(May-June 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]
Reprints:

[The Ridley Murder Case] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Robert Ridley; Dr. Bartlett; Corcoran; Miss Ridley; Charley Storm
Synopsis:
When Robert Ridley dies on the operating table due to an explosion, the Beetle suspects foul play.
Reprints:

[Dr. Hanrahan's Murder Syndicate] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Charles Nicholas]
Inks:
? [as Charles Nicholas]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Dr. Hanrahan (Intro, villain, Dies); Mrs. O'Rory (intro); John Boyce; Dr. Franz; Joseph Carcaretti (Intro)
Synopsis:
A Doctor and a crematorian operator run a murder for hire service.
Reprints:

[The Marty Kidnapping] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Leo Stutz; (villain); Nick Naroldi; Ruth Marty
Synopsis:
Ruth Marty, daughter of a famous judge is kidnapped from her home.
Reprints:

[Fiends At the Fair] (Table of Contents)

The Blue Beetle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks:
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan (Policeman); John Dore (carnival manager); Von Heuger (villain); Blackie (villain)
Synopsis:
Thugs try to force a carnival owner to install slot machines, but the Blue Beetle steps in to stop the racket in its tracks.
Reprints:

Mass Murder By Radioactive Salt (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Nicholas
Letters:
Typeset

[The Plot of Captain X-13] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Captain X-13 (Intro, Dies, villain); Eli Crane; Dr.Franz; Jane; Charley Storm; Darrell
Synopsis:
The Beetle breaks up a spy ring.
Reprints:

[The Arson Ring] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Larry Antonette ?
Inks:
Larry Antonette ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Spike (Intro, villain); his gang (Intro, villain); unnamed girl reporter [Joan Mason?]

Indexer Notes

Story is unsigned.

["A terrific explosion on the west side of the city"] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Dr. Franz; Boss X; Tom
Synopsis:
Boss X kidnaps the mayor's son.
Reprints:

[The Charity Race Kidnapping] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as Charles Nicholas]
Inks:
? [as Charles Nicholas]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Monnett (villain); Preyster (villain); Dr.Franz
Synopsis:
Gangsters kidnap a racehorse and then enter him under false names in different races.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [The Ridley Murder Case]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [Dr. Hanrahan's Murder Syndicate]
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. [The Marty Kidnapping]
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. [Fiends At the Fair]
    The Blue Beetle
  6. 5. Mass Murder By Radioactive Salt
    Blue Beetle
  7. 6. [The Plot of Captain X-13]
    Blue Beetle
  8. 7. [The Arson Ring]
    Blue Beetle
  9. 8. ["A terrific explosion on the west side of the city"]
    Blue Beetle
  10. 9. [The Charity Race Kidnapping]
    Blue Beetle
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