(June 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)
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; saddle-stitched; Newsprint

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rip Regan

["Rip and Punchy grapple with a ruthless gang..."] (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; Barron Metcalfe (Villain, Intro)

["The untamed winds of the vast Pacific blow..."] (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; Krodin and his gang (Villain, Intro); Andrea Dale (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Fine-line inks here are atypical of Tuska.

["Big Red has learned that a large pulp..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Big Red McLane; Tom Farr; Machine Gun Randall (Villain, Intro)
Synopsis:
Tom Farr is shot and left for dead by Machine-Gun Randall, an employee of Royal River Mills.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["Foiled by the invincible Spy Fighter again and again..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Saber [Spy Fighter]; The Lizard (Villain, Intro); The Grotonians (Villain, Intro)

["Oran almost meets his match in a primitive..."] (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:
western-frontier
Characters:
Oran; Black Crow (Villain, Intro)

["You've learned and practiced -- we hope -- the four..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (1 panel art)
Inks:
? (1 panel art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sports

["Chip faces death at the hands of the..."] (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; The Walrus Men (Villain, Intro)

The True Life Story of Gene Tunney (Table of Contents)

Gene Tunney / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Gene Tunney

["Kinks is about to set sail for some..."] (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; A gang of pirates (Villain, Intro, Death); Lord Satur (Intro); The Queen of an undersea city (Intro)

["I wonder who I should sign Slug-Nutty up..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Fred Schwab [as Fist E. Cuffs]
Pencils:
Fred Schwab [as Fist E. Cuffs]
Inks:
Fred Schwab [as Fist E. Cuffs]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Slug-Nutty Sam; The Gorilla (Villain, Intro)

["At an outpost in Hawaii Company 'A' is secretly..."] (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; Krux and his spy ring (Villain, Intro)

["Manny Gold, Kayo and the Kid's manager, has just..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich; Alex Blum?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich?; ? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Kayo Kirby [Red Kirby]; Spitelli (Villain, Intro)

Indexer Notes

Also signs of Art Peddy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rip Regan, the Power-Man
  2. 1. ["Rip and Punchy grapple with a ruthless gang..."]
    Rip Regan the Power-Man
  3. 2. ["The untamed winds of the vast Pacific blow..."]
    Shark Brodie
  4. 3. ["Big Red has learned that a large pulp..."]
    Big Red McLane
  5. 4. ["Foiled by the invincible Spy Fighter again and again..."]
    Spy Fighter
  6. 5. ["Oran almost meets his match in a primitive..."]
    Oran of the Jungle
  7. 6. ["You've learned and practiced -- we hope -- the four..."]
    Keeping Fit
  8. 7. ["Chip faces death at the hands of the..."]
    Chip Collins
  9. 8. The True Life Story of Gene Tunney
    Gene Tunney
  10. 9. ["Kinks is about to set sail for some..."]
    Kinks Mason
  11. 10. ["I wonder who I should sign Slug-Nutty up..."]
    Slug-Nutty Sam
  12. 11. ["At an outpost in Hawaii Company 'A' is secretly..."]
    Strut Warren
  13. 12. ["Manny Gold, Kayo and the Kid's manager, has just..."]
    Kayo Kirby
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