(April 1948)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

The Counterfeit Co-Ed (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Robert Webb ? [as Otis]
Inks
Iger shop inker [as Otis]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; Joan Mason; Lushy Lemond (villain)
Synopsis
Gangster Lushy Lemond hides out by pretending to be a college girl.

Indexer Notes

Story begins on inside front cover, in duo tone. Joan Mason works for the Daily Banner.

The Anonymous Atom (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kamen? [as Otis]
Inks
Iger shop inker [as Otis]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Red Donahue (villain)
Reprints

The Killer Was Proud (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Reprints

Buccaneers (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Case of the Homicidal Hit-Runner of Donelson, Tennessee
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints

Carlo Barone the Human Vulture (Table of Contents: 6)

True Crime Story / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Otis]
Inks
Iger shop inker [as Otis]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
story narrated by Blue Beetle

Indexer Notes

Not the same artist as the other two stories. Reminds me of somebody who worked for Charlton a lot. Frank Frollo maybe?

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. The Counterfeit Co-Ed
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. The Anonymous Atom
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. The Killer Was Proud
  5. 4. Buccaneers
  6. 5. ["The Case of the Homicidal Hit-Runner of Donelson, Tennessee"]
    Homicide Diary
  7. 6. Carlo Barone the Human Vulture
    True Crime Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Henry Andrews