(February 1942)

Fiction House, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
De Witt Shank (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Entire issue revised/updated Jan. 2007 by HS/HW/JV. The title of the comic book is "Rangers of Freedom Comics" and it does not have a text story.


The Headsman of Hate (Table of Contents)

Rangers of Freedom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

The Headsman of Hate (Table of Contents: 1)

Rangers of Freedom / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Raymond Colt]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the last issue, Superbrain tried an invasion...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Rangers of Freedom [Biff Barkley; Tex Russell; Percy Cabot]; Guest Stars: Ranger Girl [Lt. Gloria Travers] (first as Ranger Girl); Phineas B. Tutts (intro); Villains: Super-Brain; Black Axemen (intro); Scarface (intro)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Elmer On Maneuvers (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
? [as George R. Cracker]
Pencils
Andre Le Blanc ?
Inks
Andre Le Blanc ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Elmer Pippin; Hazel Mitt; Villains: Captain Nutter; Nazis

Indexer Notes

Or possibly this is early Dave Berg?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Royal Watch / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Stacy Kent]
Pencils
Jim Chambers
Inks
Jim Chambers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm Mac, the native son, trying to do my...
Genre
war
Characters
The Royal Watch [Jock; Mac; Harry; Terry]; Sir Cedric Smythe (intro); Villains: Nazi spies

They Escaped From the Nazis (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Walter Galli (signed)
Pencils
Walter Galli (signed)
Inks
Walter Galli (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Cameo: Winston Churchill; Charles DeGaulle

Indexer Notes

The splash panel is a photograph.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Defense Kids / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jeff Adams]
Pencils
Don Lynch
Inks
Don Lynch
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yer Out!" "Whadda ya mean - out! Why ya...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Defense Kids [Pedro; Tony; Socker; Nick; Spike; Tom; Fatso; Izzy]; Billy Butty (a goat); Villains: Max Pflug (intro); Bundists

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Rocky Hall Jungle Stalker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Buck Masters]
Pencils
Robert Bugg ?
Inks
Robert Bugg ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although he grew up in the jungle, Gay-Ree...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Rocky Hall; Reggie Moko Boko (intro); Villains: Nazis

Indexer Notes

HW suggests Tom Gill as another possibility.

It's a Date! (Table of Contents: 7)

Jeep Milarkey / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pat O'Hara]
Pencils
Al Walker
Inks
Al Walker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Jeep Milarkey; Villains: Matsoko and other Japanese spies (intro for all)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Double-Slango Kids / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tell 'em about double-slango, Terry
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Double-Slango Kids [Topper; Steve; Terry] (last appearance); Villains: Fatsie Smythe; Duke (intro); Butch (intro)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of the Double-Slango Kids.

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

Riot Range / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Galli ?
Inks
Walter Galli ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I tell you I haven't got chocolate...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Don Stuart of the Far East Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Campbell]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Japs are desperate, son, they know we're...
Genre
war
Characters
Don Stuart; Villains: The Japanese
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Headsman of Hate
    Rangers of Freedom
  2. 1. The Headsman of Hate
    Rangers of Freedom
  3. 2. Elmer On Maneuvers
    Private Elmer Pippin and the Colonel's Daughter
  4. 3. ["I'm Mac, the native son, trying to do my..."]
    The Royal Watch
  5. 4. They Escaped From the Nazis
  6. 5. ["Yer Out!" "Whadda ya mean - out! Why ya..."]
    Defense Kids
  7. 6. ["Although he grew up in the jungle, Gay-Ree..."]
    Rocky Hall Jungle Stalker
  8. 7. It's a Date!
    Jeep Milarkey
  9. 8. ["Tell 'em about double-slango, Terry"]
    The Double-Slango Kids
  10. 9. ["But I tell you I haven't got chocolate..."]
    Riot Range
  11. 10. ["The Japs are desperate, son, they know we're..."]
    Don Stuart of the Far East Rangers
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