(August 1941)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every month
On-sale date
1941-06-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); S. M. Iger (art director)
Color
Black and White (#1-8); Color (#9 onwards)
Dimensions
Tabloid:10.5 x 14 1/2 (#1-8); 8.5 x 10.5 inches (#9); Standard Golden Age U.S. (#10 onwards)
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


Slashing Fangs (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena
Reprints
Keywords
dipper gourds; lions

Slashing Fangs (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils
Robert Webb [as R.H. Webb] (signed)
Inks
Robert Webb [as R.H. Webb] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Unscrupulous jungle traders find that their criminal methods...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; M-Gali; Gaston De Mond; Bob; Matt
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover. The signature is found in the final panel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils
Seymour Reit
Inks
Seymour Reit
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High over a desolate spot in mid-atlantic hover...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Hayward; Laura; Pilari

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
S. M. Iger
Inks
S. M. Iger
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, you can't have any more cookies tonight...
Genre
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Midnight the Black Stallion / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captured as a colt in the bad lands...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Joe; Gray Fox; Helen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Lightning / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Teller Tayles]
Pencils
Maxwell Elkan ?
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
General Larkin, U.S. army, never suspects that...
Genre
superhero
Characters
General Larkin

Indexer Notes

This is same date as Feature #47 when Elkan begins Samar. I think there's a different inker here and it just might be John Cassone...

The Horrible Hands (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Kledge Thomas
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Studs Logan; Professor Harken

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Inspector Dayton / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It takes quick wits and fast shooting to...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Rinkie; Arthur Salt; Marion Windsor; Marty Dugan; Pine Box; Mike the Cabbie

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

ZX-5 Spies In Action / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils
Mort Leav
Inks
Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The famous international agent goes to school again...
Genre
spy
Characters
Hansi; Von Herring

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Pee Wee / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger
Pencils
S. M. Iger
Inks
S. M. Iger
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They's two things in life I hate an'...
Genre
humor

[pantomime gag strip] (Table of Contents: 10)

Uncle Otto / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Will Eisner [as Heck]
Pencils
Will Eisner [as Heck]
Inks
Will Eisner [as Heck]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Tom, Dick, And Harry / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Charles Tansul]
Pencils
Maxwell Elkan ?
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom Devlin and Dick Swenson, American aces in...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

I guess we're seeing the same team as on Lightning.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Jumbo Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Bob Kane ?
Inks
Bob Kane ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But I tell you, madame, I am not...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Could this really be THAT Stan Lee?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

The Hawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Willis B. Rensie]
Pencils
Will Eisner; Art Saaf
Inks
Will Eisner; Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up and down the Carolinas roam vicious buccaneers...
Genre
historical
Characters
Fluth; Don Filippo Alvarez; Caleb

Indexer Notes

Per Mort Leav, Art Saaf was given old Eisner material and assigned to re-write, re-compose, and fill in the gaps to create "new" Eisner Hawk stories (Robin Snyder's The Comics).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Slashing Fangs
    Sheena
  2. 1. Slashing Fangs
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["High over a desolate spot in mid-atlantic hover..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["No, you can't have any more cookies tonight..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Captured as a colt in the bad lands..."]
    Midnight the Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["General Larkin, U.S. army, never suspects that..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. The Horrible Hands
  8. 7. ["It takes quick wits and fast shooting to..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["The famous international agent goes to school again..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  10. 9. ["They's two things in life I hate an'..."]
    Pee Wee
  11. 10. [pantomime gag strip]
    Uncle Otto
  12. 11. ["Tom Devlin and Dick Swenson, American aces in..."]
    Tom, Dick, And Harry
  13. 12. ["But I tell you, madame, I am not..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  14. 13. ["Up and down the Carolinas roam vicious buccaneers..."]
    The Hawk
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  • Keith Chandler
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Del Gruber
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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