(December 1949)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Jack Byrne (Mgr. Editor); Joseph V. Daffron (Editor); S.M. Iger (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Beware the Congo Cobra (Table of Contents)

Tiger Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edmund Good?
Inks:
? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl [Princess Vishnu]

Beware the Congo Cobra ["Locked in the green fastnesses of the mysterious..."] (Table of Contents)

Tiger Girl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Allan O'Hara]
Pencils:
Robert Webb?; John Forte?
Inks:
Ray Osrin? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Tiger Girl [Princess Vishnu]; Chief Nogo (intro); VILLAINS: Ramon (intro); Dirk (intro); Leopard Men (intro)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Before a spanking wind, the Sea Scourge forged..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Fight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Stuart Drake]
Pencils:
Edmund Good?; Jack Kamen?
Inks:
Jay Disbrow?; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Fight; Joshua Twining (intro); VILLAINS: Captain Cannon (intro); Bess (intro)

["Operation Waif, the tabloids tagged it...and throughout America..."] (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson of Risks Unlimited / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils:
Edmund Good?; ? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
Ray Osrin?; ? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Carson; Mei Wing (intro); Chuck Wilson (intro); VILLAIN: Ling Shen (intro)

["Crime takes no holidays. Neither does the bill..."] (Table of Contents)

Hooks Devlin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils:
John Forte?; ? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
Al Feldstein?; [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Hooks Devlin; Cynthia Snark (intro); VILLAINS: Spike (intro); Sylvester (intro)

The Epic of the Revenge: Part 1 (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Allan O'Hara]
Letters:
typeset

["Activity at Grogan's gym had fallen into a dull..."] (Table of Contents)

Kayo Kirby / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils:
David Heames? (Iger Shop)
Inks:
Ray Osrin? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kayo Kirby; VILLAINS: Syd (intro); Lil (intro)

The Affair of the Liquid Gold (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]; Senor Quala (intro); VILLAIN: Joe Gaddis (intro); Pepe Ladrao (intro)

Indexer Notes

Drawn in a quasi-Eisner-SPIRIT style. This has traditionally been attributed to Jerry Grandenetti, but it simply doesn't conform to what we know of his style - either pencils or inks. Possibly another foreign artist?

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Congo Cobra
    Tiger Girl
  2. 1. Beware the Congo Cobra ["Locked in the green fastnesses of the mysterious..."]
    Tiger Girl
  3. 2. ["Before a spanking wind, the Sea Scourge forged..."]
    Captain Fight
  4. 3. ["Operation Waif, the tabloids tagged it...and throughout America..."]
    Rip Carson of Risks Unlimited
  5. 4. ["Crime takes no holidays. Neither does the bill..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  6. 5. The Epic of the Revenge: Part 1
  7. 6. ["Activity at Grogan's gym had fallen into a dull..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  8. 7. The Affair of the Liquid Gold
    Senorita Rio
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.