(Winter 1945-46)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
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

FDC (Fawcett) distributor symbol.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Louis Ferstadt
Inks
Louis Ferstadt
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary Watson, July 2009.

The Masks of Mystery (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Mr. Lunar (intro, Villain); Mike Mannigan; Judge Smith; Mrs. True
Synopsis
Mr. Lunar vows revenge on those who put him in jail, and accomplishes it with carnival masks shaped like the Moon that drive people crazy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary Watson, July 2009. Beetle has super powers, including flying.

The Spider's Parlor (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Joan Mason; Mike Mannigan; McPherson; Spider Spaulding
Reprints

The Golden Cat (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Wope
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

The Man Who Stole 24 Hours (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Mike Mannigan; Prof. Zezo
Synopsis
Prof. Zezo's time machine steals 24 hours. Everybody ends up a day in the future and can't remember what happened on the day in between.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Gary Watson, July 2009. Blue Beetle has super powers.

[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
But we simply can't attach an outboard motor to it!
Genre
humor; domestic
Characters
Cuthbert Joy; Judy Joy; Pinky Joy; Peoria Joy
Synopsis
Cuthbert tries to do the shopping.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Masks of Mystery
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. The Spider's Parlor
    Joan Mason
  4. 3. The Golden Cat
  5. 4. The Man Who Stole 24 Hours
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. ["But we simply can't attach an outboard motor to it!"]
    Joy Family
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • 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