(May 1946)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume
7
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1946-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Editing
Wendell Crowley
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, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


An Arabian Knight! (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]
Reprints

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Capt. Marvel Jr. Fights the Arabian Knights (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Ali; The Sultan; Fatima (Sultan's daughter); Genie of the Lamp (villain); Abdul the Merchant (villain)
Synopsis
Freddy sees an ad in the newspaper requesting the help of Captain Marvel Jr., and when he visits the man who placed the ad, he is told that he is requested to go back to Arabia with him. This man, Ali, is in love with a sultan's daughter, but there is another suitor as well, and her hand in marriage goes to the person bringing her the greatest magic gift.
Reprints

A Man of Principal (Table of Contents: 3)

Rubbernose Randolph / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Rubbernose Randolph

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
M. H. ?
Pencils
M. H. ?
Inks
M. H. ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm so worn out I can hardly stand on my feet.
Genre
humor
Characters
Boxcar Benny

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by the Who's Who.

The Stolen Half-Century! (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
August Froehlich; Mac Raboy tracings
Inks
August Froehlich; Mac Raboy tracings
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Otto Van Dorn; Mrs. Van Dorn; Graybeard (villain, ancient crimelord); Slippery Elmer (villain)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. speedily takes the wife of Otto Van Dorn to the hospital where she is diagnosed to be suffering from amnesia, and she can't remember anything that has happened in the last 50 years. This is good news to Graybeard, who is rotting in prison, but escapes and goes after the famed Van Dorn Necklace.
Keywords
Van Dorn Necklace

Auto Know Better (Table of Contents: 6)

Whipper-Snappers / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Gets in the Swim (Table of Contents: 7)

Rubbernose Randolph / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
Art Helfant

Genre
humor
Characters
Rubbernose Randolph
Reprints

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

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

Script
M. H. ?
Pencils
M. H. ?
Inks
M. H. ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm so hungry I'd like to take a roll in the park...
Genre
humor
Characters
Boxcar Benny
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits suggested by the Who's Who.

The Magic Act (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Spawn the Magician (villain)
Synopsis
Every week, the magician, Spawn, performs his acts of magic on the waterfront, but Captain Marvel Jr. notices people under the influence of opium committing crimes there as well, and believes that there is a connection between the two.
Keywords
Daily Star; Orient Line

Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of the page is an illustrated advertisement for Mary Marvel appearing in Wow Comics, art probably by Jack Binder.

A Clothes Shave (Table of Contents: 10)

Giggle Gags / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

If the Shoe Fits... (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Letters
typeset

Late News (Table of Contents: 12)

Snortville Sneeze / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sid Lazarus
Pencils
Sid Lazarus
Inks
Sid Lazarus
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Snortville Sneeze

Captain Marvel Jr. Haunts the Ghost Vigilantes (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. encounters ghosts who are the former inhabitants of an abandoned western town, and tricks them into leaving this town to its new human inhabitants.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. An Arabian Knight!
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. Capt. Marvel Jr. Fights the Arabian Knights
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  4. 3. A Man of Principal
    Rubbernose Randolph
  5. 4. ["I'm so worn out I can hardly stand on my feet."]
    Boxcar Benny
  6. 5. The Stolen Half-Century!
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  7. 6. Auto Know Better
    Whipper-Snappers
  8. 7. Gets in the Swim
    Rubbernose Randolph
  9. 8. ["I'm so hungry I'd like to take a roll in the park..."]
    Boxcar Benny
  10. 9. The Magic Act
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  11. 10. A Clothes Shave
    Giggle Gags
  12. 11. If the Shoe Fits...
  13. 12. Late News
    Snortville Sneeze
  14. 13. Captain Marvel Jr. Haunts the Ghost Vigilantes
    Captain Marvel Jr.
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