(June 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1940-04-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Fight Stories, Inc.
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date found at the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, New Series, Volume 35, 1940, Number 2. Second class permit. Copyright number 451775.


[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:

["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 / comic story / 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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