(September 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing
Victor Fox

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Kotzky ?
Inks
Alex Kotzky ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Samson gripped the gangster pilot with one mighty arm.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson

Death Rides the Airways (Table of Contents: 1)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Inks
Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; David (Samson's partner, introduction, origin); Muller (villain, introduction, origin); John Jennsen (villain, introduction)

[Pirates' Treasure] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flip Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Flip Falcon; Mr. X (introduction)

[The Dragon Slayer] (Table of Contents: 3)

Golden Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian
Inks
Grieg Chapian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick]; un-named king (villain, introduction); Princess Beatrice (villain, introduction)

[Countess Gortz of Russmania] (Table of Contents: 4)

Yank Wilson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Grant Ferguson
Inks
Grant Ferguson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Yank Wilson; Countess Gortz (villain, introduction); Lt. Voss (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Artist's first named revised from Lance to Grant per Henry Andrews by Craig Delich 2010-3-21.

Gold Over the Andes (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

[Plutonian Peril] (Table of Contents: 6)

Space Smith / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Fletcher [as Hank Christy]
Inks
Jack Kirby [as Hank Christy]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Space Smith; Iago (villain, introduction, death, a Plutonian)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks identification per Greg Theakston and Jack Kirby Checklist. Fletcher pencils also from Jack Kirby Checklist. Previous indexer credited Kirby on script and pencils.

[The Sinister Lama] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Kidd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Bill Bossert
Inks
Bill Bossert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kidd; The Lama (villain, introduction)

[The Reputation Car] (Table of Contents: 8)

Professor Fiend / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab [as Boris Plaster] (signed)
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Boris Plaster] (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Boris Plaster] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Schwab

Genre
adventure
Characters
Professor Fiend

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-3-20.

[The Super Fiend of the Lost Planet] (Table of Contents: 9)

Stardust / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Inks
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stardust, whose vast knowledge of interplanetary science has made him the most remarkable man that ever lived, is devoting his abilities to crime-busting throughout the universe....
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Stardust; The Super Fiend (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
When the Super Fiend sets the planet Mars on fire and sends it hurtling towards Earth, only Stardust can prevent Earth's destruction.
Reprints

[The Giant Wheel of Chong] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer [as Kark Kief] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sub Saunders; Chong (villain, introduction, death); Zobbo (villain, introduction, death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Samson gripped the gangster pilot with one mighty arm."]
    Samson
  2. 1. Death Rides the Airways
    Samson
  3. 2. [Pirates' Treasure]
    Flip Falcon
  4. 3. [The Dragon Slayer]
    Golden Knight
  5. 4. [Countess Gortz of Russmania]
    Yank Wilson
  6. 5. Gold Over the Andes
  7. 6. [Plutonian Peril]
    Space Smith
  8. 7. [The Sinister Lama]
    Captain Kidd
  9. 8. [The Reputation Car]
    Professor Fiend
  10. 9. [The Super Fiend of the Lost Planet]
    Stardust
  11. 10. [The Giant Wheel of Chong]
    Sub Saunders
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