(January 1, 1943)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
every three weeks
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication [Triangle]
Editing:
Rod Reed
Color:
Color cover; color interiors
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series; anthology

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Marc Swayze
Inks:
Marc Swayze
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Santa Claus
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from C.C. Beck by Craig Delich 2011-28-11 to Marc Swayze per Swyaze's column in Alter-Ego #19 verifying he did the cover.

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Phantom of the Department Store (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Pete Costanza ?
Inks:
Pete Costanza ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Steamboat; The Phantom [Dunkel]

The Training of Mary Marvel (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Marc Swayze
Inks:
Marc Swayze
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]
Synopsis:
An eminent professor is made a dupe by a phony scientist/explorer named Greaseley, who claims to have brought live native creatures back from the planet Venus, and together, Mary & Billy [as the Marvels] put a stop to this scam.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Radio Station WHIZ

Indexer Notes

Some reprint information and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Jan. 14, 2007).

Mary Marvel next appears in Wow Comics #9.

P. C. Hamerlinck, in Alter Ego #147 (July 2017), asserts that Swayze did the entire art job on this story. So reference to Swayze only doing the art on the Mary Marvel figures only removed.

His Achilles Heel (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Pete Costanza ?
Inks:
Pete Costanza ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel; Blitzenwitz [a Hitler double, introduction]

The Wizard's Mark (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Kjelgaard (signed)
Letters:
trpeset

Genre:
western-frontier

[The Tire Thief] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Captain Kidd

The Ego Exchanger (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
C. C. Beck; shop staff
Inks:
Pete Costanza; shop staff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Steamboat Bill
Synopsis:
In a diverting mind-swap ("ego changer") between Billy/Captain Marvel and Steamboat, whenever Steamboat says the magic word, Billy changes into the person of Marvel, but with the mind of Steamboat!
Keywords:
Shazam

Indexer Notes

Art credit revisions by Craig Delich, per P.C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #145 (March 2017).

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

Comix Cards / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
Hopalong Cassidy; Ibis the Invincible

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. The Phantom of the Department Store
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. The Training of Mary Marvel
    Captain Marvel
  5. 4. His Achilles Heel
    Captain Marvel
  6. 5. The Wizard's Mark
  7. 6. [The Tire Thief]
    Captain Kidd
  8. 7. The Ego Exchanger
    Captain Marvel
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Comix Cards
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Daniel Smith
  • Mike Nielsen