(October 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1943-07-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Claude Lapham (Editor); S.M. Iger (Art Director)
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, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 4.


Blood Vengeance of the Lightning Legion (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson
Reprints
Keywords
stereotyping of the Japanese; United States Army; World War II

Indexer Notes

The title and cover scene have nothing to do with the story in this issue

Who is Commando Ranger? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Commando Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A speeding plane carrying an important passenger is suddenly caught...
Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson

Indexer Notes

As is often the case with FH comics, the cover has nothing to do with the story in the issue. There's no 'blood vengeance', there's no 'lightning legion', and there's no scene matching the cover.

Viva, Gaucho (Table of Contents: 3)

Senorita Rio / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
spy
Characters
Señorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]; Señor Vargez (Argentinian diplomat)

Indexer Notes

title is from the cover

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

Hooks Devlin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils
Robert Webb; ?
Inks
? (shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A shabby room in the slum section of...
Genre
spy
Characters
Hooks Devlin

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In this corner, Kayo Kirby with his worrybird...
Genre
sports
Characters
Kayo Kirby

The Bright Blade of Courage (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not all the fighters for democracy wear uniforms...
Genre
war
Characters
Chip Collins

Comrade Hellcat (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as George Tracy]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Dusty Rhodes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Bristol]
Pencils
?
Inks
? (shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Definition of trouble: The US marines, a parcel...
Genre
war
Characters
Dusty Rhodes

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

Shark Brodie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tom Tracy]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the enemy! Every atoll of the...
Genre
war
Characters
Shark Brodie
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blood Vengeance of the Lightning Legion
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. Who is Commando Ranger?
    Commando Ranger
  3. 2. ["A speeding plane carrying an important passenger is suddenly caught..."]
    Rip Carson
  4. 3. Viva, Gaucho
    Senorita Rio
  5. 4. ["A shabby room in the slum section of..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  6. 5. ["In this corner, Kayo Kirby with his worrybird..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  7. 6. The Bright Blade of Courage
  8. 7. ["Not all the fighters for democracy wear uniforms..."]
    Chip Collins
  9. 8. Comrade Hellcat
  10. 9. ["Definition of trouble: The US marines, a parcel..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  11. 10. ["This is the enemy! Every atoll of the..."]
    Shark Brodie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.