(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?
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]
Reprints:

[The Will of John D. Lovingston] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Janette Lovingston (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints:

[The Robot Solar System] (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; A robot (first appearance, villain)

[Come! Come!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fred Schwab
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Norman Lee]
Inks:
Fred Schwab
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fred Schwab

River Lily and the Purr of Death (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
VILLAINS: Chen Chang; River Lily

[The World Race] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
VILLAIN: Basil Rogers (Introduction)

[Big-Shot Krard's Dope Ring] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling [as F. Klaus]
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
VILLAINS: Dan Krard (Introduction); Miss Henner (Introduction)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Case of Oil (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Hemlock Shomes

Mr. Death (Table of Contents)

Mystery Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner (illoes)
Inks:
Will Eisner (illoes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mystery Man [Richard Alden] (first appearance); Mr. Death (first appearance, villain)

["Ki-Mung, Bloodthirsty Buccaneer"] (Table of Contents)

Captain Savage / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
VILLAIN: Ki-Mung (Introduction)

A Trap For the Blue Beetle (Table of Contents)

The Blue Beetle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Dr. Franz (first appearance)
Reprints:

Inspector Bancroft of Scotland Yard Smashes a Spy Ring (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Inspector Bancroft; Gobless (first appearance; villain)

[The Revolt of Fahid-Akra] (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]; Fahid-Akra (first appearance, villain)

[Tiger Hunt] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Denny Scott

Super Sleuths (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Marooned At the South Pole (Table of Contents)

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
VILLAINS: The Walrus Men (Introduction)
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Fantastic Comics #1 (December 1939)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Mask
  2. 1. [The Will of John D. Lovingston]
    The Green Mask
  3. 2. [The Robot Solar System]
    Rex Dexter
  4. 3. [Come! Come!]
    Billy Bounce
  5. 4. River Lily and the Purr of Death
    Chen Chang
  6. 5. [The World Race]
    Wing Turner
  7. 6. [Big-Shot Krard's Dope Ring]
    Lt. Drake
  8. 7. The Case of Oil
    Hemlock Shomes
  9. 8. Mr. Death
    Mystery Man
  10. 9. ["Ki-Mung, Bloodthirsty Buccaneer"]
    Captain Savage
  11. 10. A Trap For the Blue Beetle
    The Blue Beetle
  12. 11. Inspector Bancroft of Scotland Yard Smashes a Spy Ring
    Inspector Bancroft
  13. 12. [The Revolt of Fahid-Akra]
    D-13
  14. 13. [Tiger Hunt]
    Denny Scott
  15. 14. Super Sleuths
  16. 15. Marooned At the South Pole
    Zanzibar
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
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