(December 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.


Sky-Devil's Mission (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:
parachuting; stereotyping of the Japanese; World War II

["They murder! They loot! They destroy! But although..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Shark Brodie; Shakespeare (intro); Slugger (intro; dies); GUEST STAR: Lily Lamont; VILLAINS: Cokey (intro; dies); Mikayo (dies); Japanese

["In the shadow of a dark and hidden..."] (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]; VILLAINS: The Butcher [Curt Kesselring] (intro); Nazis

["We're off again! To a bang-up brawl on..."] (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; Laura Spangle (intro); VILLAINS: Nazis; Japanese

Indexer Notes

Lee Ames actual name is Lee Abramowitz.

["Bombs over Japan! A headline to send the..."] (Table of Contents)

Chip Collins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Chip Collins; VILLAINS: The Japanese

["Siren...spotter...incendiary...marching equipment...convoy..."] (Table of Contents)

Blackout / illustration / 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:
?

Indexer Notes

Various pin-ups probably by various artists. Cardy is the only one who signed.

Sabotage (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Martin W. Smith]
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette?
Inks:
Gene Fawcette?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

["You gotta stop hangin' around the Marine post..."] (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; Jan Krazyk (intro); VILLAINS: Herr Vorst (intro; dies); Nazi spies

["Wait a minute! These two pages belong to..."] (Table of Contents)

Gags, Cartoons & Jokes / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
Al Stahl; Rafael Astarita; Alex Blum; Pagsilang Rey Isip?; ?
Inks:
Al Stahl; Rafael Astarita; Alex Blum; Pagsilang Rey Isip?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes and cartoons submitted by readers are illustrated or enhanced by the FH staff.

Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle (Table of Contents)

Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle
Reprints:

["Run up the flag and strike up the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
Jack Kamen?; Al Bryant?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kayo Kirby; Manny; VILLAINS: Wolfie Maxwell (intro); Horizontal Nolan (intro)
Synopsis:
Kirby and Manny enlist in the Army.

Sky-Devil's Mission ["Rip Carson smashes into a nest of yellow hornets..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils:
Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Rip Carson; VILLAINS: The Japanese

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sky-Devil's Mission
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. ["They murder! They loot! They destroy! But although..."]
    Shark Brodie
  3. 2. ["In the shadow of a dark and hidden..."]
    Senorita Rio
  4. 3. ["We're off again! To a bang-up brawl on..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  5. 4. ["Bombs over Japan! A headline to send the..."]
    Chip Collins
  6. 5. ["Siren...spotter...incendiary...marching equipment...convoy..."]
    Blackout
  7. 6. Sabotage
  8. 7. ["You gotta stop hangin' around the Marine post..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  9. 8. ["Wait a minute! These two pages belong to..."]
    Gags, Cartoons & Jokes
  10. 9. Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle
    Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle
  11. 10. ["Run up the flag and strike up the..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  12. 11. Sky-Devil's Mission ["Rip Carson smashes into a nest of yellow hornets..."]
    Rip Carson
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