(November 1944)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
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

Issue Notes

Distributed by FDC (Fawcett)


The Runaway House (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; Nell Barth; Bruce Barth

The Runaway House (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner [as Otis]
Inks
E. C. Stoner [as Otis]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Nell Barth; Bruce Barth; Joan Mason; Prof. Haywire
Synopsis
The Beetle and Joan go to the Barth house to pick up Nell and Bruce to take them on their adventure. Then he takes them to visit crackpot scientist Prof. Haywire who has built a house which is not subject to the laws of time and space.

Indexer Notes

Comics Hall of Fame: Nell & Bruce Barth are winners of the contest to appear in a Blue Beetle story. Beetlemobile appears.

[The Countess of Scarbo] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Zere ?
Inks
Al Zere ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits from Jerry Bails' Who's Who

The Threat From Saturn Chapter. 3: The Blue Beetle At Bay! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner [as Otis]
Inks
E. C. Stoner [as Otis]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Saturnia; Gloat; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason
Synopsis
Gloat takes possession of the Blue Beetle.

Indexer Notes

Beetle has super powers. Continued

The Education of Johnny Poppa (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

[The Creamery Crime] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Art Allen]
Pencils
? [as Art Allen]
Inks
? [as Art Allen]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Joan Mason

Indexer Notes

villain named Binder

[The Great Presto] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Larry Page (signed)
Pencils
Larry Page (signed)
Inks
Larry Page
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Waterman; Wetmore

The Talking Jewel (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Bill Stevens; Vivian Dale; Tanome
Synopsis
Bill Stevens is accused of killing his fiance's father and trying to steal the Mindali Diamond.

Indexer Notes

Beetle has super powers.

Just Suppose (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

paper drive feature

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Runaway House
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Runaway House
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [The Countess of Scarbo]
    Minit Mystery
  4. 3. The Threat From Saturn Chapter. 3: The Blue Beetle At Bay!
    Blue Beetle
  5. 4. The Education of Johnny Poppa
  6. 5. [The Creamery Crime]
    Joan Mason
  7. 6. [The Great Presto]
    O'Brine Twins
  8. 7. The Talking Jewel
    Blue Beetle
  9. 8. Just Suppose
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