(July 1947)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
10
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Roy Ald
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Sacred Pearls of Comatosh (Table of Contents)

Mary Marvel; Phantom Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Phantom Eagle [Mickey Malone]

[Contents Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Sacred Pearls of Comatosh! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Jack Binder
Inks
Jack Binder
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Dr. Encyclo (villain, introduction)

A Stop Gap (Table of Contents: 3)

Muscle Hedd / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dick Pascal
Pencils
Dick Pascal
Inks
Dick Pascal
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Muscle Hedd

Win, Place and Death (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Scarlet and Pinky, the Crimson Crusaders of Justice / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Scarlet [Brian Butler]; Pinky [Pinky Butler]; George Dixon (jockey, death); Mr. Rice (head of the Racing Association); Osbourne (villain, Rice's secretary); gang of killers (villains)
Synopsis
When a young horse jockey is kidnapped and murdered, Brian gets the idea of putting Pinky into the role of jockey in order to smoke out the killers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed by Mark Heike, added by Craig Delich.

The bottom third of Page 7 is an illustrated ad for the Mary Marvel Club, which offers the membership card and the Mary Marvel Magic Lapel Pin.

Easy Does It (Table of Contents: 5)

Boy Scout Bob / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bob

The Aerial Vikings (Table of Contents: 6)

The Phantom Eagle, Guardian of the Airways / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation
Characters
The Phantom Eagle [Mickey Malone]; Jerry Sloane; Sven; Black Viking (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
No aircraft is safe over the fjords of Norway, as a mysterious flying Viking ship attacks them, leaving no wreckage behind.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Record

Indexer Notes

Writer revision from Marc Swayze to ? and art credit revision from Marc Swayze to Charles Tomsey, plus some information and synopsis added by Craig Delich 2008-11-18. Swayze did NOT do this art, which he verified in Alter Ego #10 (September, 2001).

Escape by Night (Table of Contents: 7)

Penny Graves / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Kraus (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Penny Graves

Homeward Bound (Table of Contents: 8)

Muscle Hedd / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Dick Pascal
Pencils
Dick Pascal
Inks
Dick Pascal
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Muscle Hedd

The Fish Story (Table of Contents: 9)

Richard Richard, Private Dick / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Dick McKay
Pencils
Dick McKay
Inks
Dick McKay
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Richard Richard
Reprints

The Banana King (Table of Contents: 10)

Commando Yank / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
Carl Pfeufer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Commando Yank [Chase Yale]; Captain Luego (Policeman); Powder Mike King (villain, dope smuggler); King's gang (villains)
Synopsis
Making a goodwill tour of Latin America, Chase finishes a broadcast and notes bananas being loaded aboard a ship. He goes over and grabs one to eat, when thugs approach him, take the banana from him, knocks him out and throws him into the ocean to drown. Emerging as Commando Yank, he discovers each banana contains a metal tube full of dope, and the man behind the dope smuggling: Powder Mike King.
Reprints
Keywords
Santa Doma

Indexer Notes

? removed behind Pfeufer credits by Craig Delich, confirmed by Mark Heike.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sacred Pearls of Comatosh
    Mary Marvel; Phantom Eagle
  2. 1. [Contents Page]
  3. 2. The Sacred Pearls of Comatosh!
    Mary Marvel
  4. 3. A Stop Gap
    Muscle Hedd
  5. 4. Win, Place and Death
    Mr. Scarlet and Pinky, the Crimson Crusaders of Justice
  6. 5. Easy Does It
    Boy Scout Bob
  7. 6. The Aerial Vikings
    The Phantom Eagle, Guardian of the Airways
  8. 7. Escape by Night
    Penny Graves
  9. 8. Homeward Bound
    Muscle Hedd
  10. 9. The Fish Story
    Richard Richard, Private Dick
  11. 10. The Banana King
    Commando Yank
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