(June 1942)

Fiction House, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1942-03-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
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

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.


Blood-Putsch of the Hooded Men (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Original Rangers of Freedom (don't appear in this issue)

Indexer Notes

Cover inaccurate: old Rangers of Freedom team depicted and the story title blurb refers to the "Superbrain" character who does NOT appear in the issue. However, the title does match the story.

All Brand New (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rangers of Freedom / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Captain Raymond Colt]
Pencils
Rudy Palais; Maxwell Elkan
Inks
Rudy Palais; Maxwell Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On December 7, 1941, a treacherous snake coiled and.struck..
Genre
war
Characters
The Rangers of Freedom [Captain Morgan; John Red Hawk; Peter Rogers; others] (introduction, origin, new group); Marlene Jackson (introduction); Mr. Rogers (introduction, dies); Mrs. Rogers (introduction); The Tiger Lady [Helen Jackson?] (villain, introduction, dies); Black Dragon Society (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Introduction of a new group of Rangers of Freedom.

Mail Order Murder (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dave Berg?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Elmer Pippin; Hazel Nutt; Col. Nutt

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

The Phantom Falcons / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as William Brooks]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Phantom Falcons--a gallant band of misfit flyers...
Genre
war
Characters
The Phantom Falcons [Jock Sturtevant; Ace Ely; Peg Darnell; John Lovelace; Bud] (intro); Villains: The Japanese

Send Us More Japs! (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Wilson Prentiss]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Slats; Missouri (2 Marines)

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

Glory Forbes Vigilante / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The vigilante spirit of the roaring old West comes to life...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Glory Forbes (intro); Mr. Forbes (her father, intro); Randy Duncan (intro); Billy (intro); Villains: The Scarlet Crab [Dr. Togo (intro); Yaki Su (intro); Ludwig (intro, dies)]

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

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

Script
Sam Savitt? [as Buck Masters]
Pencils
Sam Savitt
Inks
Sam Savitt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Drums tell of much trouble, Bwana... chief Ko-Ko makes war!
Genre
jungle
Characters
Rocky Hall; Villains: Ko-Ko (intro); Snake-Men (intro)

The Black Jack Gang!!! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tex Rainger; Jackie Taylor (intro); Ah Lee (intro); Villains: Black Jack Gang [including Dawson; Buck] (intro)

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

The Sea Devil / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Nelson Jones]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Long before the first two-man submarine was blasted with its two-Jap crew...
Characters
Introduction: Alexander Dewey; Ensign Heck Dewey; Swenson; Cora Wood; Villains: The Nazis

A New Sensational Complete 64-page Book (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Big Six of Comics Books (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Blood-Putsch of the Hooded Men
    Rangers of Freedom
  2. 1. All Brand New
    Wambi
  3. 2. ["On December 7, 1941, a treacherous snake coiled and.struck.."]
    Rangers of Freedom
  4. 3. Mail Order Murder
    Private Elmer Pippin & the Colonel's Daughter
  5. 4. ["The Phantom Falcons--a gallant band of misfit flyers..."]
    The Phantom Falcons
  6. 5. Send Us More Japs!
  7. 6. ["The vigilante spirit of the roaring old West comes to life..."]
    Glory Forbes Vigilante
  8. 7. ["Drums tell of much trouble, Bwana... chief Ko-Ko makes war!"]
    Rocky Hall Jungle Stalker
  9. 8. The Black Jack Gang!!!
    Tex Rainger
  10. 9. ["Long before the first two-man submarine was blasted with its two-Jap crew..."]
    The Sea Devil
  11. 10. A New Sensational Complete 64-page Book
    Sheena
  12. 11. The Big Six of Comics Books
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