(March 1941)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1941-01-10
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)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson [Sam]; David
Reprints

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

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum ? [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Inks
Alex Blum ? [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the mists of history comes the mighty Samson...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson [Sam]; David; Joe Maguire (villain, introduction); Herman Husler (villain, introduction); Sklavor (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Samson and David investigate a mysterious caravan of trucks headed to Mexico. They find that Herman Husler is smuggling munitions. Our heroes question him, and learn that Sklavor the Dictator is building a military power just over the border to challenge the US. Samson wrecks the whole affair. Infuriated, Sklavor makes an attempt to stop Samson, in vain, and dies in the process.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flip Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flip Falcon, inventor of the fourth dimension machine...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Flip Falcon; Gogo (villain, introduction, death); Serpo (villain, introduction, death); Demi-Things (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
Serpo, a poisonous dragon, tires of the Fourth Dimension, and visits Earth. Flip observes Serpo taking a woman hostage back to the Fourth Dimension, and pursues him. Back in the Fourth Dimension, Gogo, master of the Demi-things, sees the girl, and wants her for his bride. Flip must defeat both enemies to save the woman.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Space Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Pencils
? [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Inks
? [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Space Smith, interplanetary explorer, patrols the far reaches of space...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Space Smith; Diana (Space Smith's girlfriend); Lester Colt (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Lester Colt, wanted for murder, has just been told by his doctor that he has 3 months to live. He decides to get his revenge on the world for having made him a fugitive. Space Smith and Diana witness Colt murdering a ship full in innocents, and pursue him. They are taken captive by Colt, who imprisons them on a moon of Jupiter. Our heroes get free, and stop Colt's plot, killing him, and capturing his gang.

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

Yank Wilson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dennis Neville ? [as Grant Ferguson] (signed)
Inks
Dennis Neville ? [as Grant Ferguson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yank Wilson, known as Q-4, foils the insidieous plots of foreign agents...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Yank Wilson; Hondoians (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
Hondo, Prussland and Napoli form a political alliance, and seek to commit sabotage to weaken the U.S.'s hold on Hawaii. Yank advises the Governor to intern all those of Hondo descent, and helps uncover the local Hondoian fishing fleet assisting the Hondo Navy. Yank is captured, but signals for help, and ends up uncovering the Hondo Navy's battle plans. The U.S. fleet ends the Hondo Navy threat.

Indexer Notes

This story predates the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in December, later the same year. The story's provides thinly veiled proxy names for Japan (land of Honda, Hondo), Prussland (Nazi Germany), and Napoli (Italy). "another Axis attack on Hawaii, months before Pearl Harbor"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Golden Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian
Inks
Grieg Chapian
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sir Richard, the Golden Knight of Warwick, pursues his unrelenting crusade...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick]; Mokon (introduction); Sukon (introduction); Winkon (introduction); Alice; Lord Lucifer (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Sir Richard is magically visited in Warwick Castle by a stranger, who announces himself as Mokon, King of the Moon. Mokon has come to claim the hand of Richard's sister, Marion, as foretold by Richard's father. Later that night, Richard is similarly visited by Mokon's brother, Sukon, King of the Sun. Sukon has come for Richard's sister, Elaine. Later still, Lucifer comes to claim Richard's sister Jane, but is rebuffed by Richard. Lucifer kidnaps Alice instead. With the help of Mokon and Sukon's brother, Winkon, Richard pursues Lucifer to Hades. and rescues Alice.

Point of Honor (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

features a header illustration; includes a statement of Ownership on the second page of the story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Kidd / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Bossert (signed)
Inks
Bill Bossert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Kidd, explorer and adventurer, fights danger in the remotest corners of the Earth...
Characters
Captain Kidd; Hi Ling (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Captain Kidd flies Dr. Lake to Kweilin China, to treat a man named Pike, who reveals details of a plot by the Japanese to massacre a Chinese Army division. Captain Kidd tries to stop the plan, but is captured by the lovely Hi Ling. Kidd is rescued by Pike. The two escape, taking Hi Ling captive.

Return of the Serpent Lady (Table of Contents: 8)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sub Saunders; The Serpent Lady (villain); Luco (introduction, death); Diablo (introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Serpent Lady has been plotting her revenge against Sub, and has a new sea monster, Diablo, waiting as a trap for Sub. Sub arrives, and manages to kill the beast, but the Serpent Lady's assistant, Luco, has plans to usurp power by killing both Sub and the Serpent Lady. Sub saves the Serpent Lady, who reveals her love for Sub. Sub does not return it, leaving her forlorn.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Stardust / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stardust, whose vast knowledge of interplanetary science...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Stardust; Octopus of Gold (sea creature, introduction); Slant-Eye (villain, introduction, death); Slant-Eye's Gang (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Stardust detects a plot to rob Fort Knox of its $20 billion gold supply by the villainous Slant-Eye. He fails to arrive in time to stop the villains from invading and demolishing the Fort, but paralyzes the criminals for arrest by authorities. He reserves a terrible end for the mastermind, as Slant-Eye is delivered into the clutches of gigantic, golden sea monster, called the Octopus of Gold.
Reprints
Keywords
South Seas

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Stardust.

The Blue Beetle Coast to Coast (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Blue Beetle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Samson
  2. 1. ["Out of the mists of history comes the mighty Samson..."]
    Samson
  3. 2. ["Flip Falcon, inventor of the fourth dimension machine..."]
    Flip Falcon
  4. 3. ["Space Smith, interplanetary explorer, patrols the far reaches of space..."]
    Space Smith
  5. 4. ["Yank Wilson, known as Q-4, foils the insidieous plots of foreign agents..."]
    Yank Wilson
  6. 5. ["Sir Richard, the Golden Knight of Warwick, pursues his unrelenting crusade..."]
    Golden Knight
  7. 6. Point of Honor
  8. 7. ["Captain Kidd, explorer and adventurer, fights danger in the remotest corners of the Earth..."]
    Captain Kidd
  9. 8. Return of the Serpent Lady
    Sub Saunders
  10. 9. ["Stardust, whose vast knowledge of interplanetary science..."]
    Stardust
  11. 10. The Blue Beetle Coast to Coast
    Blue Beetle
  12. 11. ["Presenting brand new adventures..."]
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