(December 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
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. Size; Full Color; Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Samson

[The Coming of Samson] (Table of Contents)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner ?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Samson [Sam ?] (earlier appearance and origin revealed in Samson #1); Thorga (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

In the Land of Nod (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Buzzy (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance.

[The Arrival of Stardust] (Table of Contents)

Stardust / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Hanks
Pencils:
Fletcher Hanks
Inks:
Fletcher Hanks
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fletcher Hanks

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Stardust (introduction)
Reprints:

[Origin of the Golden Knight] (Table of Contents)

Golden Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Grieg Chapian
Inks:
Grieg Chapian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
The Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick] (introduction, origin); King Richard the Lion-Hearted (introduction); Saracens (villain, introduction, a witch)

[Captured By Skomah] (Table of Contents)

Space Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Pencils:
Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Inks:
Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fletcher Hanks

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Smith (introduction); Dianna (introduction); Skomah (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Space Smith and Dianna are captured by the mad Martian scientist Skomah and his Imp Men, but make good their escape.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue reads: "The Brain wants all Earth people destroyed!"

The Planet of Death (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William T. Libby (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The U. S. A. Invaded!! (Table of Contents)

Yank Wilson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Farr
Pencils:
Jack Farr
Inks:
Jack Farr
Colors:
?
Letters:
J

Genre:
war
Characters:
Yank Wilson (introduction); Joe (introduction); the President (introduction); The Eskimongolians (villains, introduction); Raxola (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-3-13.

[200 miles from his camp...] (Table of Contents)

Captain Kidd / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum?
Pencils:
Bill Bossert
Inks:
Bill Bossert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Kidd (introduction, a pilot); Von Haupt (villain, introduction, death)

[Deep down in a gloomy, ancient, subterranean cellar...] (Table of Contents)

Professor Fiend / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Professor Fiend (introduction)

[Into the Fourth Dimension] (Table of Contents)

Flick Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Don Rico
Inks:
Don Rico
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flick Falcon (introduction); Adele (introduction); Three-Armed Men (villains, introduction, Martians)

At the Bottom of the Sea (Table of Contents)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks:
Henry Kiefer [as Kark Kief] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sub Saunders (introduction); Lt. Dirk (introduction); Queen Lantida (introduction); Atlanteans (introduction); Naulus (villain, introduction); the frog-men (villains, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Samson
  2. 1. [The Coming of Samson]
    Samson
  3. 2. In the Land of Nod
    Buzzy
  4. 3. [The Arrival of Stardust]
    Stardust
  5. 4. [Origin of the Golden Knight]
    Golden Knight
  6. 5. [Captured By Skomah]
    Space Smith
  7. 6. The Planet of Death
  8. 7. The U. S. A. Invaded!!
    Yank Wilson
  9. 8. [200 miles from his camp...]
    Captain Kidd
  10. 9. [Deep down in a gloomy, ancient, subterranean cellar...]
    Professor Fiend
  11. 10. [Into the Fourth Dimension]
    Flick Falcon
  12. 11. At the Bottom of the Sea
    Sub Saunders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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