(Fall 1951)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
?
Format:
Standard Golden Age U.S. Size; Saddle-stitched; newsprint; glossy cover; full color; Was ongoing

["Warrior-Maid of the Dakotas!"] (Table of Contents)

Firehair / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]

Indexer Notes

Probably Whitman. Face and figure of Firehair match his art in Jungle Comics #132, and also the horses. He is credited on covers for Fiction House by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Riders of the Red Wind (Table of Contents)

Firehair / comic story / 10 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; Thunder Wind; Jeff; Elaine; VILLAINS: Duke de Guise (trader); Marquis Moreau (his lieutenant)
Synopsis:
Elaine is regarded by her duke uncle as too good to marry a commoner like Jeff, and is taken back to the trading post with force.

Indexer Notes

title from cover; first line, "No mysteries on Heaven or Earth were hidden from Thunder Wind..."
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. 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.

The Fort Is Ours (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Mitchell [as John Starr] (byline)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Mad Anthony Wayne
Synopsis:
General Wayne and his soldiers attack and take the fort at Stony Point on the Hudson River in 1779.

French Flags and Tomahawks (Table of Contents)

Firehair / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Little Ax; Dove Song; Painted Pony; VILLAINS: Yellow Fang; Dawn Star Raiders
Synopsis:
The Dawn Star Raiders have taken a Dakota maid to sacrifice as a bride to their god in the clouds.

Indexer Notes

title from cover; first line, "The setting sun cast strange shadows on the river..."
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. 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.

["The buffalo have been sighted."] (Table of Contents)

Long Bow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. Stuart Kerrigan] (byline)
Pencils:
Bob Webb
Inks:
David Heames
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Long Bow; Painted Lance; Running Deer; Gray Elk
Synopsis:
Painted Lance disappears into the gorge when trying to leap across, and his brother gets unfit in trapping buffalos. He is branded a coward, but will prove his courage by leaping the gorge, where he finds Painted Lance alive on a ledge, surrounded by vultures.

Indexer Notes

Probably the work of Webb and Heames, as it is very similar to their work in Classics Illustrated titles, and also to the Firehair stories.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Warrior-Maid of the Dakotas!"]
    Firehair
  2. 1. Riders of the Red Wind
    Firehair
  3. 2. The Fort Is Ours
  4. 3. French Flags and Tomahawks
    Firehair
  5. 4. ["The buffalo have been sighted."]
    Long Bow
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  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen