(October 1943)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Jean M. Press
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Rangers are Coming (Table of Contents)

U.S. Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

["Paris - 1943... The steel-walled office of the..."] (Table of Contents)

Commando Ranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jock Lawrence]
Pencils:
Reuben Moreira
Inks:
Reuben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Commando Ranger (intro; origin; masked hero; not related to the Commando Rangers strip); La Bastille (intro; a female spy); the Great Lama (intro); VILLAINS: Baron Kurt Von Drax (intro); Hennig (intro; dies); Rathberg (intro; dies); Nazis

["The great Yangtze River pirates..cutthroat Japs..."] (Table of Contents)

The Sea Devil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Sea Devil; Leong Jin (intro); VILLAINS: The Japanese

["Okay, doc--get started! And do the job..."] (Table of Contents)

U.S. Rangers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. R.W. Colt]
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
U.S. Rangers; Gi-Oro; Pansha; Nick Wright (intro); VILLAINS: K-11 (intro; dies; a female spy); Japanese

["From India's brooding temples comes a long forgotten..."] (Table of Contents)

Rocky Hall / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Case
Inks:
Richard Case
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Rocky Hall (last appearance); Haydee (intro); VILLAINS: The Thuggees (intro; die)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Rocky Hall.

["In the middle of K.P. our hero suddenly..."] (Table of Contents)

Private Elmer Pippin and the Colonel's Daughter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as George R. Cracker]
Pencils:
Fran Deitrick (signed)
Inks:
Fran Deitrick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Pvt. Elmer Pippin; Hazel Mitt; VILLAINS: Nazi spies

Weapons for Victory (Table of Contents)

Ka'a'nga / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

war-stamp promo

The Tentacle Terror From Beelzebub's Void (Table of Contents)

The Werewolf Hunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Armand Weygand]
Pencils:
Jim Mooney?
Inks:
Jim Mooney?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Professor Broussard [the Werewolf Hunter]; Jeb Gloss (intro); Kay (intro); Tommy (intro); Martin Hiller (intro; dies); VILLAIN: Manuel (intro; dies)

Sword of the Samurai (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Robert Worth]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["Those 'free-lance flyers of freedom' strike again..."] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Falcons / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as William Brooks]
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Phantom Falcons [Jock Sturtevant; Ace Ely; Peg Darnell; John Lovelace; Bud]; VILLAINS: The Japanese
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Rangers are Coming
    U.S. Rangers
  2. 1. ["Paris - 1943... The steel-walled office of the..."]
    Commando Ranger
  3. 2. ["The great Yangtze River pirates..cutthroat Japs..."]
    The Sea Devil
  4. 3. ["Okay, doc--get started! And do the job..."]
    U.S. Rangers
  5. 4. ["From India's brooding temples comes a long forgotten..."]
    Rocky Hall
  6. 5. ["In the middle of K.P. our hero suddenly..."]
    Private Elmer Pippin and the Colonel's Daughter
  7. 6. Weapons for Victory
    Ka'a'nga
  8. 7. The Tentacle Terror From Beelzebub's Void
    The Werewolf Hunter
  9. 8. Sword of the Samurai
  10. 9. ["Those 'free-lance flyers of freedom' strike again..."]
    The Phantom Falcons
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