Table of Contents: 7)

El Carim / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bert Whitman
Inks
Bert Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
El Carim; Balbo, boy magician (origin, introduction); Valdini (Balbo's father, introduction); Madden (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Art credits per Ken Quattro in Alter Ego #109 (May, 2012). Whitman created the character of Balbo for this story and continued working on the strip (which replaced El Carim) in Master Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Magic by Balbo / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to perform two magic tricks.

[The Blunder Boy] (Table of Contents: 9)

Chubby / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom McNamara
Pencils
Tom McNamara
Inks
Tom McNamara
Colors
?
Letters
Tom McNamara

Genre
humor
Characters
Chubby

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the contents page. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-2-1.

Chapter IV: Murder with Wings (Table of Contents: 10)

Hoodoo Hannigan / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Hoodoo Hannigan

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Carlson
Inks
Ralph Carlson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calves on the range are mysteriously disappearing.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Buck Jones; Silver (horse); Mesquite Mike (deputy); Beth (rancher); Quinito (rustler boss)
Synopsis
Calves on the range are mysteriously disappearing, and Buck Jones is hot on the trail.

Indexer Notes

Final Fawcett appearance.

Carlson is best recognized by his horses: long, narrow, tapering heads and often with front legs stretched out like on page 4 panel 3, and also the first panel on page 5.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Capt. Marvel Jr. Strikes at Terror Castle
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  2. 1. Look Out! He's Coming
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Ring Master Presents
  4. 3. The Cripple Crimes
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  5. 4. The Dangerous Letter
    Bulletman
  6. 5. The Paralysis Ray
    Minute Man
  7. 6. A Self Made Man
    The Mad Artist
  8. 7. A Date with Madden, the Mad Magician
    El Carim
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Magic by Balbo
  10. 9. [The Blunder Boy]
    Chubby
  11. 10. Chapter IV: Murder with Wings
    Hoodoo Hannigan
  12. 11. ["Calves on the range are mysteriously disappearing."]
    Buck Jones, Frontier Marshal
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