(September 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

Blood for the Idol of Blades! (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
Jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Reprints:
Keywords:
idols; knives; leopard cultists; zebras

Blood For the Idol of Blades (Table of Contents)

Sheena / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Cal Stark (first appearance; villain; death)

Indexer Notes

title from cover

[Black Bess] (Table of Contents)

Hawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Hawk; King of England (first appearance); Black Bess (villain); Sir Charles (first appearance; villain)

[The Drake Pearls] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Akron Annie (first appearance; villain); Sam Bing (first appearance)

Sheena and the Hands of Greed (Table of Contents)

Sheena / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
W. Morgan Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
Jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Paul Reynolds (first appearance; villain; death; Bob's cousin); Bob Reynolds (origin details)

[The Moose Mess] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sky Girl [Ginger Maguire]; Dinty
Synopsis:
Sky Gal is bored and so she agrees to go hunting with a man wearing a moose head. Unfortunately two guys on the lam sneak into their airplane. It is left to Sky Gal to figure out how to stop the bad guys. Along the way a moose gives her a little help.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only change in the reprint is the change in the feature heading from Sky Girl to Sky Gal, the addition of a title and the printing in black and white.

[Calling On Catherine the Great] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Stuart Taylor; Catherine the Great (first appearance); Gen. Borski (first appearance; villain)

[The Ghost of the Doll] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Helene Dunn (first appearance); Margot Dunn (first appearance) Mrs. Swan (first appearance); Sam Ross (first appearance; villain)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Blood for the Idol of Blades!
    Sheena
  2. 1. Blood For the Idol of Blades
    Sheena
  3. 2. [Black Bess]
    Hawk
  4. 3. [The Drake Pearls]
    ZX-5
  5. 4. Sheena and the Hands of Greed
    Sheena
  6. 5. [The Moose Mess]
    Sky Girl
  7. 6. [Calling On Catherine the Great]
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. [The Ghost of the Doll]
    Ghost Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky