(January 1942)

Fox, 1941 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1941-11-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
A Fox Feature Comic FP
Editing
Victor Fox

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Roland Patenaude (signed as Pat)
Inks
Roland Patenaude (signed as Pat)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before the Nazis could open fire on the Red Cross caravan, the Eagle and Buddy were upon them!
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
The Eagle [Captain Bill Powers]; Buddy
Keywords
Red Cross; World War II

Indexer Notes

Signature in the bottom-right section, consistent with the signature on the cover of the previous issue.

The Killers That Satan Hired! (Table of Contents: 1)

The Eagle / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Louis Cazeneuve
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As sabotage strikes its most deadly blow--
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
The Eagle [Captain Bill Powers]; Buddy; Baron Der Skenk; Mustafa; Scarecrow; Sally Caldwell; Lem

Indexer Notes

Script accreditation assumed based on writer of the other Eagle stories in this issue.

The Monster of the Tropics (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Louis Cazeneuve (signed as Lester Raye)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the black depths of steaming African jungles a ghastly death stalks American workers engaged in defense projects!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Eagle [Captain Bill Powers]; Buddy; Lem; Conley

Defenders to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Eagle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Louis Cazeneuve (signed as Lester Raye)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beginning with a quiet treat in a corner drug store---
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Eagle [Captain Bill Powers]; Buddy; The Young Defenders [Archie; Jerry; Various Unamed]; Mr. Willis; Ken Willis; Fritz (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. Willis, an expert in codes, is kidnapped by Nazi agents to decode a message.

The Demon of the Quicksands (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dripping murder stalks in a U.S. Army construction camp!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Eagle [Captain Bill Powers]; Buddy; Scarecrow; Major Hackett; Beck; Lem; Sally Caldwell

Indexer Notes

Scripter based on authorship of other Eagle stories.

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

The Spider Queen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Louis Cazeneuve (signed as Elsa Lisau)
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve ? (credited) (signed as Elsa Lisau)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A hasty phone call in the night...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Spider Queen [Shannon Kane]; Mike O'Bell (detective); Judge Brindow; The Noose (villain)
Synopsis
Mike informs Shannon that the Noose has broken jail and sworn revenge on all who played a part in sending him up the river. The Spider Queen stops the villain from killing the judge in the case, so the Noose swears that he will kill the Spider Queen and ends up killing the wrong girl.

Indexer Notes

Final Golden Age appearance. Decades after the character entered the public domain, Marvel Comics created their own version of the Spider Queen, introducing her in INVADERS (Marvel, 1993 series) #1-4.
Elsa Lisau is a pseudonym of the Cazeneuve brothers (Louis and Arturo), it is assumed that Arturo inked this story

False Alarm (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Gene Rider (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Les Barton, a young radio engineer who'd just finished college, busied himself at his drawing board...
Genre
military
Characters
Les Barton; Herman; Rudolph
Keywords
radio aircraft detector

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

Joe Spook / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Walters (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe Spook has saved King Nicky once..
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Joe Spook [Joe Devaney] (a ghost; last appearance); Nicky the Boy King; Von Zuppe; Gutzel; Fritz; Otto
Synopsis
Von Zuppe and Gutzel continue to plot together on how to get Nicky to abdicate the throne of Luzano.
Keywords
Luzano; Zagma

Indexer Notes

Nicky was spelled Nickie in Eagle Comics #3. Gutzel was referred to as Sutzel in Eagle Comics #3.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Before the Nazis could open fire on the Red Cross caravan, the Eagle and Buddy were upon them!"]
    The Eagle
  2. 1. The Killers That Satan Hired!
    The Eagle
  3. 2. The Monster of the Tropics
    The Eagle
  4. 3. Defenders to the Rescue!
    The Eagle
  5. 4. The Demon of the Quicksands
    The Eagle
  6. 5. ["A hasty phone call in the night..."]
    The Spider Queen
  7. 6. False Alarm
  8. 7. ["Joe Spook has saved King Nicky once.."]
    Joe Spook
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