(November 1949)

Fawcett, 1940 Series
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Volume
20
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1949-09-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Virginia Provisiero [as V. A. Provisiero]

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1949, page 286, registration number B211271.

The Marine Invasion (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson] (also inset); Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons] (inset); King Neptune [Jasper Joad]
Keywords
beaches; octopi; sharks; turtles

100,000 Model Builders Can't be Wrong (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Captain Marvel Battles the Marine Invasion! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Marvel / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Far out at sea, a freighter carrying a fortune in gold...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]; King Neptune [Jasper Joad] (villain); ship captain
Synopsis
King Neptune, using his power of mental waves to command sea creatures, attempts to rob a ship, destroy a coastal city, and battle Captain Marvel.
Keywords
ocean; sea creatures; sea serpent

Indexer Notes

Jasper Joad, posing as King Neptune, is also referred to as the 'modern man without a country'.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Captain Marvel Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Eddie Joost (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lumbering (Table of Contents: 5)

Doc Sorebones / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, Jenkins, you can put your shirt on.
Genre
humor; medical
Characters
Doc Sorebones; Jenkins

Bandits Bombed by Bottles! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

No Hands! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
(Groan) Here comes that old nuisance Mr. Fusspot!
Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur; Mr. Fusspot
Keywords
restaurant

How to Open a Sticky Window (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is it a fright the way you fight to open your window every night?
Genre
humor
Characters
Croucher K. Conk; man; burglar
Reprints
Keywords
window

Landslide Menace (Table of Contents: 9)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
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?
Colors
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Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When Golden Arrow, the Robin Hood of the Wild West, goes to the aid of an old friend...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Golden Arrow [Roger Parsons]; Bo Mason; store keeper; Steve Farmer; White Wind (horse); sheriff
Synopsis
Golden Arrow learns that his old friend Steve Farmer, along with Bo Mason have discovered a rich vein of gold. However, Mason wants it all for himself.
Keywords
Dry Gulch; dynamite; gold; landslide; ravine

Face Value (Table of Contents: 10)

Mr. Moneybags / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And this is the latest photograph of my wife.
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Moneybags; Moneybag's friend
Synopsis
Mr. Moneybags shows a friend a recent photo of his wife after she has had her face lifted.
Reprints

The Photo of Death (Table of Contents: 11)

Lance O'Casey / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To shoot someone with a camera usually means to take a picture.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Lance O'Casey; Mike Bellew; Anton Riswold; Mentga
Synopsis
Lance is summoned by Anton Riswold, president of Ikestan, to find out who is trying to kill him while touring islands in the South Pacific.
Keywords
cameras; Ikestan; Manigona Island; syntronium

Indexer Notes

Martin O'Hearn identifies the pencils and inks as Louis Cazeneuve at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2021/05/two-who-drew-lance-ocasey-and-oneā€¦

Ozzie and Babs (Table of Contents: 12)

Comix Cards / illustration / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Ozzie Turner; Babs Forester

Indexer Notes

Two Comix Cards of Ozzie and Babs to cut out and paste on cardboard. The artwork is from the front covers of Ozzie and Babs (Fawcett, 1947 series) issues #1 and #13.

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Hollow! (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's your turkey!
Genre
humor
Characters
Wilbur; diner
Keywords
restaurant; turkey

Wicky and the Mad Scientist (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Rod Reed
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Murgo, the mad scientist, sat in his laboratory...
Genre
humor
Characters
Wicky Burke; Uncle Pete; O'Shawnessy (dog); Boit Bird; Clara Vandelaware; Mr. Burke; Murgo
Synopsis
Uncle Pete tells Wicky that if wants to become a famous writer, he should forget novels and write a gossip column.

The Poor Excuse (Table of Contents: 16)

Freshman Freddy / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where are you fellows going with roller skates...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Freddy; Stooge; Ace; Professor Little
Synopsis
Stooge and Ace try to play a trick on Freddy.
Keywords
roller skates; Western Union telegram

The Magic Mirror (Table of Contents: 17)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
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?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
There were few who wept when when Perar, the tyrant and sorcerer died!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Prince Ibis; Taia; Perar; Charno
Synopsis
Ibis battles the tyrant Perar who uses black magic to return from the dead and inhabit the body of the new prime minister of Arbrazo.
Keywords
Arbrazo; mirror

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

The Whiz Quiz / activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although iron wasn't known in Europe...
Characters
Edgar Allan Poe

Indexer Notes

A quiz with five true or false questions.

Pursued by the Pirates (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

A Dreamland Drama FEETuring "Red" Walker; Ball-Band Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Captain Marvel Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Get Your Prize This Easy Way (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

American Specialty Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Christmas, Partner! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daisy BB Guns; Red Ryder / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Marine Invasion
    Captain Marvel
  2. 1. 100,000 Model Builders Can't be Wrong
    Mechanix Illustrated
  3. 2. Captain Marvel Battles the Marine Invasion!
    Captain Marvel
  4. 3. ["Prescription for excitement.."]
    The Captain Marvel Club
  5. 4. Eddie Joost
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Lumbering
    Doc Sorebones
  7. 6. Bandits Bombed by Bottles!
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. No Hands!
    Wilbur the Waiter
  9. 8. How to Open a Sticky Window
    The Culture Corner
  10. 9. Landslide Menace
    Golden Arrow
  11. 10. Face Value
    Mr. Moneybags
  12. 11. The Photo of Death
    Lance O'Casey
  13. 12. Ozzie and Babs
    Comix Cards
  14. 13. ["Who's th' new guy showing off, Specs?"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Hollow!
    Wilbur the Waiter
  16. 15. Wicky and the Mad Scientist
    Wicky and O'Shawnessy
  17. 16. The Poor Excuse
    Freshman Freddy
  18. 17. The Magic Mirror
    Ibis the Invincible
  19. 18. ["Although iron wasn't known in Europe..."]
    The Whiz Quiz
  20. 19. Pursued by the Pirates
    A Dreamland Drama FEETuring "Red" Walker; Ball-Band Shoes
  21. 20. ["Club members and fans! Look what's here!"]
    Captain Marvel Club
  22. 21. Get Your Prize This Easy Way
    American Specialty Company
  23. 22. I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Christmas, Partner!
    Daisy BB Guns; Red Ryder
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