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Uploader: MrTimely
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A MrTimely comic,
Scan by Rangerhouse,
Edit by Yoc.
The George Tuska cover is a classic.
First appearances of several Fox features:
Thor, God of Thunder (the original one),
Sorceress of Zoom,
Solar Plexis,
Blast Bennett,
Dr. Mortal (Mad Scientist and cover star),
Voodoo Man,
Bird Man,

19-August-2023 9:22 pm
Username: Yoc
Comment: Our many thanks to MrTimely for sharing so many of his comics with us over the years. This one is a special one, replacing a so-so fiche only scan we've had here since the GAC days of the site!

Issue: #1
Published: April 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Victor Fox
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
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. 2.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Brent's Gun Blazed Away And Stopped The Fiend
Featuring: Dr. Mortal
Credits: Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Gary Brent Dr. Mortal

Comic Story (12 pages) The Origin of Thor
Featuring: Thor
Synopsis: Thor, the son of Odin, chooses a mortal, Grant Farrel, and imbues him with the God of Thunder's powers and abilities. Thereafter, Grant is known as Thor when he changes shape and assumes the form and powers of the Thunder God.
Credits: Pencils: Pierce Rice
Genre: Adventure Fantasy
Characters: Thor Grant Farrel [Thor] Glenda

Comic Story (8 pages) The Coming of the Sorceress
Featuring: Sorceress of Zoom
Credits: Pencils: Don Rico | Inks: Don Rico
Genre: Fantasy
Characters: Sorceress Of Zoom Tom Janice The Stranger

Comic Story (2 pages) Boy! Special delivery to Mars!
Featuring: Solar Plexis
Synopsis: Solar is tasked with delivering a message to Mars.
Credits: Script: Fred Schwab | Pencils: Fred Schwab | Inks: Fred Schwab | Letters: Fred Schwab
Genre: Humor
Characters: Solar Plexis

Comic Story (8 pages) The Pirates and the Meteor
Featuring: Blast Bennett
Synopsis: Blast and Red explore a meteor that crosses their path.
Credits: Pencils: Don Rico | Inks: Don Rico
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Blast Bennett Red

Comic Story (8 pages) The Man Who Made Monsters
Featuring: Dr. Mortal
Synopsis: Dr. Mortal is about to operate on his niece, Marlene, but is stopped in the nick of time by Gary Brent.
Credits: Script: Bert Whitman | Pencils: Bert Whitman | Inks: Bert Whitman
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Dr. Mortal Marlene Mortal Gary Brent

Comic Story (8 pages) The Voodoo Man Cometh
Featuring: Voodoo Man
Synopsis: Bob frees Petro and Lana from the clutches of the Voodoo Man.
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Alan Spectre]
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Voodoo Man Bob Warren Petro Lana

Text Story (2 pages) The Invisible Planet
Credits: Script: A. B. Crews | Letters: typeset
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Bill Swift Victor Nadine

Comic Story (8 pages) Introducing the Bird Man
Featuring: Bird Man
Synopsis: Bird Man helps a father find his missing daughter in Lone Canyon.
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Arnold Inagos]
Genre: Adventure
Characters: The Bird Man The Stone Man

Comic Story (8 pages) Master of the Serpent-Men
Featuring: Typhon
Synopsis: Exploring the ocean depths, Typhon fights off a giant electric eel and a many-headed sea monster.
Credits: Pencils: ? [as Phillips Judge]
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Typhon Master Of The Serpent-Men

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