(November 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-09-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
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)

The Dart and Ace / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Edd Ashe ?
Inks
Edd Ashe ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Dart [Caius Martius Wheeler]; Ace [Ace Barlow]

[The Motor Company Mobsters] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Dart and Ace / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Jerry Arbo] (signed)
Inks
? [as Jerry Arbo] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Dart [Caius Martius Wheeler] (school teacher); Ace [Ace Barlow]; Betty (student); Basco (villain, motor company President, introduction); Alvo (villain, introduction); Nick (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
At the request of one of his students, Mr. Wheeler decides to help her discover what happened to her father, missing for two weeks in California. As the Dart, he and Ace decide to investigate the Ajax Motor Company, whom her father had a connection with.
Reprints
Keywords
Ajax Motor Company

Indexer Notes

The Dart was the reincarnation of the ancient Roman racketbuster, Caius Martius, and is known in present times as Caius Martius Wheeler, a teacher.

[Science vs. Sorcery] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Sorceress of Zoom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Rico ?
Inks
Don Rico ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Sorceress of Zoom (villain); Super-Scientist (introduction, turned into a rat)

Stop Doctor Mortal! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Bert Whitman [as Godfrey Clarke] (credited)
Pencils
Bert Whitman
Inks
Bert Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Gary (Mortal's nephew); Marlene (Mortal's niece); Policemen (many die); Dr. Mortal (villain, scientist); Ulan (villain, Mortal's assistant, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Because of his death feud against the world, Police officers are sent out to bring the evil Doctor Feud in: dead or alive. When they fail to do the job, Gary and Marlene take on the task.
Reprints

[The Super-Science Spies] (Table of Contents: 4)

Dynamo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Robert Webb ? [as Harold Weber] (signed)
Inks
Robert Webb ? [as Harold Weber] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamo [Jim Andrews] (electrical expert); Ingres (death); Stark (villain, detective); Stark's gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Dynamo gets involved after a fellow worker is killed and defense plans that Andrews had been working on are stolen.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance was in Science Comics #8.

[The Rudite Crystals] (Table of Contents: 5)

Marga, the Panther Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as James T. Royal] (credited)
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Marga; Ted Grant (aviator); Professor Reid; Mr. Brunt (villain, head of the Idax Metal Company); glacial savages (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Marga, Ted and Mr. Brunt set out to fly to the Arctic regions to find a supply of Rudite, a rare mineral that helps improve alloys for government guns.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance was in Science Comics #8.

James T. Royal was a by-line used by Fox Publications.

Art revision from ? to Cazeneuve by Craig Delich, courtesy of the Who's Who.

The Sword of Marduk (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

[The Coming of the Eagle] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Eagle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve [as Lester Raye] (signed)
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve [as Lester Raye] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Eagle [Bill Powers] (origin, brief mention); Jason; Mr. Thorne; Browden; Rider (villain, introduction); Otho (villain)
Synopsis
The Eagle is born to combat a trucking mob, which is trying to coerce factory owners to use "Roya" Trucks to ship all of their products.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance was in SCIENCE COMICS #8.

[A Princess of Ur] (Table of Contents: 8)

Blast Bennett / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Spencer Allen] (signed)
Inks
? [as Spencer Allen] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Blast Bennett; Lua (introduction); Alla (introduction); King of Urol (villain, introduction, death)

[The Undersea Tanks] (Table of Contents: 9)

Navy Jones Underseas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Whitman [as Frank Pensley] (credited)
Pencils
Bert Whitman
Inks
Bert Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Navy Jones; Princess Coral; Captain Nemo; Dictator of Europe (villain, introduction); General Von Rothmann (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
After having a delicate undersea operation, allowing him to become a waterman, Jones and his companions must find a way to battle a large fleet of underseas Army tanks advancing on the U.S. off the Florio Coast.
Reprints
Keywords
Florio Cliff; naval

Indexer Notes

Last appearance was in Science Comics #8.

Frank Pensley is a by-line used by Fox Publications and is not a real person.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Dart and Ace
  2. 1. [The Motor Company Mobsters]
    The Dart and Ace
  3. 2. [Science vs. Sorcery]
    The Sorceress of Zoom
  4. 3. Stop Doctor Mortal!
    Dr. Mortal
  5. 4. [The Super-Science Spies]
    Dynamo
  6. 5. [The Rudite Crystals]
    Marga, the Panther Woman
  7. 6. The Sword of Marduk
  8. 7. [The Coming of the Eagle]
    The Eagle
  9. 8. [A Princess of Ur]
    Blast Bennett
  10. 9. [The Undersea Tanks]
    Navy Jones Underseas
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ramon Schenk
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin