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(November 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1939-09-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
?
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date and volume number found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 429532.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]
Reprints:

[Nicoli, Scientist of Crime] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Nicoli (first appearance; villain); Tony (first appearance; villain)

[Captured By Lord Marvel] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Rex Dexter; Lord Marvel (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints:

Not Wanted, No Reward!! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Billy Bounce

[Chen Chang's Poison Plot] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Chen Chang

Among the Head-Hunters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska (Floyd Kelly)
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jonson (first appearance)

[The Black Widow Murders] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Lt. Drake
Reprints:

[Any similarity between Shomes and Potsam to any persons...] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Hemlock Shomes

Buried Treasure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Albert Orbaan
Letters:
typeset

[Bull Thompson, the Pirate] (Table of Contents)

Captain Savage / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Savage (first appearance); Bull Thompson (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

Protection Insurance For Newsboys (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]; Bull Blackart (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blue Beetle gains full-sleeved (official) costume in this story

[The Waterfront Dope Smugglers] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Inspector Bancroft
Reprints:

[The Dirigible Hijacking] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
D-13 [Richard Anthony]; Martis Urbi (first appearance; villain)

Civil War In India (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lindermayer
Inks:
John Lindermayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Denny Scott

In the Underworld of Paris (Table of Contents)

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Simone (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Super Sleuths / 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:
David A. Wennerstrom (Sheriff); Marshall Stewart (law-enforcement officer in North Dakota, death); Gun-Toter "Tex" (villain)
Synopsis:
After the murder of Marshall Stewart, Sheriff Wennerstrom goes on a two-year chase of the criminal, finally arresting him in a local restuarant on Arkansas.
Reprints:
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series), Vol. 3, #125 (June 2014)

Indexer Notes

Out of proper sequence.

Masthead reads "Lee Harris".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Mask
  2. 1. [Nicoli, Scientist of Crime]
    Green Mask
  3. 2. [Captured By Lord Marvel]
    Rex Dexter
  4. 3. Not Wanted, No Reward!!
    Billy Bounce
  5. 4. [Chen Chang's Poison Plot]
    Chen Chang
  6. 5. Among the Head-Hunters
    Wing Turner
  7. 6. [The Black Widow Murders]
    Lt. Drake
  8. 7. [Any similarity between Shomes and Potsam to any persons...]
    Hemlock Shomes
  9. 8. Buried Treasure
  10. 9. [Bull Thompson, the Pirate]
    Captain Savage
  11. 10. Protection Insurance For Newsboys
    Blue Beetle
  12. 11. [The Waterfront Dope Smugglers]
    Inspector Bancroft
  13. 12. [The Dirigible Hijacking]
    D-13
  14. 13. Civil War In India
    Denny Scott
  15. 14. In the Underworld of Paris
    Zanzibar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Super Sleuths
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Andrews
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin