(June 1948)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-04-21
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 Fighting Yergos from 20,000 Years in the Future! (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

The Marvel Family (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Family of the Future (Table of Contents: 2)

The Marvel Family / comic story / 8.67 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]; Yergo family (first appearance, from 21,945 A. D.)

Indexer Notes

Writer's credit from Woolfolk's record book, via Martin O'Hearn. Story written in October 1947.

Aging Ambition (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Chipped Brain (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor

Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" at the Police Academy (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Name of Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Kistara (first appearance; villain; death); character named Woolfolk

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

Big Difference (Table of Contents: 7)

Boxcar Benny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
M. H.
Pencils
M. H.
Inks
M. H.
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits for this feature identified by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Gentlemen, Be Seated (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

Muttonhead (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Mary Marvel Visits Valhalla (Table of Contents: 10)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
C. C. Beck?
Inks
Pete Costanza?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; The Hydra (first appearance; villain); Vikings (first appearance); Amazons of Valhalla (first appearance)

On the Job (Table of Contents: 11)

Benny Beaver and Fuzzy Bear / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Unknown Hero (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed [as Westbrook Wilson]
Letters
typeset

Captain Marvel's Blindness (Table of Contents: 15)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
C. C. Beck ?
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Delilah (first appearance; villain); Mr. Mind (villain; cameo; flashback); Mr. Atom (villain; cameo; flashback); Sivana (villain; cameo; flashback)

Indexer Notes

Woolfolk credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/ .

The Secret That Saved the Sandlot (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fighting Yergos from 20,000 Years in the Future!
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. The Marvel Family
    The Marvel Family
  3. 2. The Family of the Future
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. Aging Ambition
    Lazy Lee
  5. 4. Chipped Brain
    Judge Smudge
  6. 5. Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" at the Police Academy
    Popsicle Pete
  7. 6. The Name of Death!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  8. 7. Big Difference
    Boxcar Benny
  9. 8. Gentlemen, Be Seated
    Judge Smudge
  10. 9. Muttonhead
    Lazy Lee
  11. 10. Mary Marvel Visits Valhalla
    Mary Marvel
  12. 11. On the Job
    Benny Beaver and Fuzzy Bear
  13. 12. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Candies
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Marvel Family Puzzle Page
  15. 14. Unknown Hero
  16. 15. Captain Marvel's Blindness
    Captain Marvel
  17. 16. The Secret That Saved the Sandlot
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
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