(July 1948)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-05-21
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 Trial of the Marvel Family (Table of Contents)

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

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]
Reprints

The Marvel Family (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Marvel Family on Trial (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Number One [Judge Brown] (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

Run for Your Life! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Rests His Case (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Nothing but the Truth (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
humor

Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Captain Marvel Jr. Fights the Champ (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Joe Millard
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

The Case of the Killer Cat! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Self Opinion (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
humor

Appreciation (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Case of the Sentimental Crook (Table of Contents: 11)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]

The Big Shot (Table of Contents: 12)

Peewee Pete / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Earthquake Proof (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joseph J. Millard
Letters
typeset

The Discontents! (Table of Contents: 15)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Val Vorro and the Discontents (introduction for all); Zunga Zill and the Zekkians (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel is stunned by the existence of a world, which he has been told has the highest form of civilization, no laziness, no crime, no wars and everyone is happy!

Indexer Notes

Inker revision from Beck to Costanza per P.C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #121 (November 2013).

The Secret of Mystery Mountain! (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 Trial of the Marvel Family
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. The Marvel Family
    The Marvel Family
  3. 2. The Marvel Family on Trial
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. Run for Your Life!
    Adventures of "R. C." and Quickie; Royal Crown Cola
  5. 4. Rests His Case
    Lazy Lee
  6. 5. Nothing but the Truth
    Judge Smudge
  7. 6. Captain Tootsie Tames a Tornado
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Candies
  8. 7. Captain Marvel Jr. Fights the Champ
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  9. 8. The Case of the Killer Cat!
    Dashiell Hammett's Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. Self Opinion
    Judge Smudge
  11. 10. Appreciation
    Lazy Lee
  12. 11. The Case of the Sentimental Crook
    Mary Marvel
  13. 12. The Big Shot
    Peewee Pete
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    The Marvel Family Puzzle Page
  15. 14. Earthquake Proof
  16. 15. The Discontents!
    Captain Marvel
  17. 16. The Secret of Mystery Mountain!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story
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