(August 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

Plague of Spotted Killers (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; leopard cultists
Keywords:
leopard cults; leopards

Plague of Spotted Killers ["The poisonous fangs of the Nazi devil know..."] (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; Luaga; Chim

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

["Weird, fantastic, yet undeniably true, are the strange..."] (Table of Contents)

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils:
Bob Hebberd
Inks:
Bob Hebberd
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Drew Murdoch; Magnolia Chandler; Jackson; Aunt Chloe

Indexer Notes

I: Drew Murdoch

["Hello, Bobby. What's wrong, Bobby? Why don't you..."] (Table of Contents)

Bobby / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["An ebony thunderbolt streaks over the wild western..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rick; Helen; Charlie; Mac

The Killer from Beyond (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Colonel S.T. Harrie]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
adventure

Open Sesame! (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; Ali Baba; Cassim

["Like a thief in the night comes death.. unannounced..."] (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

["Hurry up, Pee Wee, I'll wait on the corner..."] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as s
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Nazi spies attempt to infiltrate the blood stream..."] (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
Reprints:

["From the English Channel to the Russian front..."] (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

["With billowing topsails his gulding star and storm-tossed..."] (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 true episodes of "Hawks of the Seas."

Indexer Notes

All art here is collaged together from the work of other artists and modified to fit the script of a new storyline.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Plague of Spotted Killers
    Sheena
  2. 1. Plague of Spotted Killers ["The poisonous fangs of the Nazi devil know..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Weird, fantastic, yet undeniably true, are the strange..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  4. 3. ["Hello, Bobby. What's wrong, Bobby? Why don't you..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["An ebony thunderbolt streaks over the wild western..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. The Killer from Beyond
  7. 6. Open Sesame!
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. ["Like a thief in the night comes death.. unannounced..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["Hurry up, Pee Wee, I'll wait on the corner..."]
    Pee Wee
  10. 9. ["Nazi spies attempt to infiltrate the blood stream..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["From the English Channel to the Russian front..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["With billowing topsails his gulding star and storm-tossed..."]
    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
  • Jim Stangas
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