Rangers #69
(Winter 1953)

Fiction House, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Jerry Iger (Art Director); T. T. Scott (business manager)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

According to the Statement of Ownership, there's no editor.


The Great Red Death-Ray (Table of Contents)

Commando Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Great Red Death-Ray (Table of Contents: 2)

Commando Rangers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony D'Adamo (Signed)
Inks
Tony D'Adamo (Signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Had a ruthless enemy perfected it--a...
Genre
war
Characters
Commando Rangers [Cactus Kirk; others] (last appearance)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Robert the Bruce (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Space Rangers / comic story / 2.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson; ?
Inks
Murphy Anderson; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Never will rangers of the star lanes land...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Space Rangers

Indexer Notes

Probably this is a new story using art from various prior issues. Would need a real art sleuth to search out the sources.

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912... (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
J. F. Byrne (managing editor)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Pulling Boners (Table of Contents: 6)

Stamp Page / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sidney M. Elias
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes stamp ads.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

G.I. Jane / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Benulis (signed)
Inks
Jack Abel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The swirling, roaring death of the forest fire...
Genre
adventure
Characters
G.I. Jane [Jane Walters] (last appearance)

Boyd "Buzz" Wagner (Table of Contents: 8)

Air Heroes of World War II / text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Boyd "Buzz" Wagner
Reprints

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Belcastro (signed)
Inks
John Belcastro (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To the carrier came a dying transport's call...
Genre
war
Characters
Suicide Smith (last appearance)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Great Red Death-Ray
    Commando Rangers
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. The Great Red Death-Ray
    Commando Rangers
  4. 3. Robert the Bruce
  5. 4. ["Never will rangers of the star lanes land..."]
    Space Rangers
  6. 5. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912...
  7. 6. Pulling Boners
    Stamp Page
  8. 7. ["The swirling, roaring death of the forest fire..."]
    G.I. Jane
  9. 8. Boyd "Buzz" Wagner
    Air Heroes of World War II
  10. 9. ["To the carrier came a dying transport's call..."]
    Suicide Smith
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