(May-June 1941)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
1941-03-20
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

None of these stories probably are actually drawn by Charles Nicholas. Al Carreno and Pierce Rice are good suggestions.

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. 2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Blue Beetle

[The Death Flowers] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Mike; Dr. Franz; Floro (villain, introduction); Dako (villain, introduction)

[The Construction Catastrophes] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Mike; Dr. Franz; Joan Mason; Mason (villain, introduction)

[The Tool Dies Robbery] (Table of Contents: 3)

Dynamo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb ? [as Harold Weber]
Inks
Robert Webb ? [as Harold Weber]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamo [Jim Andrews]; Thorn (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

app. between WEIRD COMICS #14 / 15

[Armo's Secret Weapon] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Inks
Charles Nicholas (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Mike Mannigan; Dr. Franz; Joan Mason; Armo (villain, introduction, death)

The Green Circle (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime

[The Disappearance of Zeke Manners] (Table of Contents: 6)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Mike Mannigan; Dr. Franz; Carveth Manners (villain, introduction)

[The Mystery Ship Plans] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dynamite Thor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Gormley ? [as Wright Lincoln]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamite Thor (Peter Thor); Glenda; Heirhof (villain); Muggsy (villain, introduction, death); Adolf Hitler (villain); Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Credit from Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

The Blue Beetle Coast to Coast (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

ad for the Blue Beetle radio program

I'll take Kooba (Table of Contents: 9)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

ad for the ficticious soft drink, Kooba Cola.

Tops the World Over (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

ad for 9 Fox comic books.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [The Death Flowers]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [The Construction Catastrophes]
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. [The Tool Dies Robbery]
    Dynamo
  5. 4. [Armo's Secret Weapon]
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. The Green Circle
  7. 6. [The Disappearance of Zeke Manners]
    Blue Beetle
  8. 7. [The Mystery Ship Plans]
    Dynamite Thor
  9. 8. The Blue Beetle Coast to Coast
    Blue Beetle
  10. 9. I'll take Kooba
  11. 10. Tops the World Over
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