(Fall 1945)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Blue Beetle

The Tall Story (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; Mary Louise Dillon; Henry Harold Reilly; Mike Mannigan
Synopsis
The Beetle battles gangsters who have taken pills that turn them into giants.

Indexer Notes

Comics Hall of Fame: Mary Louise Dillon, Henry Harold Reily

The Killer Ghost (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Art Allen
Inks
Art Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Joan Mason

All Snakes Aren't Reptiles (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Drew
Letters
Typeset

The Threat From Saturn (Ch. 5): Adventure of the Sacred Elephant (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
?

Characters
Blue Beetle; Saturnia (villain); Gloat (villain)l Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason

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

Joy Family / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Hal George]
Pencils
Al Zere
Inks
Al Zere
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cuthbert! Stop clowning! You're no Tarzan!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Cuthbert Joy; Judy Joy; Peoria Joy; Pinky Joy
Synopsis
Trying to bond with his two children, Cuthbert takes them to the circus. However, he eats so much junk food there that he falls ill and his son complains "Mom...we didn't see no circus!"

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Tall Story
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. The Killer Ghost
    Joan Mason
  4. 3. All Snakes Aren't Reptiles
  5. 4. The Threat From Saturn (Ch. 5): Adventure of the Sacred Elephant
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. ["Cuthbert! Stop clowning! You're no Tarzan!"]
    Joy Family
  7. 6. ["Fellows--get this magazine...it's filled with MARVELS every month!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Henry Andrews