(May 1943)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
John F. Byrne (Editor); 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

Monsters With Wings (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Keywords:
crocodiles

[Monsters With Wings ["The power of the devil... cold, calculating and..."]] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils:
Robert Webb; Ann Brewster (on Sheena)
Inks:
Robert Webb; Ann Brewster; ? (shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob; Chim; Karl; N'Dula; Hans; Samwa
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover. It's very likely that Iger Shop animal expert Richard Case had a hand in many Sheena episodes. The lions here look like his work.

["Behind the serene exterior of a small neutral..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Von Loomis; Madame Martinique; Gardeau; Vogel; Muller;

Indexer Notes

On page 14, the ledger lists both A. Rub[ano] and Jacque[t]. Rubano WAS at Iger Shop at this time [and appears in this issue], but the probable reference to the Lloyd Jacquet Shop is puzzling.

["Death stalks the wild, untamed range.. as compunchers..."] (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:
Ellen; Mike Carr, Rick; Crosston; Jerard

["Since the dawn of time, man's lust for..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils:
Aldo Rubano
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Laura; Dr. Hayward; Dickey Raynor; Ferdinand Magellan

["Doomed to die! Trapped in a treacherous mountain...:] (Table of Contents)

Tom, Dick, and Harry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["Dead men tell no tales, they say..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Creep; Hack Marko; Judge Moore; Jamison

["Looney Looey is looking for me! I better..."] (Table of Contents)

Bobby / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

The "villain" Looney Looey is a caricature of S.M. Iger.

Old Glory (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
George Tracy
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

["Beware, Hawk! Treachery which wears many disguises is..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Caleb; John Blood; Jeremy

Indexer Notes

Note the difference in inking on Hawk and Dayton.

["Everyone in Montville scoffed at the ghost that..."] (Table of Contents)

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
John Byron; Seth Byron; Anne Byron; Mark Haskell; Russ Cowley
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Monsters With Wings
    Sheena
  2. 1. [Monsters With Wings ["The power of the devil... cold, calculating and..."]]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Behind the serene exterior of a small neutral..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["Death stalks the wild, untamed range.. as compunchers..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  5. 4. ["Since the dawn of time, man's lust for..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  6. 5. ["Doomed to die! Trapped in a treacherous mountain...:]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  7. 6. ["Dead men tell no tales, they say..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  8. 7. ["Looney Looey is looking for me! I better..."]
    Bobby
  9. 8. Old Glory
  10. 9. ["Beware, Hawk! Treachery which wears many disguises is..."]
    The Hawk
  11. 10. ["Everyone in Montville scoffed at the ghost that..."]
    Ghost Gallery
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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