SHE-FOX (Delilah Monaco)

Created by: Rich Margopoulos & Alan Kupperberg

Real Name: Delilah Monaco

Joined Mighty Crusaders: She-Fox is not a member of the Mighty Crusaders.

First Appearance: Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) 12 June 1985

Origin: Paul Patton’s ex-girlfriend, Delilah Monaco, becomes the She-Fox.

History: 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: She-Fox has no superpowers

Checklist:

Red Circle/Archie Comics:
Mighty Crusaders (vol. 2) 12, 13

 

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