(December 1944)

Four Star Publications, 1944 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
A Four-Star Publication
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Rocket / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Captain Flight / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Stevens (byline)
Pencils
Robert H. Webb [as Frank Stevens]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Far above the famous black forests, Captain Flight innocently gets wedged in cross-fire...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Captain Flight; Jerry McGuire (pilot); Parker (pilot); Dale (pilot)
Synopsis
Captain Flight has an emergency landing on a hidden runway inside a mountain, hiding a secret plane factory.

Indexer Notes

The stories with the byline Frank Stevens vary in artwork in this comic book, so it has to be several artists at work. Compare artwork with Fiction House Fight #31.

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

Plug McTee / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Schwab [as Fist E. Cuffs] (signed)
Pencils
Fred Schwab [as Fist E. Cuffs] (signed)
Inks
Fred Schwab [as Fist E. Cuffs] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are youse de Plug McTee outfit?
Genre
humor; sports
Characters
Plug McTee (boxer); Manager
Synopsis
McTee's manager gets ten grand for quitting the boxing racket.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jerry Bails' Who's Who has Fist E. Cuffs as a pen name for Schwab.

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

Secret Agent 2B-3 / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Jordan (signed)
Inks
John Jordan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, Sir, I am Jim Carson. What can I do for you?
Genre
spy
Characters
Secret Agent 2B-3; Jim Carson
Synopsis
A man is offering Agent 2B-3 one million dollars for a new fighting aircraft.

The Protection Slip Racket (Table of Contents: 4)

Red Rocket / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gus Schrotter ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Rocket [Rod Page] (first appearance); Punchy; Mrs. Namreh
Synopsis
Red finds a glove in the hand of a storekeeper murdered by racketeers.

Indexer Notes

See 2nd Captain Flight story in issue 4.

Cremation (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Cleary
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Cornelius Tanner; Mrs. Cornelius Tanner; Undertaker
Synopsis
A wife gets more than she bargained for after attempting to poison her husband and have him cremated.

Blazing Skies (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
T. Shelton
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Joan Ashley (WAC); Major Clark
Synopsis
Japanese air raids on an American held island .

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

Bonzo the Great / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
W. C. Shields (byline)
Pencils
W. C. Shields (byline)
Inks
W. C. Shields (byline)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bonzo

The Case of the Limping Nazi (Table of Contents: 8)

Grenade / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Boynansky (signed)
Pencils
Bill Boynansky (signed)
Inks
Bill Boynansky (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Grenade [Bruce Corbett] (first appearance; only appearance); Danny Corbett; The Fat-Man (Nazi); Zongo (half man-half beast); Pumpernickle
Synopsis
Bruce Corbett's brother is killed by a beast controlled by a Nazi gang.

Flight Fun (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lyne (byline)
Pencils
Lyne (byline)
Inks
Lyne (byline)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

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

Rock Raymond / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Henry C. Kiefer [as Trace R. Bullet]
Inks
Henry C. Kiefer [as Trace R. Bullet]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Send word to the Governor of the sixteenth satelite, that we arrive today!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rock Raymond; King Satius (Saturnian ruler); Dr. Stelli; King Morono (Plutonian ruler)
Synopsis
The king of Saturn has been kidnapped by the Plutonian idiots.

Indexer Notes

The word "satellite" is spelled incorrectly in the story.
The faces give away Kiefer as the artist.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Ferdie and his Friends / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Gosh (byline)
Pencils
Gosh (byline)
Inks
Gosh (byline)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Blimp, here we are...
Genre
teen
Characters
Ferdie; Blimp; Gert

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Deep-Sea Dawson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gordon Fisher (byline)
Pencils
Gus Schrotter ? [as Gordon Fisher]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One thousand feet below the heaving sea into the fathomless pit of mystery
Genre
adventure
Characters
Dawson; Queen of the Weed People
Synopsis
A creature with clammy green fingers pulls ships under the sea and Dawson is sent to investigate.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Rocket
  2. 1. ["Far above the famous black forests, Captain Flight innocently gets wedged in cross-fire..."]
    Captain Flight
  3. 2. ["Are youse de Plug McTee outfit?"]
    Plug McTee
  4. 3. ["Yes, Sir, I am Jim Carson. What can I do for you?"]
    Secret Agent 2B-3
  5. 4. The Protection Slip Racket
    Red Rocket
  6. 5. Cremation
  7. 6. Blazing Skies
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Bonzo the Great
  9. 8. The Case of the Limping Nazi
    Grenade
  10. 9. Flight Fun
  11. 10. ["Send word to the Governor of the sixteenth satelite, that we arrive today!"]
    Rock Raymond
  12. 11. ["Well, Blimp, here we are..."]
    Ferdie and his Friends
  13. 12. ["One thousand feet below the heaving sea into the fathomless pit of mystery"]
    Deep-Sea Dawson
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Jake Mathison
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Peter Croome