(April 1948)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-02-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Wendell Crowley
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, Vol. 2, Part 2, No. 1, Periodicals, 1948.


The Triple Threat (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 [Mary Batson]

The Marvel Family (Table of Contents: 1)

The Marvel Family / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Triple Threat (Table of Contents: 2)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mr. Who [Czar Gargan] (first appearance)

"Ozzie" Cowles (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Daring Little Man on the Flying Trapeze (Table of Contents: 4)

Peewee Pete / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Mystery of the Leprechauns (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Mary's mother; Mayor Foley; Jim Bryant (Foley's campaign manager); Jim; Mrs. Carmichal (head of the orphanage); Colan (a leprechaun, introduction); two un-named leprechauns (introduction for both))
Synopsis
Mary heads out for the city orphanage to help open the shoe drive that will secure many shoes for the needy children inside. Unfortunately, when the Mayor claims to have seen leprechauns, the citizens of the city scoff at him and want him to resign...all of which threatens the shoe drive at which the Mayor is supposed to speak.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist verified by Bill Black. In the AC reprint, the feature is titled "Marvelette", and Mary Batson is called Mary Matson.

The Return of the Suicide (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Fine State of Affairs (Table of Contents: 7)

Judge Smudge / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Howard Boughner
Pencils
Howard Boughner
Inks
Howard Boughner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

On a Merry-Go-Round (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Liederman
Pencils
Al Liederman
Inks
Al Liederman
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Red Fox Treasure (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Clement Good]
Pencils
? (header)
Inks
? (header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

The Marvel Family Puzzle Page / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Piece Work (Table of Contents: 11)

Lazy Lee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Danny's Dream (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Radioactive Man (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; The Radioactive Man (first appearance, villain)

Fred "Dixie" Walker (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Winthrop Jrs. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Triple Threat
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. The Marvel Family
    The Marvel Family
  3. 2. The Triple Threat
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. "Ozzie" Cowles
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Daring Little Man on the Flying Trapeze
    Peewee Pete
  6. 5. The Mystery of the Leprechauns
    Mary Marvel
  7. 6. The Return of the Suicide
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  8. 7. Fine State of Affairs
    Judge Smudge
  9. 8. On a Merry-Go-Round
    Captain Kid
  10. 9. The Red Fox Treasure
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Marvel Family Puzzle Page
  12. 11. Piece Work
    Lazy Lee
  13. 12. Danny's Dream
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. The Radioactive Man
    Captain Marvel
  15. 14. Fred "Dixie" Walker
    Winthrop Jrs.
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