(April 1947)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume
8
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Incorporated
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Roy Ald

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Tomsey ?
Inks
Charles Tomsey ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; science fiction
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim "Red" Albright]; Moon creatures
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Leonard Frank to Tomsey ? by Craig Delich.

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Captain Midnight Spikes the Sun Gun! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Frank
Inks
Leonard Frank
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim "Red" Albright]; un-named U.S. Army General; Dr. Pyrrho (villain, introduction, death); Pyrrho's thugs [Mike; other un-named] (villains, both die)
Synopsis
A new villain threatens to use the flaming fury of the Sun itself against the Earth and Captain Midnight.
Reprints
Keywords
Gliderchute; Mt. Carson; Sub-Car; Underground City

Indexer Notes

In the AC Comics' reprint, the strip is titled "Major Midnight".

The last 1/3 of page 9 is titled "Captain Midnight's Air Lingo" and defines several air terms.

Swear by It (Table of Contents: 3)

Pilot Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; aviation
Reprints

Mary Marvel's Magic Solves Her Easter Problem (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Mary Marvel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Moon Creatures! (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Leonard Frank
Inks
Leonard Frank
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation; science fiction
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain Jim "Red" Albright]; Icky Mudd (cameo); Joyce Ryan; Professor Edan; the Moon creatures (villains, all die); Jordan (villain, death)
Synopsis
Arriving on the Moon, Captain Midnight and his companions bury escaped convict and murderer Jordan, who had planned to use the Moon as a hideout. Splitting up soon after, to scour the Moon for any sign of life, they find themselves threatened by living rocks with a silica base.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the AC reprint the strip is titled "Major Midnight."

Story is a continuation of a story in the previous issue.

In the Tempest (Table of Contents: 6)

Joe Miller / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Joe Miller
Reprints

Sgt. Twilight Hits a New Low (Note) (Table of Contents: 7)

Sergeant Twilight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sgt. Twilight
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Scripter credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

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

Your Invention Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Ideas submitted by readers.

Across the Border (Table of Contents: 9)

Red Skye / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Kraus (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Johnny Blair, in the Air / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the Flying Police set out after three convicts
Genre
adventure
Characters
Johnny Blair
Reprints

Life of the Shark! (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Midnight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Frank
Inks
Leonard Frank
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Midnight [Captain "Red" Albright]; Ichabod Mudd; Paul Petrov; Mr. Gentry; Ivan Shark (villain); Gardo (villain)
Synopsis
When Captain Midnight is asked to make a movie on the life of the notorious Ivan Shark, he discovers that Shark is still alive and must use his mechanical bloodhound to track him down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from Dick Sabo.

In the AC reprint, the strip is called "Major Midnight" and the last 1/3 of the page of the story was an advertisement.

Ancestry (Table of Contents: 12)

Whipper-Snappers / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Midnight
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. Captain Midnight Spikes the Sun Gun!
    Captain Midnight
  4. 3. Swear by It
    Pilot Pete
  5. 4. Mary Marvel's Magic Solves Her Easter Problem
    Mary Marvel
  6. 5. The Moon Creatures!
    Captain Midnight
  7. 6. In the Tempest
    Joe Miller
  8. 7. Sgt. Twilight Hits a New Low (Note)
    Sergeant Twilight
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Your Invention Page
  10. 9. Across the Border
    Red Skye
  11. 10. ["When the Flying Police set out after three convicts"]
    Johnny Blair, in the Air
  12. 11. Life of the Shark!
    Captain Midnight
  13. 12. Ancestry
    Whipper-Snappers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • Darci
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome