(February 1944)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
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."


Land of the Stalking Death (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Keywords:
gorillas

[Land of the Stalking Death] ["On the banks of the N'Duan River..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover.

["Manila, capital of the Phillippines, lies sullen and..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils:
Arnold Hicks
Inks:
Arnold Hicks?; shop
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

["Adventure's the wind that will fill our sails..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
historical

["Through the ages men grit their teeth...and..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Signs of Hicks, Blum, and perhaps Saul Rosen and others, but it's mostly a shop job.

["Jim's not havin' much luck with that wild..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Other pencillers at work on women and horses.

["Look, Creep! There's Louie Cappozi...he just got..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery

Memo for Saturday: "Murder" (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Alexander
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

["The clown bowed low before Drew Murdoch and..."] (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. Land of the Stalking Death
    Sheena
  2. 1. [Land of the Stalking Death] ["On the banks of the N'Duan River..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Manila, capital of the Phillippines, lies sullen and..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["Adventure's the wind that will fill our sails..."]
    The Hawk
  5. 4. ["Through the ages men grit their teeth...and..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  6. 5. ["Jim's not havin' much luck with that wild..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  7. 6. ["Look, Creep! There's Louie Cappozi...he just got..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  8. 7. Memo for Saturday: "Murder"
  9. 8. ["The clown bowed low before Drew Murdoch and..."]
    Ghost Gallery
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