(July-August 1940)

Fox, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale date
1940-06-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/2"? x 10 1/4"? [pre-War]; 7 1/4" x 10 1/8" [<= 1948]; 6 7/8" x 10 1/8" [>= 1950]
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On sale date given in Blue Beetle #2.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
?

[Case of the Kidnapped Girls] (Table of Contents: 1)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; The Doc (introduction, death, villain); Mike Mannigan; Spike (villain); Mademoiselle Monet
Synopsis
Dan uses his vitamin 2X induced powers to rescue several socially prominent girls who have mysteriously disappeared, but first he has to escape from a giant eagle. The mad scientist known only as Doc intends to combine parts of the girls into creating the "perfect woman".

The Blue Beetle's Quiet Night (Table of Contents: 2)

Blue Beetle / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[The Mastermind of Crime] (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice [as Walter Swift] (signed)
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve [as Walter Swift] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Mannigan; The Mastermind of Crime [Brian Downhill] (introduction, villain); Police Commissioner Harmon; Doc Franz; Charley Storm; Helen Harmon
Synopsis
Dan Garret is injured battling the Mastermind of Crime and has to be hospitalized. But he fakes being kidnapped so he has a free hand to end the crime wave. Meanwhile banker Brian Downhill demands the resignation of the Commissioner.

Indexer Notes

Blue Beetle uses his Beetle Mobile. And Vitamin 2X.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [Case of the Kidnapped Girls]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. The Blue Beetle's Quiet Night
    Blue Beetle
  4. 3. [The Mastermind of Crime]
    Blue Beetle
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