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(December 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1939-10-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Second class periodical. Copyright number 432164.


[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-supernatural
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-supernatural
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
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin