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Science Comics (1940 Fox) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($20.97) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • INCOMPLETE. 3/4 of front cover missing. Chipping to upper back side corner bracket.
    • Label #2022559005

    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Rodney Weems and Bert Whitman. Art by Emil Gershwin, Robert Webb, George Tuska, and Bert Whitman. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. Scientist Bill Powers discovers anti-gravitation fluid that gives his specially designed wings the power of flight, and becomes The Eagle; Jim Andrews, aka Electro, uses his new electrical super-powers to seek the kidnapped daughter of the President; Cosmic Carson battles the Fang Men of Jupiter. Other heroes making their debut in this issue include Perisphere Payne, Marga the Panther Woman, and Navy Jones, plus the first super-villain named Dr. Doom. Classic damsel in distress cover by Lou Fine. Origin of the Eagle; The Origin of Electro; The Fang Men of Jupiter; Perisphere Payne: The Space Slavers; Origin of Marga, the Panther Woman; Death On the Air Waves; Dr. Doom: The Shrinking Serum; Origin of Navy Jones. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 2
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Cover detached. Front cover reattached to back cover with 9 pieces of tape. Centerfold detached.
    • Label #10B82D-003

    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Rodney Weems and Bert Whitman. Art by Emil Gershwin, Robert Webb, George Tuska, and Bert Whitman. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. Electric-powered hero Electro becomes Dynamo, and uses his powers to trap a gang of gold thieves in gold electroplate like living statues; Marga the Panther Woman is kidnapped by a mad African ruler who wants to make her his queen; Navy Jones helps the undersea kingdom rebel against its corrupt Prime Minister. Another terrific cover by Lou Fine. Science Fights Crime!; The Eagle: The Mail Pirates; Dynamo: The Fort Knox Gold Robbery; Cosmic Carson: Master of the Ice Ray; Perisphere Payne: Attack On the Moon; Build a Fighting Plane; Build a Super-Locomotive; Marga: Uchunko, Ruler of the Jungle; Gold...1000 Miles Down; Dr. Doom: Battle of the Insects; Navy Jones: The Prime Minister Strikes Back. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 3
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    • INCOMPLETE. Activity page cut out.

    Cover by Lou Fine. Stories by Dick Briefer and Bert Whitman. Art by Emil Gershwin, Dick Briefer, George Tuska, and Bert Whitman. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. Dynamo encounters The Genius, a criminal mastermind who figures out his weakness, in a story by Dick Briefer; Investigating a lost squadron of military spaceships, Perisphere Payne encounters a strange beam that pulls his ship deep beneath the surface of Mars. Also featuring an ad (from the publisher, Fox comics) for the Comic-Scope, which will project comic strips on the wall for your friends to see. The Eagle: The Pickpocket Peril; Dynamo: The Genius's Anti-Dynamo Device; Cosmic Carson: Prisoner of the Hoof-Men; Perisphere Payne: The Lost Squadron; Build a Tank; Build an Arctic Schooner; Marga the Panther Woman: The Return of Uchunko; The Death of the Sun; Dr. Doom: The Atomic Ray; Navy Jones: The Undersea Gold Thieves. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 4

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    Cover by Joe Simon. Stories by Dick Briefer and Bert Whitman. Art by Emil Gershwin, Dick Briefer, Bert Whitman, and Jack Kirby. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. Cosmic Carson battles Iako, in an early story by the legendary Jack Kirby; Dynamo accidentally creates a dangerous weapon in a single wire, and soon a villain steals it; Seagoing hero Navy Jones reveals he is the great-great-grandson of Davy Jones, owner of the famous deep-sea locker. The Eagle: Prof. Piccardo Will Ascend Into Stratosphere; Dynamo: The Wire of Doom; Cosmic Carson: The Attack of Iako; Perisphere Payne: The Stolen City; Marga the Panther Woman: Ivory City; The Capellian War Monster; Dr. Doom: Attack on Jupiter; Navy Jones: Trapped By the Prime Minister. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 5

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    Cover by Joe Simon. Stories by Bert Whitman and others. Art by Emil Gershwin and Bert Whitman. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. The Eagle intervenes when a fiendish scientist creates a suicide ray to help a Wall Street swindler escape justice; Marga the Panther Woman tracks rogue animal attacks to a mad scientist, incidentally gaining increased strength from a scientific serum; Seagoing hero Navy Jones meets the legendary Captain Nemo from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea. The Eagle: The Suicide Ray; Dynamo: Attack on the Panama Canal; Cosmic Carson: The Cannibals of Eros; Perisphere Payne: Peril Off Pluto; Marga the Panther Woman: The Winged Beasts of Professor Meier; The Vampire Ant-Men; Dr. Doom: The Grand Canyon Menace; Navy Jones: Enter: Captain Nemo. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 6

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    Cover by Joe Simon. Stories by Bert Whitman and others. Art by Emil Gershwin, Harold Weber, Richard Crater, Michael Griffith, Arnold Hardy and Bert Whitman. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. The Eagle encounters a mad scientist who is trying to feed pretty girls to his giant amoeba, in a hilarious story prefiguring the sci-fi B-movies of the 1950s; Cosmic Carson travels back in time to ancient Britain and encounters a hostile Roman general; Seagoing hero Navy Jones battles an invasion from the secret race of Shark Men. Also featuring an ad (from the publisher, Fox comics) for the Comic-Scope, which will project comic strips on the wall. The Eagle: The Giant Amoeba; Dynamo: The Lightning Men of Betelguese; Cosmic Carson: Back To Ancient Britain; Perisphere Payne: Peril On Polaris; Marga the Panther Woman: The Plot of Buckler Borgia; Build a Dynamo Special Super Car; The Vicious Bourbo Reptiles; Navy Jones' Undersea Float; Dr. Doom: Dr. Doom's Diabolical Disease; Navy Jones: Menace of the Shark Men; Winners of the Science Comics Contest. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 7

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    Stories and art by Bert Whitman and others. An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. While battling Apollo and The Black Circle, the Eagle trades his wings for a cape (but still gets his flight from a formula); A search for missing rockets leads Perisphere Payne to The Great Master, a disembodied brain, and his army of centaurs, in a story with exceptional art and outlandish imagery; Marga the Panther Woman seeks the reason for Bombo the elephant's savage attacks before the neighboring tribes take action on their own. Classic girl-in-a-tube cover by an unknown artist. The Eagle: The Black Circle; Dynamo; Cosmic Carson; Perisphere Payne; Marga the Panther Woman; Build a Rocket Ship; Explorers In the Spaceways; Scientific Magic; Dr. Doom; Navy Jones. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Science Comics (1940 Fox) 8

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    An anthology of Golden Age adventure comics featuring sci-fi heroes and some of the very first superheroes. The Eagle intervenes when a mad scientist threatens to cut off the city's water supply; Marga the Panther Woman leads a radium expedition to the dangerous Lost Plateau, in a story that includes her swinging a lion by its tail to fend off alligators; Seagoing hero Navy Jones, who already knows Captain Nemo, meets the ancient Viking explorer Leif Erickson. The Eagle: The Water Thieves; Dynamo; The Wrecker; Cosmic Carson: The Globes of Brigo; Perisphere Payne: Ling's Plot to Kill Payne; Marga the Panther Woman: The Lost Plateau; Build a Rocket Ship; The Globes of Brigo; Scientific Magic; Dr. Doom: Voyage To the Orange World; Navy Jones: The Log of Harald the Red. Final issue of the series; most of the characters later appeared in Weird and other comics. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.