(August 1940)

Fox, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1940-06-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fox Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Fox Feature Comic 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
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the nick of time the Flame blasted the brutal thug
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flame [Gary Preston]

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

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

[Murder, Inc.] (Table of Contents: 2)

Flame / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Murder, Inc. (villain, introduction); Flame [Gary Preston]

[The Temple of Kukulcan] (Table of Contents: 3)

Yarko / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Anthony Brooks)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An explorer and his daughter are probing the ruins of an ancient Maya temple...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fu Chu (villain); Yarko; explorer; explorer's daughter
Keywords
Great Castillo; Yucatan

Shorty Shortcake in Africa (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty Shortcake / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shorty is on an expedition...
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty Shortcake; Suzy; Snippy; cannibals
Keywords
Africa; Lost City

[The Secret Naval Base] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Claire Moe (Vic Todd)
Inks
Claire Moe
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Today, Patty and Ham are sent to film a secret naval base and run into heaps of trouble.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Col. Voss (villain, introduction); Patty O'Day; Ham; Mary Borden; Lord Mike
Keywords
Alaska; battleship; Commander Island; submarine

[The Temple of Kwass: Part 1] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (Arthur Dean)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Tsui-Wong Dr. Fung works in his laboratory on a new invention not knowing that his friend Dan Barrister is on his way to see him.
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Khwass (villain, introduction); Lio San (villain, introduction); Dr. Fung; Dan Barrister

Deader'n a Doornail (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. A. Martin
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was no use.
Genre
crime
Characters
Big Mike; Frank Holt; William Parr; Tuffy Daley

[no title indexed] (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
Jack Dunne never suspected that his own brother, Pete...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Pete Dunne (villain, introduction); Jack Dunne; Tex Maxon [Phantom Rider]; Ellen; Streak (horse); Slade

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come, Sancho! Let us not spend our coppers on foolish things!
Genre
humor
Characters
Don Quixote; Sancho

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Return of Klang] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sez me! That Brooklyn gal is mine!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Klang (villain, death); Foo Chow (villain, introduction); Madam Klang (villain, introduction, Klang's daughter); Spark Stevens; Chuck
Keywords
infra-red heat ray

[The Scar Strikes Again] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
spy
Characters
The Scar (villain); K-51; Dr. Barrow; Claire

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["In the nick of time the Flame blasted the brutal thug"]
    Flame
  2. 1. ["Because you demand it!"]
    Blue Beetle
  3. 2. [Murder, Inc.]
    Flame
  4. 3. [The Temple of Kukulcan]
    Yarko
  5. 4. Shorty Shortcake in Africa
    Shorty Shortcake
  6. 5. [The Secret Naval Base]
    Patty O'Day
  7. 6. [The Temple of Kwass: Part 1]
    Dr. Fung
  8. 7. Deader'n a Doornail
  9. 8. ["Jack Dunne never suspected that his own brother, Pete..."]
    Tex Maxon, the Phantom Rider
  10. 9. ["Come, Sancho! Let us not spend our coppers on foolish things!"]
    Don Quixote
  11. 10. ["Blue Beetle on the air!"]
  12. 11. [The Return of Klang]
    Spark Stevens
  13. 12. [The Scar Strikes Again]
    K-51 Spies At War
  14. 13. ["Trapped on a strange planet, Rex, single-handed, thwarts a diabolical plot against the universe"]
    Rex Dexter
  15. 14. ["5 Fox comics every month"]
  16. 15. ["Just out the Green Mask"]
    Green Mask
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