(January 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1939-11-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 435190.

With One Sweep Samson Destroyed the Battery and Routed the Foe (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson

[The Attack of Dragor] (Table of Contents: 1)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ? [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Pencils
Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Inks
Alex Blum [as Alex Boon] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Into the peaceful countries of France, England and Belgium, march the big armies of Dragor, cruel dictator of Ratonia..
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; Dragor (villain, introduction); Ratonians (villains, introduction)
Reprints
Keywords
Gratznig; Paris; Ratonia

[Rip-The-Blood] (Table of Contents: 2)

Stardust / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Stardust; Rip-The-Blood (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Stardust prevents Rip-the-Blood from tricking the United States into entering a war with Capania.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First line of text reads: "Stardust again visits the earth..."

[Saladin's Hostage] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian
Inks
Grieg Chapian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
The Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick]; Lady Elissa (introduction); Saladin (villain, introduction); Saracens (villain)

Sabotage Rampant In the U.S.A. (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
Yank Wilson; Count Lustig Von Blackgard (villain, introduction); Czolgotz (villain, introduction); Anschuluzz (villain, introduction); Tryzvoin (villain, introduction); Schuldoki (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

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

West of Tanganyika (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Defoe (signed)
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed as S.R.P.) (illustrations)
Inks
Bob Powell (signed as S.R.P.) (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Battle of the Earth Against the Martian Ogres (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Dianna; the Martians (villains)
Synopsis
Space Smith and Dianna prevent Martian ogres from destroying the Earth.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's the island of Morgia, Freddy.
Characters
Captain Kidd; The Voice (villain, introduction, death)

The Secrets of Magc (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Saltarella.

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In case anyone is interested...
Characters
Professor Fiend
Synopsis
Professor Fiend shrinks himself to microscopic size looking for monsters for his army.

Indexer Notes

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

[Return To Mars] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Don Rico ?; Claire Moe ?
Inks
Don Rico ?; Claire Moe ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flick Falcon; Three-Armed Men (villains); the Martians (villains)

Indexer Notes

2nd Martian story this issue.
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. wonders if this could be the work of Claire Moe.

The Rebels of the Deep (Table of Contents: 11)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Sub Saunders; Naulus (villain, death); the frog-men (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. With One Sweep Samson Destroyed the Battery and Routed the Foe
    Samson
  2. 1. [The Attack of Dragor]
    Samson
  3. 2. [Rip-The-Blood]
    Stardust
  4. 3. [Saladin's Hostage]
    Golden Knight
  5. 4. Sabotage Rampant In the U.S.A.
    Yank Wilson
  6. 5. West of Tanganyika
  7. 6. The Battle of the Earth Against the Martian Ogres
    Space Smith
  8. 7. ["There's the island of Morgia, Freddy."]
    Captain Kidd
  9. 8. The Secrets of Magc
  10. 9. ["In case anyone is interested..."]
    Professor Fiend
  11. 10. [Return To Mars]
    Flick Falcon
  12. 11. The Rebels of the Deep
    Sub Saunders
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