Fighting American #v1#2 [2]
(June-July 1954)

Prize, 1954 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Headline Publications, Inc.
Brand
Prize Group
Editing
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Fighting American / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Jack Kirby (signed by Joe Simon)
Colors
Jack Kirby
Letters
Ben Oda

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throw them down the sky well!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Fighting American [Johnny Flagg; Nelson Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List (5 APril 2008)

The League of the Handsome Devils! (Table of Contents: 1)

Fighting American / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fighting American [Nelson Flagg; Johnny Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Big Deal [Sleppinger] (first appearance, villain); the Handsome Devils (first appearance, villains); Mike Malone; Adam Sanfield
Synopsis
The Fighting American and Speedboy battle a group of muggers who kill their victims and are only identified as "handsome devils" by eye witnesses.
Reprints
Keywords
mugging

Find the King of the Crime Syndicate (Table of Contents: 2)

Fighting American / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fighting American [Nelson Flagg; Johnny Flagg]; Speedboy [Dan Sprite]; Doubleheader [Casper Dewberry] (first appearance, villain); Mary Stewart
Synopsis
Doubleheader has created a device to fling energy which he uses to fix various sporting events and to help him win at gambling. The Fighting American and Speedboy put an end to his criminal enterprise.
Reprints
Keywords
gambling

Investigate the City of Ghouls (Table of Contents: 3)

Fighting American / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?; Joe Simon ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Simon
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fighting American [Nelson Flagg; Johnny Flagg]; Mary Stewart; Gen. Dragonin (first appearance, villain, death); Blaggart (first appearance, villain, death); Ghosts of Shasta (first appearance, villain, death)
Synopsis
The Fighting American and Speedboy, along with Mary, are captured by Reds and taken to Mount Shasta where a battle ensues between the Reds and the Ghosts of Shasta. Both sides are destroyed when Fighting American calls in an air strike.
Reprints
Keywords
air strike; anti-aircraft; California; Cold War; communist; G-Man; Mount Shasta; Reds; subway

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gerard / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Throw them down the sky well!"]
    Fighting American
  2. 1. The League of the Handsome Devils!
    Fighting American
  3. 2. Find the King of the Crime Syndicate
    Fighting American
  4. 3. Investigate the City of Ghouls
    Fighting American
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Gerard
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