(March 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-01-08
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 441668.


The Mighty Samson Demolishes the Closing Torture Walls (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson

[The Giant Robots of Kilgor] (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
The threat of doom by giant robots hovers over the world.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; Kilgor (villain, introduction, death); Prof. Brun; Rigo
Keywords
Baha Island; Boravia; demoleculing ray; robots; television screen

[Invasion of the Three-Armed Men] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Characters
Flip Falcon; Three-Armed Men (villains)

Indexer Notes

Flick Falcon's name changed to Flip.

The Legend of the Haunted Well (Table of Contents: 3)

Golden Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Grieg Chapian
Inks
Grieg Chapian
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick]; Alice (introduction)

[The Silent Explosive] (Table of Contents: 4)

Yank Wilson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Yank Wilson; Terro (villain, introduction, death)

Lost In Time (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Richard Paul (signed)
Letters
typeset

[Headless Men of the Gold Comet] (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; The Thinker (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Space Smith and Dianna are attacked by the Thinker's headless soldiers while they investigate the comet of gold.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first line of text reads: "Space" has just received a radio call from a lunar station, inviting him and Dianna to visit the moon for a close-up of a new comet."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Captain Kidd / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ?
Pencils
Bill Bossert
Inks
Bill Bossert
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hearing rumors of a strange cult of hideous beast-men...
Characters
Captain Kidd

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

Professor Fiend / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Deep down in a gloomy subterranean subcellar...
Characters
Professor Fiend

Indexer Notes

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

[The Mad Giant Experimenter] (Table of Contents: 9)

Stardust / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Inks
Fletcher Hanks (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Stardust; The Mad Giant (introduction); Kamet (introduction)
Synopsis
Stardust prevents the Mad Giant from destroying Chicago with a volcano that appears in Lake Michigan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The first line of text reads: "Stardust, the scientific marvel whose vast interplanetary knowledge has given him greater powers than anybody else, has learned through his scopes that a mad giant experimenter, who dwells in the Gobi desert, is planning to destroy the world."

[The Problem of Prince Pizga] (Table of Contents: 10)

Sub Saunders / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Sub Saunders; Thetis (introduction); Prince Pizga (villain, introduction, death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mighty Samson Demolishes the Closing Torture Walls
    Samson
  2. 1. [The Giant Robots of Kilgor]
    Samson
  3. 2. [Invasion of the Three-Armed Men]
    Flip Falcon
  4. 3. The Legend of the Haunted Well
    Golden Knight
  5. 4. [The Silent Explosive]
    Yank Wilson
  6. 5. Lost In Time
  7. 6. [Headless Men of the Gold Comet]
    Space Smith
  8. 7. ["Hearing rumors of a strange cult of hideous beast-men..."]
    Captain Kidd
  9. 8. ["Deep down in a gloomy subterranean subcellar..."]
    Professor Fiend
  10. 9. [The Mad Giant Experimenter]
    Stardust
  11. 10. [The Problem of Prince Pizga]
    Sub Saunders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin