(February 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-12-10
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 at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4. Second class permit. Copyright number 440220.


Samson Slays the Iron Monster (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson
Reprints
Keywords
robots

[The Giant Mystery Plane] (Table of Contents: 1)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Will Eisner ?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A super-magnetic plane that is capable of lifting huge ocean liners threatens the safety of the seas...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; J. B. Reegan (villain, introduction); Jean Dorne; Mr. Jackson
Reprints

The Power of the Slave-Giant's Goddess (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Flick Falcon; Martians; The slave-giants (villains, introduction)

[The Golden Chalice] (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]; Kara (introduction, a wizard); Gotha (villain, introduction)

[The Spy's Paintings of Peril] (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 Jorgka (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Splash panel alleges New York City is destroyed... but no evidence of this in the story. Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 2010-3-13.

Presto Lane of the Planet Patrol (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Waldo Harrison (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

[The Leopard Women of Venus] (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; Leopard Women of Venus (villains, introduction); robot scientists of Venus (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
Diverted from their mission to Mars, Space Smith and Dianna are captured by the robot scientists of Venus who wish to turn Dianna into one of their Leopard Women.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first line of text reads: "Space" and Dianna are on their way to Mars for the purpose of destroying the great Martian central brain..........."

[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
Determined to find Arndt Barrows...
Characters
Captain Kidd; Negus (villain, introduction)

[Out to Lunch] (Table of Contents: 8)

Captain Kidd / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Captain Kidd

Indexer Notes

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

[The Demon's Endeavor] (Table of Contents: 9)

Stardust / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks
Inks
Fletcher Hanks
Colors
Mike Okamoto ?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stardust; The Demon (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

The Treasure of Coralla (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Peg (introduction); Poseida (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Samson Slays the Iron Monster
    Samson
  2. 1. [The Giant Mystery Plane]
    Samson
  3. 2. The Power of the Slave-Giant's Goddess
    Flick Falcon
  4. 3. [The Golden Chalice]
    Golden Knight
  5. 4. [The Spy's Paintings of Peril]
    Yank Wilson
  6. 5. Presto Lane of the Planet Patrol
  7. 6. [The Leopard Women of Venus]
    Space Smith
  8. 7. ["Determined to find Arndt Barrows..."]
    Captain Kidd
  9. 8. [Out to Lunch]
    Captain Kidd
  10. 9. [The Demon's Endeavor]
    Stardust
  11. 10. The Treasure of Coralla
    Sub Saunders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin