(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

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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