(January 1949)

Fox, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand:
A Fox Feature Publication
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Indicia title: MY LIFE, True Stories in Pictures.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
romance

My Husband Was a Gambler! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Al Feldstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Marion; Tess; Bill Hatch; Dan Cook
Synopsis:
Vacationing office worker Marion meets Bill, but doesn’t know he’s a professional gambler until he’s shot in a card game and comes to her for help. She agrees to marry him but only if he stops gambling. After the wedding, Bill is convinced to bet by his friend Dan, and loses a lot of money. Marion leaves him. 2 years later, Bill is an unshaven bum. He tracks Marion down and discovers he has a little daughter. Don is trying to convince Marion to marry him when Bill breaks in, forces Don to admit he caused Bill’s relapse, and reconciles with Marion.

Indexer Notes

Dan Cook is originally introduced as "Don Cook" but changes to Dan on the next page and remains that way for the rest of the story.

I Was Crazy for Clothes!! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; romance
Characters:
Jane Bell; Letty Bell; Danny Martin; Larry Raines; Jake Waters; Mr. Bell
Synopsis:
Letty dates boxer Danny, who knocks down press agent Larry when he makes a pass at her. While Danny is training for a big fight, Letty goes out with Larry, who takes her to expensive clubs and such. Larry blackmails her into asking Danny to throw the fight. Out of love for her, Danny agrees. A remorseful Letty changes her mind, but Larry gives Danny doped gumdrops, causing him to lose the fight. Danny dies of his injuries. Letty is accused of poisoning Danny because he wouldn’t take a dive, and will probably go to prison.
Keywords:
boxing

Indexer Notes

Letty Bell is called "Betty" in one caption.

Death Traps a Would-Be Killer (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jonathan Bradford; Mr. Hays

Sally Maxin: Rod Baby (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Sally Maxim; Mac; Lou; Sam Conler
Synopsis:
Sally runs a holdup gang and is its most ruthless and violent member. After shooting several men during robberies, Sally is arrested and sent to prison for life.

Indexer Notes

Sally's last name spelled differently in the story title and first story panel.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. My Husband Was a Gambler!
  3. 2. I Was Crazy for Clothes!!
  4. 3. Death Traps a Would-Be Killer
  5. 4. Sally Maxin: Rod Baby
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Willie Williams
  • Gary L. Watson