(January 1945)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Jack Byrne (Mgr. Editor); Claude Lapham (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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Serpent-God Speaks (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
Keywords:
snakes; spears; stereotyping of African natives; swords; torture

The Serpent-God Speaks ["The ever hot jungle sun beats down unmercifully..."] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils:
Robert Webb?; Alex Blum; Matt Baker on women
Inks:
Matt Baker; David Heames; ? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

["Through the darkened streets of Berlin hurries a..."] (Table of Contents)

ZX-5 Spies In Action / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Supposed to be by Blum and/or Schrotter, but I cannot see either one.

["Ta ta, Lieutenant! It was a perfect date..."] (Table of Contents)

Sky Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bill Gibson]
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker; Claire Moe?; ? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Strange Counter-Attack (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Alexander
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

The Frog-Faced Twins! (Table of Contents)

The Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

Grotesque art even by Robert Webb standards.

["Times square, folks! Crossroads of the world...forty-second..."] (Table of Contents)

Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Hames sees Blum and Gus Schrotter. I see neither. Splash panel is probably by Matt Baker.

["Maybe the two kids dreamed this story...maybe... "] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Serpent-God Speaks
    Sheena
  2. 1. The Serpent-God Speaks ["The ever hot jungle sun beats down unmercifully..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Through the darkened streets of Berlin hurries a..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["Ta ta, Lieutenant! It was a perfect date..."]
    Sky Girl
  5. 4. Strange Counter-Attack
  6. 5. The Frog-Faced Twins!
    The Hawk
  7. 6. ["Times square, folks! Crossroads of the world...forty-second..."]
    Stuart Taylor in Weird Stories of the Supernatural
  8. 7. ["Maybe the two kids dreamed this story...maybe... "]
    The Ghost Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky