(October 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Claude Lapham (Editor); S.M. Iger (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Blood Vengeance of the Lightning Legion (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Indexer Notes

The title and cover scene have nothing to do with the story in this issue

Who is Commando Ranger? (Table of Contents)

Commando Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
House ad for the first appearance of Commando Ranger in Rangers Comics

["A speeding plane carrying an important passenger is suddenly caught..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Rip Carson

Indexer Notes

As is often the case with FH comics, the cover has nothing to do with the story in the issue. There's no 'blood vengeance', there's no 'lightning legion', and there's no scene matching the cover.

Viva, Gaucho (Table of Contents)

Senorita Rio / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils:
Nick Viscardi?; Art Saaf?
Inks:
Nick Viscardi?; Art Saaf?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Señorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]; Señor Vargez (Argentinian diplomat)

Indexer Notes

title is from the cover

["A shabby room in the slum section of..."] (Table of Contents)

Hooks Devlin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils:
Robert Webb; ?
Inks:
? (shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Hooks Devlin

["In this corner, Kayo Kirby with his worrybird..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kayo Kirby

The Bright Blade of Courage (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks:
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Not all the fighters for democracy wear uniforms..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ted Torrence]
Pencils:
John Cassone (signed)
Inks:
John Cassone (signed); Al Feldstein?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Chip Collins

Comrade Hellcat (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as George Tracy]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

["Definition of trouble: The US marines, a parcel..."] (Table of Contents)

Dusty Rhodes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Bristol]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
? (shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Dusty Rhodes

["This is the enemy! Every atoll of the..."] (Table of Contents)

Shark Brodie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Tom Tracy]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Shark Brodie
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blood Vengeance of the Lightning Legion
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. Who is Commando Ranger?
    Commando Ranger
  3. 2. ["A speeding plane carrying an important passenger is suddenly caught..."]
    Rip Carson
  4. 3. Viva, Gaucho
    Senorita Rio
  5. 4. ["A shabby room in the slum section of..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  6. 5. ["In this corner, Kayo Kirby with his worrybird..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  7. 6. The Bright Blade of Courage
  8. 7. ["Not all the fighters for democracy wear uniforms..."]
    Chip Collins
  9. 8. Comrade Hellcat
  10. 9. ["Definition of trouble: The US marines, a parcel..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  11. 10. ["This is the enemy! Every atoll of the..."]
    Shark Brodie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.