(January 1951)

Fawcett, 1942 Series
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Volume
16
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fawcett Publication
Editing
Wendell Crowley
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint interior; Glossy cover
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Copyright 1950 by Fawcett Publications, Inc.


Captain Marvel Jr. Meets Sivana Jr.'s Friendly Robot (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Sivana, Jr.; Mr. Tinny (a robot)
Reprints

Captain Marvel Jr. Fights the Cosmic War Dust (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Prof. Edgewise; Mrs. Wagner
Synopsis
Freddy must find a way to stop a cosmic dust storm that causes civilizations to go to war and destroy themselves.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Woolfolk's paybook as documented by Martin O'Hearn.

Here and There (Table of Contents: 2)

Kanvasback / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Kanvasback; Mal Arkey

The Four Lives of Freddy Freeman (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; The Great Swami (first appearance)
Synopsis
A fake swami shows Freddy three different paths his life could have taken.

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Don Ensign via the GCD Error List (October 13, 2009)

Sivana, Jr.'s Friendly Robot (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Bud Thompson
Inks
Bud Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mrs. Wagner (boarding house owner); Mr. Marks; Mr. Tinny (a robot; introduction); Sivana, Jr. (villain)
Synopsis
Sivana, Jr. creates a robot to kill Freddy, but the robot becomes good after Freddy takes care of him and gives him a name.
Keywords
Shazam (magic word)

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Don Ensign via the GCD Error List (October 13, 2009).

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn, and taken from Woolfol's paybook. Story written April 1950.

Wrap Up the Case (Table of Contents: 5)

Judge Smudge / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Judge Smudge

Stickler for Facts! (Table of Contents: 6)

Rubbernose Randolph / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Art Helfant
Pencils
Art Helfant
Inks
Art Helfant
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Rubbernose Randolph

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Gilt Engine (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lester Hale
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Pet Shop (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation (Table of Contents: 10)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Gordon Fawcett
Letters
typeset

The Great Bird Robbery (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Marvel, Jr. / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]; Mrs. Wagner; Pedro (a parrot); Professor Osgood; The Bird Thief (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Captain Marvel Jr. stops the mad scheme of The Bird Thief to steal all of the world's birds by using a huge magnet to re-route all bird migrations to a group of islands, where he plans to hold the birds for a ransom of one billion dollars.

Indexer Notes

Revised synopsis by Craig Delich 2011-1-3.

Art credits by P. C. Hamerlinck in Alter Ego #147 (July 2017).

Bed Ridden (Table of Contents: 12)

Boxcar Benny / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Boxcar Benny
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captain Marvel Jr. Meets Sivana Jr.'s Friendly Robot
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  2. 1. Captain Marvel Jr. Fights the Cosmic War Dust
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  3. 2. Here and There
    Kanvasback
  4. 3. The Four Lives of Freddy Freeman
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  5. 4. Sivana, Jr.'s Friendly Robot
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  6. 5. Wrap Up the Case
    Judge Smudge
  7. 6. Stickler for Facts!
    Rubbernose Randolph
  8. 7. ["It's a Hold-Up"]
    Fleer Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. The Gilt Engine
  10. 9. The Pet Shop
  11. 10. Statement of Ownership, Management and Circulation
  12. 11. The Great Bird Robbery
    Captain Marvel, Jr.
  13. 12. Bed Ridden
    Boxcar Benny
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