(November 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:10.5 x 14 1/2 (#1-8); 8.5 x 10.5 inches (#9); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#10 onwards)
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing series

Stampede Tusks (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Keywords:
elephants; spears

Stampede Tusks ["Lured by the dark continent's riches, men will..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Bob; Chim; Ali Gorrah; Mustapha

Indexer Notes

The story title is from the cover.

["Stuart and Laura are arguing...so far Laura..."] (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; Bluebeard; Bluebeard's wives [Margot; Maria; Bertha; Bettina; Alicia; Agatha; Jemima; Josefina]

Indexer Notes

Could Aldo Rubano be a candidate for Reit's inker?

["I wish I had a little sister...it..."] (Table of Contents)

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

["Again the wonder horse rides the range, his..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Mungo Joe; Buck; Mal Villers; Helen; Rick

["Fred Larkin of the U.S. army transforms..."] (Table of Contents)

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Teller Tales]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
David Heames?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
General Larkin

The Golden Frame (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Roberts
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Pop Hanley; Ralph Dugas; Officer Tom O'Sullivan; Jaynes; Mr. Hardwicke

["The awful shadow of violent death blots out..."] (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:
Larry Swale; Pedro de Karp; Dolores Rey; Sam Bradford; Taylor Kent

["Watcha cryin' for, Pee Wee?"] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; children

Illustrated Football Annual (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["The famed international agent mixes with "El Toro'..."] (Table of Contents)

ZX-5 Spies In Action / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Emilo; Erich; Margot Deanne

Indexer Notes

Leav signs in last panel.

["Cripes! Tune on the radio for the correct..."] (Table of Contents)

Jumbo Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • probably reprints

["The death defying R.A.F. trio...Tom..."] (Table of Contents)

Tom, Dick, and Harry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Charles Tansul]
Pencils:
Maxwell Elkan
Inks:
Maxwell Elkan; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

The women are classic Elkan as he would draw them for years to come. Inks are more robust than usual.

["On a tiny West Indian isle a mob..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Jeremy; Fluth; Caleb; Captain Oliver Scudder

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
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Stampede Tusks
    Sheena
  2. 1. Stampede Tusks ["Lured by the dark continent's riches, men will..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Stuart and Laura are arguing...so far Laura..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["I wish I had a little sister...it..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Again the wonder horse rides the range, his..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["Fred Larkin of the U.S. army transforms..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. The Golden Frame
  8. 7. ["The awful shadow of violent death blots out..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["Watcha cryin' for, Pee Wee?"]
    Pee Wee
  10. 9. Illustrated Football Annual
  11. 10. ["The famed international agent mixes with "El Toro'..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  12. 11. ["Cripes! Tune on the radio for the correct..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  13. 12. ["The death defying R.A.F. trio...Tom..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  14. 13. ["On a tiny West Indian isle a mob..."]
    The Hawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky