(July-August 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
On-sale date:
1940-06-01
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

Issue Notes

On sale date given in Blue Beetle #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[Case of the Kidnapped Girls] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; The Doc (introduction, death, villain); Mike Mannigan; Spike (villain); Mademoiselle Monet
Synopsis:
Dan uses his vitamin 2X induced powers to rescue several socially prominent girls who have mysteriously disappeared, but first he has to escape from a giant eagle. The mad scientist known only as Doc intends to combine parts of the girls into creating the "perfect woman".

The Blue Beetle's Quiet Night (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

[The Mastermind of Crime] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice [as Walter Swift] (signed)
Inks:
Louis Cazeneuve [as Walter Swift] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; The Mastermind of Crime [Brian Downhill] (introduction, villain); Police Commissioner Harmon; Doc Franz; Charley Storm; Helen Harmon
Synopsis:
Dan Garret is injured battling the Mastermind of Crime and has to be hospitalized. But he fakes being kidnapped so he has a free hand to end the crime wave. Meanwhile banker Brian Downhill demands the resignation of the Commissioner.

Indexer Notes

Blue Beetle uses his Beetle Mobile. And Vitamin 2X.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [Case of the Kidnapped Girls]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. The Blue Beetle's Quiet Night
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. [The Mastermind of Crime]
    Blue Beetle
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  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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