(September 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

Beasts of the Devil-Queen (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Celardo ?
Inks:
John Celardo ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Keywords:
cooking; lions; spears

Indexer Notes

Celardo seems to be only cover artist who poses Sheena full-figure in the foreground as seen from ground-level. See issues #20 & 27 covers for similar approaches and review all the other covers between #21 and #42 and NOT see this approach.

Beasts of the Devil-Queen ["From the lofty jungle mountain peaks, a new..."] (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; Mulag; Tuana, Queen of the Amazons; Chim

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

Murder At Midnight (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:
Dr. Edmond Sharp; Naomi Hunt; Mr. Fogg; Mr. Burnham; Luther Fogg (a werewolf)

["Gosh! I'll get the very dickens for breaking..."] (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
Reprints:

["The western range is wild and tough..."] (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
Characters:
Rick; Helen; Buckeye Wilton

Raid Assignment (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. T. Harrie
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette?
Inks:
Gene Fawcette?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

["Ah..A woman's beauty.. for which kings have..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson ?
Inks:
Murphy Anderson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Laura; Dr. Hayward; Helen of Troy; Paris; Menelaus

["Say, Uncle Otto, why don'tcha toos out yer..."] (Table of Contents)

Uncle Otto / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["Everything happens to America's ace sleuth, Inspector Dayton..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Mr. Baring; Phineas Z. Alliburton; Miss Throckmorton

["The bloody hand of Hitler's gangsters brings death..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy

["You know, Pee Wee, my cousin was over..."] (Table of Contents)

Pee Wee / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

"[A trio of dauntless pilots spell death 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

["With the salt of the seven seas flowing..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Tonga; Ricardo Duanna; Boxton; Ricardo's sister

Indexer Notes

Eisner and others have been collaged together with new inking and some fill-in art. Any Eisner art here has been traced by shop personnel and used to tell a different story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beasts of the Devil-Queen
    Sheena
  2. 1. Beasts of the Devil-Queen ["From the lofty jungle mountain peaks, a new..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. Murder At Midnight
    Ghost Gallery
  4. 3. ["Gosh! I'll get the very dickens for breaking..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["The western range is wild and tough..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Raid Assignment
  7. 6. ["Ah..A woman's beauty.. for which kings have..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. ["Say, Uncle Otto, why don'tcha toos out yer..."]
    Uncle Otto
  9. 8. ["Everything happens to America's ace sleuth, Inspector Dayton..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  10. 9. ["The bloody hand of Hitler's gangsters brings death..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["You know, Pee Wee, my cousin was over..."]
    Pee Wee
  12. 11. "[A trio of dauntless pilots spell death in..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  13. 12. ["With the salt of the seven seas flowing..."]
    The Hawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky