(June 1948)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
17
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Ralph Daigh (editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
C. C. Beck
Inks
C. C. Beck
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here you are, folks! Your favorite heroes in real whizzin' action stories!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson; Prince Ibis; Golden Arrow
Reprints
Keywords
photographs

Indexer Notes

Later redrawn for L. Miller & Son's Whiz Comics #117.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Time Kidnappers! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Pete Costanza
Inks
Pete Costanza
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Shazam; Solomon; Hercules; Atlas; Zeus; Achilles; Mercury; The Prophet; Professor Bander; Dr. Louis Zweistein
Synopsis
In 1898 the Prophet gets visions of the future, he and his henchmen decide to travel to the future and steal future inventions to get rich.

Indexer Notes

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

[Kellogg's Shredded Wheat] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Bedeck a Barren Bean (Table of Contents: 4)

The Culture Corner / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Basil Wolverton
Pencils
Basil Wolverton
Inks
Basil Wolverton
Colors
Basil Wolverton
Letters
?

Genre
humor; satire-parody
Characters
Croucher K. Conk
Synopsis
How to keep from blinding people by covering your polished pate.
Reprints

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

Captain Marvel Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At the Police Academy (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Warring Tribe (Table of Contents: 7)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier; superhero
Characters
Golden Arrow; White Wind
Synopsis
As Golden Arrow rides along, he sees smoke signals, indicating a call to war by the Blue Hill tribe. They capture him and only by his quick wits does he escape to warn sleeping settlers and prevent a massacre.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reprint info & synopsis added by Craig Delich (June 30, 2007)

O'Shawnessy's Prize Painting (Table of Contents: 8)

Wicky and O'Shawnessy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Rod Reed (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Rod Reed
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Wicky Burke; O'Shawnessy; Uncle Tugwell
Synopsis
Wicky and his dog, O'Shawnessy, are in Greenwich Village looking at an art show.

Watch the Birdie (Table of Contents: 9)

Wilbur the Waiter / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur
Synopsis
A bird tells a customer that the soup is no good.

[New 1948 Monark Super Deluxe] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We Can't Stand Anymore (Table of Contents: 12)

Muleface / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Muleface; Bad Man Beggs
Synopsis
A bandit wanted in Texas comes to town.

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

The Glacier Man (Table of Contents: 14)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Ibis; Taia; The Glacier Man (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Prince Ibis and Taia investigate the mysterious deaths of sailors at the hands of a lone icy survivor of an ancient invasion force of glacier men who killed without mercy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

Jim Wise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gillette Bike Tire Facts (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Mechanix Illustrated / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Here you are, folks! Your favorite heroes in real whizzin' action stories!"]
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  2. 1. ["Smile, slaves - snaps are coming up!"]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Time Kidnappers!
    Captain Marvel [Fawcett/DC]
  4. 3. [Kellogg's Shredded Wheat]
  5. 4. How to Bedeck a Barren Bean
    The Culture Corner
  6. 5. ["Get on the band wagon"]
    Captain Marvel Club
  7. 6. At the Police Academy
    The Adventures of Popsicle Pete
  8. 7. The Warring Tribe
    Golden Arrow
  9. 8. O'Shawnessy's Prize Painting
    Wicky and O'Shawnessy
  10. 9. Watch the Birdie
    Wilbur the Waiter
  11. 10. [New 1948 Monark Super Deluxe]
  12. 11. ["Over hill and dale flew "Light Foot John" and now he's cross-country champion!"]
  13. 12. We Can't Stand Anymore
    Muleface
  14. 13. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. The Glacier Man
    Ibis the Invincible
  16. 15. The Secret That Saved the Sandlot
    Jim Wise
  17. 16. Gillette Bike Tire Facts
  18. 17. ["Build and fly MI models"]
    Mechanix Illustrated
  19. 18. ["Daisy announces an entirely new 128 page, pocket size handbook"]
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