(February 1942)

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:
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

Issue Notes

Malcolm Reiss is no longer listed as the editor.


Voodoo Flames (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:
burned at the stake; stereotyping of African natives

Voodoo Flames ["Sheena, Bob and Chim trek down a path..."] (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; Chim; Chief Bazi

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover.

["Wintry blasts howl through the city as Stuart..."] (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; Eric the Red; Rolvaag; Leif Ericson

["Mom says I ought to save my pennies..."] (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

["Through the western badlands thunders the wonder horse..."] (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; Helen; Tonto Pete

["An apparently innocent gesture, the mere snap of..."] (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; Private Schwarz

Dead Man's Share (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Russell
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Leo Leroux; Toto; Jack

["Murder is a dangerous game to play with..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils:
Charles A. Winter
Inks:
Charles A. Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Fatso Jenks; Detective Jim O'Malley; Rose; Biff Maloney; Officer Riley; Foxy Lupin; Wexler

[To My Valentine] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Otto / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • Reprint from ?

["ZX-5 answers an urgent call to his..."] (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:
Agatha Thistlewaite; Franz; Governor Thistlewaite; Annie Thistlewaite [a Nazi saboteur]; Joseph the butler [a Nazi spy]

["In a whirl of R.A.F. propellor power and..."] (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, when I grow up I'm goin..."] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["To fulfill an errand of mercy, the Hawk..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Captain Michael Hoolihan; Caleb; Fluth; Jeremy
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
  • All Eisner art here is from early issues of Jumbo Comics (1938 series).

Indexer Notes

Iger Shop personnel have collaged old Eisner art from "Hawks of the Seas" syndicated strips and modified them to tell a different story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Voodoo Flames
    Sheena
  2. 1. Voodoo Flames ["Sheena, Bob and Chim trek down a path..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Wintry blasts howl through the city as Stuart..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["Mom says I ought to save my pennies..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Through the western badlands thunders the wonder horse..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["An apparently innocent gesture, the mere snap of..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. Dead Man's Share
  8. 7. ["Murder is a dangerous game to play with..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. [To My Valentine]
    Uncle Otto
  10. 9. ["ZX-5 answers an urgent call to his..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["In a whirl of R.A.F. propellor power and..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["Pee Wee, when I grow up I'm goin..."]
    Pee Wee
  13. 12. ["To fulfill an errand of mercy, the Hawk..."]
    The Hawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky