(September 1941)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
every month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); S. M. Iger (art director)
Color:
Black and White (#1-8); Color (#9 onwards)
Dimensions:
Tabloid (#1-8); 8.5x 10.5 inches (#9); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#10 onwards)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
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Keywords:
pith helmets; safaris

Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake ["Sheena and Bob meet hazardous adventures lurking in..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
David Heames?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Doctor Edmond Brian; Professor Thomas Dodd; Bob; Jeffers Blaque; Chim
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Indexer Notes

The story title is from the cover.

["Back...back...through the remote stretches of antiquity..."] (Table of Contents)

Stuart Taylor / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils:
Seymour Reit
Inks:
Seymour Reit
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Hayward; Laura; Mercury; Oracle of Delphi; Medusa; Mars

["D'ya know who wrote the song,"after the..."] (Table of Contents)

Bobby / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
S. M. Iger
Pencils:
S. M. Iger
Inks:
S. M. Iger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Treachery noses toward the home stretch as Midnight..."] (Table of Contents)

Midnight The Black Stallion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Randy Pope; Helen; Sambo [a jockey]

["Fred Larkin, U.S. army, can become lightning..."] (Table of Contents)

Lightning / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Teller Tales]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
shop
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
General Larkin

Indexer Notes

Some minor signs of Elkan (or whoever the previous artist is) on Lightning's face. Otherwise, a totally different art team.

Suicide Channel (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Jackson
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Skipper Collins; Peter Collins

["The department's ace undercover sleuth trails a fabulous..."] (Table of Contents)

Inspector Dayton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Jane; Rinkie; Crumby Davies; Hadley

["It's all right, I'm givin' a hitchhiker..."] (Table of Contents)

Jumbo Laffs / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as I. M. Leffin]
Pencils:
Bob Kane
Inks:
Bob Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
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["The status of many colonial empires is undecided..."] (Table of Contents)

ZX-5 Spies In Action / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
Al Bryant?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Henri D'Ouest

["Tom Devlin and Dick Swenson, ace warbirds of..."] (Table of Contents)

Tom, Dick, and Harry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Charles Tansul]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
John Cassone?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Different penciller, but similar inks to previous issue.

["On a tiny token hinges the peace of..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Willis Rensie]
Pencils:
Will Eisner; Art Saaf
Inks:
Will Eisner; Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Mynheer Dyck; Fluth; Jeremy

Indexer Notes

Per Mort Leav, Art Saaf was given old Eisner material and assigned to re-write, re-compose, and fill in the gaps to create "new" Eisner Hawk stories (Robin Snyder's The Comics).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake
    Sheena
  2. 1. Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake ["Sheena and Bob meet hazardous adventures lurking in..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Back...back...through the remote stretches of antiquity..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["D'ya know who wrote the song,"after the..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Treachery noses toward the home stretch as Midnight..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["Fred Larkin, U.S. army, can become lightning..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. Suicide Channel
  8. 7. ["The department's ace undercover sleuth trails a fabulous..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["It's all right, I'm givin' a hitchhiker..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  10. 9. ["The status of many colonial empires is undecided..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["Tom Devlin and Dick Swenson, ace warbirds of..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["On a tiny token hinges the peace of..."]
    The Hawk
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ramon Schenk
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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  • Len Wolinsky