(May 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale Date
1940-03-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451191.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cosmic Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cosmic Carson

[The Wire of Doom] (Table of Contents: 1)

Dynamo / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Briefer ? [as Harold Weber] (credited)
Pencils
Dick Briefer
Inks
Dick Briefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
The Leader (first appearance; villain)

Prof. Piccardo Will Ascend Into Stratosphere (Table of Contents: 2)

Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Lester Raye] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
G-13 and other spies (first appearance; villains; death); Prof. Piccardo (first appearance)

[The Attack of Iako] (Table of Contents: 3)

Cosmic Carson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon? [as Michael Griffith] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby [as Michael Griffith] (signed)
Inks
Jack Kirby [as Michael Griffith] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Jack Kirby

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Cosmic Carson; Elramis (introduction); Major Lang (introduction); Iako (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Storyline never resolved.
"Joe Simon?" removed from inks credit.
Pencils and inks credits by Greg Theakston.
Letters credit identified by Greg Theakston and later Harry Mendryk on the Jack Kirby Museum web page http://kirbymuseum.org/blogs/simonandkirby/archives/2369, 31 October 2008 (retrieved 15 December 2014).

[The Stolen City] (Table of Contents: 4)

Perisphere Payne / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Arnold Hardy] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bonto (first appearance; villain; death); Janice (first appearance)

[Ivory City] (Table of Contents: 5)

Marga, The Panther Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as James T. Royal] (credited)
Pencils
Emil Gershwin ?
Inks
Emil Gershwin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Marga; Ashta (first appearance; villain; death)

The Capellian War Monster (Table of Contents: 6)

Comet Frank / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Burstein [as Martin A. Brusten] (credited)
Pencils
? (spot illustration)
Inks
? (spot illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Comet Frank (first appearance)

[Attack on Jupiter] (Table of Contents: 7)

Dr. Doom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Richard Crater] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dr. Doom (villain); Jan (hero); Wanda (heroine)

[Trapped By the Prime Minister] (Table of Contents: 8)

Navy Jones / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Whitman [as Frank Pensley] (credited)
Pencils
Bert Whitman [as Frank Pensley] (credited)
Inks
Bert Whitman [as Frank Pensley] (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Prime Minister (villain); Sharks Finn (first appearance; villains); Queen Nina (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Navy Jones revealed as the great-great-grandson of Davy Jones (locker also revealed)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cosmic Carson
  2. 1. [The Wire of Doom]
    Dynamo
  3. 2. Prof. Piccardo Will Ascend Into Stratosphere
    Eagle
  4. 3. [The Attack of Iako]
    Cosmic Carson
  5. 4. [The Stolen City]
    Perisphere Payne
  6. 5. [Ivory City]
    Marga, The Panther Woman
  7. 6. The Capellian War Monster
    Comet Frank
  8. 7. [Attack on Jupiter]
    Dr. Doom
  9. 8. [Trapped By the Prime Minister]
    Navy Jones
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