(May 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7 1/2" x 10 1/4" (19.1 cm x 26 cm)
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["The Flame Leaped At The Monster And Blasted Away"] (Table of Contents)

Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Simon (signed)
Inks:
Joe Simon (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame

Indexer Notes

Updated cover pencil & ink credits from West Stephan (February 21, 2006). Originally credited to Lou Fine.

[The Death Ray] (Table of Contents)

Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles A. Winter
Inks:
Charles A. Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Olga (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., August 2009; pencils previously credited as "Basil Berold ?".

[The Domain of Fu Chu] (Table of Contents)

Yarko / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum [as Anthony Brooks] (credited)
Pencils:
Larry Antoinette ?
Inks:
Larry Antoinette ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Fu Chu (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Second death-ray invention in a row this issue.
Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., August 2009; previously credited to Fred Guardineer.
Per Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books, Anthony Brooks is a pseudonym for Toni Blum, who was a writer.

["The villains!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty Shortcake / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (credited)
Pencils:
S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (credited)
Inks:
S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer had Klaus Nordling as writer/penciler/inker, but Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books says that Jerry Williams is a pseudonym for S. M. Iger, who was a writer/penciler/inker of Shorty Shortcake.

[The Abduction of Lupe De Vere] (Table of Contents)

Patty O'Day / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Claire Moe ? [as Vic Todd]
Inks:
Claire Moe ? [as Vic Todd]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lupe De Vere (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. notes that art is unlikely to be Claire Moe, August 2009.

[The Wharf Rats of Shanghai] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (credited)
Inks:
Bob Powell [as Arthur Dean] (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lo San Kee (Villain; Intro); the Wharf Rats (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who of American Comic Books says that Arthur Dean is a pseudonym for Bob Powell, who was a writer/penciler/inker of Dr. Fung.

Death Mask (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
William Martin
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Text with illustrations.

[Slade and Barnes, Bandits] (Table of Contents)

Tex Maxon, the Phantom Rider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck Munson
Inks:
Chuck Munson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Slade (Villain; Intro); Barnes (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. notes that art is NOT by Munson Paddock as originally credited, despite "Chuck Munson" byline, August 2009.

In Modern Times (Table of Contents)

Don Quixote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Schwab ?
Inks:
Fred Schwab ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., August 2009; originally credited as "Bob Powell ?".

In Guam (Table of Contents)

Spark Stevens / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mr. Krest (Villain; Intro)

[The Scientist's Haunted House] (Table of Contents)

K-51 Spies At War / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Pencils:
Tom Gill [as TG] (signed)
Inks:
Tom Gill [as TG] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Dr. Hugo Sloan (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr., August 2009; originally credited as "Charles A. Winter ?".

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The Flame Leaped At The Monster And Blasted Away"]
    Flame
  2. 1. [The Death Ray]
    Flame
  3. 2. [The Domain of Fu Chu]
    Yarko
  4. 3. ["The villains!"]
    Shorty Shortcake
  5. 4. [The Abduction of Lupe De Vere]
    Patty O'Day
  6. 5. [The Wharf Rats of Shanghai]
    Dr. Fung
  7. 6. Death Mask
  8. 7. [Slade and Barnes, Bandits]
    Tex Maxon, the Phantom Rider
  9. 8. In Modern Times
    Don Quixote
  10. 9. In Guam
    Spark Stevens
  11. 10. [The Scientist's Haunted House]
    K-51 Spies At War
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen