(April 1942)

Fiction House, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1942-01-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
De Witt Shank (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.

Hawaiian Inferno (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Hawaiian Inferno (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
The ravings of a drunken sailor take grim...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Rangers of Freedom [Biff Barkley; Tex Russell; Percy Cabot] (last appearance); Captain Travis (Ranger Girl's uncle); Terry McGonigle (intro); Villains: Super-Brain (dies?); Japanese

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Rangers of Freedom, except for cover of next issue. The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There always seems to be three strikes...
Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Elmer Pippin; Hazel Mitt

Indexer Notes

Possible that this might be by Dave Berg.

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

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

Script
? [as Stacy Kent]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And so we say hello to Brims Ness...
Genre
war
Characters
The Royal Watch [Jock; Mac; Harry; Terry] (last appearance); Jock MacGregor (intro); Nan McLeod (intro); Villains: Angus Kilpatrick (intro; dies); Nazi spies (one dies)

The Black Commandos (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as St. John Rodney]
Pencils
Jim Chambers ?
Inks
Jim Chambers ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The greatest show on earth hits town and...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Defense Kids [Pedro; Tony; Socker; Nick; Spike; Tom; Fatso; Izzy] (last appearance); Introduction: Svengalli; Spinachio; Laffo; Lillie; the Bellini Brothers; Dead-Eye Dick; Fritz; Straighttosso; Snyder; Villains: A barker and other fifth columnists (intro)

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

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

Script
? [as Buck Masters]
Pencils
Alan Mandel ?
Inks
Alan Mandel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A safari winds slowly along a rough jungle...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Rocky Hall; Introduction: Diana Day; Larry LaRue; Drake; Sammie Glique; Villain: Scott Osborne (intro)

Soft Shoulder, Keep Off! (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 (last appearance); Villains: Matsoko (intro); the Japanese

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

Tex Rainger / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sam Savitt
Pencils
Sam Savitt
Inks
Sam Savitt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Ace" Rainger, a former chief of the Texas Rangers, rides with his son in search of a mount...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Rainger (intro; origin); Ace Rainger (intro; dies; Tex's father); Villains: Snake Garvin and his gang (intro for all)
Reprints

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

Riot Range / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will youse guys report an air raid!
Genre
humor

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

Don Stuart of the Far East Rangers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now hit sphere on nose!" "Strike one if...
Genre
war
Characters
Don Stuart (last appearance); Wang (intro); Villains: The Japanese
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hawaiian Inferno
    Rangers of Freedom
  2. 1. Hawaiian Inferno
    Rangers of Freedom
  3. 2. ["There always seems to be three strikes..."]
    Private Elmer Pippin and the Colonel's Daughter
  4. 3. ["And so we say hello to Brims Ness..."]
    The Royal Watch
  5. 4. The Black Commandos
  6. 5. ["The greatest show on earth hits town and..."]
    Defense Kids
  7. 6. ["A safari winds slowly along a rough jungle..."]
    Rocky Hall Jungle Stalker
  8. 7. Soft Shoulder, Keep Off!
    Jeep Milarkey
  9. 8. [""Ace" Rainger, a former chief of the Texas Rangers, rides with his son in search of a mount..."]
    Tex Rainger
  10. 9. ["Will youse guys report an air raid!"]
    Riot Range
  11. 10. ["Now hit sphere on nose!" "Strike one if..."]
    Don Stuart of the Far East Rangers
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