(Fall 1945)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1945-06-20
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 287

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Officer Mike Mannigan (as a giant)

The Tall Story (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
E. C. Stoner (credited as Otis)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (credited as Otis)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is really a tall story...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mary Louise Dillon; Henry Harold Reily; Officer Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Professor Faye Kerr
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 (credited)
Inks
Art Allen (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How'd you like to go to a show this evening, Joan?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Joan Mason; McPherson (editor); Officer Mike Mannigan; Fred Bart; Corine Medd; Betty Dorn (death)

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

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don Drew (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor Case looked up from his desk...
Characters
Professor Case; Jane Case; John Webber

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 (credited as Otis)
Inks
E. C. Stoner (credited as Otis)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wht the --- He's leaving us to our doom!!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Saturnia (villain); Gloat (villain); Officer Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason

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

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

Script
Hal George (credited)
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 modified by, among others
  • David Banuelos
  • Keith Chandler
  • Pat Conolly
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt