(July 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-05-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
FP
Editing
Victor Fox
Color
Color
Dimensions
7 1/2" x 10 1/4" (19.1 cm x 26 cm)
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

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. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Simon
Inks
Lou Fine
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Flame leaps upon the scene, gun firing
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flame [Gary Preston]
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; torture

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Comicscope / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Valley of Terror] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Basil Berold)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An insane scientist, Dr. Belos, has built a sanitarium in the dreaded "Valley of Terror."
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dr. Belos (villain); Vulture Men (villain, introduction, death); Flame [Gary Preston]; Marie D'Arne; Dr. D'Arne
Keywords
Valley of Terror

[Rango the Witch Doctor] (Table of Contents: 3)

Yarko / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the deep tropical jungles of Africa, where danger lurks at every turn, a voracious medicine man, who practices witchcraft and voodooism...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Rango [Harrigan] (villain, introduction); Yarko; Dr. Raymond Arnold; Kathleen Arnold
Keywords
Africa

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty Shortcake / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shorty and Mizzen are in search of the mint robbers.
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty; Mizzen; Carlos; Von Platz; Suzy; Adolph

[Mutiny on Devil's Island] (Table of Contents: 5)

Patty O'Day / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Claire Moe
Inks
Claire Moe
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look Pat!
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Nazis (villain); Patty O'Day; Ham; Lord Mike
Keywords
Devil's Island

[Clue of the Broken Buddha] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Joe Simon ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Fung; Dan Barrister; Mrs. Heatherspoone; Lt. Blake; Margarette Walthall; Mr. Walthall
Keywords
Sacred Sapphire of the Angotta Buddha

Guardian Angels under Stormy Skies (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Nathaniel Nitkin [as N. N. Nathaniel]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Miami Aviation Base of the U.S. Coast Guard hardly opened on August, 1932, when a call for "stand by" electrified the men.
Genre
drama
Characters
Paul Long; Carl von Paulsen; Mrs. Long; Thomas McKenzie; W.J. Foley; James Orndorff; William Pinkerton
Synopsis
Paul Long is lost at sea and the U.S. Coast Guard is sent to search for him.

[The Castle of Professor Z] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tex Maxon the Phantom Rider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We find 'the Phantom Rider' speeding towards the castle of the eccentric Professor "Z," who the Phantom has found out, was the beneficiary...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Professor Z (villain, introduction); Phantom Rider; Rufus (tiger)

Masquerade of Swing (Table of Contents: 9)

Don Quixote / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you wish to attend the masquerade party?
Genre
humor
Characters
Don Quixote; Sancho

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Spark Stevens / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spark and Chuck have been granted one month's shore leave...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Schnoz and his gang (villain, introduction); Spark Stevens; Chuck; Nick
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

K-51 Spies At War / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles A. Winter ?
Inks
Charles A. Winter ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kolby Field, one of the many training stations...
Genre
spy
Characters
Wong (introduction); The Scar (villain); Branet (villain, introduction); K-51

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yarko's magic
Characters
Yarko

Indexer Notes

A sequence that features magic tricks that can be easily performed at home.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Blue Beetle / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The Flame leaps upon the scene, gun firing"]
    Flame
  2. 1. ["Boys! Girls! Send today for the amazing new Comicscope"]
    Comicscope
  3. 2. [The Valley of Terror]
    Flame
  4. 3. [Rango the Witch Doctor]
    Yarko
  5. 4. ["Shorty and Mizzen are in search of the mint robbers."]
    Shorty Shortcake
  6. 5. [Mutiny on Devil's Island]
    Patty O'Day
  7. 6. [Clue of the Broken Buddha]
    Dr. Fung
  8. 7. Guardian Angels under Stormy Skies
  9. 8. [The Castle of Professor Z]
    Tex Maxon the Phantom Rider
  10. 9. Masquerade of Swing
    Don Quixote
  11. 10. ["Spark and Chuck have been granted one month's shore leave..."]
    Spark Stevens
  12. 11. ["Kolby Field, one of the many training stations..."]
    K-51 Spies At War
  13. 12. ["Yarko's magic"]
  14. 13. ["Hey kids!! 50 exciting strips"]
  15. 14. ["On sale at all newstands"]
    Blue Beetle
  16. 15. ["Millions of boys and girls all over the world read these 5 best seller comics"]
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