(May 1947)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
14
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-03-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Virginia Provisiero
Color
Color
Dimensions
10.5" x 14" (#1-6); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#7-133)
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, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


The Black Shroud (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; The Black Shroud

In This Issue (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel Jr. / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

The Black Shroud (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]

The Big Sale (Table of Contents: 3)

Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Kaye
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Colonel Corn; Korny Kobb

The Daffy Desperadoes (Table of Contents: 4)

Bulletman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]

Shown Up (Table of Contents: 5)

Lumber Jack / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Champin
Inks
Ken Champin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Lumber Jack; camp foreman
Synopsis
Jack asks the camp workers why they look so worried, and they tell him that they are afraid that the new foreman is going to make them work very hard.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

Headhunters' Haven (Table of Contents: 6)

Nyoka the Jungle Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Nyoka; Uncle Safar; Dr. Gordon
Synopsis
Nyoka is told that Uncle Safar is dying of a rare tropical disease and needs penicillan soon or he'll die. But the plane bringing in the drug is caught in a terrible storm and forced to land in Headhunters' Haven, so Nyoka volunteers to go into that area and rescue the downed pilot and the drug.
Keywords
Borneo Jungle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Tumbleweed Jr. / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Brady
Inks
Bill Brady
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tumbleweed, take your feet out of that water...
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Tumbleweed Jr.; un-named teacher
Synopsis
Tumbleweed's teacher tells him to take his feet off the water cooler because he might catch cold.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

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

For the Master Mind / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children

Indexer Notes

Readers are asked to solve five different true and false questions.

Hear Some Evil, See Some Evil (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bill Haenigson (hotel detective); Joe Minton; Mr. Feeley (hotel clerk); Wimple [The Black-Haired Bandit] (villain, bell-boy)
Synopsis
Bill tells Joe that he is hot on the trail of a female bandit whom the Police have been after for over a year, and intends to collect the $500 reward for capturing the bandit, whom he thinks is actually a man disguised as a woman. But it was Joe who uncovered the fact that the bell boy Whimple was actually the bandit....and a female dressing as a man.
Keywords
The Excelsior (hotel)

The Case of the Missing Stamps (Table of Contents: 10)

Richard Richard, Private Dick / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Mc Kay
Inks
Dick Mc Kay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Richard Richard (private detective); Ah Choo (Richard's assistant); Flub Dub (Richard's assistant, a talking dog); a street peddler (villain)
Synopsis
Richard enters the post office to buy a 3 cent stamp to mail a letter when a thief enters, wanting that stamp. Later, Richard tracks the thief down, then asks him for an air mail stamp, and when he can't supply one, Richard is told to wait, and the peddler puts on a mask and enters the same post office to rob it of air mail stamps.

Indexer Notes

Only appearance in Master Comics.

Art credits by Craig Delich.

The Milky Way (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Teddy; Betsy (a cow)

Indexer Notes

Humor involving milk in four single-panel and one three-panel cartoons.

The Death-Dealing Playboy (Table of Contents: 12)

Radar, the International Policeman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Radar [Pep Pepper]; un-named Secretary of State; H. Borass (Salibian delegate); Sikir the Great (villain, fake Borass); The Playboy (villain); Ray Russ (villain); Joe (villain, a bartender)
Synopsis
Radar is given the assignemnt by his Chief to guard the Salibian delegate during an oil conference in Washington, unaware that the real Borgass has been kisnapped and replaced with a fake who intends to be dictator of Salibia.
Keywords
Salibia

The Log Jam Rescue (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Black Shroud
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  2. 1. In This Issue
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  3. 2. The Black Shroud
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  4. 3. The Big Sale
    Colonel Corn and Korny Kobb
  5. 4. The Daffy Desperadoes
    Bulletman
  6. 5. Shown Up
    Lumber Jack
  7. 6. Headhunters' Haven
    Nyoka the Jungle Girl
  8. 7. ["Tumbleweed, take your feet out of that water..."]
    Tumbleweed Jr.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    For the Master Mind
  10. 9. Hear Some Evil, See Some Evil
  11. 10. The Case of the Missing Stamps
    Richard Richard, Private Dick
  12. 11. The Milky Way
    Giggle Gags
  13. 12. The Death-Dealing Playboy
    Radar, the International Policeman
  14. 13. The Log Jam Rescue
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ralf Haring
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr