(August 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fight Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jack Byrne (managing editor); S.M. Iger (art director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Slave Brand of the Spider Cult (Table of Contents)

Senorita Rio / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin; Lily Renee (on Senorita Rio)
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]

The Case of the Guilty Clock (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Senorita Rio [Consuela Maria Ascencion De Las Vegas]

Indexer Notes

Despite the sensational 'Slave Brand of the Spider Cult' reference on the cover, there is nothing related to such a title in the actual story which is about antique clocks and a Nazi plot to destroy the Panama Canal.

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

Rip Carson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Rollin W. Bell]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Ann Brewster
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'No assignment's too tough for Carson' they say...
Genre
war
Characters
Rip Carson

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

Hooks Devlin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils
Alex Blum; Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Got no time to argue, Devlin! The cops...
Genre
spy
Characters
Hooks Devlin

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

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

Script
? [as Chuck Walker]
Pencils
Alex Blum?; Arnold Hicks
Inks
Matt Baker?; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kayo is both a boxing and bond-selling champ...
Genre
sports
Characters
Kayo Kirby

Death Cut the Cards (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as George Tracy]
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

[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
There are dark nights in the south seas...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Shark Brodie

Indexer Notes

This is the story with the Spider character in it. The cover blurb appears to have been connected with Senorita Rio in error.

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

Tiger Girl / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Allan O'Hara]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the murky past they came...savage...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Tiger Girl [Princess Vishnu]
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Slave Brand of the Spider Cult
    Senorita Rio
  2. 1. The Case of the Guilty Clock
    Senorita Rio
  3. 2. ["'No assignment's too tough for Carson' they say..."]
    Rip Carson
  4. 3. ["Got no time to argue, Devlin! The cops..."]
    Hooks Devlin
  5. 4. ["Kayo is both a boxing and bond-selling champ..."]
    Kayo Kirby
  6. 5. Death Cut the Cards
  7. 6. ["There are dark nights in the south seas..."]
    Shark Brodie
  8. 7. ["Out of the murky past they came...savage..."]
    Tiger Girl
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.