(December 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

Claws of the Devil-Cat (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
Keywords:
leopards

Claws of the Devil-Cat ["The dreaded scourge of dry timberlands...fire...sweeps..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Bob; M'Bongo; Kurt Doon; Kalli; Chim; W'Abu

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover.

["The gaslight days are back...when men wore..."] (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:
Laura; Steve Brodie; Jim Casey

["To be or not to be, that is..."] (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

["Fearlessly, the great wild horse of the western..."] (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:
Rick; Mal Villers; Sad Sam Hendricks; Joe; El Tigre

["Streaking against saboteurs goes the one-man blitz, Lightning..."] (Table of Contents)

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Revenge Rides the Range (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Lewis N. Clark]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

["Into the ice of a northern winter goes..."] (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

["Wait! Spud and Chink will be here next..."] (Table of Contents)

Jumbo Laffs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • probably reprints

["ZX-5, ace undercover agent, has received a mysterious..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils:
Mort Leav
Inks:
Pagsilang Isip
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Inker's name is the name of the boat in the story. Ink style is lighter than earlier issues that were probably by Al Bryant.

["Ace American trio of the R.A.F., Tom..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Charles Tansul]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["Pee Wee, will you go in the next..."] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[No Dogs or Pets Allowed] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Otto / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Heck]
Pencils:
Will Eisner [as Heck]
Inks:
Will Eisner [as Heck]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • probably reprint.

["In a distant spot of the southern sea..."] (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; Caleb; Sir Percival Stuart Leicester

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. Claws of the Devil-Cat
    Sheena
  2. 1. Claws of the Devil-Cat ["The dreaded scourge of dry timberlands...fire...sweeps..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["The gaslight days are back...when men wore..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["To be or not to be, that is..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Fearlessly, the great wild horse of the western..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["Streaking against saboteurs goes the one-man blitz, Lightning..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. Revenge Rides the Range
  8. 7. ["Into the ice of a northern winter goes..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["Wait! Spud and Chink will be here next..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  10. 9. ["ZX-5, ace undercover agent, has received a mysterious..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["Ace American trio of the R.A.F., Tom..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["Pee Wee, will you go in the next..."]
    Pee Wee
  13. 12. [No Dogs or Pets Allowed]
    Uncle Otto
  14. 13. ["In a distant spot of the southern sea..."]
    The Hawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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