(February 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1939-12-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/2" x 10 1/4"
Paper Stock
Glossy Covers; 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. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 440227.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Nicholas?
Inks
Charles Nicholas?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]

[The Blue Beetle Impostors] (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Charles Nicholas
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]; Groone (first appearance; villain); Tony (first appearance; villain); two other Blue Beetle impostors (first appearance; villains)

An Episode With "The Devil" (Table of Contents: 2)

Wing Turner / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska (Floyd Kelly)
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Devil [Baldy Barry] (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Fiend Called Franto] (Table of Contents: 3)

Rex Dexter / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Rex Dexter; Franto (first appearance; villain; death)

The Crime Syndicate (Table of Contents: 4)

Green Mask / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Frame
Inks
Walter Frame
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby]; Rod Riley (first appearance; villain); Shive Parker (first appearance; villain); Goldie Gates (first appearance; villain); Frankie Ciconi (first appearance; villain)
Reprints

Wanted!!--But Not Immediately! (Table of Contents: 5)

Billy Bounce / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Billy Bounce

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Chen Chang / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Munson Paddock [as Cecilia Munson]
Inks
Munson Paddock
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buzzards Scream As Death Carves a Feast
Genre
adventure
Characters
Chen Chang

Swallowed By the Earth (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Adams (Toni Blum?)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bull Mason; Rip Bender

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
Benjamin Lieppe (business manager)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[The Fish Pirates] (Table of Contents: 9)

Lt. Drake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lt. Drake

[Prisoner of Maharajah Rampur] (Table of Contents: 10)

Denny Scott / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Lindermayer
Inks
John Lindermayer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Denny Scott; Rampur (first appearance; villain)

The Train-Ticket Theft (Table of Contents: 11)

Hemlock Shomes / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hemlock Shomes

[The Moravian Master Spy] (Table of Contents: 12)

D-13 / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
D-13 [Richard Anthony]; Kardly Gorin (first appearance; villain; death)

[The Bad Luck Diamond] (Table of Contents: 13)

Captain Savage / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy?
Inks
Art Peddy?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Savage; Sin Lee (villain); Blondie Flo (first appearance; villain)

[Melosh the Soothsayer] (Table of Contents: 14)

Zanzibar / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Melosh (first appearance; villain; death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [The Blue Beetle Impostors]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. An Episode With "The Devil"
    Wing Turner
  4. 3. [The Fiend Called Franto]
    Rex Dexter
  5. 4. The Crime Syndicate
    Green Mask
  6. 5. Wanted!!--But Not Immediately!
    Billy Bounce
  7. 6. ["Buzzards Scream As Death Carves a Feast"]
    Chen Chang
  8. 7. Swallowed By the Earth
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. [The Fish Pirates]
    Lt. Drake
  11. 10. [Prisoner of Maharajah Rampur]
    Denny Scott
  12. 11. The Train-Ticket Theft
    Hemlock Shomes
  13. 12. [The Moravian Master Spy]
    D-13
  14. 13. [The Bad Luck Diamond]
    Captain Savage
  15. 14. [Melosh the Soothsayer]
    Zanzibar
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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