(December 1941)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1941-10-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications Inc.
Publisher's Brand
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing
Victor Fox (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1941 Periodicals, page 522, registration number B519412.

Traitors Die Fast! (Table of Contents)

U. S. Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before the dictator could order the girl shot...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flame [Gary Preston] (inset); Hermann Göring; Adolf Hitler (villain) (as the Dictator); U. S. Jones
Reprints

As New as Tomorrow's Dawn (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Traitors Die Fast (Table of Contents: 2)

U. S. Jones / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Farrell (credited as Bob Farrow)
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pitting all his strength and fearlessness against the...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Hermann Goering; Grumbler; Adolf Hitler; U. S. Jones; Franklin Roosevelt (cameo); Blacksnake [Agent 1XQ] (introduction; villain); Maximoff; Leonid; Professor Blitz; Elsa Blitz; Otto; Anna
Synopsis
U.S. Jones must recover the plans for a Secret Death Engine for the democracies before the Dictator's henchman Blacksnake gets hold of them.
Reprints

Join U. S. Jones Cadets! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U. S. Jones / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Patty O'Day Girl Photographer / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Claire S. Moe (signed as Vic Todd)
Inks
Claire S. Moe (signed as Vic Todd)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the hidden byways of the city, where law is a forgotten word...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Patty O'Day; Antonio Lamotte (villain); Henderson; Ham; Jim Henderson; Solly
Synopsis
Editor Henderson has Patty and Ham get evidence to smash a gang of opium peddlers.

Burn, Devil, Burn!! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Flame / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Basil Berold (credited) (house name)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was this red crawling terror that struck from...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flame [Gary Preston]; Devil of the Red Death (villain, introduction, death); Professor Saunders; Steve; Julia Saunders; Bill; Mrs. Beadle; Linda; Pug
Synopsis
An agent of the Fuehrer steals a new kind of microscope, however the lens is missing and the villain will stop at nothing to get it.
Reprints

Look! Boys and Girls! Free Gifts for Kooba Bottle Caps! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kooba / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Yarko / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Toni Blum (signed as Anthony Brooks)
Inks
Toni Blum (signed as Anthony Brooks)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One afternoon, as Yarko is strolling down the street...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Yarko; Henry "Bulldog" Fawcett; George Lane; Fawcett's butlers; Fawcett's secretary; Commissioner of Mental Diseases; Madigan; Fawcett's servants
Synopsis
Fawcett has swindled Lane's money but with the help of Yarko's magic, Fawcett returns the money and then finds happiness in giving away his money to his servants and charities.

Panama Canal Passage (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Rider (credited)
Colors
? (background)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sergeant Moore of Fort Gatun Canal Zone and his eight privates...
Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Sergeant Moore; Captain of the SS Marlin; unnamed private; unnamed saboteur
Synopsis
Sergeant Moore and his men are charged with protecting vessels from fifth columnist sabotage while transiting the Panama Canal.

U. S. Government Jobs (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Franklin Institute Job Assistance / advertisement / 0.06 page (report information)

Reserve Your Copy Now! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

V...- Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.13 page (report information)

It's Free This Exciting New Book (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Chemcraft Chemistry Sets [Porter] / advertisement / 0.06 page (report information)

Thare's a New Samson! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Samson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Smashing Their Way Into the Hearts of All America (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Eagle and Buddy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Strange Case of Fulga the Fire Demon (Table of Contents: 14)

Dr. Fung / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Arthur Dean
Pencils
Bob Powell ?
Inks
Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the flaming caverns of Fire Valley, a strange...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Fung; Fulga the Fire Demon [Old Meg] (villain, introduction, death); Duncan Blythe; Larry Birch; June Blythe; Buck Riley; Peter Mallory; Professor Silt; Dan Barrister; Dudley Anson
Synopsis
Dr. Fung unravels the mystery of a fire demon that has killed the builders of a dam that will flood the valley.

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

"Spark" Stevens of the Navy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed as Nordling)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed as Nordling)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! Whatta chassis!
Feature Logo
Spark Stevens
Genre
humor; military; war
Characters
Spark Stevens; Chuck Dawson; farmer; farmer's sister; Serge Rhoman; Marion Rhoman
Synopsis
While on shore leave, Spark and Chuck stumble upon a group of saboteurs attempting to destroyer their ship, the U.S.S. Dragon.

Death Strikes Fast at... The Eagle and Buddy (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The Eagle and Buddy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Lu-Nar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Scorpio]
Pencils
? [as Scorpio]
Inks
? [as Scorpio]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I must hurry into this store!
Genre
humor; superhero
Characters
Lu-Nar [Lunar]; Adele; Mercer baby; Beansie Mulligan; Joe (kidnapper); Grannin (kidnapper)
Synopsis
Outside a department store a woman gives Lunar a baby to watch while she goes inside. Turns out the baby had been kidnapped and the kidnappers want the baby back.

Indexer Notes

Feature title is Lu-Nar and the character's name is Lunar through out the story.

The Blue Beetle Coast to Coast (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

A Tire Story in the Sky (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

U. S. Royal Bicycle Tires [U. S. Royal Bike Tires; U. S. Royal Tires; U. S. Bike Tires; Uniroyal] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Red Ryder Shows You How to Shoot (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns; Red Ryder / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Traitors Die Fast!
    U. S. Jones
  2. 1. As New as Tomorrow's Dawn
    V-Man
  3. 2. Traitors Die Fast
    U. S. Jones
  4. 3. Join U. S. Jones Cadets!
    U. S. Jones
  5. 4. ["In the hidden byways of the city, where law is a forgotten word..."]
    Patty O'Day Girl Photographer
  6. 5. Burn, Devil, Burn!!
    The Flame
  7. 6. Look! Boys and Girls! Free Gifts for Kooba Bottle Caps!
    Kooba
  8. 7. ["One afternoon, as Yarko is strolling down the street..."]
    Yarko
  9. 8. Panama Canal Passage
  10. 9. U. S. Government Jobs
    Franklin Institute Job Assistance
  11. 10. Reserve Your Copy Now!
    V...- Comics
  12. 11. It's Free This Exciting New Book
    Chemcraft Chemistry Sets [Porter]
  13. 12. Thare's a New Samson!
    Samson
  14. 13. Smashing Their Way Into the Hearts of All America
    The Eagle and Buddy
  15. 14. The Strange Case of Fulga the Fire Demon
    Dr. Fung
  16. 15. ["Wow! Whatta chassis!"]
    "Spark" Stevens of the Navy
  17. 16. Death Strikes Fast at... The Eagle and Buddy
    The Eagle and Buddy
  18. 17. ["I must hurry into this store!"]
    Lu-Nar
  19. 18. The Blue Beetle Coast to Coast
    Blue Beetle
  20. 19. A Tire Story in the Sky
    U. S. Royal Bicycle Tires [U. S. Royal Bike Tires; U. S. Royal Tires; U. S. Bike Tires; Uniroyal]
  21. 20. Red Ryder Shows You How to Shoot
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns; Red Ryder
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Henry Andrews
  • David Banuelos
  • Pat Conolly
  • Bill Devine
  • Ralf Haring
  • Clint Maxwell
  • Lou Mougin (R.I.P.)
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore