(August 1947)

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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Viper Gods of Vengeance Veldt! (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Keywords:
elephant baskets; elephants; machine guns; turbans

Viper Gods of Vengeance Veldt (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

title from cover; first line, "The trees of the jungle sighed..."

[The Return of Captain Claw] (Table of Contents)

Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Hawk; Captain Claw (villain)

Private eye, that's me! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Plague House (Table of Contents)

ZX-5 / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Major Thorpe
Letters:
typeset

It's long been Ginge's ambition... (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:
aviation; adventure
Characters:
Sky Girl [Ginger Maguire]; Waldo Dividend; un-named Steward of Dividend; Frenchy (villain)
Synopsis:
Lamenting that she has little money, Ginger is somehow able to buy an airplane for just two cents. However, when she hears of the disappearance of a millionaire at sea, whose safe return will net that person $10,000 reward, she finds herself battling several crooks who have the same idea to cash in on the reward.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who lists Baker as doing only pencils on this strip.

[Encounter With Diogenes] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Stuart Taylor; Diogenes (first appearance)

Today, I can still hear the voices of Big Ben... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Viper Gods of Vengeance Veldt!
    Sheena
  2. 1. Viper Gods of Vengeance Veldt
    Sheena
  3. 2. [The Return of Captain Claw]
    Hawk
  4. 3. Private eye, that's me!
    ZX-5
  5. 4. Plague House
    ZX-5
  6. 5. It's long been Ginge's ambition...
    Sky Girl
  7. 6. [Encounter With Diogenes]
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. Today, I can still hear the voices of Big Ben...
    Ghost Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Craig Delich
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky