(May 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Cannibal Bait (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Keywords:
apes; arrows; bows

Cannibal Bait ["The brooding mysterious jungle is host to many..."] (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; David O'Hara; Elinor O'Hara

Indexer Notes

Story title is taken from cover.

["From archaic Persia comes the fascinating tale of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils:
Lee Ames
Inks:
Lee Ames?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Laura; Solon; King Croesus; King Cyrus;

["They've invented a new noiseless baby carriage."] (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

["Undisputed ruler of the wild western plains, Midnight..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rick; Helen; Bixley; Concho; Bill; Mal Vickers

Remember Pearl Harbor (Table of Contents)

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Teller Tayles]
Pencils:
John Cassone
Inks:
John Cassone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
General Larkin

Indexer Notes

sign on splash panel "J. Casson (sic) & Co."

All American (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Winters Smith
Pencils:
Art Saaf (spot illustrations)
Inks:
Art Saaf (spot illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sports

["A fabulous diamond of untold wealth is the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
John Horace; Mrs. Greany; Mr .Ossip; Joe Greany

[wordless pantomime strip] (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
Synopsis:
loaded cigar smells like cabbage and is tossed away. It explodes on the practical joker.

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

["Nazi agents threaten to engulf the free French..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy

["Hot bullets spitting all about them.. planes crashing..."] (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

["I'm kinda puzzled, Pee Wee."] (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

Indexer Notes

probably a reprint.

["Delivering a beautiful woman from the wrath of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Marion; Lady Bendam; Lord Bendam
Reprints:
  • Panels are redrawn Will Eisner art and those of other artists as well.

Indexer Notes

Art is a collage of the work of several artists, traced and arranged in service of a new story line.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cannibal Bait
    Sheena
  2. 1. Cannibal Bait ["The brooding mysterious jungle is host to many..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["From archaic Persia comes the fascinating tale of..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["They've invented a new noiseless baby carriage."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Undisputed ruler of the wild western plains, Midnight..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Remember Pearl Harbor
    Lightning
  7. 6. All American
  8. 7. ["A fabulous diamond of untold wealth is the..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. [wordless pantomime strip]
    Uncle Otto
  10. 9. ["Nazi agents threaten to engulf the free French..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["Hot bullets spitting all about them.. planes crashing..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["I'm kinda puzzled, Pee Wee."]
    Pee Wee
  13. 12. ["Delivering a beautiful woman from the wrath of..."]
    The Hawk
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
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