(December 1939)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-10-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox (editor)

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. Second class periodical. Copyright number 432164.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Samson [Fox] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson
Reprints

[The Coming of Samson] (Table of Contents: 1)

Samson [Fox] / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Alex Blum (under house name Alex Boon)
Inks
Alex Blum (under house name Alex Boon)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the mist of history comes the mighty Samson...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; Thorga (villain, introduction); Thorganians
Reprints
Keywords
high frequency thought transmitter; planes; tanks; television screen

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes based on stylistic analysis. Earlier appearance and origin revealed in Samson #1.

In the Land of Nod (Table of Contents: 2)

Buzzy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. H. Livingstone (signed)
Pencils
R. H. Livingstone (signed)
Inks
R. H. Livingstone (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children
Characters
Buzzy (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Only appearance. Rolland Livingstone is a real person, not a pen name for Jerry Iger. He is listed in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[The Arrival of Stardust] (Table of Contents: 3)

Stardust / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks (credited)
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks (credited)
Inks
Fletcher Hanks (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
While a secret army of spies, and murderous terrorists conpsire to undermine business, and the government, a distant radio call is picked up in America - a message transmitted from somewhere out in space!
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; superhero; non-fiction; biography
Characters
Stardust (introduction)
Synopsis
Stardust captures a conglomerate of criminals and suspends them in mid-air while forcing them to gaze on the skeletons of everyone they killed.
Reprints

[Origin of the Golden Knight] (Table of Contents: 4)

Golden Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Grieg Chapian ?; Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian (credited)
Inks
Grieg Chapian (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During the Crusades, there lived a great and noble knight, Sir Richard, the Golden Knight of Warwick.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; historical; adventure
Characters
The Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick] (introduction, origin); King Richard the Lion-Hearted (introduction); Saracens (villains); a witch

[Captured By Skomah] (Table of Contents: 5)

Space Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Inks
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Brain wants all Earth people destroyed!
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Space Smith (introduction); Dianna (introduction); Skomah (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Space Smith and Dianna are captured by the mad Martian scientist Skomah and his Imp Men, but make good their escape.
Reprints

The Planet of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William T. Libby (signed)
Pencils
Bob Powell (illustrations)
Inks
Bob Powell (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

The U. S. A. Is Invaded!! (Table of Contents: 7)

Yank Wilson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Farr
Pencils
Jack Farr
Inks
Jack Farr
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Farr

Genre
war; adventure; spy
Characters
Yank Wilson (introduction); Joe (introduction); the President (introduction); The Eskimongolians (villains, introduction); Raxola (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-3-13.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Kidd / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Bill Bossert (credited)
Inks
Bill Bossert (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
200 miles from his camp...
Genre
aviation; adventure
Characters
Captain Kidd (introduction, a pilot); Von Haupt (villain, introduction, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Professor Fiend / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab (credited as Boris Plaster)
Pencils
Fred Schwab (credited as Boris Plaster)
Inks
Fred Schwab (credited as Boris Plaster)
Colors
?
Letters
Fred Schwab

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep down in a gloomy, ancient, subterranean cellar...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Fiend (introduction)

[Into the Fourth Dimension] (Table of Contents: 10)

Flick Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Don Rico
Inks
Don Rico
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ball is coming back, but it has been turned inside out.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flick Falcon (introduction); Adele (introduction); Three-Armed Men (villains, introduction, Martians)

At the Bottom of the Sea (Table of Contents: 11)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Sub Saunders (introduction); Lt. Dirk (introduction); Queen Lantida (introduction); Atlanteans (introduction); Naulus (villain, introduction); the frog-men (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Writer id by Bob Hughes

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Samson [Fox]
  2. 1. [The Coming of Samson]
    Samson [Fox]
  3. 2. In the Land of Nod
    Buzzy
  4. 3. [The Arrival of Stardust]
    Stardust
  5. 4. [Origin of the Golden Knight]
    Golden Knight
  6. 5. [Captured By Skomah]
    Space Smith
  7. 6. The Planet of Death
  8. 7. The U. S. A. Is Invaded!!
    Yank Wilson
  9. 8. ["200 miles from his camp..."]
    Captain Kidd
  10. 9. ["Deep down in a gloomy, ancient, subterranean cellar..."]
    Professor Fiend
  11. 10. [Into the Fourth Dimension]
    Flick Falcon
  12. 11. At the Bottom of the Sea
    Sub Saunders
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