Whiz Comics #10

Australia

Vee Publishing Co.

Australia

Published
November 1947
Page count
36
Cover price
6d [0-0-6 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
A Fawcett Publication (1946?–1955?)
 
A Fawcett Publication (1946?–1955?)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/167094

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Captain Marvel Goes to College (Captain Marvel) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain Marvel
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Billy Batson

Credits

Art
C. C. Beck, line art
Colours
, colourist
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #79 (October 1946)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Whiz Comics Presents Text article, 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Shazam; Captain Marvel; Billy Batson

Credits

Writing
W. H. Fawcett Jr., author
Art
, line art (vignettes)
Text
, letterer
 
, typeset
Editing
Eleanor B. Roosevelt, editor (advisor)
 
Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, editor (advisor)
 
Allan Roy Dafoe, editor (advisor)
 
Rev. John W. Tynan, S. J., editor (advisor)
Management
W. H. Fawcett Jr., President

Synopsis

Letter from W. H. Fawcett, Jr. on wholesomeness of their comics. Table of contents of interior.

Notes

The vignette's are reprinted from unknown sources. Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Captain Marvel Goes to College (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Marvel
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel; Dean Worthington; Peter Van Eck. Villain: Baby Face Johnny Jones

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
Otto Binder, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

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First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #79 (October 1946)
Captain Marvel Goes to College!

Synopsis

Captain Marvel, as a student of Cranmoore College stops the criminal activities of Baby Face Johnny Jones.

Show/hide 3. It's A Race!! Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.33 pages

Featuring

Characters
Captain Marvel

Notes

1/3 page ad for Captain Marvel Adventures.

Show/hide 4. Diamond Deal Text story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Adventure

Credits

Writing
, author
Art
, line art
Text
, typeset
Editing
Otto Binder, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #31 (June 12, 1942)
Diamond Deal

Synopsis

Diamonds from South America are having trouble reaching their destination.

Show/hide 5. Peak of His Career (Crime Smasher) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Crime Smasher
Genre
Detective-Mystery
Characters
Crime Smasher [Alan Armstrong]; Eve; Dina May; Michael Sonne; Butch; Spike

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Ken Bald, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

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First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #80 (November 1946)
Peak of His Career
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Wilbur The Waiter) Comic story, 0.5 pages

"I'll take a chicken sandwich on Rye bread!"

Featuring

Feature
Wilbur The Waiter
Genre
Humour
Characters
Wilbur

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #80 (November 1946)
"I'll take a chicken sandwich..."

Synopsis

Wilbur gives dining suggestions.

Show/hide 7. How to Go Soak Your Head (Culture Corner, The) Comic story, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Culture Corner, The
Genre
Humour
Characters
Croucher K. Conk, Q.O.C. (Queer Old Coot)

Credits

Writing
Basil Wolverton, scripter
Art
Basil Wolverton, line art
Text
Basil Wolverton , letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

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First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #80 (November 1946)
How to Go Soak Your Head

Synopsis

Conk shows different ways one can go "soak your head".

Show/hide 8. Ibis on Trial (Ibis the Invincible) Comic story, 8.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ibis the Invincible
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural
Characters
Ibis; Taia; Thungor

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Gus Ricca, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

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First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #78 (September 1946)
On Trial

Synopsis

Ibis travels to the time of the Salem Witch Hunts in order to defeat Thungor.

Show/hide 9. No title recorded (Wooden Head) Comic story, 0.33 pages

"Hello, Jones. What are you doing down here at the railroad?"

Featuring

Feature
Wooden Head
Genre
Humour
Characters
Jones

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #78 (September 1946)
"Hello, Jones. What are you doing down here at the railroad?"

Synopsis

Jones takes his son to barding school to become a carpenter

Show/hide 10. Master Strategist (Mickey the Monitor) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Mickey the Monitor
Genre
Humour
Characters
Mickey the Monitor; Terry; Jack; Slug; the school teacher

Credits

Writing
Howard Boughner, scripter
Art
Howard Boughner, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

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First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #80 (November 1946)
Master Strategist

Synopsis

The teacher leaves Mickey in charge of the class.

Show/hide 11. Snake Charmer (Whitey Whiskers and Daniel Boone Jr.) Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Whitey Whiskers and Daniel Boone Jr.
Genre
Humour
Characters
Whitey Whiskers; Daniel Boone Jr.

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

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First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #80 (November 1946)
Snake Charmer

Synopsis

Whiskers tells Boone how he was once the World's Greatest Snake Charmer.

Show/hide 12. Light-Minded (Whipper-Snappers) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Whipper-Snappers
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #80 (November 1946)
Light Minded

Synopsis

Gag cartoons featuring snappy comebacks and insults relating to someone's intelligence level.

Show/hide 13. The Fat of the Land (Whipper-Snappers) Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Whipper-Snappers
Genre
Humour

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
, line art
Text
, letterer
Editing
Ginny Provisiero, original Editor [as Virginia Provisiero]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Whiz Comics (Fawcett, 1940 series) #81 (December 1946)
The Fat of the Land

Synopsis

Gag cartoons featuring snappy comebacks and insults about fat people.

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 14. Watch Out.. ..for This World Famous Cowboy Star!! Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Characters
Hopalong Cassidy

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
(cover reprint), photographer
Text
, typeset

Notes

Ad for Hopalong Cassidy comic book. Back cover.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Grand Comics Database
  • Ernesto Guevara

AusReprints ID

  • 50370

Entry created

  • 15/10/2010

Cover added

  • 12/05/2013

Index completed

  • 15/10/2010

Last updated

  • 22/01/2021