(June 1948)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
16
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1948-04-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Virginia Provisiero

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.

Captain Marvel Jr. Meets the Space Slavers (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddie Freeman]; Hopalong Cassidy (inset)
Reprints

Contents (Table of Contents: 1)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters
typeset

The Space Slavers (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Ergo (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

Bad Apple (Table of Contents: 3)

Trader Tom / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

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

Table Manners (Table of Contents: 4)

Lumber Jack / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Perils in the Pyramids (Table of Contents: 5)

Nyoka / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed ?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Nyoka; Larry Grayson (Nyoka's fiance); Princess Enaz (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
After being spurned at a dance, a vicious princess kidnaps Larry and tells him he has the choice of marrying her or watching Nyoka cut to pieces by a sharp pendulum blade.
Reprints

Lumber Jack Feeds His Face (Table of Contents: 6)

Lumber Jack / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Ingrate (Table of Contents: 7)

Trader Tom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; jungle

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits suggested by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Robber Who Was Dead (Table of Contents: 8)

Bulletman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bill Ward
Inks
Bill Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Lt. Kent; Pinhead (villain, introduction); Dr. Jason (villain)
Synopsis
The apparent death of Pinhead and subsequent crime wave lead Bulletman and Bulletgirl to investigate report after report of crimes being committed by Pinhead.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The last 1/3 of page 7 features two Comix Cards, these featuring Ozzie and Babs, stars in Wow Comics and their own magazine. Writer credit added by Craig Delich 2011-28-11 and verified by Woolfolk in an article written by him for Alter-Ego #6 (Autumn, 2000), which reproduces the splash page in black and white.

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Moglethorpe the Millionaire / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning, Mr. Moglethorpe.
Genre
humor

Willie the Worm Hitches to a Trolley (Table of Contents: 11)

Willie the Worm / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Willie the Worm
Reprints

Bloobstutter and the Counterfeiters (Table of Contents: 12)

Vacuum Bloobstutter / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Vacuum Bloobstutter
Reprints

Yours for a Song! (Table of Contents: 13)

Musical Merton / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Betrayal! (Table of Contents: 14)

Hopalong Cassidy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Riss ?; Paul Cassidy ?
Inks
Pete Riss ?; Paul Cassidy ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Hopalong Cassidy; Chief Green Wing
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credit for Cassidy added per Alter Ego #112 (August 2012).

The Secret That Saved the Sandlot (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Gillette Bike Tire Facts; Gillette Bicycle Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Marvel Jr. Meets the Space Slavers
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. The Space Slavers
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  4. 3. Bad Apple
    Trader Tom
  5. 4. Table Manners
    Lumber Jack
  6. 5. Perils in the Pyramids
    Nyoka
  7. 6. Lumber Jack Feeds His Face
    Lumber Jack
  8. 7. Ingrate
    Trader Tom
  9. 8. The Robber Who Was Dead
    Bulletman
  10. 9. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie
  11. 10. ["Good morning, Mr. Moglethorpe."]
    Moglethorpe the Millionaire
  12. 11. Willie the Worm Hitches to a Trolley
    Willie the Worm
  13. 12. Bloobstutter and the Counterfeiters
    Vacuum Bloobstutter
  14. 13. Yours for a Song!
    Musical Merton
  15. 14. The Betrayal!
    Hopalong Cassidy
  16. 15. The Secret That Saved the Sandlot
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  17. 16. ["Your bike is 'blood brother' to the modern airplane!"]
    Gillette Bike Tire Facts; Gillette Bicycle Tires
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