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Fast Fiction (1949) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Fast Fiction (1949) 1
    • Paper: Off white
    • Label #1255568014
    • Heavy residue spot on front cover.
    • Interior is complete. Full length spine split.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.85) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Cream to off white
    • Slab: Other - see grading notes
    • Cover detached. Scuffing to inner well.
    • Label #1056503003

    The Scarlet Pimpernel. Story adaptation by Dick Davis with art by Jim Lavery. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Fast Fiction (1949) 2
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached.

    Captain Blood. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Fast Fiction (1949) 3
    • Interior complete. Full spine split. Pieces missing from front and back cover.

    She by H. Ryder Haggard. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Fast Fiction (1949) 4

    Cover art by Jim Lavery. "The 39 Steps," script by John Buchan (original story) and Dick Davis, art by Jim Lavery; Richard Hannay helps secret agent Scudder hide out in his flat; Unfortunately, when Scudder is killed, Hannay is accused of the crime and his best hope for clearing his name is to uncover the conspiracy of undercover agents who orchestrated Scudder's death; Adaptation of John Buchan's novel 'The Thirty-Nine Steps.' Vulture Illustration. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Fast Fiction (1949) 5
    • Centerfold detached. 3/4" spine split from bottom.
    • Centerfold detached. Writing (interior and exterior).

    Cover art by Henry Kiefer. "Beau Geste," script by Dick Davis and P. C. Wren (story), art by Henry Kiefer; After a valuable sapphire goes missing, three brothers each decide to venture into the French Foreign Legion so that each will appear to be guilty, rather than expose one of their brethren as the thief; The trio go into action in the deserts of North Africa and find themselves targeted by soldiers who have heard rumors that they're carrying the sapphire. Article on the life story of author P.C. Wren. "The Mohammedans" article. "Thrilling Sports-Mountain Climbing" article. Foreign Legion Fort illustration by Henry Kiefer. NOTE: The first five issues of Fast Fiction were reprinted under the title Stories by Famous Authors Illustrated. Except for the title change on the cover, the editions are identical. 52 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.10.