(July 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

Killer's Kraal (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:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
Keywords:
elephants; rifles; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

Killer's Kraal ["The hot humid jungle is the background for..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Bob; Chim; Koko; Tapo

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

["Stuart, Laura and Dr. Hayward go in for..."] (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; Dr. Hayward; Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Mark Anthony

["Hello, young man. Howdy. Why aren't you off..."] (Table of Contents)

Bobby / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as S. M. Iger]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["The thundering hoofs of Midnight resound across the range..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as West Erner]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Strange Glory (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
M. Winters Smith
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

["Private Fred Larkin, son of General Larkin, battles..."] (Table of Contents)

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Teller Tayles]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Robert Webb; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

last appearance

["..and ah knows ah'd be mighty useful in..."] (Table of Contents)

Jumbo Laffs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

["A sensational scandal is about to break, when..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Blue Tarantula; Chief Barton

[pantomime gag 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:
Uncle Otto scares himself with a mask.

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

["Wherever the fascist rattlesnake poises to strike, there..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy
Reprints:

["Tom and Dick, buddies of Harry's father in..."] (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

["Son, come in here a minute. I've got..."] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as S. M. Iger]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["From a high cliff overlooking the sea, Matarah..."] (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
Reprints:
  • all Eisner art is traced and reworked from earlier Hawks of the Seas strips.

Indexer Notes

Art by Eisner and others is copied and collaged into the semblance of another story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Killer's Kraal
    Sheena
  2. 1. Killer's Kraal ["The hot humid jungle is the background for..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Stuart, Laura and Dr. Hayward go in for..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["Hello, young man. Howdy. Why aren't you off..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["The thundering hoofs of Midnight resound across the range..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Strange Glory
  7. 6. ["Private Fred Larkin, son of General Larkin, battles..."]
    Lightning
  8. 7. ["..and ah knows ah'd be mighty useful in..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  9. 8. ["A sensational scandal is about to break, when..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  10. 9. [pantomime gag strip]
    Uncle Otto
  11. 10. ["Wherever the fascist rattlesnake poises to strike, there..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  12. 11. ["Tom and Dick, buddies of Harry's father in..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  13. 12. ["Son, come in here a minute. I've got..."]
    Pee Wee
  14. 13. ["From a high cliff overlooking the sea, Matarah..."]
    The Hawk
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