(October 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-08-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/2" x 10 1/4" (19.1 cm x 26 cm)
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Flame blasted... and the radio man was saved!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flame [Gary Preston]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kooba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Battle with the Fifth Column] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Basil Berold)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The office of John Markham...
Genre
superhero
Characters
William Hoyt (villain, introduction); Fritz Kessel (villain, introduction); Termania Bund (villain, introduction); Flame; Ronaldson; Diana Markham; Jerry; John Markham
Keywords
Camp Ostwald

[Sacrifice To Ammon-Ra] (Table of Contents: 3)

Yarko / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Anthony Brooks)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Frank Bronson and his daughter, Elsie, are seeing the pyramids at Gizeh.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Ramma-Tep (villain, introduction); Senussis (villain, introduction); Ammon-Ra (introduction); Frank Bronson; Elsie Bronson; Yarko; Yusuf
Synopsis
Ramma-Tep kidnaps Elsie for a sacrifice and Yarko comes to her aid.
Keywords
Cairo; Ruxor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty Shortcake / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes! Mr. Mizzen - we must break up the spy ring in El Snoro!
Genre
humor
Characters
Mr. Mizzen; Shorty Shortcake; Sonja Snoop

[The Bridge Destroyer] (Table of Contents: 5)

Patty O'Day / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Claire Moe? (Vic Todd)
Inks
Claire Moe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Ham, we're off!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Prof. Grant (villain, introduction, death); Maru (villain, introduction, death); Ham; Patty O'Day; Maru

[The Hamdrayad Cult] (Table of Contents: 6)

Dr. Fung / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Arthur Dean)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Fung and Dan Barrister are at Madras, India.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sidhittha Jawnputri (villain, introduction); Dr. Fung; Dan Barrister; Inspector Marlin
Keywords
hamdrayads; India; mongoose; snake cult

Larry From Montana (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nathaniel Nitkin [as N. N. Nathaniel]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bart walked across the riding grounds of the Police Remount Division.
Genre
drama
Characters
Bart; Larry (horse); Sgt. O'Hara
Synopsis
Bart tries to train a temperamental horse, Larry, for the police department.
Keywords
Ocean Parkway

[Trouble In Chilihua] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tex Maxon, the Phantom Rider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock [as Chuck Munson]
Inks
Munson Paddock
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tex gets a telegram from Billy Fraser, the only man who knows Phantom Rider's identity.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Chuck Spreckles (villain, introduction); Tex Maxon [Phantom Rider]; Streak (horse); Sloppy Joe; Sismal Jim
Keywords
Chilihua

[Showdown with Madam Klang] (Table of Contents: 9)

Spark Stevens / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Nordling)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aw, you dope!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Madam Klang (villain, death); Spark Stevens; Chuck; Ling Chee; Lee Chee; Loo Sung

Baseball To-Day (Table of Contents: 10)

Don Quixote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After being caught in that rain I have no suit.
Genre
humor
Characters
Don Quixote; Sancho
Keywords
baseball

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Fantastic Comics; Samson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Captured By the Head] (Table of Contents: 12)

K-51 Spies At War / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
K-51 is whisked to a Swiss hideaway of the gang in a speeding car.
Genre
spy
Characters
The Head (villain, introduction); K-51
Synopsis
K-51 is kidnapped by a foreign syndicate in an attempt to extract the secret of K-51's super vitamins.
Keywords
Switzerland

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Flame; The Green Mask / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Flame blasted... and the radio man was saved!"]
    Flame
  2. 1. ["Boys... Girls... Everybody!!"]
    Kooba
  3. 2. [Battle with the Fifth Column]
    Flame
  4. 3. [Sacrifice To Ammon-Ra]
    Yarko
  5. 4. ["Yes! Mr. Mizzen - we must break up the spy ring in El Snoro!"]
    Shorty Shortcake
  6. 5. [The Bridge Destroyer]
    Patty O'Day
  7. 6. [The Hamdrayad Cult]
    Dr. Fung
  8. 7. Larry From Montana
  9. 8. [Trouble In Chilihua]
    Tex Maxon, the Phantom Rider
  10. 9. [Showdown with Madam Klang]
    Spark Stevens
  11. 10. Baseball To-Day
    Don Quixote
  12. 11. ["Samson descendant of the strongest man in the world--"]
    Fantastic Comics; Samson
  13. 12. [Captured By the Head]
    K-51 Spies At War
  14. 13. ["The Blue Beetle coast to coast"]
  15. 14. ["Those weirdly masked eyes see thru sinister plots..."]
    The Flame; The Green Mask
  16. 15. ["The whole family says: thrilling adventures on every page!"]
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