(November 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" (19.1 cm x 26 cm)
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine; Will Eisner?
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame
Reprints:

[Invasion of the Kikoos] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame; un-named girl agent; The Kikoos (villains, some die); Monk (villain)
Synopsis:
The Flame has to deal with the wanton killing and robberies staged by a group of weird, spectral creatures called the Kikoo, which came from an island where the government leaders hid them out because of their inferior minds. Unfortunately, led by an evil influence, they are capable of extreme violence, as the Flame discovers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich 10-4-08; revised info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-30-09.

[The Voodoo Master] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner ?
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as Anthony Brooks] (signed)
Inks:
Will Eisner [as Anthony Brooks] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Yarko; Vladim (villain, death); his beast-men (villains, death)
Synopsis:
While traveling through the moors outside London, Yarko comes across a man who has been murdered. Stranger still is a weird scientist who practices voodoo and has a group of beast-men under his personal control.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 10-4-08.

In Guatemala (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty Shortcake

[Sabotage On the Northern Clipper] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Claire Moe
Pencils:
Claire Moe
Inks:
Claire Moe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Patty O'Day

[The Revenge of Loti Gen-Kee] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Dr. Fung; Dan Barrister; Lio San; Little Lotus Flower (death); Khan Gen-Kee (villain, death)
Synopsis:
After the death of a Mr. Byron, Dr. Fung and his assistant pull a false maneuover against Khan Gen-Kee in order to secure evidence that Gen-Kee is responsible.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-28-08.

Tommy Taylor in India (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tommy Taylor

A Hot Lead Rumba On "Crazy Woman Creek" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tex Mason

[A Day at the Circus] (Table of Contents)

Don Quixote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Don Quixote

[The Plot to Take the Phillipines] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Von Diableff (villain, introduction)

[Diamonds of Death] (Table of Contents)

Mob Buster Robinson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Larry Vance] (signed)
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Mob Buster Robinson; Coleman (villain, introduction, death)

In Cuba (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Spark Stevens
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flame
  2. 1. [Invasion of the Kikoos]
    The Flame
  3. 2. [The Voodoo Master]
    Yarko the Great, Master Magician
  4. 3. In Guatemala
    Shorty Shortcake
  5. 4. [Sabotage On the Northern Clipper]
    Patty O'Day
  6. 5. [The Revenge of Loti Gen-Kee]
    Dr. Fung
  7. 6. Tommy Taylor in India
  8. 7. A Hot Lead Rumba On "Crazy Woman Creek"
    Tex Maxon
  9. 8. [A Day at the Circus]
    Don Quixote
  10. 9. [The Plot to Take the Phillipines]
    K-51 Spies at War
  11. 10. [Diamonds of Death]
    Mob Buster Robinson
  12. 11. In Cuba
    Spark Stevens
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Andrews
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen