(August 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Bruns Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7 1/2" x 10 1/4" (19.1 cm x 26 cm)
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This month is the first appearance of the FP shield and the last appearance of Bruns Publications, Inc.

Indicia (inside front cover):
WONDERWORLD COMICS, Vol. I, No. 4, Published monthly by Bruns Publications, Inc., V. S. Fox, President, 480 Lexington Avenue, New York, N. Y. Office of publication. 29 Worthington St., Springfield, Mass. Entered as second-class matter at the Post Office, New York, N. Y., under the act of March 3, 1879. Application for transfer of entry to the Post Office at Springfield, Mass., pending. Price 10 cents per copy. Subscription rates: 12 issues in the United States, and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, $1.50. Elsewhere, $2.50. The Publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1939, by Bruns Publications, Inc. Printed in the U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 420693. Copyright given to Bruns Publications, Inc.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Ty Cobb (Table of Contents)

Sports Album / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Wilson [as Chuck Wilson]
Inks:
Charles Wilson [as Chuck Wilson]
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[The Dreaded Doxol] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Basil Berold]
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Doxol (Villain; Intro; Death)
Reprints:

[Th' boss wants ta see me...] (Table of Contents)

Armstrong the Lumberjack / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Newcombe (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Armstrong (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance

[The Judge's Wife and the Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

Yarko the Great / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Bob Powell ?
Inks:
Bob Powell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rocco (Villain; Introduction); Judge Lawton (Introduction); Mrs. Lawton (Introduction); Gail Martin (Introduction)
Reprints:

[Shorty and Suzy are visiting Mr. De Welth...] (Table of Contents)

Shorty Shortcake / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
Jerry Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Shorty; Suzy; Mr. de Werth

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from S. M. Iger to Jerry Iger by Craig Delich 2012-1-5 per Jim Amash in the Quality Companion (2011), page 13.

[The Case of English Eddie] (Table of Contents)

Patty O'Day / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Adolphe Barreaux
Pencils:
Adolphe Barreaux
Inks:
Adolphe Barreaux
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[The Council of Vampires] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Fung / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (credited)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Luigi Bishop (Villain; Intro; Death); Anya Bishop (Villain; Intro; Death); Council of Vampires (Villain; Intro)

Buddy Learns About the Pirates' Weapons (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger (credited)
Pencils:
Lou Fine (illustration)
Inks:
Lou Fine (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Ambushing the Smoky Hill Stage (Table of Contents)

Tex Maxon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson] (credited)
Inks:
Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rat-Eye (Villain; Intro); Schmidt (Villain; Intro); Beggs (Villain; Intro)

[Claw Woman; Rooster Bridegroom!; Eats 'Em Alive; A Full-fledged Soldier at Ten!] (Table of Contents)

Wonders That Are True! / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Michael Page; Rameses II

["Look yonder, Sancho! it looks like a dungeon - let us look into this!"] (Table of Contents)

Don Quixote In Modern Times / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Don Quixote; Sancho Panza
Synopsis:
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza explore a subway train.
Keywords:
subway

[The Battleship Disasters] (Table of Contents)

K-51 Spies At War / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Inks:
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Senor Anza (Villain; Intro; Death)

["We're Takin' Over Dis Town, See?"] (Table of Contents)

Mob Buster Robinson / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska? [as Harold Vance] (credited)
Inks:
George Tuska?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Capino (Villain; Intro)

[The Blackie Morgan Case] (Table of Contents)

Tom Barry of the Royal Mounted / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (signed)
Inks:
George Tuska (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tom Barry (Introduction; A Mountie); Blackie Morgan (Villain; Introduction; Death)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance

["Ralph Bellamy refuses to have a stand-in for dangerous parts..."] (Table of Contents)

Movie Memos / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily [as Glenda Carol] (credited)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Ralph Bellamy; Shirley Temple; Ben Turpin; Irene Dunne; Benny Leonard

[Doom in the Gold Mine] (Table of Contents)

"Spark" Stevens / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (credited)
Inks:
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Boys and Girls! Be sure to get the new Mystery Men Comics"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mystery Men Comics #1 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ty Cobb
    Sports Album
  3. 2. [The Dreaded Doxol]
    The Flame
  4. 3. [Th' boss wants ta see me...]
    Armstrong the Lumberjack
  5. 4. [The Judge's Wife and the Smugglers]
    Yarko the Great
  6. 5. [Shorty and Suzy are visiting Mr. De Welth...]
    Shorty Shortcake
  7. 6. [The Case of English Eddie]
    Patty O'Day
  8. 7. [The Council of Vampires]
    Dr. Fung
  9. 8. Buddy Learns About the Pirates' Weapons
  10. 9. Ambushing the Smoky Hill Stage
    Tex Maxon
  11. 10. [Claw Woman; Rooster Bridegroom!; Eats 'Em Alive; A Full-fledged Soldier at Ten!]
    Wonders That Are True!
  12. 11. ["Look yonder, Sancho! it looks like a dungeon - let us look into this!"]
    Don Quixote In Modern Times
  13. 12. [The Battleship Disasters]
    K-51 Spies At War
  14. 13. ["We're Takin' Over Dis Town, See?"]
    Mob Buster Robinson
  15. 14. [The Blackie Morgan Case]
    Tom Barry of the Royal Mounted
  16. 15. ["Ralph Bellamy refuses to have a stand-in for dangerous parts..."]
    Movie Memos
  17. 16. [Doom in the Gold Mine]
    "Spark" Stevens
  18. 17. ["Boys and Girls! Be sure to get the new Mystery Men Comics"]
    Mystery Men Comics #1
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