(Summer 1945)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
On-sale Date
1945-04-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Publication FF
Editing
Victor Fox

Issue Notes

On-sale date is publication date in Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1945 Periodicals, page 147

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Artist revision from E.C. Stoner ? to Stoner per Ken Quattro's article in Alter Ego #118 (July 2013).

The Adventure Beneath the Sea (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Patsy Ruth Cook; Harry Duncan; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Omar
Synopsis
The Beetle and his two new friends search for an ancient healing herb in a mysterious land at the bottom of the sea.
Keywords
Beetlebird (airplane)

Indexer Notes

Comics Hall of Fame: Patsy Ruth Cook, Gallatin, TN and Harry Duncan, Norfolk, VA.

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

Here'n There / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Walt Egan (byline)
Pencils
Al Zere
Inks
Al Zere
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, boys...for a buck extra...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
4 spot gag cartoons.

Indexer Notes

One page with four cartoons.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Sonny Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Hal George (byline)
Pencils
Al Zere
Inks
Al Zere
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! I gotta get up and ....
Genre
humor

The Threat From Saturn (Ch. 4): Revolt of the Zombies (Table of Contents: 4)

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]; Saturnia; Gloat; Joan Mason; Lefty; Mike Mannigan

The Hurricane (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Al Pierce
Letters
Typeset

[The Blue Madonna] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Art Allen (byline)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Joan Mason; Mike Mannigan

[The Golf Game] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Larry Page
Pencils
Larry Page
Inks
Larry Page
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Waterman; Wetmore

The Mystery of the Tolling Bell (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Otis (byline)
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle; Joan Mason; Mike; Prof DeBunker
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Signed M.G. in the last panel.

[Chinatown Incident] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
? [as Tom Canby]
Pencils
Al Zere
Inks
Al Zere
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Characters
Jim Casey; Soo Finn

Indexer Notes

"Tom Canby" appears to be a Fox house name.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Adventure Beneath the Sea
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. ["Listen, boys...for a buck extra..."]
    Here'n There
  4. 3. ["Boy! I gotta get up and ...."]
    Sonny Boy
  5. 4. The Threat From Saturn (Ch. 4): Revolt of the Zombies
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. The Hurricane
  7. 6. [The Blue Madonna]
    Joan Mason
  8. 7. [The Golf Game]
    O'Brine Twins
  9. 8. The Mystery of the Tolling Bell
    Blue Beetle
  10. 9. [Chinatown Incident]
    Minit Mystery
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