- Whiz Comics
"Whiz Comics" was a monthly ongoing
comic book anthologyseries, which was published by Fawcett Comicsfrom February 1940to June 1952, best known for introducing Captain Marvel. The first issue published of "Whiz Comics" was issue #2. As explained in the 2007 edition of the " Overstreet Comic Book Price Guide" (pp 592-593), Fawcett created two black-and-white ashcan #1 issues to solicit advertisers and to secure the copyrights to the material. The two copies were identical but carried different titles: "Flash Comics" and "Thrill Comics"; the Captain Marvel character was called Captain Thunder. When Fawcett went to press with the magazine, the first issue was retitled as "Whiz Comics" #2, a name inspired by the company's bawdy humor magazine, "Captain Billy's Whiz Bang". The cover art for the first issue showed Captain Marvel throwing a vehicle and was inspired by the cover of " Action Comics" No. 1.
It contained the following features depicting adventures of various
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