(October 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1939-08-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox ?

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 34, 1939, Number 4. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 424746.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Green Mask / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]
Reprints

[The Rule of J. J. Fakin] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Green Mask / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Frame
Inks
Walter Frame
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; J. J. Fakin (first appearance; villain; also spelled "Faken")
Reprints

[The Cone-Shaped Planet] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rex Dexter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rex Dexter; Cynde
Synopsis
Rex and Cynde are exiled from Earth

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

Billy Bounce / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Norman Lee
Pencils
Norman Lee
Inks
Norman Lee
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, sir, I'll have this solved in 24 hours--

[The Railroad Robbery] (Table of Contents: 4)

Chen Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson]
Inks
Munson Paddock
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
V: Chen Chang

Death Rides With the Jewel of Timboor (Table of Contents: 5)

Wing Turner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska [ as Floyd Kelly]
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The Transatlantic Gamblers] (Table of Contents: 6)

Lt. Drake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lt. Drake; Basil Older (first appearance; villain)

The Case of the Missing Molars (Table of Contents: 7)

Hemlock Shomes / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab
Pencils
Fred Schwab
Inks
Fred Schwab
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Man With the Paraffin Beard (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clyde H. Kleinert
Letters
typeset

[Villains of the Vulture Head Saloon] (Table of Contents: 9)

Waco Kid / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
next app. in GREEN MASK #3

[The Loan Shark Racket] (Table of Contents: 10)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Spike and his gang (first appearance; villains)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Blue Beetle gains eye-mask; costume still has short sleeves

[The Killings of Seurat Khan] (Table of Contents: 11)

Inspector Bancroft / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Franklin
Inks
Art Franklln
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Inspector Bancroft; Seurat Khan (first appearance; villain)

[The Mystery Sub] (Table of Contents: 12)

D-13 / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
D-13 [Richard Anthony]; The Nazis (villains)

[Elephant Attack] (Table of Contents: 13)

Denny Scott / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Lindermayer [as L. Mayor]
Inks
John Lindermayer [as L. Mayor]
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Sanchoo the Smuggler] (Table of Contents: 14)

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
V: Sanchoo (I)

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

Famous Detectives / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lee Harris ? [as Harris] (signed)
Pencils
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Inks
Lee Harris [as Harris] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Matthew Solomon (detective); Red Collins (villain, bandit)
Reprints
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series), Vol. 3, #125 (June 2014)

Indexer Notes

Out of proper sequence.

Story recounts Solomon's capture of a bandit.

Masthead reads "Lee Harris".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Green Mask
  2. 1. [The Rule of J. J. Fakin]
    The Green Mask
  3. 2. [The Cone-Shaped Planet]
    Rex Dexter
  4. 3. ["Don't worry, sir, I'll have this solved in 24 hours--"]
    Billy Bounce
  5. 4. [The Railroad Robbery]
    Chen Chang
  6. 5. Death Rides With the Jewel of Timboor
    Wing Turner
  7. 6. [The Transatlantic Gamblers]
    Lt. Drake
  8. 7. The Case of the Missing Molars
    Hemlock Shomes
  9. 8. The Man With the Paraffin Beard
  10. 9. [Villains of the Vulture Head Saloon]
    Waco Kid
  11. 10. [The Loan Shark Racket]
    Blue Beetle
  12. 11. [The Killings of Seurat Khan]
    Inspector Bancroft
  13. 12. [The Mystery Sub]
    D-13
  14. 13. [Elephant Attack]
    Denny Scott
  15. 14. [Sanchoo the Smuggler]
    Zanzibar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Famous Detectives
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