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Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 1

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, originally a serious hero battling anti-American menaces. After his brother Nelson is killed by enemies of America, Johnny Flagg has his brain put in Nelson's body, and the result is the superhero Fighting American. New sidekick Speedboy helps Fighting American stop enemy attacks with tiny remote-controlled buzz-bombs. Fighting American takes the place of a driver killed by spies to win an auto race for America. Break the Spy Ring; Reuel Gridley; Track Down the Baby Buzz Bombs; Abracadabra!; Eagle Trap; Homer; Duel to the Finish Line! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 2
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($9.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
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    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story. Cover detached. 2" cumulative spine split.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, who soon became a spoof of the superhero genre. Fighting American and Speedboy track a gang of killers who are especially handsome. The bi-cranial criminal Doubleheader uses technology to fix sports games, until FA and Speedboy pick up his trail. Fighting America, Speedboy, and Mary are captured by Communists and must fight their way out of Mount Shasta. The League of the Handsome Devils!; Find the King of the Crime Syndicate; Investigate the City of Ghouls; Gerard. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #3
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 3
    • INCOMPLETE. Centerfold missing, interrupts art and story. Full length spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, who soon became a spoof of the superhero genre. Fighting American and Speedboy battle crew-cut criminal Square-Hair Malloy atop the Statue of Liberty. Poison Ivan and his cohort, Hotski Trotski, spread anti-American propaganda to hapless schoolchildren, making them rebel against their parents. Fighting American and Speedboy try to keep the revolutionary new "Z Food" out of communist hands. The Man Who Sold Out Liberty!; Stranger from Paradise; Poison Ivan and Hotsky Trotski; Z Food. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #4
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 4
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    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #098-AA-007
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.25) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white
    • Double Cover. 1st cover 5.5, interior cover 6.0.
    • Label #0283149001

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, who soon became a spoof of the superhero genre. An American pilot stranded in Tokyo battles Japanese mobsters and communist secret agents until Fighting American can get there. Johnny Flagg dreams of the strange future worlds explored by Starman Zero. Communist spy Rhode Island Red and her gang use Doraymirio Wolfirosoff to swindle wealthy single women. Tokyo Run Around; Home-Coming Year 3000; Operation Wolf. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #5
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 5
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($14.97) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1997122005

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Jack Kirby and Joe Simon, plus a one-pager by Dick Malm. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, who soon became a spoof of the superhero genre. Fighting American and Speedboy try to retrieve an H-bomb in India. Speedboy helps a kid victimized by bullies and ends up 3000 years in the past. Invisible Irving brainwashes ordinary Americans into stealing from their workplaces. Follow the Dangerous Trail of Jiseppi the Jungle Boy; Red Agent; The Year Bender; No Greater Glory; Poor Richard; Invisible Irving the Great Nothing. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 6
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($15.00) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.
    • 1" Spine split from top of comic.

    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories and art by Art Gates, Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Sometimes listed as Fighting American Vol. 2 #1. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, who soon became a spoof of the superhero genre. Fighting American goes after beautiful jewel thief Marilyn Biltrite. The Communist answer to Fighting American, Super Khakalovitch, is overcome by America's plentiful goods at low, low prices. Deadly Doolittle; Rube; The Making of Fighting American; One Error; Super-Khakalovitch; Celebration. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #7
    Fighting American (1954 Headline/Prize) 7

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    Cover by Jack Kirby. Stories by Carl Wessler, Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. Art by John Prentice, Jack Kirby and Joe Simon. After Marvel's first revival of Captain America, Cap creators Joe Simon and Jack Kirby responded with another star-spangled patriot, who soon became a spoof of the superhero genre. A genie enlists Fighting American and Speedboy to prevent Russian agents from claiming Middle Eastern oil. Enemy spies disguise themselves as Fighting American to sabotage his reputation. Fighting American and Speedboy suspect the alien Space-Face is stealing government secrets. The Sneak of Araby; Three Coins in the Pushcart; Ask Fighting American and Speedboy about Space-Face; Rube. Final issue of the series. 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.