(December 1945)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1945-11-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand
A Fawcett Magazine
Editing
Wendell Crowley (Editor); Will Lieberson (Executive Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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, Third Series, Part 2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


Mighty Marvel Family Joins Forces vs. Black Adam! (Table of Contents)

The Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Wizard Shazam

The Marvel Family (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Marvel; Captain Marvel Jr.; Mary Marvel; Uncle Marvel [as Uncle Dudley]

Indexer Notes

Stock art

The Mighty Marvels Join Forces! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Wizard Shazam; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Black Adam [Teth-Adam; Mighty Adam] (villain, introduction, origin)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

1st Marvel Family story, but the Marvel Family first appears in Captain Marvel Adventures #18, which retells the origins of Captain Marvel, Captain Marvel, Jr., and Mary Marvel.

Inker credit, verified by Marc Swayze, revised from C.C. Beck to Costanza by Craig Delich 2012-7-15.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Boxcar Benny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm so broke I couldn't buy a penny stamp...
Genre
humor
Characters
Boxcar Benny; General Footsore

The Show Case (Table of Contents: 4)

Richard Richard, Private Dick / comic story / 3.5 pages (report information)

Script
Dick McCay
Pencils
Dick McCay
Inks
Dick McCay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Richard Richard; Ah Choo; Flub Dub

Shamrocks for Perry (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Mill
Letters
typeset

Characters
Gram O'Donnell; Lon O'Donnell; Perry O'Murian; Cosmo Costello

The Marvel Family and Baby Marvel (Table of Contents: 6)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Uncle Marvel [Uncle Dudley]; Baby Marvel (Introduction); Blacky Bucher (villain)

Indexer Notes

Baby Marvel was a Marvel in name only and made only one appearance.

[Various] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 3 pages (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mighty Marvel Family Joins Forces vs. Black Adam!
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. The Marvel Family
  3. 2. The Mighty Marvels Join Forces!
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. ["I'm so broke I couldn't buy a penny stamp..."]
    Boxcar Benny
  5. 4. The Show Case
    Richard Richard, Private Dick
  6. 5. Shamrocks for Perry
  7. 6. The Marvel Family and Baby Marvel
    The Marvel Family
  8. 7. [Various]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Matthias Hofmann
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Walt Grogan
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Walt Grogan
  • Mike Nielsen