(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.
Publisher's 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
?

Genre
superhero
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
?

Genre
superhero
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
?

Genre
science fiction
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--
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock (credited as Cecilia Munson)
Inks
Munson Paddock (credited as Cecilia Munson)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
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 (under house name Floyd Kelly)
Inks
George Tuska (under house name Floyd Kelly)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation

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

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

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

Genre
military
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
Art Peddy
Inks
Art 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
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Spike (first appearance, villain); Spike's 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 Pinajian
Inks
Art Pinajian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
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
?

Genre
spy
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 (credited as L. Mayor)
Inks
John Lindermayer (credited as L. Mayor)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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".