Big 3 #2
(Winter 1941)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale date
1941-01-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
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, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle; Samson; David; Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; David; The Flame [Gary Preston]
Reprints

[Death To the Blue Beetle] (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Cooper [as Charles Nicholas] (signed)
Inks
Sam Cooper [as Charles Nicholas] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan (Policeman); Dr. Franz; Joan Mason; Porky Hogg (villain, introduction, death); Gat (villain, death)
Synopsis
Porky Hogg, realizing that the Blue Beetle is the only thing standing in his way of a major crime wave, masses his henchmen and prepares thoroughly to defeat his sworn enemy. He decides to bring his enemy into the open by using his own men dressed as the Blue Beetle, then pinning the resulting murders upon him.
Reprints
Keywords
Vitamin 2X

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bill Black.

[Nekroff the Dictator] (Table of Contents: 2)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; David; Nekroff (villain, introduction, death)

[Wing visits the Naval Design building...] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wing Turner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Floyd Kelly)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Crimson Circle] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Flame / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Inks
? [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flame [Gary Preston]; The Crimson Circle (villain, introduction, death)

Interlude At Hoalogaland (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nathaniel Nitkin [N. N. Nathaniel]
Letters
typeset

[The Sabotage Protection Racket] (Table of Contents: 6)

The Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Inks
? [as Basil Berold] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flame [Gary Preston]; Mike (villain, introduction, death); Joe (villain, introduction, death); un-named gang members (villains, introductions, all die)

[Master-Mind De Structo] (Table of Contents: 7)

Stardust / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stardust; Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest-star); Master-Mind De Structo (villain, introduction, death); the Headless Headhunter (villain, introduction)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle; Samson; David; Flame
  2. 1. [Death To the Blue Beetle]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [Nekroff the Dictator]
    Samson
  4. 3. [Wing visits the Naval Design building...]
    Wing Turner
  5. 4. [The Crimson Circle]
    The Flame
  6. 5. Interlude At Hoalogaland
  7. 6. [The Sabotage Protection Racket]
    The Flame
  8. 7. [Master-Mind De Structo]
    Stardust
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