(October 1947)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Jack Byrne (Managing Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is Ranger Comics; cover title is Rangers Comics


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

The Great Eight of the Comics! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Inside-front cover ad for 8 Fiction House titles (cover repros)

["Crammed with mink and otter pelts were the teepees of the Dakota village..."] (Table of Contents)

Firehair / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Starr]
Pencils:
Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Chief Tehama

["The Far East - Bagdad - a land of occult mystery..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Armand Broussard]
Pencils:
Lily Renee
Inks:
Lily Renee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Professor Armand Broussard [the Werewolf Hunter]
Reprints:

Blood of the Tiger (Table of Contents)

Tiger Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Eric Marlin]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Tiger Man [Lt. Robert Benton]

["Sudden Death for the Sky Rangers... a shattered empire"] (Table of Contents)

Sky Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as R.W. Colt]
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sky Rangers, featuring Captain Morgan; Gert Gilbert (villain)

["M'deah, Mrs. Plush Bilt's ball is postively the most exclusive..."] (Table of Contents)

Glory Forbes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
John Forte ? (Iger Shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Glory Forbes; Senor Soundoff [i.e. Toledo Teddy] (villain ventriloquist)
Synopsis:
Glory attends what she thinks is another dull society function when she spots a wanted felon, acting as a ventriloquist....and in the end also has to round up his "dummy", who is stealing the guests blind!
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

This is definitely through the Iger Shop and indicates a change in the editorial direction of the title. Hames Ware suggests perhaps Al Feldstein inks.

["For months now, rescue parties have futilely sought..."] (Table of Contents)

Crusoe Island / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Skipper Martin]
Pencils:
Walter Palais (signed)
Inks:
Walter Palais (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
3 crash victims: Connie Courtney; Loo Fey; Paul Harris, Jr.

["The War Is Not Yet Won! Nor will it be won until..."] (Table of Contents)

Tiger Man / comic story / 8.8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Eric Marlin]
Pencils:
John Celardo (signed)
Inks:
John Celardo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Tiger Man [Lt. Robert Benton]
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Great Eight of the Comics!
  3. 2. ["Crammed with mink and otter pelts were the teepees of the Dakota village..."]
    Firehair
  4. 3. ["The Far East - Bagdad - a land of occult mystery..."]
    Werewolf Hunter
  5. 4. Blood of the Tiger
    Tiger Man
  6. 5. ["Sudden Death for the Sky Rangers... a shattered empire"]
    Sky Rangers
  7. 6. ["M'deah, Mrs. Plush Bilt's ball is postively the most exclusive..."]
    Glory Forbes
  8. 7. ["For months now, rescue parties have futilely sought..."]
    Crusoe Island
  9. 8. ["The War Is Not Yet Won! Nor will it be won until..."]
    Tiger Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • James Ludwig
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.