(April 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-02-09
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 and volume number found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 444575.


Samson Crumbles the Mighty War Machine (Table of Contents)

Samson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; war
Characters
Samson
Keywords
anti-aircraft guns; planes; tank

[Eelo the Fish Man] (Table of Contents: 1)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An island sinks into the depths of the ocean!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; Eelo (villain, introduction, death); Marie de Jean; Prof. Brun; Tom de Graf
Keywords
submarine; torpedo; Zanbar

[The Heidites of Mercury] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flip Falcon; the Mercurians (introduction)

[The Legend of the Haunted Well: Part 2] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Grieg Chapman
Inks
Grieg Chapman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Golden Knight [Sir Richard of Warwick]; Guest Star: Alice; Black Death (villain, introduction, death)

[The Inventions of Prof. Snead] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Yank Wilson; Professor Snead (villain, introduction, death)

Battle on Venus (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. M. Brunnei (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

[Island in Space [The Hoppers]] (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 Hoppers (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
On their way to the Moon, Space Smith and Dianna encounter an island in space inhabited by the hostile Hoppers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First line of text reads: "Space" and Dianna have left the Earth to try for a new speed record to the moon."

[Swallowed by a mysterious jungle tree...] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Kidd

[Notice! In case you're interested...] (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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Professor Fiend

[Miracle Men] (Table of Contents: 9)

Stardust / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stardust; Wolf-Eye (villain); Miracle Men (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer and letterer credits added by Craig Delich 2010-3-13.

The Vanishing Vessels (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Sub Saunders; King Kelpa (villain, introduction, death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Samson Crumbles the Mighty War Machine
    Samson
  2. 1. [Eelo the Fish Man]
    Samson
  3. 2. [The Heidites of Mercury]
    Flip Falcon
  4. 3. [The Legend of the Haunted Well: Part 2]
    Golden Knight
  5. 4. [The Inventions of Prof. Snead]
    Yank Wilson
  6. 5. Battle on Venus
  7. 6. [Island in Space [The Hoppers]]
    Space Smith
  8. 7. [Swallowed by a mysterious jungle tree...]
    Captain Kidd
  9. 8. [Notice! In case you're interested...]
    Professor Fiend
  10. 9. [Miracle Men]
    Stardust
  11. 10. The Vanishing Vessels
    Sub Saunders
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Del Gruber
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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  • Gregory Fischer
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