(August 1940)

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

Blue Beetle radio program mentioned in an ad in this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edd Ashe
Inks:
Edd Ashe
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]

Indexer Notes

Art credits revised from Charles Nicholas? to Ashe by Craig Delich 2010-3-14.

[The Pawn Shop Robbery] (Table of Contents)

The 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 Hannigan (Policeman); Spike (villain, introduction); Spike's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Keywords:
Vitamin 2-X

Indexer Notes

1st mention of Blue Beetle being given super-powers by Vitamin 2X. According to an article that appeared in the Los Angeles Times in 1976, written by Lynn Simross, this story MAY have been illustrated by Don Rico.

[The Joe Pennelli Case, Part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dennis Neville ? [as Floyd Kelly] (signed)
Inks:
Dennis Neville ? [as Floyd Kelly] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Wing Turner; Joe Pennelli (villain, introduction)

[The Destruction of Tarsis] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex Dexter; Cynde; Rof (villain, introduction); Zard (villain, introduction)

[The Butcher's Maniacal Murders] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Mask [Michael Shelby] (in caption, real name revealed, origin); The Butcher (first appearance, villain)

["Package for Master Billy Bounce!"] (Table of Contents)

Billy Bounce / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Billy Bounce

The Devil's Vendetta (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson] (signed)
Inks:
Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Chen Chang (villain); Hip Sing (villain, introduction)

[The Spies In the Lighthouse] (Table of Contents)

Lt. Drake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Lt. Drake; Ivan (villain, introduction, death); other spies (villain, introduction, death); Miss Kayne (introduction)

Death From the Boxing Ring (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
E. J. Armond (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports

[The Lady Saboteur] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
D-13 [Richard Anthony]; Henrietta Gorin (first appearance, villain)

[Ching the Pirate] (Table of Contents)

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zanzibar; Ching (villain, introduction, becomes a rat)

[The Coming of the Lynx] (Table of Contents)

The Lynx / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney [as Norton Kingsley] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney [as Norton Kingsley] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Lynx [Jim] (first appearance); Blackie [Phil] (first appearance, origin); Professor Bigsby; Red Crowley (first appearance, villain); Dutch (villain)
Synopsis:
The Lynx and Blackie, the Wonder Boy, must battle the Flood Makers Association in order to prevent them from flooding a town and looting the empty homes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Artist credit revision from ? to Jim Mooney, some info and synopsis added by Craig Delich 9-26-08.

[Lt. Wolff Attacks] (Table of Contents)

Captain Savage / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Savage; Lt. Wolff (villain, introduction); Nazis (villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [The Pawn Shop Robbery]
    The Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [The Joe Pennelli Case, Part 1]
    Wing Turner
  4. 3. [The Destruction of Tarsis]
    Rex Dexter
  5. 4. [The Butcher's Maniacal Murders]
    The Green Mask
  6. 5. ["Package for Master Billy Bounce!"]
    Billy Bounce
  7. 6. The Devil's Vendetta
    Chen Chang
  8. 7. [The Spies In the Lighthouse]
    Lt. Drake
  9. 8. Death From the Boxing Ring
  10. 9. [The Lady Saboteur]
    D-13
  11. 10. [Ching the Pirate]
    Zanzibar
  12. 11. [The Coming of the Lynx]
    The Lynx
  13. 12. [Lt. Wolff Attacks]
    Captain Savage
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