(March-April 1941)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
On-sale date
1941-02-20
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 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" x 10 1/8" [>= 1950]
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]

[The Crime Coils of the Eel] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; The Eel (villain, introduction, death); Brute (villain, introduction, death); another crook (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

vaguely Kirbyesque layouts

[The Book Murders] (Table of Contents: 2)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; The Wart (villain, introduction, death); Ivor Nick (villain, introduction, death)

[The Doctored Dive Bomber] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wing Turner / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dennis Neville?
Inks
Dennis Neville?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Prussland agents (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

last app. in BIG THREE #2

[The Vengeance of Vango] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Vango (villain, introduction, death?)

Strange Companions (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre
animal

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

[The Atom Ray Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dynamite Thor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roland Patenaude
Inks
Roland Patenaude
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamite Thor [aka The Explosion Man] [Peter Thor]; Glenda (Thor's fiance); Mr. Quinn (aircraft company head, death); The Blue Diamond Gang [Groot; Gordon; Nick; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
The threat to U.S. wartime munitions plants draws the attention of Dynamite Thor who then comes face to face with the Blue Diamond Gang
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Weird Comics #6.

The Men of Mystery reprint lists Roland Patenaude as the artist.

The Harpie of Horror (Table of Contents: 8)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (Karl Kief)
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lugo (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

app. between FANTASTIC COMICS #16 / 17

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [The Crime Coils of the Eel]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [The Book Murders]
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. [The Doctored Dive Bomber]
    Wing Turner
  5. 4. [The Vengeance of Vango]
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. Strange Companions
  7. 6. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  8. 7. [The Atom Ray Saboteurs]
    Dynamite Thor
  9. 8. The Harpie of Horror
    Sub Saunders
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