(February 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
On-sale date
1940-11-19
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
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 1.


Loot of the Lost Spanish Galleon (Table of Contents)

Kinks Mason / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints
Keywords
divers; shark; sunken ship; treasure chest

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Chip Collins / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ted Torrence]
Pencils
Gene Fawcette ?
Inks
Gene Fawcette ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Production is speeded up in the great British airplane plants...
Genre
war
Characters
The Nazis (Villains)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Shark Brodie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as George Aksut]
Pencils
John Celardo?
Inks
John Celardo?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In search of a little excitement, Shark stumbles...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Despite the 'George Aksut' by-line, this is most certainly NOT Tuska.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Frank (signed)
Inks
Leonard Frank (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Spy Fighter attends a meeting to discuss new...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Master Mind (Villain, Intro, Death); Prof. Lerno (Intro)

True Life Story of Young Stribling (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sports

Loot of the Lost Spanish Galleons ["Kinks plays with Battler his pet seal on..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Kinks Mason / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Steve Broder]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Duke (Intro); A bad guy (Villain, Intro, Death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Training the West Pointers (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich?
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
? [as Hugh Bartlett]
Pencils
Don Rico
Inks
Don Rico?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fighting guns with bare fists, Oran the jungle man...
Genre
jungle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kayo thinks he's playing a good joke on...
Genre
sports
Characters
The Duke (Villain, Intro); Pugsy (Villain, Intro); Duke's gang (Villain, Intro)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Rip Regan the Power-Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Celardo]
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Coastal fort plans stolen. Mysterious disappearance of...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Otto (Villain, Intro); the Nazis (Villain)

Indexer Notes

Despite John Celardo's 'signature' on the strip, he has nothing to do with the art.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Strut Warren / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ed Norris]
Pencils
Dick Briefer?
Inks
Dick Briefer?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
US Marines are guarding the installation of a...
Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Spencer Steel / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dennis Colebrook]
Pencils
Lee Ames
Inks
Lee Ames; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Joe Doakes, reporter, discusses a case with Spencer...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Professor (Villain, Intro); Eggy Hatch (Villain, Intro)

Indexer Notes

Ames puts his name on a sign on panel three of page two.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Slug-Nutty Sam / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Fist E. Cuffs]
Pencils
Seymour Reit
Inks
Seymour Reit
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It took ya fourteen seconds to finish those...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Frosty North / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Franchot Renaud]
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi]
Inks
Nick Cardy [as Nick Viscardi]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the furthest outposts of the US...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Patsy (Intro); A spy ring (Villain, Intro)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Loot of the Lost Spanish Galleon
    Kinks Mason
  2. 1. ["Production is speeded up in the great British airplane plants..."]
    Chip Collins
  3. 2. ["In search of a little excitement, Shark stumbles..."]
    Shark Brodie
  4. 3. ["Spy Fighter attends a meeting to discuss new..."]
    The Spy Fighter
  5. 4. True Life Story of Young Stribling
  6. 5. Loot of the Lost Spanish Galleons ["Kinks plays with Battler his pet seal on..."]
    Kinks Mason
  7. 6. Training the West Pointers
    Keeping Fit:
  8. 7. ["Fighting guns with bare fists, Oran the jungle man..."]
    Oran of the Jungle
  9. 8. ["Kayo thinks he's playing a good joke on..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  10. 9. ["Coastal fort plans stolen. Mysterious disappearance of..."]
    Rip Regan the Power-Man
  11. 10. ["US Marines are guarding the installation of a..."]
    Strut Warren
  12. 11. ["Joe Doakes, reporter, discusses a case with Spencer..."]
    Spencer Steel
  13. 12. ["It took ya fourteen seconds to finish those..."]
    Slug-Nutty Sam
  14. 13. ["To the furthest outposts of the US..."]
    Frosty North
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.