(Spring 1951)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title states "Firehair No. 7, published quarterly by Flying Stories, Inc." Correct story sequence and additional sequences information from Len Wolinsky, November 2008.


War Drums at Buffalo Bend (Table of Contents)

Firehair / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair

War Drums At Buffalo Bend (Table of Contents)

Firehair / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
John Mitchell [as John Starr] (byline)
Pencils:
Bob Webb
Inks:
David Heames; Jay Disbrow ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Little Ax; White Hawk (white indian); Hopping Bird (villain)
Synopsis:
Firehair and Little Ax follow a trail of a band raiders and killers.

Indexer Notes

Title from cover; story starts "The Killer Wolves were riding..."
Webb and Heames are credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and art is like their work on several Classics Illustrated stories. Most probably them. None of the other credited artists match, except some faces with large mouth and wild eyes that look like Jay Disbrow.
John Starr, is credited as John Mitchell by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and writer on this feature.

Raiders of the Wild (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Kicking Elk (Crow); Chief Little Blood (Blackfoot); Night Hawk (Assiniboin); Big Mountain (Arapaho)
Synopsis:
Short items about 4 Indian Chiefs.

Indexer Notes

In the picture in the middle is a signature looking like B. Vestel.

["Destiny picked him...and the wild West trained him..."] (Table of Contents)

Tex Rainger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Savitt
Pencils:
Sam Savitt
Inks:
Sam Savitt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tex Rainger; Ace Rainger (Ranger chief); Snake Garvin (trainrobber)
Synopsis:
An escaped trainrobber has come back to pay back the Ranger chief for jailing him.

Indexer Notes

last app. in RANGERS COMICS #8; probably reprint
This is a reprint from 1942 and Savitt is credited as writer and artist on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

War Drums in the Huron Camp (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Starr
Letters:
typeset

War Smoke (Table of Contents)

filler / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Red Hand (Onondaga); Thunderstorm (Dakota); Chief Delche (Apache); Hunts-by-Night (Mandan); Dog Knife (Cheyenne)
Synopsis:
Short items about assorted Indians.

["No longer will the Red men be cheated..."] (Table of Contents)

Firehair / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
John Mitchell [as John Starr] (byline)
Pencils:
Bob Webb
Inks:
David Heames
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Little Ax; Trader Carter; Trader Kain (villain)
Synopsis:
A masked man and his renegades raid fur traders to take over their business.

Indexer Notes

Webb and Heames are credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and art is like their work on several Classics Illustrated stories. Most probably them. None of the other credited artists match.
John Starr, is credited as John Mitchell by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and writer on this feature.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. War Drums at Buffalo Bend
    Firehair
  2. 1. War Drums At Buffalo Bend
    Firehair
  3. 2. Raiders of the Wild
  4. 3. ["Destiny picked him...and the wild West trained him..."]
    Tex Rainger
  5. 4. War Drums in the Huron Camp
  6. 5. War Smoke
  7. 6. ["No longer will the Red men be cheated..."]
    Firehair
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