(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
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

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 / 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 / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
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
Rolland Livingstone (signed)
Pencils
Rolland Livingstone (signed)
Inks
Rolland 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
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks
Inks
Fletcher Hanks
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stardust (introduction)
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
Inks
Grieg Chapian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
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 [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Inks
Fletcher Hanks [as Hank Christy] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

Genre
science fiction
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

Indexer Notes

First line of dialogue reads: "The Brain wants all Earth people destroyed!"

The Planet of Death (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William T. Libby (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

Genre
war
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.

[200 miles from his camp...] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Toni Blum
Pencils
Bill Bossert
Inks
Bill Bossert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Kidd (introduction, a pilot); Von Haupt (villain, introduction, death)

[Deep down in a gloomy, ancient, subterranean cellar...] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

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
?

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 [as Karl Kief] (signed)
Inks
Henry Kiefer [as Kark Kief] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
  2. 1. [The Coming of Samson]
    Samson
  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. 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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin