(May 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-03-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Cannibal Bait (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
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena
Keywords
apes; arrows; bows

Cannibal Bait (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Bob Webb; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The brooding mysterious jungle is host to many...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds; Chim; David O'Hara; Elinor O'Hara

Indexer Notes

Story title is taken from cover.

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

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis] (credited)
Pencils
Lee Ames
Inks
Lee Ames ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From archaic Persia comes the fascinating tale of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor; Laura; Solon; King Croesus; King Cyrus;

[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
They've invented a new noiseless baby carriage.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bobby
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cobbled together from portions of three previously published strips.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Undisputed ruler of the wild western plains, Midnight...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rick; Helen; Bixley; Concho; Bill; Mal Vickers

Remember Pearl Harbor (Table of Contents: 5)

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Teller Tayles] (credited)
Pencils
John Cassone
Inks
John Cassone
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lightning [Fred Larkin]; General Larkin

Indexer Notes

sign on splash panel "J. Casson (sic) & Co."

All American (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Martin Winters Smith] (credited)
Pencils
Art Saaf (spot illustrations)
Inks
Art Saaf (spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sports
Characters
Eddie Swadov; Biff Logan; Eddie's father; Biff's father

[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 ?; Don Cameron ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fabulous diamond of untold wealth is the...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Dayton; John Horace; Mrs. Greany; Mr .Ossip; Joe Greany

[wordless pantomime strip] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
humor
Synopsis
loaded cigar smells like cabbage and is tossed away. It explodes on the practical joker.
Reprints

[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
Mort Leav; Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nazi agents threaten to engulf the free French...
Genre
spy
Characters
ZX-5

[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
Hot bullets spitting all about them.. planes crashing...
Genre
war
Characters
Tom Devlin; Dick Swenson; Harry Carson

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

Pee Wee / 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'm kinda puzzled, Pee Wee.
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

probably a reprint.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Delivering a beautiful woman from the wrath of...
Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk; Marion; Lady Bendam; Lord Bendam
Reprints
  • Panels are redrawn Will Eisner art and those of other artists as well.

Indexer Notes

Art is a collage of the work of several artists, traced and arranged in service of a new story line.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cannibal Bait
    Sheena
  2. 1. Cannibal Bait
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["From archaic Persia comes the fascinating tale of..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["They've invented a new noiseless baby carriage."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Undisputed ruler of the wild western plains, Midnight..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Remember Pearl Harbor
    Lightning
  7. 6. All American
  8. 7. ["A fabulous diamond of untold wealth is the..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. [wordless pantomime strip]
    Uncle Otto
  10. 9. ["Nazi agents threaten to engulf the free French..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["Hot bullets spitting all about them.. planes crashing..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["I'm kinda puzzled, Pee Wee."]
    Pee Wee
  13. 12. ["Delivering a beautiful woman from the wrath of..."]
    The Hawk
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