(October 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
Editing:
Victor Fox?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7 1/2" x 10 1/4"
Paper Stock:
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]

[The Rule of J. J. Fakin] (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Frame
Inks:
Walter Frame
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; J. J. Fakin (first appearance; villain; also spelled "Faken")
Reprints:

[The Cone-Shaped Planet] (Table of Contents)

Rex Dexter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rex Dexter; Cynde
Synopsis:
Rex and Cynde are exiled from Earth

["Don't worry, sir, I'll have this solved in 24 hours--"] (Table of Contents)

Billy Bounce / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Norman Lee
Pencils:
Norman Lee
Inks:
Norman Lee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Railroad Robbery] (Table of Contents)

Chen Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
V: Chen Chang

Death Rides With the Jewel of Timboor (Table of Contents)

Wing Turner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska [ as Floyd Kelly]
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[The Transatlantic Gamblers] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Drake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lt. Drake; Basil Older (first appearance; villain)

The Case of the Missing Molars (Table of Contents)

Hemlock Shomes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Man With the Paraffin Beard (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Clyde H. Kleinert
Letters:
typeset

[Villains of the Vulture Head Saloon] (Table of Contents)

Waco Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
next app. in GREEN MASK #3

[The Loan Shark Racket] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Spike and his gang (first appearance; villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue Beetle gains eye-mask; costume still has short sleeves

[The Killings of Seurat Khan] (Table of Contents)

Inspector Bancroft / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Franklin
Inks:
Art Franklln
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Inspector Bancroft; Seurat Khan (first appearance; villain)

[The Mystery Sub] (Table of Contents)

D-13 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
D-13 [Richard Anthony]; The Nazis (villains)

[Elephant Attack] (Table of Contents)

Denny Scott / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lindermayer [as L. Mayor]
Inks:
John Lindermayer [as L. Mayor]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Sanchoo the Smuggler] (Table of Contents)

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
V: Sanchoo (I)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Famous Detectives / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lee Harris ? [as Harris] (signed)
Pencils:
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Inks:
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Matthew Solomon (detective); Red Collins (villain, bandit)
Reprints:
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series), Vol. 3, #125 (June 2014)

Indexer Notes

Out of proper sequence.

Story recounts Solomon's capture of a bandit.

Masthead reads "Lee Harris".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Mask
  2. 1. [The Rule of J. J. Fakin]
    The Green Mask
  3. 2. [The Cone-Shaped Planet]
    Rex Dexter
  4. 3. ["Don't worry, sir, I'll have this solved in 24 hours--"]
    Billy Bounce
  5. 4. [The Railroad Robbery]
    Chen Chang
  6. 5. Death Rides With the Jewel of Timboor
    Wing Turner
  7. 6. [The Transatlantic Gamblers]
    Lt. Drake
  8. 7. The Case of the Missing Molars
    Hemlock Shomes
  9. 8. The Man With the Paraffin Beard
  10. 9. [Villains of the Vulture Head Saloon]
    Waco Kid
  11. 10. [The Loan Shark Racket]
    Blue Beetle
  12. 11. [The Killings of Seurat Khan]
    Inspector Bancroft
  13. 12. [The Mystery Sub]
    D-13
  14. 13. [Elephant Attack]
    Denny Scott
  15. 14. [Sanchoo the Smuggler]
    Zanzibar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Famous Detectives
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Dan Kocher
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin