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(June 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1940-04-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand:
FP
Editing:
Victor Fox
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
7 1/2" x 10 1/4"
Paper Stock:
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 453577.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Simon
Inks:
Joe Simon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]

[The Castle of Taro] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Taro (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Prince Otembi Affair: Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Wing Turner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Prince Otembi; Von Shiller (first appearance; villain); Shizaka (first appearance; villain); Mahruf-Ali (villain)

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby removed from credits (Greg Theakston,
Joe Simon removed from credits(Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr)

[The Robot's Revolt] (Table of Contents)

Rex Dexter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rex Dexter

[Ho Sen, King of Dope] (Table of Contents)

Green Mask / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Frehm
Inks:
Walter Frehm
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Ho Sen (first appearance; villain; death); Blake (first appearance)

[Gosh! A killer lunatic called the Cat...] (Table of Contents)

Hemlock Shomes / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Hemlock Shomes

Camera (Table of Contents)

Chen Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Munson Paddock [as Cecelia Munson]
Inks:
Munson Paddock
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Beggar Poison Case (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum [as Tony Adams]
Letters:
typeset

[The Light] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Drake / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Lt. Drake; The Light (first appearance; villain)

[Russmania Strikes Spitzbergen] (Table of Contents)

D-13 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
D-13 [Richard Anthony]; Russmanians (first appearance; villain); Princess Hochberg (first appearance; villain); Helen Cameron (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

tentative art credit by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr 28-2-2009

[The Poison Dart Murders] (Table of Contents)

Zanzibar / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bull Mako (first appearance; villain; death); Slug (first appearance; villain; death); Slick (first appearance; villain; death); Maj. Crane (first appearance; death)

[The Torrence Mansion Case] (Table of Contents)

Moth / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Moth; Anthony (first appearance; villain); Daisy (first appearance; villain); Mrs. Torrence (first appearance)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [The Castle of Taro]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [The Prince Otembi Affair: Part 2]
    Wing Turner
  4. 3. [The Robot's Revolt]
    Rex Dexter
  5. 4. [Ho Sen, King of Dope]
    Green Mask
  6. 5. [Gosh! A killer lunatic called the Cat...]
    Hemlock Shomes
  7. 6. Camera
    Chen Chang
  8. 7. The Beggar Poison Case
  9. 8. [The Light]
    Lt. Drake
  10. 9. [Russmania Strikes Spitzbergen]
    D-13
  11. 10. [The Poison Dart Murders]
    Zanzibar
  12. 11. [The Torrence Mansion Case]
    Moth
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Andrews
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  • Lou Mougin