(June 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
On-sale Date
1942-03-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.


The Yank Tornado; Swastika Web! (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson

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

Shark Brodie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (credited)
Pencils
Charles A. Winter [as Chuck Winter] (signed)
Inks
Charles A. Winter [as Chuck Winter] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All eyes in America are turned toward the Pacific...
Genre
war
Characters
Shark Brodie

Indexer Notes

The "by-line" for the strip is "S.M. Iger and Chuck Winter."

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

Dusty Rhodes / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Ames (signed)
Inks
Lee Ames (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Meet Dusty Rhodes...just a guy who wants...
Genre
war
Characters
Dusty Rhodes (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Lee Ames' real name is Lee Abramowitz.

The Broken Mirror (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ted Rogers] (signed)
Pencils
Alex Blum (spot illustrations)
Inks
Alex Blum (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

The True Life Story of Gene Tunney (Table of Contents: 4)

Gene Tunney / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography; sports
Characters
Gene Tunney

Indexer Notes

This is a totally different script and art from the identically titled strip in Fight Comics #6.

Swastika Web (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Joe Hawkins
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Into gay and song-loving Rio where axis agents...
Genre
spy
Characters
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas] (introduction); Dom Manuel (death); The Countess (villain, death); Von Stutz (villain)
Synopsis
Senorita Rio must obtain some forged papers from a Nazi spy, otherwise U.S.-Brazil relations will be shattered.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Yank Tornado (Table of Contents: 6)

Rip Carson / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Rollin Bell] (signed)
Pencils
Jack Kamen (signed)
Inks
Jack Kamen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
January 20, 1942...American paratroopers attack enemy positions...
Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

Kayo Kirby / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Chuck Walker] (signed)
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Mort Leav
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A two-fisted champion at all times, Kayo Kirby...
Genre
sports
Characters
Kayo Kirby

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

Chip Collins / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ted Torrence] (signed)
Pencils
John Cassone [as Casson] (signed)
Inks
John Cassone [as Casson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An American fighting fool of the R.A.F., Chip Collins...
Genre
war
Characters
Chip Collins; Reggie Blake (female British Agent)

Indexer Notes

Cassone's signature - as Casson - is on the propeller of the downed aircraft in the splash panel.

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

Captain Fight / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Clark Ritchie] (signed)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the heart and sinew of America...
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Fight [Jeff Crockett]

Indexer Notes

Last Golden Age appearance. Next appearance in Hack/Slash: The Series #29.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Yank Tornado; Swastika Web!
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. ["All eyes in America are turned toward the Pacific..."]
    Shark Brodie
  3. 2. ["Meet Dusty Rhodes...just a guy who wants..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  4. 3. The Broken Mirror
  5. 4. The True Life Story of Gene Tunney
    Gene Tunney
  6. 5. Swastika Web
    Senorita Rio
  7. 6. The Yank Tornado
    Rip Carson
  8. 7. ["A two-fisted champion at all times, Kayo Kirby..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  9. 8. ["An American fighting fool of the R.A.F., Chip Collins..."]
    Chip Collins
  10. 9. ["Out of the heart and sinew of America..."]
    Captain Fight
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Chandler
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Mark Q
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.