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Captain Billy's Whiz Bang, Vol. 2. No. 13, October, 1920

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Captain Billy's Whiz Bang, Volume 2, Issue 13 is a fascinating collection of jokes, stories, cartoons, and articles that capture the spirit of the Roaring Twenties. Editor W. H. Fawcett has curated a diverse range of content, from risqué humor to insightful commentary on current events.

One of the standout features of this issue is its focus on popular culture of the time, with reviews of the latest movies, music, and literature. The magazine also includes a mix of light-hearted pieces, such as jokes and humorous anecdotes, as well as more serious articles on political and social issues.

The artwork in Captain Billy's Whiz Bang is colorful and engaging, adding to the overall appeal of the magazine. The layout is easy to follow, making it a quick and enjoyable read.

Overall, Captain Billy's Whiz Bang, Volume 2, Issue 13 offers a glimpse into the mindset of Americans in the early 1920s. It is a fun and entertaining read that provides a window into the cultural zeitgeist of the era.

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"Captain Billy's Whiz Bang" was an iconic magazine of American wit and humor launched by W.H. Fawcett in 1919. Each 64-page issue is packed with jokes, quips, and humorous bits of writing. Each year it grew in popularity, and Fawcett’s success lead to the formation of the well-known Fawcett Publications, which issued "Whiz Comics" and introduced Captain Marvel. The magazine was immortalized in a line in the song “Trouble” from Meredith Wilson’s “The Music Man.” - Summary by Larry Wilson

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