(Summer 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Format:
Standard U. S. Golden Age; Full Color; Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame
Reprints:

[The Origin of the Flame, Retold] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame (origin retold); Ivan and his gang (villains, introduction, death of all); Mr. King (introduction); Ida King (introduction)
Reprints:

[Invasion of the Kikoos] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame; un-named girl agent; The Kikoos (villains, some die); Monk (villain)
Synopsis:
The Flame has to deal with the wanton killing and robberies staged by a group of weird, spectral creatures called the Kikoo, which came from an island where the government leaders hid them out because of their inferior minds. Unfortunately, led by an evil influence, they are capable of extreme violence, as the Flame discovers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 7-30-09.

[The Arson Ring of Mr. Crass] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame; J. B. Crass (villain, introduction, death); Bonnie Lane (introduction)
Reprints:

The Flame (Table of Contents)

The Flame / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Nathaniel Nitkin [as N. N. Nathaniel] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame

[The Construction Racketeers] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame; Radler (villain, death); Stone (villain, death)
Synopsis:
Stymied by corrupt politicians and lax building materials, the authorities seem helpless to stop the collapse of people's homes and wanton death, but the Flame goes directly after the crooked contractors themselves.
Reprints:

[The Atomic Generator] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame; Von Kraupt (villain, introduction); Jarud Kane (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

[Raiders of the Deep] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flame; Gen. Doyoff (first appearance, villain); the Nazis (villains)
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flame
  2. 1. [The Origin of the Flame, Retold]
    The Flame
  3. 2. [Invasion of the Kikoos]
    The Flame
  4. 3. [The Arson Ring of Mr. Crass]
    The Flame
  5. 4. The Flame
    The Flame
  6. 5. [The Construction Racketeers]
    The Flame
  7. 6. [The Atomic Generator]
    The Flame
  8. 7. [Raiders of the Deep]
    The Flame
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin