(Fall 1951)

Fiction House, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Flying Stories, Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
?

Issue Notes

Indicia at the bottom of page 1 reads:
"FIREHAIR, No. 9. Fall, 1951. Published quarterly by Flying Stories, Inc., 130 West 12 Street, New York 18, N.Y. T.T. Scott, Pres.; Jerry Iger, Art Director. Application for second class entry pending at the Post Office, New York, N.Y. Contents copyrighted by Flying Stories, Inc. yearly subscription in U.S., 40c, Foreign, 55c. For advertising rates: Advertising Director, Fiction House, Inc., 130 West 42 Street, New York 18, N.Y. Printed in U.S.A."

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Firehair / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Warrior-Maid of the Dakotas!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Probably Whitman. Face and figure of Firehair match his art in Jungle Comics #132, and also the horses. He is credited on covers for Fiction House by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

[Ro-Bert Fashions] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

Riders of the Red Wind (Table of Contents: 3)

Firehair / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Starr (byline)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
David Heames
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No mysteries on Heaven or Earth were hidden from Thunder Wind, the ancient one.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Little Ax; Thunder Wind; Jeff; Elaine; Duke de Guise (trader); Marquis Moreau (his lieutenant)
Synopsis
Elaine is regarded by her duke uncle as too good to marry a commoner like Jeff and is taken back to the trading post by force.

Indexer Notes

title from cover

Webb and Heames are credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and art is like their work on several Classics Illustrated stories. Probably them.

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

Frontier Knife (Table of Contents: 4)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Undoubtedly the most famous knife of frontier days was the Bowie.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Colonel Jim Bowie

The Fort Is Ours (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Mitchell [as John Starr] (byline)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Mad Anthony Wayne
Synopsis
General Wayne and his soldiers attack and take the fort at Stony Point on the Hudson River in 1779.

Annie Oakley (Table of Contents: 6)

character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
She was the greatest markswoman of all time!
Genre
biography
Reprints

Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Chinchilla (Table of Contents: 8)

Stamps / text article / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Sidney Elias
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Classified ad page for stamp collectors.

French Flags and Tomahawks (Table of Contents: 9)

Firehair / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The setting sun cast strange shadows on the river...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Firehair [Lynn Cabot]; Little Ax; Dove Song; Painted Pony; VILLAINS: Yellow Fang; Dawn Star Raiders
Synopsis
The Dawn Star Raiders have taken a Dakota maid to sacrifice as a bride to their god in the clouds.

Indexer Notes

title from cover

Webb and Heames are credited on this feature by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and art is like their work on several Classics Illustrated stories. Probably them.

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

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

Long Bow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Stuart Kerrigan] (byline)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
David Heames
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The buffalo have been sighted.
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Long Bow; Painted Lance; Running Deer; Gray Elk
Synopsis
Painted Lance disappears into the gorge when trying to leap across, and his brother gets unfit in trapping buffalos. He is branded a coward, but will prove his courage by leaping the gorge, where he finds Painted Lance alive on a ledge, surrounded by vultures.

Indexer Notes

Probably the work of Webb and Heames, as it is very similar to their work in Classics Illustrated titles, and also to the Firehair stories.

Terrific Price Smash (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Consumers Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Fix Any Part of Any Car (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Motor Book Dept. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Warrior-Maid of the Dakotas!"]
    Firehair
  2. 1. [Ro-Bert Fashions]
  3. 2. The Big Six of the Comics!
  4. 3. Riders of the Red Wind
    Firehair
  5. 4. Frontier Knife
  6. 5. The Fort Is Ours
  7. 6. Annie Oakley
  8. 7. Hey, You Skinny Bag of Bones!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  9. 8. Chinchilla
    Stamps
  10. 9. French Flags and Tomahawks
    Firehair
  11. 10. ["The buffalo have been sighted."]
    Long Bow
  12. 11. Terrific Price Smash
    Consumers Mart
  13. 12. How to Fix Any Part of Any Car
    Motor Book Dept.
  14. 13. ["Hey skinny! ...Yer ribs are showing!"]
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