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Issue: #40
Published: July 1946, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 52, 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
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Captain Marvel Jr. Faces a Grave Situation!
Featuring: Captain Marvel, Jr.
Credits: Pencils: Bud Thompson | Inks: Bud Thompson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman]

Table Of Contents (1 page) Contents Page
Credits: Pencils: Bud Thompson | Inks: Bud Thompson | Letters: typeset
Characters: Captain Marvel Jr. [Freddy Freeman] J. B. Ridgewood

Comic Story (8 pages) The Boy Who Couldn't Grow Up!
Featuring: Captain Marvel Jr.
Synopsis: Freddy is selling papers one day when he sees a young boy driving a fire engine out of the firehouse, and he follows after him. When he later talks to the "boy", Captain Marvel Jr. is told by the boy that he is actually 25 years old, but he hasn't grown physically. His father had invented an elixir of youth and the boy had taken some. Now the young boy thinks like a man but acts like a child.
Credits: Script: Otto Binder | Pencils: Bud Thompson | Inks: Bud Thompson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] Dick Sanders Mr. Sanders (boy's Father, A Biologist, Death, Flashback) Dr. Witz (scientist)

Comic Story (1 page) Gloria Retires From Her Interview
Featuring: The Snortville Sneeze
Synopsis: A female reporter is sent out to convince an Indian Chief that he should work so that he can one day retire.
Credits: Script: Sid Lazarus | Pencils: Sid Lazarus | Inks: Sid Lazarus
Genre: Humor
Characters: Newspaper Editor Gloria (reporter) Chief Sitting Down

Comic Story (1 page) Has the Time of His Life!
Featuring: Rubbernose Randolph
Synopsis: A movie goer approaches Rubbernose wanting to know if he knew what time it was, and he doesn't get the answer he expects.
Credits: Script: Art Helfant | Pencils: Art Helfant | Inks: Art Helfant
Genre: Humor
Characters: Rubbernose Randolph Movie Patron

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Wheaties
Genre: Sports
Characters: Roger "Doc" Cramer (Detroit Tigers Outfielder)

Cartoon (1 page) Prison Pranks
Featuring: Giggle Gags
Genre: Humor

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Popsicle
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) The Principal Draws Interest!
Featuring: Captain Marvel Jr.
Synopsis: After saving a young man from falling down a sewer opening, Captain Marvel, Jr. learns that $4000 is needed to buld the kids a really swell playground that would keep them off the streets and being seriously injured.
Credits: Pencils: Bud Thompson | Inks: Bud Thompson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] Mr. Burns (school Principal) Mr. Winbot (market Owner) Mr. Wright (car Dealer) Bud (villain) Jack (villain)

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Red-Ball Shoes
Credits: Pencils: Max Elkan ? [as ELK] (signed) | Inks: Max Elkan ? [as ELK] (signed)
Genre: Sports

Comic Story (1 page) Can't Put a Candle To Him!
Featuring: Boxcar Benny
Synopsis: Benny decides on having dessert after his meal.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Boxcar Benny

Comic Story (1 page) No Seer!
Featuring: Rubbernose Randolph
Synopsis: A crystal gazer asks Rubbernose for directions to the location that his tent is set up.
Credits: Script: Art Helfant | Pencils: Art Helfant | Inks: Art Helfant
Genre: Humor
Characters: Rubbernose Randolph Crystal Gazer

Cartoon (1 page) At Sea
Featuring: Whippersnappers
Credits: Script: W. Jourdain | Pencils: W. Jourdain | Inks: W. Jourdain
Genre: Humor
Characters: A Ship's Captain

Comic Story (7 pages) Captain Marvel Jr. Puts On the Pressure
Featuring: Captain Marvel Jr.
Synopsis: The owner and circulation manager of the Daily Chronicle decides to eliminate their competition, not knowing that the lame newspaperboy working for the Record is acually Captain Marvel Jr.!
Credits: Pencils: Bud Thompson | Inks: Bud Thompson
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] Mr. Oakes (publisher Of The Daily Record) J. B. Ridgewood (villain, Owner Of The Daily Chronicle) Wrist (villain, Ridgewood's Circulation Manager)

Advertisement (1 page) Annoucing the New Bendix Coaster Brake
Featuring: Bendix Aviation Corporation
Credits: Letters: typeset

Cartoon (1 page) Football Foolishness
Featuring: Whipper-Snappers
Credits: Script: W. Jourdain | Pencils: W. Jourdain | Inks: W. Jourdain
Genre: Humor Sports

Advertisement (1 page)
Credits: Pencils: ? (photo) | Inks: ? (photo) | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (1 page) Doesn't Give Up Easy!
Featuring: Boxcar Benny
Synopsis: Benny tells Hank that being a hobo is what it's cracked up to be.
Genre: Humor
Characters: Boxcar Benny Hank (fellow Hobo)

Comic Story (1 page) The Matted Story Is Shaping Up
Featuring: The Snortville Sneeze
Synopsis: Gloria is told to go out and get a really unusual story as all of her recent stories have been far too commonplace.
Credits: Script: Sid Lazarus | Pencils: Sid Lazarus | Inks: Sid Lazarus
Genre: Humor
Characters: Newspaper Editor Gloria (reporter)

Text Story (2 pages) Texan Guns
Synopsis: The Sheriff and his deputies must hold off a mob itching to string up a man named Lawson, accused murderer of Jeff Donnell's father.
Credits: Script: Donald Luftig (credited) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Sheriff Ted Bates Lawson (accused Murderer)) Jeff Donnell (villain, Mob Leader) Red Thompson (villain)

Comic Story (10 pages) Captain Marvel, Jr. Faces a Grave Situation
Featuring: Captain Marvel Jr.
Synopsis: As a Newsboy Club Initiation rite, Freddy must take a walk through a cemetery at night and falls into two graves, graves belonging to deceased bankers. Later, Captain Marvel Jr. discovers that a greedy sculptor had exhumed the bodies and dipped them into molten copper to make life-like statues to sell to their wealthy widows!
Credits: Pencils: Bud Thompson | Inks: Bud Thompson; Bob Rogers (backgrounds)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Captain Marvel, Jr. [Freddy Freeman] Mrs. Thompson Mrs. Bradford The Great Bernardo (villain, Sculptor)

Advertisement (1 page) The Mountain Climbers!
Featuring: Snap, Krackle and Pop
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Snap Krackle Pop

Advertisement (1 page) Let Me Show You, Too, How To Make Yourself Commando Tough!
Featuring: George F. Jowett
Credits: Pencils: ? (photos) | Inks: ? (photos) | Letters: typeset
Characters: George F. Jowett (photo) A. Passamont (photo) Rex Ferris (photo)

Advertisement (1 page)
Featuring: Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum

Advertisement (1 page) Helps Betty Make New Friends
Featuring: Merilee Peddles
Credits: Pencils: Milt Youngren (signed) | Inks: Milt Youngren (signed)
Characters: Merilee Peddles Betty Betty's Mom Betty's Dad

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