(December 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
On-sale date
1942-09-21
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

Contents copyrighted, 1942, by Fight Stories, Inc.

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. 4.


Sky-Devil's Mission (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson
Keywords
parachuting; stereotyping of the Japanese; World War II

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

Shark Brodie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They murder! They loot! They destroy! But although...
Genre
war
Characters
Shark Brodie; Shakespeare (intro); Slugger (intro; dies); GUEST STAR: Lily Lamont; VILLAINS: Cokey (intro; dies); Mikayo (dies); Japanese

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

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

Script
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the shadow of a dark and hidden...
Genre
spy
Characters
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]; VILLAINS: The Butcher [Curt Kesselring] (intro); Nazis

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lee Ames
Inks
Lee Ames; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We're off again! To a bang-up brawl on...
Genre
war
Characters
Dusty Rhodes; Laura Spangle (intro); VILLAINS: Nazis; Japanese

Indexer Notes

Lee Ames actual name is Lee Abramowitz.

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

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

Script
? [as Ted Torrence]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bombs over Japan! A headline to send the...
Genre
war
Characters
Chip Collins; VILLAINS: The Japanese

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Blackout / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed); Art Saaf ?; Al Walker ?
Inks
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed); Art Saaf ?; Al Walker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Siren...spotter...incendiary...marching equipment...convoy...

Indexer Notes

Various pin-ups probably by various artists. Cardy is the only one who signed.

Sabotage (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Martin W. Smith]
Pencils
Gene Fawcette ?
Inks
Gene Fawcette ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Hooks Devlin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You gotta stop hangin' around the Marine post...
Genre
spy
Characters
Hooks Devlin; Jan Krazyk (intro); VILLAINS: Herr Vorst (intro; dies); Nazi spies

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

Gags, Cartoons & Jokes / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
Al Stahl; Rafael Astarita; Alex Blum; Pagsilang Rey Isip?; ?
Inks
Al Stahl; Rafael Astarita; Alex Blum; Pagsilang Rey Isip?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait a minute! These two pages belong to...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Jokes and cartoons submitted by readers are illustrated or enhanced by the FH staff.

Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle (Table of Contents: 9)

Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Walter T. Grant]
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils
Al Camy
Inks
Jack Kamen ?; Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run up the flag and strike up the...
Genre
sports
Characters
Kayo Kirby; Manny; VILLAINS: Wolfie Maxwell (intro); Horizontal Nolan (intro)
Synopsis
Kirby and Manny enlist in the Army.

Sky-Devil's Mission (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rip Carson smashes into a nest of yellow hornets...
Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson; VILLAINS: The Japanese

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sky-Devil's Mission
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. ["They murder! They loot! They destroy! But although..."]
    Shark Brodie
  3. 2. ["In the shadow of a dark and hidden..."]
    Senorita Rio
  4. 3. ["We're off again! To a bang-up brawl on..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  5. 4. ["Bombs over Japan! A headline to send the..."]
    Chip Collins
  6. 5. ["Siren...spotter...incendiary...marching equipment...convoy..."]
    Blackout
  7. 6. Sabotage
  8. 7. ["You gotta stop hangin' around the Marine post..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  9. 8. ["Wait a minute! These two pages belong to..."]
    Gags, Cartoons & Jokes
  10. 9. Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle
    Brigadier-General Jimmy Doolittle
  11. 10. ["Run up the flag and strike up the..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  12. 11. Sky-Devil's Mission
    Rip Carson
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