(June 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-04-08
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.

Assagai Poison (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; Bob Reynolds
Reprints
Keywords
spears; stereotyping of African natives

Assagai Poison (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
Wild and treacherous animals roam the jungle foraging...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds; Kruzu; Dunois; Retanne; Chim

Indexer Notes

The story 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
Lee Ames
Inks
Lee Ames
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the library of the Hayward home.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor; Laura Hayward; Maria; Simon Bolivar; Dr. Hayward

[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
Bobby, don't you think you should show cousin...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Eddie Cantor; Mr. De Flicker; Cousin Throckmorton
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as West Erner] (credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thundering leader of a magnificent herd, Midnight...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rick; Helen, Mabel; Pete

Revenge by Death (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Martin W. Smith] (credited)
Pencils
?; George Tuska ?
Inks
?; George Tuska ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
crime
Characters
Joe Butler; "Bloody" McGann

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A furious seige hangs heavily over a strategic...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lightning [Fred Larkin]; General Larkin

Indexer Notes

Signed "Casson" (sic) on last panel.

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

Jumbo Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Calling all cars! Calling all cars! We now...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint. Four unrelated gag panels.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A long, quivering shriek.. a moan.. then deathly...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Dayton; John Winfield; George Phelps; Dorothy Wayne; Frank Larson; Frank Gregory

[pantomime gag strip] (Table of Contents: 9)

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
Grade A milk for the stray cat.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A mysterious veil enshrouds the disappeance of two...
Genre
spy
Characters
ZX-5

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

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
Flying American daredevils of the R.A.F., Tom...
Genre
war
Characters
Tom Devlin; Dick Swenson; Harry Carson; Nita

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

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
Uncle Willie, hasn't Aunt Susie got the nicest...
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Adrift somewhere off the Florida Keys, the Hawk...
Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk; Caleb; Jeremy; Marion
Reprints
  • All Eisner art is traced from his original Hawks of the Seas strips.

Indexer Notes

Panels from earlier strips collaged together and elaborated upon to tell a new story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Assagai Poison
    Sheena
  2. 1. Assagai Poison
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["In the library of the Hayward home."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["Bobby, don't you think you should show cousin..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["Thundering leader of a magnificent herd, Midnight..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Revenge by Death
  7. 6. ["A furious seige hangs heavily over a strategic..."]
    Lightning
  8. 7. ["Calling all cars! Calling all cars! We now..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  9. 8. ["A long, quivering shriek.. a moan.. then deathly..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  10. 9. [pantomime gag strip]
    Uncle Otto
  11. 10. ["A mysterious veil enshrouds the disappeance of two..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  12. 11. ["Flying American daredevils of the R.A.F., Tom..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  13. 12. ["Uncle Willie, hasn't Aunt Susie got the nicest..."]
    Pee Wee
  14. 13. ["Adrift somewhere off the Florida Keys, the Hawk..."]
    The Hawk
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