(September 1943)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Issue Notes

The page count [60 pages] is correct. There are four sheets in the front "half" of the book that do not wrap around the rear "half." Note also that Iger returns to indicia as art director and Byrne is now gone.


Bait for the Silver King-Cat (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
Keywords:
African natives; leopards

Bait For the Silver King-Cat ["Red shines the hot African sun on the..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
L'upa; Zubi; Riba; Chim; Sgt. Reginald Austin

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

["Nazi cunning builds a fiendish pyre under Sweden's..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils:
Robert Webb?; Nina Albright?
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
La Martinique; Lt. Stotz

Indexer Notes

Possibly just Albright and shop mimics since some panels resemble Astarita, Blum and others.

["What sinister intrigue throws a pall over the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Willis B. Rensie]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Duke Chianti; Fluth; Caleb; Jeremy; Lady Hamill; One-eye

["In the glorious annals of America's early history,"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Laura; Dr. Hayward; Lafayette

["Let no desperado plotter or foe of Rick..."] (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; Shorty

["With the shadow of death hovering over the..."] (Table of Contents)

Inspector Dayton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Geo. Thatcher]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita?; Nina Albright?
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Queenie; Johnnie

Indexer Notes

Interesting inker here. Art is not by Robert Webb.

Angels of the Deep (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Alexander

["Someday on a lonely road you may find..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Uncle Marvin Hall; Francine; Mr. Kohler; Zachary; Mrs. Weaver

Indexer Notes

The inker here maintains the Bob Hebberd feel of this strip.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bait for the Silver King-Cat
    Sheena
  2. 1. Bait For the Silver King-Cat ["Red shines the hot African sun on the..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Nazi cunning builds a fiendish pyre under Sweden's..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["What sinister intrigue throws a pall over the..."]
    The Hawk
  5. 4. ["In the glorious annals of America's early history,"]
    Stuart Taylor
  6. 5. ["Let no desperado plotter or foe of Rick..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  7. 6. ["With the shadow of death hovering over the..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  8. 7. Angels of the Deep
  9. 8. ["Someday on a lonely road you may find..."]
    Ghost Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky