(October 1945)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1945-08-05
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

Issue Notes

On sale date from the previous issue.


Doctor Death from Tokyo (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

The Unbeatable Twenty (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
Ray Bugden; Jerry Moynahan; Tim Tucker; H. W. Thompson; Percy Scott; Charles Wold; Fred Hall
Synopsis
Twenty Canadian soldiers fight off the Germans.
Reprints
  • from Khaki, Canadian Army Weekly

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

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
"Boston blue-blood turned injun, huh?" said Jake Flagg of the J-F Ranch.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Jack Flagg; Wingo; Inky; Mr. Cole; Little Ax; Dave; Lizzie; Junior; Swift Eagle; Devil-Eye (horse); Mrs. Cole; Pete; Tehama
Synopsis
A rancher who wants to drive off a nester crosses paths with Firehair.

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

Glory Forbes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Homo sapiens means man...gnathostomata means fish. Ordinary things, you might say, and who could disagree?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Glory Forbes; Betty; Sharkey
Synopsis
A sharkman wants Glory for his mate.
Reprints
  • pg. 1 rpt. in Women and the Comics (Eclipse, 1985)

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

Kazanda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Archie E. Martin [as Peter Amos]
Pencils
Ted Brodie-Mack [as Brodie Mack]
Inks
Ted Brodie-Mack [as Brodie Mack]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It all started when the expeditionary ship neared the lost continent, little knowing the dangers ahead.
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Kazanda; Aileen; Professor; Paul; Sylf (villain); Talmar (villain); Malef (villain)
Synopsis
Aileen is stolen from Sylf's fortress.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page 1, panel 1 has two sources, Kazanda appears to be a redrawn version of the female sacrifice from page 5, panel 7 of the original book, and the ship from Page 10, panel 5. Panel 2 Aileen appears to be new but the Professor and Paul come from page 4, panel 6. Panel 3 is from page 10, panel 7. Panel 4 is from page 1, panel 10. Panel 5 is from page 10, panel 11. Panel 6 is from page 7, panel 3.
Page 2, panel 1 is from page 7, panel 8. Panel 2 uses a touched-up Kazanda from page 1, panel 1, and Sylf is from page 9, panel 3. Panel 3 is from combining the headless riders from page 7, panel 10 and Talmar from page 8, panel 10. Panel 4 is from page 11, panel 7. Panel 5 is from page 14, panel 4. Panel 6 is from page 15, panel 6.
Page 3, panels 1 and 2 are from page 15, panels 7 and 9. Panels 3, 4 and 5 are from page 18, panels 6, 7 and 8. Panels 6, 7 and 8 are from page 15, panels 3, 4 and 5.
Page 4, panels 1 and 2 are from page 16, panels 8 and 10. Panels 3, 4, 5 and 6 are from page 17, panels 3, 5, 7 and 6.
Page 5, panel 1 is from page 18, panel 4. Panels 2, 3 and 4 are from page 19, panels 3, 4 and 5. Panel 5 has Kazanda from page 12, panel 9 and the Professor is a redrawn Paul from page 10, panel 8. Panel 6 is a combination of a new drawing of the Professor and Kazanda from page 14, panel 5. Panel 7 is from page 20, panel 10 (with additional art).
Page 6, panels 1 and 2 is from page 20, panels 4 and 5. Panels 3, 4 and 6 are from page 22, panels 3, 4 and 5. Panel 5 is from page 20, panel 7. Panel 7 appears to be new.

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

The Werewolf Hunter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lily Renée (signed)
Inks
Lily Renée (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, no, don't kill me-Let me go!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Mademoiselle Pierrepont; Yvonne; Annette; Henry
Synopsis
Yvonne wishes she could spend one night in the luxurious life of an arrested murderess.

Indexer Notes

Professor Broussard, the Werewolf Hunter, does not appear in this story.

[Doctor Death from Tokyo] (Table of Contents: 6)

U.S. Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. R. W. Colt]
Pencils
H. L. Larsen (signed)
Inks
H. L. Larsen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The deserted Chinese temple was being used as a temporary encampment by Captain Morgan's ranger band.
Genre
war
Characters
U.S. Rangers [Red; Captain Morgan; Joe]; Mala (villain, introduction, death); Foi
Synopsis
Mala arranges for the Japanese to capture the Rangers.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doctor Death from Tokyo
    U.S. Rangers
  2. 1. The Unbeatable Twenty
  3. 2. [""Boston blue-blood turned injun, huh?" said Jake Flagg of the J-F Ranch."]
    Firehair
  4. 3. ["Homo sapiens means man...gnathostomata means fish. Ordinary things, you might say, and who could disagree?"]
    Glory Forbes
  5. 4. ["It all started when the expeditionary ship neared the lost continent, little knowing the dangers ahead."]
    Kazanda
  6. 5. ["No, no, don't kill me-Let me go!"]
    The Werewolf Hunter
  7. 6. [Doctor Death from Tokyo]
    U.S. Rangers
  8. 7. ["The big 6 of the comics!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • James Ludwig
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.