(December 1946)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Claude E. Lapham; 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

The Wheel of a Thousand Deaths! (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Keywords:
African natives; falconry; falcons; leopards

Indexer Notes

Title on the cover is different from the title in the comic; also, the cover art is unrelated to the story

Death of the Water Demons! (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Robert Webb
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Konga (a name of Evil)

The Glutton! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
'Major Thorpe'
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Betsy (ZX's secretary); Glutton's daughter (nameless; a worthy offspring of evil)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Patsy Pinup / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
'Swing Sista'
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Waldo Hitz (actor)

["Through seas that were red with the blood of honest seamen..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Will Eisner [as Willis Rensie] (signed)
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Robert Webb
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Cap'n Hawk
Reprints:

["Ginge married! We don't know how it will work..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Gibson (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sky Girl [Ginger Maguire]

Sheena and the Glittering Torture (Table of Contents)

Sheena / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W. Morgan Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hateful Herman / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
'Happy Larke'
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

["Never was the sea too rough nor a port too distant..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Curt Davis (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Stuart Taylor
Synopsis:
Stuart Taylor travels through time to witness the Vikings arrival in North America.

["Here is the most terrifying experience I ever encountered..."] (Table of Contents)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Characters:
Drew Murdoch
Synopsis:
Drew is aided by ghosts to put an end to the murderous schemes of Clover Babcock and her brother Bogan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Toyland Comics; Movie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

This is the inside-back cover; two half-page ads: Christmas ad for Toyland comics, and the premiere of Movie Comics

What Does Baby Ruth Stand For? (Table of Contents)

Curtiss Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wheel of a Thousand Deaths!
    Sheena
  2. 1. Death of the Water Demons!
    Sheena
  3. 2. The Glutton!
    ZX-5
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Patsy Pinup
  5. 4. ["Through seas that were red with the blood of honest seamen..."]
    The Hawk
  6. 5. ["Ginge married! We don't know how it will work..."]
    Sky Girl
  7. 6. Sheena and the Glittering Torture
    Sheena
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hateful Herman
  9. 8. ["Never was the sea too rough nor a port too distant..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  10. 9. ["Here is the most terrifying experience I ever encountered..."]
    The Ghost Gallery
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Toyland Comics; Movie Comics
  12. 11. What Does Baby Ruth Stand For?
    Curtiss Baby Ruth
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