(December 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1943-09-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Claude Lapham (credited) (editor); S. M. Iger (credited) (art director)

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.

Charge of the Lost Legion (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
military; war; aviation
Characters
Rip Carson
Reprints

[The Big Six of the Comic Magazines] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Charge of the Lost Legion (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bob Webb
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you know what a hydro-cumulus activator is?
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Rip Carson

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy ?; Art Saaf ?
Inks
Art Saaf ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thousands dying...and thousands more doomed to horrible...
Genre
spy
Characters
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]

Indexer Notes

No credit or by-line appears for this story.

The Case of the Z-Ray Eye (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
John Campbell (credited)
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With a lusty yawn, a certain ex-marine rouses...
Genre
spy
Characters
Hooks Devlin

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

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

Script
Chuck Walker (credited)
Pencils
Mort Leav ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kayo and his manager Manny are on temporary...
Genre
military; sports
Characters
Kayo Kirby
Keywords
boxing

Indexer Notes

A small (approximately two inches by one inch) advertisement for a free book from the Porter Chemical Company of Hagerstown, Maryland appears in the sixth panel of page two of this story.

Grandstand Seat (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Karen Karol ?
Inks
Karen Karol ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here is the amazing story of the only man who...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation; war
Characters
Hubert Miller; Rayburn Lancaster; Francis Stratford
Synopsis
An American fighter pilot crashes off the coast of Sicily and is kept alive by one of his fellow pilots and eventually rescued by a sailor that he also knows.
Keywords
second front; world war 2

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

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

Script
Ted Torrence (credited)
Pencils
John Cassone
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chip Collins, American flying ace, is now stationed...
Genre
war
Characters
Chip Collins

Bombs Away (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Tracy (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I first heard the news after we had returned from...
Genre
war
Characters
Jimmy Wyman; Jenkins; Doran; McCallum; Tracy
Synopsis
Tale of a bombing run as told by bombardier Doran.

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

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

Script
? [as Bob Bristol]
Pencils
Arnold Hicks ?
Inks
Arnold Hicks ?; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dusty Rhodes, would-be Marine, heckles a devil-dog pilot...
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
Art Peddy ?
Inks
Arnold Hicks ?; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beware! Beware! For while the tropical sky darkens...
Genre
war
Characters
Shark Brodie

[Be a Radio Technician] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Will You Let Me Prove I Can Make You a New Man? (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Charge of the Lost Legion
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. [The Big Six of the Comic Magazines]
  3. 2. Charge of the Lost Legion
    Rip Carson
  4. 3. ["Thousands dying...and thousands more doomed to horrible..."]
    Senorita Rio
  5. 4. The Case of the Z-Ray Eye
    Hooks Devlin
  6. 5. ["Kayo and his manager Manny are on temporary..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  7. 6. Grandstand Seat
  8. 7. ["Chip Collins, American flying ace, is now stationed..."]
    Chip Collins
  9. 8. Bombs Away
  10. 9. ["Dusty Rhodes, would-be Marine, heckles a devil-dog pilot..."]
    Dusty Rhodes
  11. 10. ["Beware! Beware! For while the tropical sky darkens..."]
    Shark Brodie
  12. 11. [Be a Radio Technician]
    National Radio Institute
  13. 12. Will You Let Me Prove I Can Make You a New Man?
    Charles Atlas
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