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(February 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-01-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 444546.

The Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4 lists another issue #1 sent to the copyright office with the publication date of November 25, 1939, copyright number 435618, with a cover date of January 1940. This could have been for an ashcan edition of the title.


[Origin of the Eagle] (Table of Contents)

Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin?
Inks:
Emil Gershwin?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Eagle [Bill Powers] (first appearance; origin); Jason (first appearance); The Purple Gang (first appearance; villains)

[The Origin of Electro] (Table of Contents)

Electro / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb?
Inks:
Robert Webb?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Electro [Jim Andrews] (first appearance; origin; becomes Dynamo in next issue); Saunders (first appearance); the President's daughter (first appearance); The Gerlandians (first appearance; villains)

[The Fang Men of Jupiter] (Table of Contents)

Cosmic Carson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Cosmic Carson (first appearance); Roland (first appearance); Fang Men of Jupiter (first appearance; villains; one dies)

[The Space Slavers] (Table of Contents)

Perisphere Payne / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Arnold Haney)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Perisphere Payne (first appearance); Villon (first appearance; villain; death)

[Origin of Marga, the Panther Woman] (Table of Contents)

Marga / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin?
Inks:
Emil Gershwin?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Marga [the Panther Woman] (first appearance; origin; Von Dorf (first appearance; villain; death); Ted Grant (first appearance; not DC's Wildcat!)

Death On the Air Waves (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rodney Weems
Letters:
typeset

[The Shrinking Serum] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Doom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Richard Crater)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dr. Doom (first appearance; villain); Jan Swift (first appearance); Wanda (first appearance)

[Origin of Navy Jones] (Table of Contents)

Navy Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bert Whitman
Pencils:
Bert Whitman
Inks:
Bert Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Navy Jones (first appearance; origin); King of a sub-sea people (first appearance); Princess Coral (first appearance); The prime minister (first appearance; villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Electro
  2. 1. [Origin of the Eagle]
    Eagle
  3. 2. [The Origin of Electro]
    Electro
  4. 3. [The Fang Men of Jupiter]
    Cosmic Carson
  5. 4. [The Space Slavers]
    Perisphere Payne
  6. 5. [Origin of Marga, the Panther Woman]
    Marga
  7. 6. Death On the Air Waves
  8. 7. [The Shrinking Serum]
    Dr. Doom
  9. 8. [Origin of Navy Jones]
    Navy Jones
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Andrews