(April 1945)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jean M. Press (Editor); Jack Byrne (Managing Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Firehair is touted on the cover blurb, but the illustration is a generic WWII Fiction House cover.

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

Firehair / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Starr]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was Little Ax, son of chief Tehema,...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Princess Smith; renamed Lynn Cabot in issue #24]; Devil-Eye (intro; Firehair's horse); VILLAINS: Fingers; Blackie
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Compare this with the signed Elias in issue #21. This is MUCH more polished.

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

U.S. Rangers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. R. W. Colt]
Pencils
Marcia Snyder
Inks
Marcia Snyder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Across the China skies speeds Captain Morgan to...
Genre
war
Characters
U.S. Rangers

Living Mermaids (Table of Contents: 3)

The Werewolf Hunter / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Armand Broussard]
Pencils
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Professor Broussard [the Werewolf Hunter]; Professor Mesmer (intro)
Synopsis
Professor Broussard scoffs at a sideshow exhibit, and the owner invites him to see the mermaids for free. Afterward Broussard dismisses it as hypnotism, but wonders about the fish in his pocket?

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc. (Table of Contents: 4)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Sniper (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

The story is reprinted from Khaki, Canadian Army Weekly.

Oil For the War-Lust of Nippon (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
? [as Morgan Hawkins]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
The Sea Devil

Indexer Notes

Last Sea Devil story

No. 1: Ahmad the Camel Boy (Table of Contents: 7)

Far East / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Sargasso]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich; Marcia Snyder?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Ahmad; Abdullah
Synopsis
An old man persuades Ahmad to go after a white camel stolen by bandits. Ahmad rescues the camel and a girl, and the old man is revealed to be Sheik Abdullah. Ahmad and the girl are wed at the Sheik's palace.
Keywords
Arabs; Jalajil

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

Glory Forbes / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Infamous Heppenstall hijack plot was master-minded by...
Genre
crime
Characters
Glory Forbes
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["It was Little Ax, son of chief Tehema,..."]
    Firehair
  3. 2. ["Across the China skies speeds Captain Morgan to..."]
    U.S. Rangers
  4. 3. Living Mermaids
    The Werewolf Hunter
  5. 4. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, Etc.
  6. 5. Sniper
  7. 6. Oil For the War-Lust of Nippon
    The Sea Devil
  8. 7. No. 1: Ahmad the Camel Boy
    Far East
  9. 8. ["The Infamous Heppenstall hijack plot was master-minded by..."]
    Glory Forbes
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  • Darci
  • Peter Croome
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