(May 1948)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand:
A Fox Feature Publication
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7 1/2"? x 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" x 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" x 10 1/8" [>= 1950]
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Available as a scan at goldenagecomics.co.uk.
Indicia:
BLUE BEETLE, May, 1948, No. 56. Published monthly by Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc., 221 Conyngham Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., executive offices 60 East 42nd St., New York 17, N. Y. Entered as second class matter December 18, 1945 at the postoffice at Wilkes-Barre, Pa., under the act of March 3, 1879. Price 10ยข per copy. Yearly subscriptions (12 issues), in the United States and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, $1.70. The publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1948 by Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc. Contents must not be reproduced without permission. The names of all characters are fictitious. Use of the name which is the same as that of any living person is accidental.
Printed in U. S. A.


Blue Beetle Proves Crime Never Pays! (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle (inset)

The Sinister Sphinx! (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Otis]
Inks:
? [as Otis]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle; The Sphinx (villain)

Indexer Notes

Starts on inside front cover.

An Invitation to Danger! (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Otis]
Inks:
? [as Otis]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Irma Hess; Goldie Gates

Killers at Large (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Frankie makes lots of money in the junk business.
Reprints:

Wilber Underhill "Tri-State Terror"! (Table of Contents)

A True Crime Story / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Otis]
Inks:
? [as Otis]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Wilbur Underhill; Blue Beetle (narrator)

[Monk Eastman] (Table of Contents)

Gang Leaders / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Monk Eastman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom half of page is ad for an air pistol.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blue Beetle Proves Crime Never Pays!
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Sinister Sphinx!
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. An Invitation to Danger!
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. Killers at Large
  5. 4. Wilber Underhill "Tri-State Terror"!
    A True Crime Story
  6. 5. [Monk Eastman]
    Gang Leaders
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