(August 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Bruns Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox

Issue Notes

This month is the first appearance of the FP shield and the last appearance of Bruns Publications, Inc.

Indicia (inside front cover):
WONDERWORLD COMICS, Vol. I, No. 4, Published monthly by Bruns Publications, Inc., V. S. Fox, President, 480 Lexington Avenue, New York, N. Y. Office of publication. 29 Worthington St., Springfield, Mass. Entered as second-class matter at the Post Office, New York, N. Y., under the act of March 3, 1879. Application for transfer of entry to the Post Office at Springfield, Mass., pending. Price 10 cents per copy. Subscription rates: 12 issues in the United States, and its possessions, Mexico, South America, Spain, $1.50. Elsewhere, $2.50. The Publisher accepts no responsibility for unsolicited material. Copyright 1939, by Bruns Publications, Inc. Printed in the U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 3. Second class permit. Copyright number 420693. Copyright given to Bruns Publications, Inc.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical

Ty Cobb (Table of Contents: 1)

Sports Album / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Wilson [as Chuck Wilson]
Inks
Charles Wilson [as Chuck Wilson]
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; sports

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

[The Dreaded Doxol] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flame / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as Basil Berold] (credited)
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Doxol (Villain; Intro; Death)
Reprints

[Th' boss wants ta see me...] (Table of Contents: 3)

Armstrong the Lumberjack / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Newcombe (signed)
Pencils
Bill Newcombe [as BIN] (signed)
Inks
Bill Newcombe [as BIN] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Armstrong (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance

[The Judge's Wife and the Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 4)

Yarko the Great / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner
Pencils
Will Eisner; Bob Powell ?
Inks
Will Eisner; Bob Powell ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Rocco (Villain; Introduction); Judge Lawton (Introduction); Mrs. Lawton (Introduction); Gail Martin (Introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The art has more Eisner touches than Powell.

[Shorty and Suzy are visiting Mr. De Welth...] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shorty Shortcake / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger ? [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger [as Jerry Williams] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty; Suzy; Mr. de Werth

[The Case of English Eddie] (Table of Contents: 6)

Patty O'Day / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Adolphe Barreaux [as Barreaux] (credited)
Pencils
Adolphe Barreaux [as Barreaux] (credited)
Inks
Adolphe Barreaux [as Barreaux] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Patty O'Day
Reprints

[The Council of Vampires] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dr. Fung / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell ? [as Arthur Dean] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Luigi Bishop (Villain; Intro; Death); Anya Bishop (Villain; Intro; Death); Council of Vampires (Villain; Intro)

Indexer Notes

Powell signs in the final panel.

Buddy Learns About the Pirates' Weapons (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (credited)
Pencils
Lou Fine (illustration)
Inks
Lou Fine (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Old Uncle Caleb; Buddy

Indexer Notes

Text story with illustration.

Ambushing the Smoky Hill Stage (Table of Contents: 9)

Tex Maxon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock [as Cecelia Munson] (credited)
Inks
Munson Paddock [as Cecelia Munson] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rat-Eye (Villain; Intro); Schmidt (Villain; Intro); Beggs (Villain; Intro)

[Claw Woman; Rooster Bridegroom!; Eats 'Em Alive; A Full-fledged Soldier at Ten!] (Table of Contents: 10)

Wonders That Are True! / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Michael Page; Rameses II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Don Quixote In Modern Times / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look yonder, Sancho! it looks like a dungeon - let us look into this!
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Don Quixote; Sancho Panza
Synopsis
Don Quixote and Sancho Panza explore a subway train.
Keywords
subway

[The Battleship Disasters] (Table of Contents: 12)

K-51 Spies At War / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Inks
Will Eisner [as Willis B. Rensie] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Senor Anza (Villain; Intro; Death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Mob Buster Robinson / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska? [as Harold Vance] (credited)
Inks
George Tuska?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're Takin' Over Dis Town, See?
Characters
Capino (Villain; Intro)

[The Blackie Morgan Case] (Table of Contents: 14)

Tom Barry of the Royal Mounted / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska [as Geo. Tuska] (signed)
Inks
George Tuska [as Geo. Tuska] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Tom Barry (Introduction; A Mountie); Blackie Morgan (Villain; Introduction; Death)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Movie Memos / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily [as Glenda Carol] (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ralph Bellamy refuses to have a stand-in for dangerous parts...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Ralph Bellamy; Shirley Temple; Ben Turpin; Irene Dunne; Benny Leonard

[Doom in the Gold Mine] (Table of Contents: 16)

"Spark" Stevens / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (credited)
Inks
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Mystery Men Comics #1 / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Ty Cobb
    Sports Album
  3. 2. [The Dreaded Doxol]
    The Flame
  4. 3. [Th' boss wants ta see me...]
    Armstrong the Lumberjack
  5. 4. [The Judge's Wife and the Smugglers]
    Yarko the Great
  6. 5. [Shorty and Suzy are visiting Mr. De Welth...]
    Shorty Shortcake
  7. 6. [The Case of English Eddie]
    Patty O'Day
  8. 7. [The Council of Vampires]
    Dr. Fung
  9. 8. Buddy Learns About the Pirates' Weapons
  10. 9. Ambushing the Smoky Hill Stage
    Tex Maxon
  11. 10. [Claw Woman; Rooster Bridegroom!; Eats 'Em Alive; A Full-fledged Soldier at Ten!]
    Wonders That Are True!
  12. 11. ["Look yonder, Sancho! it looks like a dungeon - let us look into this!"]
    Don Quixote In Modern Times
  13. 12. [The Battleship Disasters]
    K-51 Spies At War
  14. 13. ["We're Takin' Over Dis Town, See?"]
    Mob Buster Robinson
  15. 14. [The Blackie Morgan Case]
    Tom Barry of the Royal Mounted
  16. 15. ["Ralph Bellamy refuses to have a stand-in for dangerous parts..."]
    Movie Memos
  17. 16. [Doom in the Gold Mine]
    "Spark" Stevens
  18. 17. ["Boys and Girls! Be sure to get the new Mystery Men Comics"]
    Mystery Men Comics #1
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