(August 1941)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7 1/2"? x 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" x 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" x 10 1/8" [>= 1950]
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Ashe
Inks:
Ed Ashe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle

Indexer Notes

credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.'s notes

Radium Threat (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Porky Hog (Intro, villain); Scorny; Doc Franz
Synopsis:
Porky Hog steals radium from the hospital to build a great destructive weapon.

Indexer Notes

credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.'s notes

[Dr. Krug's Explosive Gorillas] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno
Inks:
Al Carreno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Dr. Krug (Intro, villain); Dr. Franz
Synopsis:
Dr. Krug uses gorillas coated in dynamite to take over the city. Well that was the plan anyway.

Indexer Notes

credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.'s notes

[The Crime Dealer] (Table of Contents)

Dynamo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dynamo [Jim Andrews]; The Crime Dealer (Intro; villain), [Morell]; Sally Brandt; Renard
Synopsis:
The Crime Dealer threatens to blow up the Brandt hotel unless blackmail is paid.

Indexer Notes

Takes place between WEIRD COMICS #17 and 18. Credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.'s notes

Red Cross Dog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Nathaniel Nitkin (N. N. Nathaniel)
Letters:
Typeset

[The Murder Miniatures] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice ?
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; William Brent (villain); Jean Brent; George Brent; Smythe; Werner
Synopsis:
The Beetle investigates a businessman's death. The only clue is a miniature painting.
Reprints:
  • from Blue Beetle daily (Fox Features, 1940 series) November 1940. (last sequence)

[Gagon's Explosive Device] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno
Inks:
Al Carreno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Gagon (Intro, villain); Joan Mason; Dr. Franz; Drag
Synopsis:
Gagon has stolen a machine that can cause explosions from a distance and demands the keys to the state bank or he'll blow up the city.

Indexer Notes

credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.'s notes

[The Remote-Controlled Death-Device] (Table of Contents)

Dynamite Thor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gormley [as Wright Lincoln]
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dynamite Thor [Peter Thor]; Zonn (villain); Ludwig (villain); the Countess (villain); Glenda
Synopsis:
Zonn, a foreign agent, uses his radio compass to blow up arms shipments.

Indexer Notes

Final appearance. Credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.'s notes

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. Radium Threat
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [Dr. Krug's Explosive Gorillas]
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. [The Crime Dealer]
    Dynamo
  5. 4. Red Cross Dog
  6. 5. [The Murder Miniatures]
    Blue Beetle
  7. 6. [Gagon's Explosive Device]
    Blue Beetle
  8. 7. [The Remote-Controlled Death-Device]
    Dynamite Thor
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Henry Andrews