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A freddyfly original!
The real title of this comic is Rangers of Freedom. The lead story takes up almost 1/3 (20 pages) of the comic. It's the first appearance for these characters (Marines)... a completely different group than appeared in issues 1-4, and in issue 8 they were re-named the U.S. Rangers (note that the cover features the original group). There are 2 other first appearances: Glory Forbes, Vigilante (daughter of America's foremost bomber designer; she fights spys); and Phantom Falcons ('a gallant gang of misfit flyers').
All these changes were probably prompted by the entry of the USA into WWII. In issue 30 (Aug/46), they became the civilian Sky Rangers.

23-July-2010 6:42 pm
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Username: Frost001
Comment: Cool stuff looks like a fun comic
 
 

Issue: #5
Published: June 1942, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Indicia title: Rangers of Freedom Comics.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) Blood-Putsch of the Hooded Men
Featuring: Rangers of Freedom
Credits: Pencils: Dan Zolnerowich (signed) | Inks: Dan Zolnerowich (signed) | Colours: Mike Okamoto ?
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Original Rangers Of Freedom (don't Appear In This Issue)

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) All Brand New
Featuring: Wambi
Characters: Wambi

Comic Story (20 pages)
Featuring: Rangers of Freedom
Credits: Script: ? [as Captain Raymond Colt] | Pencils: Rudy Palais; Maxwell Elkan | Inks: Rudy Palais; Maxwell Elkan
Genre: War
Characters: The Rangers Of Freedom [Captain Morgan John Red Hawk Peter Rogers Others] (introduction, Origin, New Group) Marlene Jackson (introduction) Mr. Rogers (introduction, Dies) Mrs. Rogers (introduction) The Tiger Lady [Helen Jackson?] (villain, Introduction, Dies) Black Dragon Society (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (6 pages) Mail Order Murder
Featuring: Private Elmer Pippin & the Colonel's Daughter
Credits: Pencils: Dave Berg?
Genre: Humor
Characters: Pvt. Elmer Pippin Hazel Nutt Col. Nutt

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: The Phantom Falcons
Credits: Script: ? [as William Brooks] | Pencils: Art Saaf | Inks: Art Saaf
Genre: War
Characters: The Phantom Falcons [Jock Sturtevant Ace Ely Peg Darnell John Lovelace Bud] (intro) Villains: The Japanese

Text Story (2 pages) Send Us More Japs!
Credits: Script: ? [as Wilson Prentiss] | Letters: typeset
Genre: War
Characters: Slats Missouri (2 Marines)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Glory Forbes Vigilante
Credits: Script: ? [as Bob Hickok] | Pencils: Pagsilang Rey Isip | Inks: Pagsilang Rey Isip
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Glory Forbes (intro) Mr. Forbes (her Father, Intro) Randy Duncan (intro) Billy (intro) Villains: The Scarlet Crab [Dr. Togo (intro) Yaki Su (intro) Ludwig (intro, Dies)]

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Rocky Hall Jungle Stalker
Credits: Script: Sam Savitt? [as Buck Masters] | Pencils: Sam Savitt | Inks: Sam Savitt
Genre: Jungle
Characters: Rocky Hall Villains: Ko-Ko (intro) Snake-Men (intro)

Comic Story (6 pages) The Black Jack Gang!!!
Featuring: Tex Rainger
Credits: Pencils: Sam Savitt | Inks: Sam Savitt
Genre: Western-frontier
Characters: Tex Rainger Jackie Taylor (intro) Ah Lee (intro) Villains: Black Jack Gang [including Dawson Buck] (intro)

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: The Sea Devil
Credits: Script: ? [as Capt. Nelson Jones] | Pencils: Joe Doolin | Inks: Joe Doolin
Characters: Introduction: Alexander Dewey Ensign Heck Dewey Swenson Cora Wood Villains: The Nazis

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) A New Sensational Complete 64-page Book
Featuring: Sheena
Characters: Sheena

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) The Big Six of Comics Books

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