(June 1948)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume:
16
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fawcett Publication
Editing:
Virginia Provisiero
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
10.5" x 14" (#1-6); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#7-133)
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

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 watch 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

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits for this feature identified 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)

["Good morning, Mr. Moglethorpe."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

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)

["Your bike is 'blood brother' to the modern airplane!"] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. 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. 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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jeremy Patterson
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr