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Zoot (1946 Fox) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 1
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing (affects art and story).

    Art by Len Short and others. Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. A funny-animal spoof of quiz shows, with an owl as the M.C.; Nanny and Boots are a little-girl-and-dog duo in the Buttons and Mindy mold; Nightclub owner and amateur detective Pussy Katnip discovers that gangsters have kidnapped a baby panda from the zoo. Quizzo; Nanny and Boots; Pinky Penguin; Timmy and Tubby; Pussy Katnip: Orchids for Temptation; Gussie the Gob. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 2

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    Art by J. L. Keen and Jack Lane. Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. Senor Tamale, a parrot in a sailor hat, accepts a challenge to make the King laugh for a $1000 reward; When crooks hide stolen radium in the zoo, zookeeper Murray Mane becomes the superhero Jaguar Man; Dippy persuades Stubby to be his cousin's blind date, but she turns out to be a knockout. Senor Tamale; Walter the Waiter; Bobby's Adventure In The Land of"Down-Under; Senor Tamale; Jaguar; Stubby; Roscoe Bear. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 3

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    Art by A. E. Howard and Frank Little. Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. Red Kamphor the skunk finds a box of fireworks and decides to open a fireworks stand, but learns the meaning of the word backfire; Senor Tamale gets lost in the California desert; Ernie tries to use self-hypnosis to become master of his own fate, but the world can't be hypnotized. Red Kamphor; Somebody's Stenog; The Back-Seat Driver; Gallery for Murder; Senor Tamale; Joy Family; Ernie; Roscoe Bear. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 4

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    Frank Sinatra appearance in an advertising comic page for the lead feature Li'l Pan. The ad promotes the forthcoming Li'l Pan #1, but no such issue was ever published. Li'l Pan runs issues #6-8 (#1-5 was Rocket Kelly). Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 5

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    Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. A rhyming story about nerdy Peter Poke, who decides to go out for athletics to impress a girl; The tale of Goldilocks retold in jazz lingo, as Bobby Sox and the Three Bears; Gloria gets a chance at a reporter job, but first she must get a picture of a reclusive millionaire at the zoo. Peter Poke; Gloria; Dotty Doakes; Horse Opera; Walter the Waiter. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 6
    • 1" Cumulative spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Art by A. E. Howard and Frank Little. Kids' humor comics and funny-animal hijinks from Fox Feature Syndicate. The introduction of Honey, a teen girl-next-door strip for the beatnik generation; A rhyming story about Dotty and her blind date; Gloria (now a brunette) is assigned to photo-document a mountain-climbing expedition. Honey: Meet Miss America!!; Peter Poke; Senor Tamale Goes to a Fiesta; Dotty Doakes; Buster Bang; Gloria On the Job; Lefty. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 7
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    • Restored (see item notes)
    • RESTORATION. Minor color touch. INCOMPLETE. Includes only Rulah and Joan Mason stories. No staples (manufacturing), cover and all wraps loose.

    Art by Matt Baker and others. Cover by Jack Kamen. The former kids' humor comic from Fox Feature Syndicate switches to adventure, as Rulah, Jungle Goddess makes her debut, with possible art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. Female aviator Jane Dodge crashes in the African rainforest and becomes Rulah, jungle warrior; Unsung sports heroes of yesteryear; Reporter Joan Mason (best known as the original Blue Beetle's girlfriend) goes looking for trouble with her new watch-sized video camera. Rulah, Jungle Goddess; Janie Runs For Mayor; Girl Trouble; Joan Mason. 36 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 8

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    Art by Matt Baker, Stan Ford and Jo Logan. Cover by Matt Baker. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. Rulah warns a treasure-hunter about a dangerous witch doctor, but he refuses to believe a woman knows more about the jungle than he does; Fun facts about elephants; Spacefaring hero Rick Evans battles aliens that are using an iceberg as a base for invasion. Death from Fangs of Stone!; African Adventure; Natural Science: Elephants; Rick Evans: The Green Menace from Voluta; One Round Hogan. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #9
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 9
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    • 1" spine split from bottom. Cover coming loose at one staple, pen on front cover.

    Art by Matt Baker and others. Cover by Jack Kamen. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. A red-headed villainess (who wears a cute kitty-ears hat like those that were popular 70 years later) menaces Rulah with her command of panthers and octopi; Fun facts about native people around the world; Rulah busts a slavery ring. Classic dueling-amazons cover by Jack Kamen, and plentiful good-girl art throughout. Rulah, Jungle Goddess: Fangs of Black Fury; African Treasure Hunt; Private Lives of Jungle Folk; Slave Girls of the Monstrous Bwana Terra!; Dick Transom. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #10
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 10

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    In order of appearance: "Rulah Jungle Goddess, Frenzy of the Dishonored Idol!" reprinted in Jungle Girls (1988) #5; "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Ice Beast..." reprinted in Jungle Girls (1988) #5 and Men of Mystery Comics (1996- AC Comics) #85; "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Harpies From Hades!"; and "Tropical Topics, The Pigmy". "The Big Paw" text story. Indicia states "ZOOT COMICS". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #11
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 11

