(December 1948)

Fawcett, 1945 Series
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Volume
5
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-10-22
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. 2, Periodicals, 1948.


The World's Mightiest Family and Presto the World's Greatest Magician (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger ?
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 and the World's Greatest Magician (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Ali Kazam (first appearance; villain); Presto (first appearance)
Reprints

Matty Bell (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boxcar Benny Looks Ahead (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

Serious (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Reprints

The Bewitched Book! (Table of Contents: 6)

Mary Marvel / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mary Marvel [Mary Batson]; Georgia Sivana (villain)
Reprints

I'm the You in the U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (illo)

Indexer Notes

lyrics to song

Sam Takes Himself for a Ride (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Necessity (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

A Drip! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Captain Marvel, Jr. Proves the Best Things in Life Are Free! (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]
Reprints

Hockey Hijinks (Table of Contents: 12)

Headline Harry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor

No. 10 (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

South American Imagination (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Larry Steinfeldt
Pencils
? (header)
Inks
? (header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Curse of the Golden Touch! (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]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World's Mightiest Family and Presto the World's Greatest Magician
    The Marvel Family
  2. 1. The Marvel Family
    The Marvel Family
  3. 2. The Marvel Family and the World's Greatest Magician
    The Marvel Family
  4. 3. Matty Bell
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Boxcar Benny Looks Ahead
    Boxcar Benny
  6. 5. Serious
    Lazy Lee
  7. 6. The Bewitched Book!
    Mary Marvel
  8. 7. I'm the You in the U.S.A.
  9. 8. Sam Takes Himself for a Ride
    Dashiell Hammett's Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. Necessity
    Lazy Lee
  11. 10. A Drip!
    Boxcar Benny
  12. 11. Captain Marvel, Jr. Proves the Best Things in Life Are Free!
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  13. 12. Hockey Hijinks
    Headline Harry
  14. 13. No. 10
    The Marvel Family Puzzle Page
  15. 14. South American Imagination
  16. 15. The Curse of the Golden Touch!
    Captain Marvel
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