(February 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every month
On-sale Date
1941-12-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
S. M. Iger (Art Director)

Issue Notes

Malcolm Reiss is no longer listed as the editor.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 1.

Voodoo Flames (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
Keywords
burned at the stake; stereotyping of African natives

Voodoo Flames (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Bob Webb; Bob Powell ? (Sheena's face)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sheena, Bob and Chim trek down a path...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds; Chim; Chief Bazi

Indexer Notes

The title is taken 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
Wintry blasts howl through the city as Stuart...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor; Laura; Eric the Red; Rolvaag; Leif Ericson

[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
Mom says I ought to save my pennies...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bobby; his mother; his uncle Wilbert; Spike

[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
Through the western badlands thunders the wonder horse...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rick; Helen; Tonto Pete

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

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Teller Tayles] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
David Heames ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An apparently innocent gesture, the mere snap of...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lightning [Fred Larkin]; General Larkin; Private Schwarz

Dead Man's Share (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Russell (credited)
Pencils
? (2 spot illustrations)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Leo Leroux; Toto; Jack

Indexer Notes

The Who's Who lists a writer of this name at Centaur around this date, so possibly the same man.

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

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

Script
? [as George Thatcher] (credited)
Pencils
Charles A. Winter
Inks
Charles A. Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Murder is a dangerous game to play with...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Dayton; Fatso Jenks; Detective Jim O'Malley; Rose; Biff Maloney; Officer Riley; Foxy Lupin; Wexler

[To My Valentine] (Table of Contents: 8)

Uncle Otto / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Will Eisner (credited as Heck)
Pencils
Will Eisner (credited as Heck)
Inks
Will Eisner (credited as Heck)
Colors
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Uncle Otto
Reprints
  • Reprint from ?

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
ZX-5 answers an urgent call to his...
Genre
spy
Characters
ZX-5; Agatha Thistlewaite; Franz; Governor Thistlewaite; Annie Thistlewaite [a Nazi saboteur]; Joseph the butler [a Nazi spy]

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

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

Script
? [as Charles Tansul] (credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a whirl of R.A.F. propeller power and...
Genre
war
Characters
Tom Devlin; Dick Swenson; Harry Carson; Marshal Takoffski; Vladnef; Herr Wurtzel

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

Pee Wee / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pee Wee, when I grow up I'm goin'...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pee Wee Myers

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To fulfill an errand of mercy, the Hawk...
Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk; Captain Michael Hoolihan; Caleb; Fluth; Jeremy

Indexer Notes

Iger Shop personnel have collaged old Eisner art from "Hawks of the Seas" syndicated strips and modified them to tell a different story.

All Eisner art here is reprinted from early issues of Jumbo Comics (1938 series).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Voodoo Flames
    Sheena
  2. 1. Voodoo Flames
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Wintry blasts howl through the city as Stuart..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["Mom says I ought to save my pennies..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Through the western badlands thunders the wonder horse..."]
    Midnight The Black Stallion
  6. 5. ["An apparently innocent gesture, the mere snap of..."]
    Lightning
  7. 6. Dead Man's Share
  8. 7. ["Murder is a dangerous game to play with..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. [To My Valentine]
    Uncle Otto
  10. 9. ["ZX-5 answers an urgent call to his..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["In a whirl of R.A.F. propeller power and..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["Pee Wee, when I grow up I'm goin'..."]
    Pee Wee
  13. 12. ["To fulfill an errand of mercy, the Hawk..."]
    The Hawk
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