(February 1944)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
9
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Magazine
Editing
Will Lieberson
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Circulation: 779,982 copies (data from Audit Bureau of Circulation via Russ Mahera)


Captain Marvel Judges the Ugly Beauty Contest (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel
Keywords
dungeons; skeletons

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

The Beauty Contest (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]

The Iron Horse (Table of Contents: 3)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Golden Arrow; Pancho; Sheriff; Bolts Benton (inventor)
Synopsis
A monstrous iron horse spreads terror throughout the west.

Indexer Notes

Al Carreno is credited on Golden Arrow in this period by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and compared with signed work in Hawk #4, this story is most probably by him.

Mystery of Spy Island (Table of Contents: 4)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy; superhero
Characters
Spy Smasher [Alan Armstrong]

The Deadly Seadragon (Table of Contents: 5)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance O'Casey; Mike; King Pepo; Commander Sato-Sato (villain; introduction; death?)
Synopsis
While sailing at sea, Mike spots a seadragon, only to discover it is made of metal -- and manned by the Japanese.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story is also called "The Deadly Seadragons"; synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-31-08.

Big Game Hunter (Table of Contents: 6)

Wicky and O'Shawnessy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed
Letters
Typeset

Bobo the Hobo (Table of Contents: 7)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Prince Ibis; Bobo (hobo); Taia (princess)
Synopsis
The miraculous Ibistick has turned a tramp, Bobo, into a second Ibis.

Indexer Notes

Blum is credited on pencils on Ibis by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He drew many stories for Classics Illustrated, like Treasure Island. He can best be spotted by his eyes not really looking at anything, and often with scowling, skewed faces.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Marvel Judges the Ugly Beauty Contest
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. Table of Contents
  3. 2. The Beauty Contest
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. The Iron Horse
    Golden Arrow
  5. 4. Mystery of Spy Island
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. The Deadly Seadragon
    Lance O'Casey
  7. 6. Big Game Hunter
    Wicky and O'Shawnessy
  8. 7. Bobo the Hobo
    Ibis the Invincible
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Steinar Ã…dland
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  • Peter Croome
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