(September 1949)

Fawcett, 1941 Series
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Volume
17
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Wendell Crowley
Color
Color cover; color interiors
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series; anthology

The Plot Against the Universe (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (also inset); Captain Marvel (image on coin); Billy Batson (image on coin)

The Plot Against the Universe Part 1: Dr. Sivana Strikes At Shazam (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (origin retold); Wizard Shazam; Tawky Tawny; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Anniversary story.

Inker revision from C. C. Beck to Costanza by Craig Delich, per P. C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #136.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Comix Cards / activity / 0.34 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Freddy Freeman [Captain Marvel Jr.]

Indexer Notes

Cutout cards of Freddy Freeman and Captain Marvel Jr.

Wonder! (Table of Contents: 3)

Dopey Danny Dee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
George Marko
Pencils
George Marko
Inks
George Marko
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Dopey Danny Dee; Tom
Synopsis
Dopey wonders if he is an imbecile.

The Plot Against the Universe Part 2: The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker revision from C. C. Beck to Costanza by Craig Delich, per P. C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #136.

Considerate (Table of Contents: 5)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tightwad Tad; Charley
Synopsis
Tad is considering starting a garden.

Eats Crow (Table of Contents: 6)

Absent-Minded Abner / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Absent-Minded Abner; Lucy; Mr. Joe Woods
Synopsis
Abner is upset the Joe came calling at dinner time, until he realizes he invited Joe to dinner.

The Plot Against the Universe Part 3: The Evil Element (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker revision from C. C. Beck to Costanza by Craig Delich, per P. C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #136.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Husky Harry / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Grunt)(Grunt) It's No Use! It's Tuh Heavy!
Genre
humor
Characters
Husky Harry
Synopsis
Harry picks up a safe and becomes bowlegged.

No Case (Table of Contents: 9)

Tightwad Tad / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Tightwad Tad; Gus

World Within (Table of Contents: 10)

Jon Jarl / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder [as Eando Binder]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jon Jarl

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

Bangtail Bob / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I reckon the most harrowing experience I ever had wuz...
Genre
humor
Characters
Bangtail Bob
Synopsis
Bob and the boys tell tales of harrowing experiences around the campfire.

Indexer Notes

Bob looks like Bob Hope.

The Music Master (Table of Contents: 12)

Captain Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Liederman
Inks
Al Liederman
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Plot Against the Universe Part 4: The Marvelium Plot (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; Dr. Thaddeus Bodog Sivana (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker revision from C. C. Beck to Costanza by Craig Delich, per P. C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #136.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Plot Against the Universe
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. The Plot Against the Universe Part 1: Dr. Sivana Strikes At Shazam
    Captain Marvel
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Comix Cards
  4. 3. Wonder!
    Dopey Danny Dee
  5. 4. The Plot Against the Universe Part 2: The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity
    Captain Marvel
  6. 5. Considerate
    Tightwad Tad
  7. 6. Eats Crow
    Absent-Minded Abner
  8. 7. The Plot Against the Universe Part 3: The Evil Element
    Captain Marvel
  9. 8. ["(Grunt)(Grunt) It's No Use! It's Tuh Heavy!"]
    Husky Harry
  10. 9. No Case
    Tightwad Tad
  11. 10. World Within
    Jon Jarl
  12. 11. ["I reckon the most harrowing experience I ever had wuz..."]
    Bangtail Bob
  13. 12. The Music Master
    Captain Kid
  14. 13. The Plot Against the Universe Part 4: The Marvelium Plot
    Captain Marvel
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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