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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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($50.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • 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
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($4.50) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 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.