(April 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1940-02-16
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 and the volume number found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Class B periodical. Copyright number B 447095.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rex Dexter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Red Dexter

[The Blue Beetle--Kidnapper?] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Jack Bendon (villain, introduction)

Girl Flyer Missing (Table of Contents: 2)

Wing Turner / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Joan Farrel (first appearance)

[The Planet That Feared Earth] (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; Ecaepians (first appearance); Leonardo Da Vinci; Napoleon; Alexander the Great

Steel Mill Explosion (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]; Von Shlameal (first appearance; villain); Josef (first appearance; villain)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee--nobody knows the hours I suffer...
Characters
Billy Bounce

River Lily and the Feted Guests (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Characters
Chen Chang (villain); River Lily (villain)

[The Milk Bottle Bombs] (Table of Contents: 7)

Lt. Drake / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Lt. Drake

The Secret of Wan (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Disintegrator] (Table of Contents: 9)

D-13, Secret Agent / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Pencils
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
D-13 [Captain Richard Anthony]; Robert [Bob] Simms; Susan Florenz (villain); Rico (villain, introduction); Diego (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Agents Bob and D-13 are captured and placed aboard a pocket battleship of the enemy which is stopping Allied ships at sea, taking the crew off and then sinking the vessel in question.
Reprints
Keywords
Conte Costa; Graf Zeff

Indexer Notes

Powell's full name is Stanley Robert Powell.

Script credit courtesy of the Who's Who.

The last half of page 8 is a house advertisement, making available the first 50 issues of Mystery Men Comics at the cost of 10 issues for 25 cents!

The Phantom of Cadel (Table of Contents: 10)

Zanzibar / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
The Phantom (first appearance; villain; death)

[Enter: The Moth] (Table of Contents: 11)

Moth / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Moth (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rex Dexter
  2. 1. [The Blue Beetle--Kidnapper?]
    The Blue Beetle
  3. 2. Girl Flyer Missing
    Wing Turner
  4. 3. [The Planet That Feared Earth]
    Rex Dexter
  5. 4. Steel Mill Explosion
    Green Mask
  6. 5. ["Gee--nobody knows the hours I suffer..."]
    Billy Bounce
  7. 6. River Lily and the Feted Guests
    Chen Chang
  8. 7. [The Milk Bottle Bombs]
    Lt. Drake
  9. 8. The Secret of Wan
  10. 9. [The Disintegrator]
    D-13, Secret Agent
  11. 10. The Phantom of Cadel
    Zanzibar
  12. 11. [Enter: The Moth]
    Moth
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
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