(May 1948)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-03-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Wendell Crowley; Al Allard (art director)
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 Sivana Family's Newspaper (Table of Contents)

The Marvel Family / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pete Costanza?
Inks
Pete Costanza?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]
Reprints

Death on the Speedway (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Dashiell Hammett's Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

In This Issue (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

The Sivana Family's Newspaper (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
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]; Sivana Family [Sivana; Sivana Jr.; Georgia]
Synopsis
Georgia murders a man.

A Mining We Will Go - A Mining We Will Go - (Table of Contents: 4)

Benny Beaver and Fuzzy Bear / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]

Deadline for Action! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Cornerstone Case (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel Jr. / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman]

Only Thing Wrong (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor

Flying High! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Prof. Richard (first appearance); Horace Richard (first appearance; Prof. Richard's son)

Gets in the Swim of Things (Table of Contents: 10)

Willie the Worm / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Ski High (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

The Smart Burglar (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. R. Symes
Pencils
? (header)
Inks
? (header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Detective Colligan

The Hammer of Thor! (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]; A. H. Thor (first appearance; villain; possibly a descendant of Thor); Thor's hammer (first appearance; melted down by Captain Marvel!)

Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" and Bob Feller at the Baseball Training Camp (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sivana Family's Newspaper
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. Death on the Speedway
    Dashiell Hammett's Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  3. 2. In This Issue
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. The Sivana Family's Newspaper
    The Marvel Family
  5. 4. A Mining We Will Go - A Mining We Will Go -
    Benny Beaver and Fuzzy Bear
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Marvel Family Puzzle Page
  7. 6. Deadline for Action!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  8. 7. The Cornerstone Case
    Captain Marvel Jr.
  9. 8. Only Thing Wrong
    Judge Smudge
  10. 9. Flying High!
    Mary Marvel
  11. 10. Gets in the Swim of Things
    Willie the Worm
  12. 11. Ski High
    Captain Kid
  13. 12. The Smart Burglar
  14. 13. The Hammer of Thor!
    Captain Marvel
  15. 14. Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" and Bob Feller at the Baseball Training Camp
    Popsicle Pete
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