(May 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-03-15
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

The Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, January-December 1940, Numbers 1-4, lists this as volume 1, the date of this issue as January 1940 with a publication date of December 22, 1939, which is quite a few months before this issue's actual date. Second class permit. Copyright number 440219. Could be a publication error or perhaps an ashcan submission to the Copyright Office.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 2. The date of the issue is given as May 1940 with a publication date of March 15, 1940. Copyright number B449440.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Mortal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Fine
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Dr. Mortal

[Thor Goes To War] (Table of Contents: 1)

Thor / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Thor [Grant Farrel]; Glenda; The Nazis (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Grant calls Glenda up for a dinner date, but discovers she is sailing for Europe. Realizing the danger because of the war, he joins her aboard ship, which is soon sunk by a Nazi mine. On a raft, Grant sees a cruiser in the mined waters attempting to follow and rescue them, so Grant becomes Thor and blows up the mines. Now safe, Glenda tells Thor that she is heading for France to warn them of a surprise attack on Paris.

Indexer Notes

Inker credit from Jerry Bails via the GCD Main List (2006-3-21). The original indexer credited the inks to Pierce Rice.

[Attack On Bango] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sorceress of Zoom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
King of Bango; Prince Paul; King of Zoda; Princess Lydia

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Jerry Bails via the GCD Main List (21 March 2006); the original indexer credited both pencils and inks to Don Rico.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Solar Plexis / 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
Which way to Mars?

[Zom the Space Pirate] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blast Bennett / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Zom

[The Lion-Man] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dr. Mortal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Whitman
Pencils
Bert Whitman
Inks
Bert Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Dr. Mortal; Lion-Men; Salvo

[The Return of the Voodoo Man] (Table of Contents: 6)

Voodoo Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Alan Spectre]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Hungun

The Speaking Rock (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[The Giant Lizard Invasion] (Table of Contents: 8)

Bird Man / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Arnold Mazos]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Dwellers of the Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

Typhon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as Phillips Judge]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cecilia; Mike; Neptune; mermen
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dr. Mortal
  2. 1. [Thor Goes To War]
    Thor
  3. 2. [Attack On Bango]
    Sorceress of Zoom
  4. 3. ["Which way to Mars?"]
    Solar Plexis
  5. 4. [Zom the Space Pirate]
    Blast Bennett
  6. 5. [The Lion-Man]
    Dr. Mortal
  7. 6. [The Return of the Voodoo Man]
    Voodoo Man
  8. 7. The Speaking Rock
  9. 8. [The Giant Lizard Invasion]
    Bird Man
  10. 9. Dwellers of the Sea
    Typhon
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Per Sandell
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