(April 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); William E. Eisner (Art Director); S. M. Iger (Feature Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rip Regan the Power-Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Regan

["Shark meets a strange opponent on the far-off..."] (Table of Contents)

Shark Brodie / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska [as George Aksut)
Inks:
George Tuska [as George Aksut)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Shark Brodie; Stubby (Intro); Fritz (Intro); Blackie and his gang (Villain, Intro)

["Kinks and friends are cruising about on a..."] (Table of Contents)

Kinks Mason / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Steve Broder]
Pencils:
Steve Broder (signed)
Inks:
Steve Broder (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kinks Mason; Sneely (Villain, Intro)

["Starring Saber, the mightiest and most intelligent man..."] (Table of Contents)

The Spy Fighter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Frank (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Frank (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Saber [Spy Fighter]; A group of spies (Villain, Intro, Death)

["Haw! This guy that you're fighting tonight is..."] (Table of Contents)

Slug-Nutty Sam / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Fred Ricks]
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Fred Ricks]
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Fred Ricks]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slug-Nutty Sam

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer assigned script also to Schwab. We cannot corraborate.

["Chip and his brave Skull Squad fight their way out..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ted Torrence]
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Chip Collins; Wang Chi (Villain, Intro, Death); Chin Lo and his daughter (Intro)

["I'll get behind this market racket if it's..."] (Table of Contents)

Rip Regan the Power-Man / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Herman Bolstein
Pencils:
John Celardo (signed)
Inks:
John Celardo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Regan; Big John (Intro, Death); Racketeers (Villain, Intro)

Indexer Notes

Signs of Sid Greene in the inks seen by all three indexers. Could be coincidence, but seems consistent in early Celardo stories.

["In this article we give the novice champ..."] (Table of Contents)

Keeping Fit / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports

["'Big Red,' as Tom Farr's new partner, has discovered..."] (Table of Contents)

Big Red McLane / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Hanks [as Charles Netcher] (signed)
Pencils:
Fletcher Hanks [as Charles Netcher] (signed)
Inks:
Fletcher Hanks [as Charles Netcher] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fletcher Hanks

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Big Red McLane; Tom Farr
Synopsis:
Big Red stops a group of lumber raiders who turn out to be wanted murderers.
Reprints:

["The kid is great, Mary! A mere youngster..."] (Table of Contents)

Kayo Kirby / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich?; Arthur Peddy?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kayo Kirby; The Kid (Guest-Star); Sidney Snowden (Villain, Intro); Buck (Villain, Intro); assorted gangsters (Villain, Intro)

The True Life Story of Tony Canzoneri (Table of Contents)

Tony Canzoneri / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Tony Canzoneri

Case 2: File-A: Clue-3 (Table of Contents)

The Case of the Frightened Killer / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

["Born to defend himself in the dark continent..."] (Table of Contents)

Oran of the Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Bartlett]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska?; Art Saaf?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Oran; The Champ (Villain, Intro); Boss Murphy (Villain, Intro); Mike (Villain, Intro, Death)

["Returning to the marine barracks from an evening..."] (Table of Contents)

Strut Warren / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling [as Ed Norris]
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Cpl. Strut Warren; Karawai (Villain, Intro)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rip Regan the Power-Man
  2. 1. ["Shark meets a strange opponent on the far-off..."]
    Shark Brodie
  3. 2. ["Kinks and friends are cruising about on a..."]
    Kinks Mason
  4. 3. ["Starring Saber, the mightiest and most intelligent man..."]
    The Spy Fighter
  5. 4. ["Haw! This guy that you're fighting tonight is..."]
    Slug-Nutty Sam
  6. 5. ["Chip and his brave Skull Squad fight their way out..."]
    Chip Collins
  7. 6. ["I'll get behind this market racket if it's..."]
    Rip Regan the Power-Man
  8. 7. ["In this article we give the novice champ..."]
    Keeping Fit
  9. 8. ["'Big Red,' as Tom Farr's new partner, has discovered..."]
    Big Red McLane
  10. 9. ["The kid is great, Mary! A mere youngster..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  11. 10. The True Life Story of Tony Canzoneri
    Tony Canzoneri
  12. 11. Case 2: File-A: Clue-3
    The Case of the Frightened Killer
  13. 12. ["Born to defend himself in the dark continent..."]
    Oran of the Jungle
  14. 13. ["Returning to the marine barracks from an evening..."]
    Strut Warren
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.