(Winter 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale date
1940-12-02
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" (pre-War); 7 1/4"? x 10 1/4"? (post-War)
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Green Mask; Domino / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chuck Cuidera ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Domino [Don]
Reprints

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

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

[Radion the Racketeer] (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Mask / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here's your laundry, Mr. Shelby
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Radion [Pelson] (first appearance, villain); Jerry; Domino; News Blake
Synopsis
The Green Mask busts up a racketeering ring led by Radion.

[The Electron Beam Weapon] (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Mask / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Richard Kendall, a scientist is murdered, and the Green Mask finds himself enmeshed in a thrilling adventure.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Marilyn Rich (first appearance, villain); Domino; News Blake; Richard Kendall; Mr. Smith
Synopsis
The Green Mask solves the murder of Richard Kendall.
Keywords
electron beam gun

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

Kooba / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[The Brain Strikes] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When death stalks in the wake of a diamond of extreme value, the Green Mask and Domino find themselves cutting the cards for high stakes...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; The Brain (first appearance, villain); Domino; Dudley Carstairs; Cynthia Cane; Slinky Dolan; Stupe Moran
Synopsis
The Green Mask investigates the death of Slinky Dolan and, in doing so, he uncovers the details of the Lunker diamond theft.
Keywords
Lunker diamond

Quicksands of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry Mardsen cursed under his breath.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Jerry Mardsen; Frank Huntley
Synopsis
Jerry Mardsen's friend, Hank Bowen, is accused of robbing a bank; Jerry investigates the robbery to try and clear his friend of the charges.
Keywords
Lannec Township National Bank

[Trouble In Gun Hollow] (Table of Contents: 7)

Waco Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Art Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Kid, riding to investigate reports of trouble at Gun Hollow, stops when he sees...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Waco Kid; Brazos Teale; Craig Bridger; Flash (horse)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Flame; Wonderworld Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Gang-Buster Appointed By Gov. Harmon (Table of Contents: 9)

Gang-Buster Robinson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Characters
Spike McGinty; Richard G. Robinson; Pinky; Dan
Synopsis
A policeman is killed while on duty and Robinson is sent to investigate the crime.
Reprints
Keywords
Capital City; marijuana

[The Panama Canal Affair] (Table of Contents: 10)

D-13, Secret Agent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the office of the governor of Panama...
Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Richard Anthony [D-13]; Manata; Sancho
Synopsis
Richard disrupts a plot to sabotage the Gatun Lake spillway at the Panama Canal.
Reprints
Keywords
Gatun Lake; Panama Canal

[Bull Thompson, the Pirate] (Table of Contents: 11)

Captain Savage / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Art Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fifteen days out of Singapore, in the harbor of Kanu Island, the sleek schooner, "Danger," lies at anchor...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Savage; Bull Thompson; Hardtack
Synopsis
Captain Savage ends Bull Thompson's piracy.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Green Mask; Domino
  2. 1. ["Meet your favorite heroes!"]
  3. 2. [Radion the Racketeer]
    Green Mask
  4. 3. [The Electron Beam Weapon]
    Green Mask
  5. 4. ["Look! Boys and girls!"]
    Kooba
  6. 5. [The Brain Strikes]
    Green Mask
  7. 6. Quicksands of Doom
  8. 7. [Trouble In Gun Hollow]
    Waco Kid
  9. 8. ["Daring man of fire!"]
    Flame; Wonderworld Comics
  10. 9. Gang-Buster Appointed By Gov. Harmon
    Gang-Buster Robinson
  11. 10. [The Panama Canal Affair]
    D-13, Secret Agent
  12. 11. [Bull Thompson, the Pirate]
    Captain Savage
  13. 12. ["The Blue Beetle coast to coast"]
  14. 13. ["Exciting new thriller!"]
    Black Lion
  15. 14. ["I jumped my pay from $18 a week to $50"]
    National Radio Institute
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
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