(October 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
S.M. Iger (Feature Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Contents copyrighted, 1942, by Fight Stories, Inc.


Hell's Sky-Riders (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Rip Carson
Keywords:
stereotyping of the Japanese; World War II

["The cunning Nipponese, who so willingly dance to..."] (Table of Contents)

Shark Brodie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Shark Brodie

["Forsaking her glamorous screen career, Rita Farrar pulled..."] (Table of Contents)

Senorita Rio / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi] (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]; VILLAIN: Lt. Caulderon [intro; dies]
Synopsis:
Senorita Rio comes to a South America capital to warn the Presidente that an attempt is going to be made on his life. He doesn't believe her, a decision that nearly costs him his life!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich (April 12, 2007).

["A red-blooded, high-spirited son of adventure, that's Dusty Rhodes..."] (Table of Contents)

Dusty Rhodes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Ames
Inks:
Lee Ames
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dusty Rhodes

Indexer Notes

Lee Ames actual name is Lee Abramowitz.

["Give him a sky full of axis planes..."] (Table of Contents)

Chip Collins / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ted Torrence]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Chip Collins

Jungle Adventure (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bard Avon]
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Colors:
? (illo)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

["It says here, the eyes of the enemy..."] (Table of Contents)

Blackout / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi] (signed); Art Saaf ?; Al Walker ?
Inks:
Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi] (signed); Art Saaf ?; Al Walker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Four different pin-up gags by at least three different artists.

["Murder strikes swift horror at a gay affair..."] (Table of Contents)

Hooks Devlin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Hooks Devlin

Sergeant: "Are you draftee Jones?" (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
Lee Ames; Al Bryant; Jack Kamen; Art Peddy; John Cassone; Henry C. Morse; Henry W.
Inks:
Lee Ames; Al Bryant; Jack Kamen; Art Peddy; John Cassone; Henry C. Morse; Henry W.
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

A couple of gags sent in by actual readers, supplemented with many by staff. All are listed with military units, so perhaps the ex-staff in the service actually did submit material.

Lt. John D. Bulkeley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Walter T. Grant]
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war

["Kayo's slashing fists were good enough to crown him..."] (Table of Contents)

Kayo Kirby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Kayo Kirby

Hells Sky Riders ["Rip Carson, Yankee chute trooper, dives into the yellow..."] (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Rollin Bell]
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais; John Cassone ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Rip Carson
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hell's Sky-Riders
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. ["The cunning Nipponese, who so willingly dance to..."]
    Shark Brodie
  3. 2. ["Forsaking her glamorous screen career, Rita Farrar pulled..."]
    Senorita Rio
  4. 3. ["A red-blooded, high-spirited son of adventure, that's Dusty Rhodes..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  5. 4. ["Give him a sky full of axis planes..."]
    Chip Collins
  6. 5. Jungle Adventure
  7. 6. ["It says here, the eyes of the enemy..."]
    Blackout
  8. 7. ["Murder strikes swift horror at a gay affair..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  9. 8. Sergeant: "Are you draftee Jones?"
  10. 9. Lt. John D. Bulkeley
  11. 10. ["Kayo's slashing fists were good enough to crown him..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  12. 11. Hells Sky Riders ["Rip Carson, Yankee chute trooper, dives into the yellow..."]
    Rip Carson
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