(September 1941)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every month
On-sale Date
1941-07-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); S. M. Iger (art director)

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.

Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds
Reprints
Keywords
pith helmets; safaris

Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas] (credited)
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
David Heames ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheena and Bob meet hazardous adventures lurking in...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Doctor Edmond Brian; Professor Thomas Dodd; Bob Reynolds; Jeffers Blaque; Chim
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is from the cover.

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

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis] (credited)
Pencils
Sy Reit
Inks
Sy Reit
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Back...back...through the remote stretches of antiquity...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor; Dr. Hayward; Laura; Mercury; Oracle of Delphi; Medusa; Mars

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

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
S. M. Iger (signed)
Pencils
S. M. Iger (signed)
Inks
S. M. Iger (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
D'ya know who wrote the song,"After the...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bobby; Percy Pembrook

[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
Treachery noses toward the home stretch as Midnight...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Randy Pope; Helen; Sambo [a jockey]

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

Lightning / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Teller Tayles] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
Iger shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred Larkin, U.S. army, can become lightning...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lightning [Fred Larkin]; General Larkin

Indexer Notes

Some minor signs of Elkan (or whoever the previous artist is) on Lightning's face. Otherwise, a totally different art team.

Suicide Channel (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bob Jackson] (credited)
Pencils
? (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Skipper Collins; Peter Collins

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The department's ace undercover sleuth trails a fabulous...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Dayton; Jane; Rinkie; Crumby Davies; Hadley

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

Jumbo Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as I. M. Leffin] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Kane
Inks
Bob Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's all right, I'm givin' a hitchhiker...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Four unrelated gag panels.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The status of many colonial empires is undecided...
Genre
spy
Characters
ZX-5; Henri D'Ouest

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Charles Tansul] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom Devlin and Dick Swenson, ace warbirds of...
Genre
war
Characters
Tom Devlin; Dick Swenson; Harry Carson

Indexer Notes

Different penciller, but similar inks to previous issue.
Note that "Tansul" is an anagram of "Sultan".

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

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

Script
Will Eisner ? [as Willis Rensie] (credited)
Pencils
Will Eisner; Art Saaf
Inks
Will Eisner; Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a tiny token hinges the peace of...
Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk Mynheer Dyck; Fluth; Jeremy

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. Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake
    Sheena
  2. 1. Voodoo Treasure of Black Slave Lake
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Back...back...through the remote stretches of antiquity..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["D'ya know who wrote the song,"After the..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Treachery noses toward the home stretch as Midnight..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["Fred Larkin, U.S. army, can become lightning..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. Suicide Channel
  8. 7. ["The department's ace undercover sleuth trails a fabulous..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["It's all right, I'm givin' a hitchhiker..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  10. 9. ["The status of many colonial empires is undecided..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["Tom Devlin and Dick Swenson, ace warbirds of..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["On a tiny token hinges the peace of..."]
    The Hawk
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