(November 1941)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every month
On-sale date
1941-09-12
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. 4.


Stampede Tusks (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena
Keywords
elephants; spears

Stampede Tusks ["Lured by the dark continent's riches, men will..."] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Bob; Chim; Ali Gorrah; Mustapha

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]
Pencils
Seymour Reit
Inks
Seymour Reit
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stuart and Laura are arguing...so far Laura...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Hayward; Laura; Bluebeard; Bluebeard's wives [Margot; Maria; Bertha; Bettina; Alicia; Agatha; Jemima; Josefina]

Indexer Notes

Could Aldo Rubano be a candidate for Reit's inker?

[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
I wish I had a little sister...it...
Genre
humor; children

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Again the wonder horse rides the range, his...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Mungo Joe; Buck; Mal Villers; Helen; Rick

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

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Teller Tales]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
David Heames?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fred Larkin of the U.S. army transforms...
Genre
superhero
Characters
General Larkin

The Golden Frame (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Roberts
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Pop Hanley; Ralph Dugas; Officer Tom O'Sullivan; Jaynes; Mr. Hardwicke

[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
The awful shadow of violent death blots out...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Larry Swale; Pedro de Karp; Dolores Rey; Sam Bradford; Taylor Kent

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

Pee Wee / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watcha cryin' for, Pee Wee?
Genre
humor; children

Illustrated Football Annual (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

ZX-5 Spies In Action / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The famed international agent mixes with "El Toro'...
Genre
spy
Characters
Emilo; Erich; Margot Deanne

Indexer Notes

Leav signs in last panel.

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

Jumbo Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cripes! Tune on the radio for the correct...
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • probably reprints

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

Tom, Dick, and Harry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The death defying R.A.F. trio...Tom...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

The women are classic Elkan as he would draw them for years to come. Inks are more robust than usual.

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

The Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a tiny West Indian isle a mob...
Genre
historical
Characters
Jeremy; Fluth; Caleb; Captain Oliver Scudder

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. Stampede Tusks
    Sheena
  2. 1. Stampede Tusks ["Lured by the dark continent's riches, men will..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Stuart and Laura are arguing...so far Laura..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["I wish I had a little sister...it..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Again the wonder horse rides the range, his..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["Fred Larkin of the U.S. army transforms..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. The Golden Frame
  8. 7. ["The awful shadow of violent death blots out..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["Watcha cryin' for, Pee Wee?"]
    Pee Wee
  10. 9. Illustrated Football Annual
  11. 10. ["The famed international agent mixes with "El Toro'..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  12. 11. ["Cripes! Tune on the radio for the correct..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  13. 12. ["The death defying R.A.F. trio...Tom..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  14. 13. ["On a tiny West Indian isle a mob..."]
    The Hawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Len Wolinsky
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  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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