(June 1947)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1947-05-01
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

Issue Notes

On sale date given in issue #99.


The Slave Brand of Hassan Bey! (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle; adventure
Characters:
Sheena
Reprints:
Keywords:
knives; lions

The Slave Brand of Hassan Bey (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Ulah (first appearance); Jan Stark (first appearance; villain; death); Hassan (first appearance; villain; death); Ubanda (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from cover; first line, "Whispering water gurgled a lullaby..."

[Gore the Pirate] (Table of Contents)

Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Hawk; Governor Palmer (first appearance); Gore (first appearance; villain)

Hateful Herman (Table of Contents)

Hateful Herman / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Donald Shaw
Pencils:
Donald Shaw
Inks:
Donald Shaw
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hateful Herman

[Bannon's Insurance Murders] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bannon (first appearance; villain; death); Spike (first appearance; villain; death); a girl (first appearance; villain); Tony (first appearance; death); Curly Cullen (first appearance; death)

How Sheena and Bob Came To the Jungle (Table of Contents)

Sheena / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W. Morgan Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena (origin retold)
Reprints:

[Scavenger Hunt!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; aviation
Characters:
Sky Girl [Ginger Maguire]; Chief Broken Brain (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Sky Girl needs to find an Indian nut for a scavenger hunt and Chief Broken Brain, escapee from an asylum, seems to fit the bill perfectly.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only change in the AC reprint in Good Girls Art Quarterly #3 is the change in the feature heading from Sky Girl to Sky Gal. The Volume 12 reprint has correct feature title.

Bill Gibson is a by-line for the feature, not an actual person per se.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jumbo Jabber / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Danny Roy Dean, "An ardent reader", Barney O'Leary, Mimi Luscano, Richard Fanning, Betty Fales, Lester Underwood and Aaron Rubin with illustrated title header.

[In the Court of Kublai Khan] (Table of Contents)

Stuart Taylor / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Stuart Taylor; Kublai Khan (first appearance); Lana (first appearance); Marco Polo (first appearance)

Patsy Pinup (Table of Contents)

Patsy Pinup / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Wanda Graham
Pencils:
Wanda Graham
Inks:
Wanda Graham
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Patsy Pinup

[The Office of Mr. Usher] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kamen
Inks:
Jack Kamen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mr. Usher (first appearance); Miss Mortis (first appearance); Francis Campbell (first appearance); Lou Davern (first appearance); Sara Campbell (first appearance); Ion Campbell (first appearance; villain; death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Slave Brand of Hassan Bey!
    Sheena
  2. 1. The Slave Brand of Hassan Bey
    Sheena
  3. 2. [Gore the Pirate]
    Hawk
  4. 3. Hateful Herman
    Hateful Herman
  5. 4. [Bannon's Insurance Murders]
    ZX-5
  6. 5. How Sheena and Bob Came To the Jungle
    Sheena
  7. 6. [Scavenger Hunt!]
    Sky Girl
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Jumbo Jabber
  9. 8. [In the Court of Kublai Khan]
    Stuart Taylor
  10. 9. Patsy Pinup
    Patsy Pinup
  11. 10. [The Office of Mr. Usher]
    The Ghost Gallery
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