(August 1949)

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 52 Pages
Editing
Seymour S. Schneid; Jack Byrne (Managing Editor)

The Outlaw Pack of Hangman's Mesa (Table of Contents)

Firehair / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover the cover to this issue of Rangers is reproduced and it is signed by Lubbers. The signature does NOT appear on the actual front cover of this issue, having been covered by the caption box.

The Outlaw Pack of Hangman's Mesa (Table of Contents: 1)

Firehair / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Outside the flickering fire circle, the maiden named...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Little Ax; Susie (dance hall girl); Arizona; Trigger (crook); Chief Tehama

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Philosopher's Stone (Table of Contents: 2)

The Secret Files of Dr. Drew / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Marilyn Mercer
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (signed); Will Eisner ?
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti (signed); Will Eisner ?
Colors
?
Letters
Abe Kanegson

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Doctor Drew; Gordon Kyle; Mrs. Kyle; Sgt. Dawson
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Keith Chandler : There has been much discussion to-and-fro regarding Will Eisner's possible involvement in the art. Stylistically this is Eisner through and through, but ambiguity remains.

Davy Crockett (Part Three) (Table of Contents: 3)

World Adventurers / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (spot illustrations)
Inks
? (spot illustrations)
Colors
? (spot illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One man only found in his heart...
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Davy Crockett; Moses Rose; Jim Bowie; General Santa Anna; Colonel Duque; Travis; Major Evans

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

Jan of the Jungle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Coleman Hart (credited)
Pencils
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do not venture too near the river, for...
Genre
children; jungle
Characters
Jan of the Jungle

Report on Thoren's Case (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Bob Hickok] (credited)
Pencils
John Forte ?
Inks
Ray Osrin ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Glory Forbes (last appearance); Jack Harmond; Andy Thorens; Martin Blake

Indexer Notes

Last appearance of Glory Forbes.

Scientist Wins $10,000 Nobel Prize (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
R. W. Colt (credited)
Pencils
Giovanni Benvenuti
Inks
Giovanni Benvenuti
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Helen...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Sky Rangers (featuring Captain Morgan); Helen; Orlando (crook)

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

I Confess / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Myra Maxwell] (credited)
Pencils
George Evans (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knock! Knock! Knock! This is Myra, your radio...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Myra (hostess of radio program); Ruth Coates; Vince Royal; Nails (crook)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Outlaw Pack of Hangman's Mesa
    Firehair
  2. 1. The Outlaw Pack of Hangman's Mesa
    Firehair
  3. 2. The Philosopher's Stone
    The Secret Files of Dr. Drew
  4. 3. Davy Crockett (Part Three)
    World Adventurers
  5. 4. ["Do not venture too near the river, for..."]
    Jan of the Jungle
  6. 5. Report on Thoren's Case
    Glory Forbes
  7. 6. Scientist Wins $10,000 Nobel Prize
    Sky Rangers
  8. 7. ["Knock! Knock! Knock! This is Myra, your radio..."]
    I Confess
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Keith Chandler
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Patrick Shaughnessy
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore