(February-March 1947)

Four Star Publications, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1946-12-11
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Four-Star Publications, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Comic has two indicia: one on the inside front cover and one on the first story page. In the first the title is CAPT. FLIGHT COMICS, in the second it is CAPT. FLIGHT. Issue data taken from the interior indicia which appears to be later (assuming the common practice of printing covers first). On-sale date from scanned copy at digitalcomicmuseum.com.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Flight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
L. B. Cole ?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
spacemen; spaceships

[Day He Faced the Octopus] (Table of Contents: 1)

Torpedo Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All legends since the beginning of time have had tales of sea monsters!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Torpedoman [Don Wallace]; Salvador; Oscar (giant rubber octopus); Tripset (villain); Mr. Fowler (villain)
Synopsis
Torpedoman is notified by Salvador that a giant creature lurks beneath the ocean, so he decides to scope it out. Sure enough, he faces the biggest octopus he has ever seen. Suddenly he is attacked and overcome by a group of divers and is taken to their boss, Mr. Fowler. Escaping, Torpedoman, suspicious of the octopus, heads back down to confront it, and discovers it is made of rubber and was being used to scare off unwanted people from discovering a gang's illegal underwater oil-drilling operation.
Reprints
Keywords
California; Corsair (a ship)

Indexer Notes

Story title and sequence from Richard Starr on 22 September 2004.

Monstrous ..Mutants.. (Table of Contents: 2)

Red Rocket / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George H. Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Inks
George H. Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Of all the fiendish things that have ever plagued the war-torn earth, never has there been so diabolical a plot against mankind as the one that Rod Page ran across when he went to a....nursery....
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Red Rocket [Rod Page]; Chuck; Hurr (Martian friend of the Red Rocket, death);
Synopsis
Rod is informed that babies are being switched for others in hospitals all over the world and wonders if it has anything to do with his friend, Chuck, and his memory being blanked out, and the planet Mars, which Chuck has just visited. He discovers the mutant minorities on the planet have deemed themselves the majority and seek to make all Martians and humans into mutants like themselves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Story title and sequence from Richard Starr on 22 September 2004. Signed at bottom of main panel on first page.

Story takes place February 17, 2046.

Blue Flame Meets S. Aitan (Table of Contents: 3)

Blue Flame / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Zoltan Szenics [as SZ]
Inks
Zoltan Szenics [as SZ]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In all the titanic turmoils that the Blue Flame has had in his battles to give crime the hot foot, he never thought the day would come when he'd meet a man like S. Aiten...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Flame (first appearance, only appearance); Flaherty; S. Aiten
Synopsis
The Blue Flame foils S. Aiten's jewelry heist.

Indexer Notes

Story title and sequence from Richard Starr on 22 September 2004.

The Story behind the Cover (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Flight / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. B. Cole (illustration)
Inks
L. B. Cole (illustration)
Colors
L. B. Cole
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was the greatest discovery of the century.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Flight; Professor Burdick; Dr. Bourgo
Synopsis
Captain Flight leads a team of scientists to explore a newly discovered planet.

Mummy's Mummy (Table of Contents: 5)

Black Cobra and the Cobra Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
Leo Morey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Cobra [Jim Hornsby]; The Cobra Kid [Bob Hornsby]; District Attorney Hornsby (Jim and Bob's father); Mr. Abernathy (museum director); two unnamed crooks (villains)
Synopsis
Cobra and the Kid prevent a museum robbery of a mummy case containing a fortune in uncut gems.
Reprints
Keywords
ancient Egypt; mummies; museums; sarcophagi

Indexer Notes

Next appearance in Black Cobra (Farrell, 1954 series) #1.

Problem with Duke (Table of Contents: 6)

Dan and Dee / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi diddle diddle...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dan; Dee; Duke Shaw
Synopsis
Dan and Dee are led on a wild goose chase as they try to find their missing ward.

Under the Base of the Statue of Liberty (Table of Contents: 7)

Torpedo Man / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Torpedoman's most secret retreat is threatened when he investigates the strange hideaway, where crime takes a holiday.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Torpedoman [Don Wallace]; Highpockets (villain)
Synopsis
Torpedoman discovers a hidden criminal lair.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Flight
  2. 1. [Day He Faced the Octopus]
    Torpedo Man
  3. 2. Monstrous ..Mutants..
    Red Rocket
  4. 3. Blue Flame Meets S. Aitan
    Blue Flame
  5. 4. The Story behind the Cover
    Captain Flight
  6. 5. Mummy's Mummy
    Black Cobra and the Cobra Kid
  7. 6. Problem with Duke
    Dan and Dee
  8. 7. Under the Base of the Statue of Liberty
    Torpedo Man
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