(October 1944)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Publication FF
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

The Man Who Painted Death (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
E. C. Stoner ?
Inks
E. C. Stoner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle

Indexer Notes

Distributed by Fawcett

Sabotage on the Scrap Pile (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner ?
Inks
E. C. Stoner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Oak; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Alvin

Indexer Notes

Beetle has a Beetlemobile and an "electronic ear". Plus he has super powers. Contest winners get to appear in a Blue Beetle story.
Kids who appear in story are Alvin, Esta, and David Kanigher.

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

Minit Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. Jourdain ?
Inks
W. Jourdain ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Luke Chandler, ex-convict on parole, is arrested.
Genre
detective-mystery

The Threat from Saturn - Chapter 2: The Blinding Ray (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner ?
Inks
E. C. Stoner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Saturnia; The Gloat; Joan Mason; Mike Mannigan
Synopsis
Criminals banished from the planet Saturn attempt to take over the Earth.

Indexer Notes

Beetle has super powers. Continued.

Postage Due (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Herman C. Browner ?
Inks
Herman C. Browner ?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Beauty Parlor Murders (Table of Contents: 5)

Joan Mason / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Joan Mason; McPherson; Dan Garret; Mike Mannigan
Synopsis
Joan discovers a bag of cocaine in her purse.
Reprints

The Land of "Yups" "Nopes" and "Maybes" (Table of Contents: 6)

O'Brine Twins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Waterman; Wetmore

Indexer Notes

art is not Jack Farr

The Artist who Painted Death! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner ?
Inks
E. C. Stoner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Mike Mannigan; Prophetic Painter; Bill Dane; Jack Dane; Sally Dane
Synopsis
The Prophetic Painter paints your future.

Indexer Notes

Beetle has super powers.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Painted Death
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. Sabotage on the Scrap Pile
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. ["Luke Chandler, ex-convict on parole, is arrested."]
    Minit Mystery
  4. 3. The Threat from Saturn - Chapter 2: The Blinding Ray
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. Postage Due
  6. 5. The Beauty Parlor Murders
    Joan Mason
  7. 6. The Land of "Yups" "Nopes" and "Maybes"
    O'Brine Twins
  8. 7. The Artist who Painted Death!
    Blue Beetle
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