(June 1950)

Fox, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Hero Books, Inc.
Brand:
A Fox Comic / A Fox Feature Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Used in SOTI, page 160.

Indicia (scan from bipcomics.com): MARTIN KANE, Private Eye (formerly My Secret Affair), June, 1950, No. 4. Published bi-monthly by Hero Books, Inc., 221 Conyngham Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Executive offices at 60 East 42nd St., New York 17, N. Y. Entered as second class matter September 15, 1949, at the post office at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., under the act of March 3, 1879. Price 10c per copy. Yearly subscription in the United States and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, $.75 including postage. $1.50 elsewhere. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1950 by Hero Books, Inc., Contents must not be reproduced without permission. "Except those who have authorized the use of their names herein, the stories, names, characters, incidents, and institutions mentioned or portrayed in this periodical are entirely imaginary and fictitious, and no identification with actual persons, living or dead, is intended or should be inferred." Printed in U.S.A.

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Martin Kane, Private Eye / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wallace Wood
Inks:
Wallace Wood
Colors:
?

Genre:
crime

"Legs" Diamond (Table of Contents)

Martin Kane, Private Eye / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wallace Wood
Inks:
Wallace Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jack "Legs" Diamond; Martin Kane; Eddie Diamond; Nick Rocker; Spike; Lefty; Dawn

[Narcotics Traffic] (Table of Contents)

How This Crime Was Solved; William Gargan Junior Detective Club / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

The Whyos (Table of Contents)

Martin Kane, Private Eye / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Martin Kane; Lieutenant Rogers; The Zarkow Gang; The Whyos; Josh Hines; Danny Driscoll; Beezy Garrity; Danny Lyons; Kitty McGowan; Johnny Quinn; Johnny Dolan; James Noe; Detective Dorcy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original first page replaced with a new one featuring Martin Kane.

Booked for Murder! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Inspector Riordan; Mark Mason; Fredericks; Nora; Brenner; Fritz
Reprints:

The Counterfeiters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

The Killing Punch (Table of Contents)

Martin Kane, Private Eye / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wallace Wood
Inks:
Wallace Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Martin Kane; Pug Dooley; Jimmy Cinch; Moose Harben

Devil's Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; crime
Synopsis:
Facts about the famous French prison, similar to a Ripley's Believe It or Not.

William Gargan as Martin Kane Private Eye (Table of Contents)

Martin Kane, Private Eye / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

On the back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Martin Kane, Private Eye
  2. 1. "Legs" Diamond
    Martin Kane, Private Eye
  3. 2. [Narcotics Traffic]
    How This Crime Was Solved; William Gargan Junior Detective Club
  4. 3. The Whyos
    Martin Kane, Private Eye
  5. 4. Booked for Murder!
  6. 5. The Counterfeiters
  7. 6. The Killing Punch
    Martin Kane, Private Eye
  8. 7. Devil's Island
  9. 8. William Gargan as Martin Kane Private Eye
    Martin Kane, Private Eye
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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