(October 1947)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1947-08-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jack Byrne (Managing Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is Ranger Comics; cover title is Rangers Comics


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

The Great Eight of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside-front cover ad for 8 Fiction House titles (cover repros)

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

Firehair / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Starr]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crammed with mink and otter pelts were the teepees of the Dakota village...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Chief Tehama; Rudy; Snake; Jordan

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Far East - Bagdad - a land of occult mystery...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Professor Armand Broussard [the Werewolf Hunter]
Reprints

Blood of the Tiger (Table of Contents: 4)

Tiger Man / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Eric Marlin]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There was something definitely feline about the big man as he...
Genre
crime
Characters
Tiger Man [Lt. Robert Benton]; Bruce

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

Sky Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as R. W. Colt]
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sudden Death for the Sky Rangers... a shattered empire
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sky Rangers, featuring Captain Morgan; Gert Gilbert (villain)

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

Glory Forbes / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
John Forte ? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
M'deah, Mrs. Plush Bilt's ball is postively the most exclusive...
Genre
crime
Characters
Glory Forbes; Senor Soundoff [i.e. Toledo Teddy] (villain ventriloquist)
Synopsis
Glory attends what she thinks is another dull society function when she spots a wanted felon, acting as a ventriloquist....and in the end also has to round up his "dummy", who is stealing the guests blind!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is definitely through the Iger Shop and indicates a change in the editorial direction of the title. Hames Ware suggests perhaps Al Feldstein inks.

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

Crusoe Island / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Skipper Martin]
Pencils
Walter Palais (signed) [as W. Palais]
Inks
Walter Palais (signed) [as W. Palais]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For months now, rescue parties have futilely sought...
Genre
adventure
Characters
3 crash victims: Connie Courtney; Loo Fey; Paul Harris, Jr.

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

Tiger Man / comic story / 8.8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Eric Marlin]
Pencils
John Celardo (signed)
Inks
John Celardo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The War Is Not Yet Won! Nor will it be won until...
Genre
crime
Characters
Tiger Man [Lt. Robert Benton]
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Great Eight of the Comics!
  3. 2. ["Crammed with mink and otter pelts were the teepees of the Dakota village..."]
    Firehair
  4. 3. ["The Far East - Bagdad - a land of occult mystery..."]
    Werewolf Hunter
  5. 4. Blood of the Tiger
    Tiger Man
  6. 5. ["Sudden Death for the Sky Rangers... a shattered empire"]
    Sky Rangers
  7. 6. ["M'deah, Mrs. Plush Bilt's ball is postively the most exclusive..."]
    Glory Forbes
  8. 7. ["For months now, rescue parties have futilely sought..."]
    Crusoe Island
  9. 8. ["The War Is Not Yet Won! Nor will it be won until..."]
    Tiger Man
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • James Ludwig
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.