(October 1949)

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:
Seymour S. Schneid (Editor); J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Index revised by Craig Delich, January 2006.
Cover & indicia title is Rangers Comics


The Tomahawk Traitors of Plunder Canyon (Table of Contents)

Firehair / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair
Reprints:

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Fiction House Comics.

Indexer Notes

Found on inside front cover.

[The Tomahawk Traitors of Plunder Canyon] ["The snorting, fire-eating iron horse that thundered..."] (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] (frontier queen)

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Witch's Doll (Table of Contents)

The Secret Files of Dr. Drew / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Marilyn Mercer
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Abe Kanegson

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Characters:
Dr. Drew; Leander Miles; Jennie Paris; Higgins
Synopsis:
Jennie is being tortured by Leander Miles thru a voodoo doll.
Reprints:

["Two nervous figures huddled near the nose of..."] (Table of Contents)

Bart Battle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Tom Daf]
Pencils:
John Belfi (signed)
Inks:
John Belfi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bart Battle (intro; only appearance)

["Who was the stripling who dwelt with the..."] (Table of Contents)

Jan of the Jungle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Coleman Hart]
Pencils:
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks:
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Jan of the Jungle

C.Q.D. (Important - Danger) - part 1 (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Wysham Lanier
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["What strange unseen force kept the Graham Construction..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as R.W. Colt]
Pencils:
Giovanni Benvenuti
Inks:
Giovanni Benvenuti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sky Rangers

["Knock! Knock! Knock! This is Myra, your radio..."] (Table of Contents)

I Confess / comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Myra Maxwell]
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

One quarter of last page is occupied by an ad. Although unsigned, this features Evans' favorite sneak, an apartment building named "Akimbo Arms." JV wonders if perhaps Al Williamson might not have assisted here in some manner.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Tomahawk Traitors of Plunder Canyon
    Firehair
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. [The Tomahawk Traitors of Plunder Canyon] ["The snorting, fire-eating iron horse that thundered..."]
    Firehair
  4. 3. The Witch's Doll
    The Secret Files of Dr. Drew
  5. 4. ["Two nervous figures huddled near the nose of..."]
    Bart Battle
  6. 5. ["Who was the stripling who dwelt with the..."]
    Jan of the Jungle
  7. 6. C.Q.D. (Important - Danger) - part 1
  8. 7. ["What strange unseen force kept the Graham Construction..."]
    Sky Rangers
  9. 8. ["Knock! Knock! Knock! This is Myra, your radio..."]
    I Confess
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.