Captain Marvel Adventures #50

Published
September 1950
Page count
24?
Cover price
8d [0-0-8 AUP]
Colour
Black & white
Size
Landscape
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Matte colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
A Fawcett Publication (1946?–1955?)
 
A Fawcett Publication (1946?–1955?)
Fawcett Publications Approved Reading (1947?–1953?)
 
Fawcett Publications Approved Reading (1947?–1953?)

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Editing
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Show/hide Cover The Plot against the Universe Cover, 1 page
Show/hide 1. The Plot against the Universe Part 1: Dr. Sivana Strikes At Shazam (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
C. C. Beck, penciller
 
Pete Costanza, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Wendell Crowley, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series) #100 (September 1949)
The Plot Against the Universe Part 1: Dr. Sivana Strikes At Shazam
Also printed
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-35 (April-May 1975)
Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe (Part 1): Dr. Sivana Strikes at Shazam
 
United States
Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony, 1977 series) (1977)
Battles The Plot Against the Universe

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up. The original printing was 10 pages.

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

Show/hide 2. The Plot against the Universe Part 2: The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 3.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Captain Marvel
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain Marvel [Billy Batson]

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
C. C. Beck, penciller
 
Pete Costanza, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Wendell Crowley, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series) #100 (September 1949)
The Plot Against the Universe Part 2: The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity
Also printed
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-35 (April-May 1975)
Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe (Part 2): The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity
 
United States
Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony, 1977 series) (1977)
The Invasion of the Rock of Eternity

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up. The original printing was 7 pages.

Show/hide 3. The Plot against the Universe Part 3: The Evil Element (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 3.5 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
C. C. Beck, penciller
 
Pete Costanza, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Wendell Crowley, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series) #100 (September 1949)
The Plot Against the Universe Part 3: The Evil Element
Also printed
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-35 (April-May 1975)
Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe (Part 3): The Evil Element
 
United States
Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony, 1977 series) (1977)
The Evil Element

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up. The original printing was 7 pages.

Show/hide 4. The Plot against the Universe Part 4: The Marvelium Plot (Captain Marvel) Comic story, 4.5 pages

Featuring

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

Credits

Writing
Otto Binder, scripter
Art
C. C. Beck, penciller
 
Pete Costanza, inker
Text
, letterer
Editing
Wendell Crowley, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Captain Marvel Adventures (Fawcett, 1941 series) #100 (September 1949)
The Plot Against the Universe Part 4: The Marvelium Plot
Also printed
United States
Limited Collectors' Edition (DC, 1972 series) #C-35 (April-May 1975)
Captain Marvel Battles the Plot Against the Universe (Part 4): The Marvelium Trap
 
United States
Shazam from the Forties to the Seventies (Harmony, 1977 series) (1977)
The Marvelium Trap

Notes

This story is printed on side, two up. The original printing was 9 pages.


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  • Jeff Battista

AusReprints ID

  • 54202

Entry created

  • 25/01/2023

Cover added

  • 25/01/2023

Last updated

  • 25/01/2023