(December 1947)

Fiction House, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1947-10-05
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

On sale date from Rangers Comics #37


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

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

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
To a neighboring Blackfoot nation, an uninvited stranger...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

It appears that Lubbers is rescuing a mediocre art job by another artist here. By page five he practically gives up and only does a face or two.

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

Tiger Man / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The times have been, that when the brains...
Genre
crime
Characters
Tiger Man [Lt. Robert Benton]

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

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

Script
? [as Bob Hickok] (signed)
Pencils
? (Iger Shop)
Inks
? (Iger Shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So the Jaffa jewels were stolen...So the...
Genre
crime
Characters
Glory Forbes; Sam; Pepe (villain); Mugsy (villain); Harry (villain)
Synopsis
Glory and Sam see a boat heading their way that appears to belong to a group of criminals who have stolen the Jaffa Jewels. Little do they suspect that the criminals are going to hijack their boat to elude the authorities and kidnap them in the process!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This is not, repeat NOT, drawn by Matt Baker. These are Iger Shop mimicks doing their best to convince you otherwise.

Clive's Duel (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Wysham Lanier
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

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

Sky Rangers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Something's Wrong at Kawaka - no word from manager...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Sky Rangers
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nature's jokes are ever grim, and her latest...
Genre
adventure

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Within each of us, the forces of reason...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Professor Broussard [the Werewolf Hunter]

Indexer Notes

It's remotely possible that this is pure George Evans, but there are too many awkward layouts to rule Renee out completely.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["To a neighboring Blackfoot nation, an uninvited stranger..."]
    Firehair
  3. 2. ["The times have been, that when the brains..."]
    Tiger Man
  4. 3. ["So the Jaffa jewels were stolen...So the..."]
    Glory Forbes
  5. 4. Clive's Duel
  6. 5. ["Something's Wrong at Kawaka - no word from manager..."]
    Sky Rangers
  7. 6. ["Nature's jokes are ever grim, and her latest..."]
    Crusoe Island
  8. 7. ["Within each of us, the forces of reason..."]
    Werewolf Hunter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • 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.