(December 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-10-28
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 thru the steel wall to save the girl!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flame

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

Kooba / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Kidnappers] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gangsters attack a government agent as he walks along the street...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flame; gangsters

[Zarhov's Monster] (Table of Contents: 3)

Yarko / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The enormous ape-like beast hurries through an exclusive residential section...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Zarhov (villain, introduction, death); Zozo (villain, introduction); Yarko; Dr. Carr; Dr. Carr's daughter

The Black Pearl (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
We're safe Suzy as long as we can keep the pearl in our possession..
Genre
adventure
Characters
Shorty Shortcake; Suzy; Mr. Mizzen; genie

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[The Bombing Gang] (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
Get a move on, Patty, the launching of that ship's about to take place.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Canzoni (villain, introduction); Lionel Brace (villain, introduction, death); Patty O'Day; Ham; Lord Mike

[One Minute to Death] (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 guests of Philip Bythewaite...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Horace Bailey (villain, introduction); Dr. Fung; Dan Barrister; Philip Bythewaite; Lt. Hotchkiss

Smuggler's Syndicate (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
Just as the war almost killed the opium smuggling racket, the Narcotic Squad had a headache.
Genre
crime
Characters
Sgt. Hanrahan; Chip Baxter; Snow Donato; Pig Martin
Synopsis
Chip Baxter helps to bust up a drug ring.
Keywords
dog collars; heroin; morphine; Park Avenue

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

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

[Headed for a Noose] (Table of Contents: 9)

Tex Maxon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock (Chuck Munson)
Inks
Munson Paddock
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A passel uh coyotes're gunnin fer me when I ain't lookin'!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bully Horn (villain, introduction); Tex Maxon [Phantom Rider]; Streak (horse)
Keywords
Spider's Nest

[Return to the Dark Ages] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Al
Pencils
Al
Inks
Al
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sancho! Our country is at war!
Characters
Adolphus Stalini (villain, introduction); Don Quixote; Sancho

Indexer Notes

last appearance

[Shanghaied by Captain Swine] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon Chuck.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Spark Stevens; Chuck; Captain Swine; Victoria; Isabel
Keywords
dream sequence

Indexer Notes

most of story is a dream

[The Jigsaw Puzzle Plot] (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
Jacques Dumont of the French Surete is in the United States to study American secret service methods.
Genre
spy
Characters
Fritz Kritzler [Jacques Dumont] (villain, introduction, death); K-51; Joe; Claire
Keywords
jigsaw puzzle

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

Blue Beetle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Flame blasted thru the steel wall to save the girl!"]
    Flame
  2. 1. ["Refresh with Kooba"]
    Kooba
  3. 2. [The Kidnappers]
    Flame
  4. 3. [Zarhov's Monster]
    Yarko
  5. 4. The Black Pearl
    Shorty Shortcake
  6. 5. [The Bombing Gang]
    Patty O'Day
  7. 6. [One Minute to Death]
    Dr. Fung
  8. 7. Smuggler's Syndicate
  9. 8. ["What a team!"]
  10. 9. [Headed for a Noose]
    Tex Maxon
  11. 10. [Return to the Dark Ages]
    Don Quixote
  12. 11. [Shanghaied by Captain Swine]
    Spark Stevens
  13. 12. [The Jigsaw Puzzle Plot]
    K-51 Spies At War
  14. 13. ["The Blue Beetle coast to coast"]
    Blue Beetle
  15. 14. ["Boys! Girls! Have you seen our new 1941 catalog?"]
  16. 15. ["Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of Kooba!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Henry Andrews
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
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