(January 1944)

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:
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

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."


Kraal of Shrunken Heads (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
Keywords:
human sacrifice; stereotyping of African natives

[Kraal of Shrunken Heads] ["The moon shone palely on a strangely silenced..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover.

["In captured Manila Harbor six crippled Jap battleships..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Possibly John Cassone is drawing the women.

["By the great horn spoon, what manner of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Willis B. Rensie]
Pencils:
Robert Webb; John Cassone? [on girls]
Inks:
? [shop]
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

["Stuart, Laura, and Doctor Hayward get ready for..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils:
Lee Ames?
Inks:
? [shop]
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Hints of Art Peddy, Arnold Hicks, even Lee Ames, but only Ames is strong enough to suggest as penciller.

["Flat Top Mesa, a blinding snowstorm..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as West Erner]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Arnold Hicks?; [shop]
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

["Inspector Dayton! Lansing, the notorious killer will be..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils:
Arnold Hicks
Inks:
? [shop]
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

Indications of Nina Albright and, in places, Alex Blum.

Speaking of Africa... (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Alexander
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

["It was midnight outside the proud old mansion..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kraal of Shrunken Heads
    Sheena
  2. 1. [Kraal of Shrunken Heads] ["The moon shone palely on a strangely silenced..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["In captured Manila Harbor six crippled Jap battleships..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["By the great horn spoon, what manner of..."]
    The Hawk
  5. 4. ["Stuart, Laura, and Doctor Hayward get ready for..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  6. 5. ["Flat Top Mesa, a blinding snowstorm..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  7. 6. ["Inspector Dayton! Lansing, the notorious killer will be..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  8. 7. Speaking of Africa...
  9. 8. ["It was midnight outside the proud old mansion..."]
    Ghost Gallery
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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