(February 1942)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
7 1/2" x 10 1/4" (pre-War); 7 1/4"? x 10 1/4"? (post-War)
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

The Devil's Hatchet Men (Table of Contents)

Green Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon ?
Inks:
Joe Simon ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Domino the Miracle Boy [Don]; the Green Mask (inset); Olivia Tracy (Shelby's girl friend)

Sensational! Tremendous! (Table of Contents)

U.S. Jones / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for U.S. Jones comics

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-front cover

Death Wields a Scalpel (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Domino the Miracle Boy [Don]; Dr. Larrett (villain, introduction); Olivia Tracy (Shelby's girl friend)

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Ramona Patenaude? to Cazeneuve by Craig Delich 2010-1-10. The Who's Who does NOT list this feature as ever being drawn by her. Cazeneuve's pen name was Walter Frame.

The Devil's Hatchet Men (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Domino the Miracle Boy [Don]; Olivia Tracy (Shelby's girlfriend); The "Devil" [Larchmont] (villain, introduction, death?); the Hatchet Men (villains, introduction, some die)
Synopsis:
A man disguises himself as The Devil in order to get the Chinese merchants to pay him tribute.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art revision from Ramona Patenaude? to Cazeneuve by Craig Delich 2010-1-10, verified by Jerry Bails.

Horror Sings a Lullaby (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask and Domino, the Miracle Boy / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Domino the Miracle Boy [Don, Shelby's ward]; Olivia Tracy (Shelby's girl friend); Joseph (Olivia's nephew); Peters (Olivia's chaffeur); John Nemo (villain, introduction); Hawkins (villain, Nemo's servant)
Synopsis:
Oliva tells Michael that the court order, awarding her the custody of her nephew, has gone through and she wants him to drive her to the Nemo home to pick him up. When they arrive, Nemo refuses to turn to boy over to her, so the Green Mask and Domino go into action to discover the whereabouts of the boy.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Magnolia Hall

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Ramona Patenaude? to Cazeneuve by Craig Delich 2010-1-10. The Who's Who does NOT list this feature as ever being drawn by her. Cazeneuve's pen-name was Walter Frame.

The Mystery of Barren Island (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve [as Walter Frame] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Domino the Miracle Boy [Don, Shelby's ward]; Olivia Tracy (Shelby's girl friend); William Ames (villain, introduction); Mugsy (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in MYSTERY MEN COMICS #31. Art credits revised from Ramona Patenaude? to Cazeneuve by Craig Delich 2010-1-10. The Who's Who does NOT list this feature as ever being drawn by her. Cazeneuve's pen-name was Walter Frame.

As New as Tomorrow's Dawn (Table of Contents)

V-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for V···– Comics

Harvest For Famine (Table of Contents)

Bonnie O'Toole / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Jack Simms] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Jack Simms] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bonnie O'Toole; Farley (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Anchor Aweigh (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gene Rider (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lieutenant Larson (submarine commander); Niles Blair (torpedoman)

["Once in an old cottage on the sea coast..."] (Table of Contents)

Mickey and the Magic Bottle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Joe Lozen] (signed)
Inks:
? [as Joe Lozen] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mickey Hawkins (introduction); Ebenezer Hawkins (introduction); Abigail Hawkins (introduction); Alla Kazam (introduction); Smoke Hag (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

You Can't Go Wrong (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for Blue Beetle appearing in Blue Beetle Comics, Big 3, and Mystery Men

The Censor! (Table of Contents)

The Nightbird / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [Dick Drumba?]
Inks:
? [Dick Drumba?]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Nightbird [Lens Crockett] (reporter); The Censor [Richardi] (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Devil's Hatchet Men
    Green Mask
  2. 1. Sensational! Tremendous!
    U.S. Jones
  3. 2. Death Wields a Scalpel
    The Green Mask
  4. 3. The Devil's Hatchet Men
    The Green Mask
  5. 4. Horror Sings a Lullaby
    The Green Mask and Domino, the Miracle Boy
  6. 5. The Mystery of Barren Island
    The Green Mask
  7. 6. As New as Tomorrow's Dawn
    V-Man
  8. 7. Harvest For Famine
    Bonnie O'Toole
  9. 8. Anchor Aweigh
  10. 9. ["Once in an old cottage on the sea coast..."]
    Mickey and the Magic Bottle
  11. 10. You Can't Go Wrong
    Blue Beetle
  12. 11. The Censor!
    The Nightbird
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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