(May 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:
Will Eisner; shop
Inks:
Lou Fine?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Regan

["Dr. Austin, a famous chemist, and a very..."] (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); Sid Greene?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Regan; Prof. Morland (Villain, Intro); Prof. Moreland's hireling (Villain, Intro); A gorilla (Villain, Intro)

Indexer Notes

Either early Celardo has similarities to Sid Greene or he is assisting Celardo here.

["An ambitious military power makes a desperate attempt..."] (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; Govenor Blane (Intro); Kuloff (Villain, Intro); The Sibonians (Villain, Intro)

Indexer Notes

Very fine line inks here.

["A foreign power plans to shoot armed troop units..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Franklin Harding]
Pencils:
Don Rico?
Inks:
Leonard Frank?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Saber [Spy Fighter]; The Prussanians (Villain, Intro)

The True Life Story of John L. (Table of Contents)

John L. / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
John L.

Case 3: File 1: Clue 3 (Table of Contents)

The Strange Case of Ezra Ark / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

["In a hidden Malayan temple, Chip Collins encounters..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Chip Collins; A priestess (Villain, Intro, Death); Wong (Villain, Intro, Death); other Orientals (Villain, Intro, Death)

Indexer Notes

Possibility of Nick Cardy artwork from The Art of Nick Cardy.

["A group of scientists is persuading Kinks to..."] (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; The Link People (Villain, Intro)

["All right, fist fans, you are now ready...."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sports

["Big Red's partner Tom Farr has hired a husky city man." ] (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:
When Tom Farr's new hire turns out to be a member of a gang out to wreck his business, he must be stopped by Big Red McLane.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["The scheming Goliath, circus strong man, and all..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Hugh Bartlett]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Oran; Goliath (Villain, Intro); Pete Winch (Villain, Intro)

In the Virgin Islands (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

["We ain't been offered a fight for six months..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slug-Nutty Sam

["Kayo Kirby and the Kid are leaving the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kayo Kirby [Red Kirby]; Zingo Catrez (Villain, Intro); Pedro (Villain, Intro); Gregorio (Villain, Intro); Alexio (Villain, Intro); Dominico (Villain, Intro)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rip Regan the Power-Man
  2. 1. ["Dr. Austin, a famous chemist, and a very..."]
    Rip Regan the Power-Man
  3. 2. ["An ambitious military power makes a desperate attempt..."]
    Shark Brodie
  4. 3. ["A foreign power plans to shoot armed troop units..."]
    Spy Fighter
  5. 4. The True Life Story of John L.
    John L.
  6. 5. Case 3: File 1: Clue 3
    The Strange Case of Ezra Ark
  7. 6. ["In a hidden Malayan temple, Chip Collins encounters..."]
    Chip Collins
  8. 7. ["A group of scientists is persuading Kinks to..."]
    Kinks Mason
  9. 8. ["All right, fist fans, you are now ready...."]
    Keeping Fit
  10. 9. ["Big Red's partner Tom Farr has hired a husky city man." ]
    Big Red McLane
  11. 10. ["The scheming Goliath, circus strong man, and all..."]
    Oran of the Jungle
  12. 11. In the Virgin Islands
    Strut Warren
  13. 12. ["We ain't been offered a fight for six months..."]
    Slug-Nutty Sam
  14. 13. ["Kayo Kirby and the Kid are leaving the..."]
    Kayo Kirby
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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.