(December 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1944-08-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
M. E. Peacock (editor); S. M. Iger (art director); Jack Byrne (managing editor)

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, 1944, page 395, registration number B642155.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rip Carson / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Rip Carson

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

Rip Carson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Webb
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Ann Brewster
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Over central Italy a Douglas C-53 purrs baseward...
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Rip Carson; Maria
Synopsis
Rip crash lands in Nazi occupied Italy. Local resistance fighters rescue him and he has a plan to save them from German reinforcements.

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

Tiger Girl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Allan O'Hara (credited)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
David Heames ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's eatin' you? Keep movin'!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl [Princess Vishnu]; Benzali; Raj; Bragan (villain, dies); Spike (villain); N'tana (dies); Sikh [Abdola]
Synopsis
Bragan and Spike take over N'tana's wishing well.

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

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

Script
John Campbell (credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum; Matt Baker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lie there and croak!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Hooks Devlin; Peaches; police chief; Sue Slade; Big Boy Marty
Synopsis
Although a dying man blames Devlin, the police chief gives him 12 hours to clear his name.
Keywords
counterfeiting; gas rationing

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

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

Script
Chuck Walker (credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum; Henry Kiefer
Inks
Alex Blum; Matt Baker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An arrival of sport equipment causes plenty of...
Genre
military; sports
Characters
Kayo Kirby; The Ram
Synopsis
A flashback to the story about when Kayo Kirby fought The Ram.
Keywords
boxing; mobsters

4-F (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Tracy (credited)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Rustlers!" The old man snorted.
Genre
war; western-frontier
Characters
old man; son-in-law; Nancy (grand-daughter); Frank James (mentioned); Jesse James (mentioned); two rustlers
Synopsis
Baffled by cattle rustlers, an old man recounts his heroics chasing the James Gang, and two wars that he fought in. Later they encounter two cattle rustlers while on their way to town.
Keywords
black market; Chateau-Thierry; old west; Spanish-American War; World War I

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Shark Brodie / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Tom Tracy]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum; Matt Baker ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'That's our top price,' Shanghai Sam purred as...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Shark Brodie; Shanghai Sam; Nipper; Belle Wilson; Joe (bartender); natives
Synopsis
Brodie upsets Sam's deal to buy a boat at cheap price, however Sam plans revenge to capture the ship's cargo and kill Brodie.
Keywords
Dugong Bay; dugongs; South Pacific

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lily Renée (signed as L. Renee)
Inks
Lily Renée (signed as L. Renee)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A proud and lonely heiress...a girl well-nigh crushed...
Genre
spy
Characters
Señorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]; Maria Martinez; newsboy; Señor Costa; Rodriguez Guerca; Pancho; Carlos; Juan Martinez
Synopsis
A South American heiress is kidnapped and a Nazi sympathizer is suspected.
Reprints
Keywords
Montevideo; Uruguay
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rip Carson
  2. 1. ["Over central Italy a Douglas C-53 purrs baseward..."]
    Rip Carson
  3. 2. ["What's eatin' you? Keep movin'!"]
    Tiger Girl
  4. 3. ["Lie there and croak!"]
    Hooks Devlin
  5. 4. ["An arrival of sport equipment causes plenty of..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  6. 5. 4-F
  7. 6. ["'That's our top price,' Shanghai Sam purred as..."]
    Shark Brodie
  8. 7. ["A proud and lonely heiress...a girl well-nigh crushed..."]
    Senorita Rio
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