(October 1943)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jean M. Press
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Rangers are Coming (Table of Contents)

U.S. Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Commando Ranger / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jock Lawrence]
Pencils
Reuben Moreira
Inks
Reuben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paris - 1943... The steel-walled office of the...
Genre
war
Characters
Commando Ranger (intro; origin; masked hero; not related to the Commando Rangers strip); La Bastille (intro; a female spy); the Great Lama (intro); VILLAINS: Baron Kurt Von Drax (intro); Hennig (intro; dies); Rathberg (intro; dies); Nazis

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

The Sea Devil / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The great Yangtze River pirates..cutthroat Japs...
Genre
war
Characters
The Sea Devil; Leong Jin (intro); VILLAINS: The Japanese

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

U.S. Rangers / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. R. W. Colt]
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, doc--get started! And do the job...
Genre
war
Characters
U.S. Rangers; Gi-Oro; Pansha; Nick Wright (intro); VILLAINS: K-11 (intro; dies; a female spy); Japanese

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

Rocky Hall / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From India's brooding temples comes a long forgotten...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Rocky Hall (last appearance); Haydee (intro); VILLAINS: The Thuggees (intro; die)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Rocky Hall.

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

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

Script
? [as George R. Cracker]
Pencils
Fran Deitrick (signed)
Inks
Fran Deitrick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the middle of K.P. our hero suddenly...
Genre
humor
Characters
Pvt. Elmer Pippin; Hazel Mitt; VILLAINS: Nazi spies

Weapons for Victory (Table of Contents: 6)

Ka'a'nga / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle

Indexer Notes

war-stamp promo

The Tentacle Terror From Beelzebub's Void (Table of Contents: 7)

The Werewolf Hunter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Armand Weygand]
Pencils
Jim Mooney?
Inks
Jim Mooney?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Professor Broussard [the Werewolf Hunter]; Jeb Gloss (intro); Kay (intro); Tommy (intro); Martin Hiller (intro; dies); VILLAIN: Manuel (intro; dies)

Sword of the Samurai (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Robert Worth]
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

The Phantom Falcons / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as William Brooks]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Those 'free-lance flyers of freedom' strike again...
Genre
war
Characters
The Phantom Falcons [Jock Sturtevant; Ace Ely; Peg Darnell; John Lovelace; Bud]; VILLAINS: The Japanese
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Rangers are Coming
    U.S. Rangers
  2. 1. ["Paris - 1943... The steel-walled office of the..."]
    Commando Ranger
  3. 2. ["The great Yangtze River pirates..cutthroat Japs..."]
    The Sea Devil
  4. 3. ["Okay, doc--get started! And do the job..."]
    U.S. Rangers
  5. 4. ["From India's brooding temples comes a long forgotten..."]
    Rocky Hall
  6. 5. ["In the middle of K.P. our hero suddenly..."]
    Private Elmer Pippin and the Colonel's Daughter
  7. 6. Weapons for Victory
    Ka'a'nga
  8. 7. The Tentacle Terror From Beelzebub's Void
    The Werewolf Hunter
  9. 8. Sword of the Samurai
  10. 9. ["Those 'free-lance flyers of freedom' strike again..."]
    The Phantom Falcons
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