(February 1948)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1947 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Feature Syndicate, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Publication
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/2"? x 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" x 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" x 10 1/8" [>= 1950]
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Scorpion of Death (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret] (inset)

Murder on Strange Street (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Otis] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]

Indexer Notes

The story begins inside front cover.

Credits by Craig Delich.

Suicide for Sale! (Table of Contents: 2)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Otis] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Margy Parks (death); Mr. Miller (candy store owner); Mr. Barker (President of a bank); Mildred Barker (wife of the bank President); Mrs. Ross (villain); Ross' thugs (villains)
Synopsis
The Blue Beetle looks into a series of women jumping to their deaths to find a connection.
Reprints
Keywords
Daily Banner

Indexer Notes

Otis is a Fox Publications by-line.

Art credits courtesy of Mark Heike from the reprint.

Rat Poison (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Adder
Letters
Typeset

The Case of the Lethal Christmas Package (Table of Contents: 4)

Homicide Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Jack "Legs" Diamond Scorpion of Crime (Table of Contents: 5)

True Crime Case / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Parker
Inks
Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret] (narrator); Jack "Legs" Diamond (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story is narrated by the Blue Beetle.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Scorpion of Death
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. Murder on Strange Street
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. Suicide for Sale!
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. Rat Poison
  5. 4. The Case of the Lethal Christmas Package
    Homicide Diary
  6. 5. Jack "Legs" Diamond Scorpion of Crime
    True Crime Case
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Henry Andrews