Fawcett Publications Archives

Whiz Comics #3 (Fawcett Publications, 1940)
There's a general impression that the character we now call Shazam but was created as Captain Marvel was sort of a kinder, gentler version of Superman — particularly in the Golden Age.  But I think that's not quite right, at least as far as the earliest issues of Whiz Comics are concerned.  It might be[...]
Wow Comics #3 (Fawcett Publications, 1941)
Fawcett Publications' Wow Comics series is best known for its regular feature Mary Marvel beginning in Wow Comics #9, but the first eight issues of the series are historically fascinating as well.  The cover star of many of these issues is Mister Scarlett, a fairly typical caped crusader based in Gotham City in these early[...]
Whiz Comics #4 (Fawcett Publications, 1940)
Beck makes Whiz Comics #4's Captain Marvel tale a fascinating reflection of this particular moment in history.  A tough to get and important issue of a historic comic book series, there's a Whiz Comics #4 (Fawcett Publications, 1940) CGC VG/FN 5.0 Cream to off-white pages available at the 2021 October 17-18 Sunday & Monday Comic Books[...]