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Cover by Jack Kamen. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. Foreign agents choose Rulah's corner of the jungle to test a biological weapon, but Rulah and a handsome reporter are hot on their trail; Fun facts about the Bushmen tribes of Africa; Rulah accidentally awakens the people of a lost city who have slept for 5000 years. Classic bondage cover by Jack Kamen. More daring costumes and classic pre-Code good-girl art. The Purple Plague; Tears of Death; The Slumbering City; The Deadly Dust. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #12
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 12

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    "Rulah" panel exhibits Fredric Wertham's injury-to-the-eye motif; see "Rulah...The Menaced Maidens!" story page five, panel seven. In order of appearance: "Rulah Jungle Goddess, Bloodstained Fangs!" reprinted in Wild Women (1999) #1 and Vixens, Vamps and Vipers SC (2014 EA Press) Lost Villainesses of Golden Age Comics #1-1ST; "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Thirsty Stone!" reprinted as "The Bloodthirsty Stone.." in Terrors of the Jungle (1952) #10; "Buccaneers" reprinted in Frank Buck (1950) #71; "Rulah Jungle Goddess, The Menaced Maidens!"; and "Tropical Topics, The Lion, King of the Jungle" art by Louis Zansky. "Bloom of Death" text story. Indicia states "ZOOT COMICS". 36 pages. Full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13A
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 13A
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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. This, the Feb. 1948 issue, is the first issue #13; a later issue was erroneously numbered 13 as well. A circus promoter uses a boy in his scheme to lure Rulah to New York; Ungar warns Rulah that the spirit of a dead slaver may return to the jungle; Rulah pursues a jungle cult that killed a woman with gold, in a strange premonition of the James Bond adventure Goldfinger. Terrific cover has Rulah battling a snake, leopards and forest fire all at once. More outrageous action and classic pre-Code good-girl art. Stone Jungle; Bloody Moon; Murder Deadline; Plundering Cult. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #13B
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 13B
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    • Paper: Light tan to off white
    • Label #2034202014

    Art by Matt Baker and others. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. This, the April 1948 issue, is technically the fifteenth issue, but was erroneously numbered #13. A jungle wizard named Loki makes animals and people alike slaves to his will, but Rulah bows to no one; Rulah uses jungle strategy against what appears to be an invading Mongolian horde; Rulah is hired to escort a harem through the jungle, and ends up battling wild animals in an arena. Another action-packed cover. The Golden Lake; Satyrs of Satan; Bait for the Lion; Harem of Horror. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14A
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 14A

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Cover by Matt Baker. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. This, the March 1948 issue, is technically the fourteenth issue, but the May issue was also erroneously numbered #14. Treasure hunters seek sacred precious stones that Rulah has sworn to protect; Hagga tries to have Rulah made into a jungle outcast; Renegade Jacque Legreed tries to frame Rulah for a safari's fatal journey. The Pearls of Patmos; Condemned; The Trek of Danger. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #14B
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 14B

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. This, the May 1948 issue, is technically the sixteenth issue, but was erroneously numbered #14. Rulah encounters a bizarre plot involving a mysterious figure in a red suit of armor, a machine that creates sandstorms, and a blonde femme fatale; A jungle tyrant wants to add Rulah to his harem of wives; A cult leader predicts the future and commands his trained gorilla to capture Rulah. Dynamic art, pre-Code action and classic good-girl imagery combined. The Knave of Scarlet; The Thirsty Tyrant of Tii; Deaths Grim Reflection. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #15
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 15

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    Art by Matt Baker and others. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. A Broadway dancer brings her troupe to the jungle tribe that taught her wicked dances, but doesn't mention that they're cannibals; Rulah is challenged by a lost French colony and its self-appointed Napoleon; Rulah faces a blonde villainess in a feather bikini and her army of trained falcons. More pre-Code jungle action, gorgeous good-girl art and just plain strange storytelling. Another great jungle goddess-vs.-gorilla cover. Death Dancers; A Jungle Bonaparte; Jungle Pitfall; The Falcon. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #16
    Zoot (1946 Fox) 16
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #2006101009
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    • Tape on inside front cover.

    Art by Matt Baker and others. Tales of adventure featuring Rulah, Jungle Goddess, and art by legendary good-girl artist Matt Baker. A circus performer can inexplicably turn docile animals into killers, and intends to take over Rulah's turf; Nazi war criminals use a magnesium deposit to turn the jungle into their firepit; Smugglers seek the dangerous sourswine, a deadly boar-like creature. Good-girl art, weird stories and plentiful pre-Code jungle action. The Mad Sandrow; Fire Rain; Jackals Die At Dawn; The Poison Sourswine. Final issue under this title; the series continues as Rulah, Jungle Goddess (1948) #17. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.