(April 1946)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
On-sale date
1946-02-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jack Byrne (managing editor); Jean M. Press
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the previous issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

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

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

Firehair / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stalwart guarded a gruesome secret--hid it from prying eyes.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Hen; Snake Oil Sam; Lil; Little Eagle; Otter Tooth; Wolf; One-Eye; Yellow Spot; Devil-Eye
Synopsis
Some kids find a cabin with skeletons and gold.
Reprints

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

U.S. Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. R. W. Colt]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers ?
Inks
Bob Lubbers ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in China. Dearest Cherry Blossom, this is how we treat the U. S. Rangers.
Genre
war
Characters
Moto; Captain Morgan; Peter; Te Lou; Shi Tuan; Mako
Synopsis
Shi Tuan and his soldiers capture a hospital and cremate wounded soldiers.

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. believes that Jack Katz may be the penciller.

[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
Down the twisting stream plowed the river craft...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Sylf; Kazanda; Bolo; Kagor; Yolara
Synopsis
Kazanda tries to revive Sylf from his death-like state.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Reprinted from British/Australian sources.

The Challenge of Everest (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ed Lacy]
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mount Everest, rearing 29,140 feet in the air, is the highest mountain in the world.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
C. K. Howard-Bury; Norton; C. K. Mallory; Bruce; J. Hazard; Somervell; Irvine
Synopsis
A history of attempts to climb Mt. Everest.
Keywords
Mount Everest

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pleasure of my trip to Greece was...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Broussard; Roger Dixon; Judy Dixon; Ibid; Noxid
Synopsis
The professor has to deal with a cursed lamp.

Indexer Notes

The article "The" is not present in the title on this episode.

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

Glory Forbes / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yipee! Rodeo! Glory's father throws a big one...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Mr. Forbes; Glory Forbes; Gertie; Duke; Flash; Jim
Synopsis
Glory's dad is taken in by a woman and her talking horse.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jean M. Press
Letters
typeset

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

Tiger Man / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Eric Marlin]
Pencils
Rodlow Willard (signed)
Inks
Rodlow Willard (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is the day of strange tales done? Are we no more to hear of things which cannot be explained?
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Tiger Man [Lt. Robert Benton] (introduction, origin); Doc; Nan; Mr. Benton (Bob's uncle); Jim Benton; Miguel; Pali; Dhama
Synopsis
Bob is near death in Burma when a ceremony gives him the lifeforce of a tiger.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    U.S. Rangers
  2. 1. ["The big 6 of the comics!"]
  3. 2. ["The stalwart guarded a gruesome secret--hid it from prying eyes."]
    Firehair
  4. 3. ["Somewhere in China. Dearest Cherry Blossom, this is how we treat the U. S. Rangers."]
    U.S. Rangers
  5. 4. ["Down the twisting stream plowed the river craft..."]
    Kazanda
  6. 5. The Challenge of Everest
  7. 6. ["The pleasure of my trip to Greece was..."]
    Werewolf Hunter
  8. 7. ["Yipee! Rodeo! Glory's father throws a big one..."]
    Glory Forbes
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. ["Is the day of strange tales done? Are we no more to hear of things which cannot be explained?"]
    Tiger Man
  11. 10. ["Biggest show on Earth"]
  12. 11. ["Now any auto repair job can be "duck soup" for you!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • 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.