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Fox II

Created by:

Richard Buckler, Stan Timmons & Tony deZuniga

Real Name:

Paul Patten Jr. 
Joined Mighty Crusaders:

Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) #11
First Appearance:

Blue Ribbon Comics (vol. 2) 6, March 1984
Origin:

Paul Patten's, son takes over his father's role as the Fox.

History:

Mighty Comics No. 49
July 1967
Story: “The Gasser Attacks” (12 pages)
Editor: Richard Goldwater
Writer: Jerry Siegel
Artist: Paul Reinman
Feature Character: The Fox II (last appearance in MIGHTY CRUSADERS #5; next appears in BLUE RIBBON COMICS V. 2 #6)
Supporting Character: Delilah Monaco (first appearance; next appears in BLUE RIBBON COMICS V. 2 #6)
Villains: The Gasser (first appearance; next appears, as Martial Law, in BLUE RIBBON COMICS V. 2 #6) and his gang (first and only appearance)
Comment: As revealed in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #13, this Fox is the son of the original Fox.
Synopsis: The Fox faces a gas-wielding opponent, the Gasser.
 

Blue Ribbon Comics V. 2 No. 6
March 1984
Cover: Fox vs. crooks //Rich Buckler / Rudy Nebres (signed)
Story: “Fighting Fire With Fire” (chapter 1; 14 pages)
 Chapter 2: “Dragon-Head, Serpent’s Tail” (12 pages)
Editor, co-writer: Rich Buckler
Co-writer: Stan Timmons
Artist: Tony DeZuniga
Letterer: Victor Gorelick
Colorist: Barry Grossman
Feature Character: The Fox II (last appearance in MIGHTY COMICS #49)
Supporting Character: Delilah Monaco (last appearance in MIGHTY COMICS #49)
Intro: Arnie Harris (dies in this story), Dave Chambers
Villains: Martial Law (formerly the Gasser; last appearance in MIGHTY COMICS #49), the Eraser (last appearance in MIGHTY CRUSADERS #1), Brain Emperor (as Brian and Dragon-Head; last appearance in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #3) and his gang (first appearance for all)
Comment: Story continues in next issue.
Synopsis: A villainous martial artist has an old score to settle with the Fox.

Blue Ribbon Comics V. 2 No. 7
April 1984
Cover: Fox and Delilah Monaco vs. Eraser and Martial Law //Rich Buckler / Sam DeLaRosa (signed)
Story: “Heads or Tails?” (12 pages)
Editor, co-writer: Rich Buckler
Co-writer: Stan Timmons
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Tony DeZuniga
Letterer: Rob Ollerenshaw
Colorist: Barry Grossman
Feature Character: The Fox II
Supporting Character: Delilah Monaco
Other Characters: Dave Chambers (last appearance)
Villains: Brain Emperor, Martial Law, the Eraser
Synopsis: The Fox begins a showdown fight with the Eraser and Martial Law as Dragon-Head reveals his true identity.

Story: “Heads I Win, Tails You Lose” (14 pages)
Editor: Rich Buckler
Writer: Stan Timmons
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Tony DeZuniga
Letterer: Rod Ollerenshaw
Colorist: Barry Grossman
Feature Character: The Fox II (next appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #9)
GS: The Web (between MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #3 / 4)
Supporting Character: Delilah Monaco (next appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #12)
Intro: Karla, Harry (only appearance for both)
Villains: Brain Emperor (next appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #9), the Eraser (next appears in MIGHTY CRUSADERS (2nd series) #11), Martial Law (last appearance)
Synopsis: The Fox and the Web face the Eraser and Martial Law again as Delilah Monaco seems to break into a murderous rage whenever she sees the Fox.
 
Mighty Crusaders (2nd series) No. 12
June 1985
Story: “Beware the She-Fox” (5 pages)
Editor: Vic Gorelick
Writer: Rich Margopoulos
Penciller: Alan Kupperberg
Inker: Frank Giacoia
Feature Character: The Fox II (between first stories in this and next issue)
Intro: The She-Fox (Delilah Monaco; last appearance in BLUE RIBBON COMICS V. 2 #7; next appears in Mighty Crusaders story in next issue), mayor of New York City (only appearance)
Villains: The Brain Emperor (last appearance in Mighty Crusaders story in last issue; last appearance), Nickie, Phil, Tony and another gangster (first and only appearance for all)
Synopsis: The Fox is scooped to rescuing the mayor of New York by a new heroine, the She-Fox, not knowing she is really Delilah, and neither of them knowing her new identity has been prompted by the Brain Emperor.

Mighty Crusaders (2nd series) No. 13
September 1985
Cover: Redstone vs. Jaguar, Comet, Web, Black Hood, Shield, Fly, Fly Girl, and Fox //Dick Ayers / Mike Esposito (signed)

Story: “Encore For the She-Fox” (Chapter 1; 5 pages)
 Chapter 2: “Fox Hunt” (5 pages)
Editor: Vic Gorelick
Writer: Rich Margopoulos
Penciller: Dick Ayers
Inker: Mike Esposito
Letterer: Bill Yoshida
Colorist: Barry Grossman
Feature Characters: Mighty Crusaders (Black Hood II, Fox II; last appearance for both)
GS: She-Fox (last appearance)
Supporting Characters: Gen. Smith, Col. Kold (last appearance for both)
Intro: Bert (only appearance)
Villains: Fast Eddy and his gang, a vandal (first and only appearance for all)
Comment: This is the last Mighty Crusaders story.
 The subplot of the traitor among the Mighty Crusaders is never resolved.
Synopsis: After a vandal tries to steal the silver hubcaps from the Flying Fox, the Fox and She-Fox go after a chop-shop gang.

 

Powers & Weapons:

The Fox has no super powers but is a skilled martial artist.

Checklist:

Red Circle/Archie Comics:
Blue Ribbon Comics (vol. 2) 6, 7
Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) 9, 11-13

Archie's Weird Mysteries 3, 14

TEXT BY: DarkMark author of War with the Wizard

ART BY: Rich Buckler and Rudy Nebres

MICRO BY: CopperAge, Darrin Wiltshire and Rik Offenberger

 

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