(Winter 1953)

Fiction House, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Jerry Iger (Art Director)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia title: Rangers.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Great Red Death-Ray (Table of Contents)

Commando Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

[The Great Red Death-Ray] ["Had a ruthless enemy perfected it--a..."] (Table of Contents)

Commando Rangers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tony D'Adamo (Signed)
Inks:
Tony D'Adamo (Signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Commando Rangers [Cactus Kirk; others] (last appearance)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Robert the Bruce (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Never will rangers of the star lanes land..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson; ?
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Rangers

Indexer Notes

Probably this is a new story using art from various prior issues. Would need a real art sleuth to search out the sources.

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912... (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["The swirling, roaring death of the forest fire..."] (Table of Contents)

G.I. Jane / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks:
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
G.I. Jane [Jane Walters] (last appearance)

Boyd "Buzz" Wagner (Table of Contents)

Air Heroes of World War II / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Boyd "Buzz" Wagner
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

["To the carrier came a dying transport's call..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Belcastro (signed)
Inks:
John Belcastro (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Suicide Smith (last appearance)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Great Red Death-Ray
    Commando Rangers
  2. 1. [The Great Red Death-Ray] ["Had a ruthless enemy perfected it--a..."]
    Commando Rangers
  3. 2. Robert the Bruce
  4. 3. ["Never will rangers of the star lanes land..."]
    Space Rangers
  5. 4. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912...
  6. 5. ["The swirling, roaring death of the forest fire..."]
    G.I. Jane
  7. 6. Boyd "Buzz" Wagner
    Air Heroes of World War II
  8. 7. ["To the carrier came a dying transport's call..."]
    Suicide Smith
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