(July 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-05-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
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, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 3.


Killer's Kraal (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
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob
Reprints
Keywords
elephants; rifles; stereotyping of African natives; witch doctors

Killer's Kraal (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hot humid jungle is the background for...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob; Chim; Koko; Tapo

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]
Pencils
Lee Ames
Inks
Lee Ames
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stuart, Laura and Dr. Hayward go in for...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Laura; Dr. Hayward; Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Mark Anthony

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

Bobby / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as S. M. Iger]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, young man. Howdy. Why aren't you off...
Genre
humor; children

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The thundering hoofs of Midnight resound across the range...
Genre
western-frontier

Strange Glory (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
M. Winters Smith
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war

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

Lightning / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Teller Tayles]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Private Fred Larkin, son of General Larkin, battles...
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Jumbo Laffs / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
..and ah knows ah'd be mighty useful in...
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

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

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

Script
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A sensational scandal is about to break, when...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Blue Tarantula; Chief Barton

[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
Uncle Otto scares himself with a mask.

Indexer Notes

Probably a reprint.

[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; Al Bryant ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wherever the fascist rattlesnake poises to strike, there...
Genre
spy
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tom and Dick, buddies of Harry's father in...
Genre
war

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

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

Script
? [as S. M. Iger]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Son, come in here a minute. I've got...
Genre
humor; children

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From a high cliff overlooking the sea, Matarah...
Genre
historical
Reprints
  • all Eisner art is traced and reworked from earlier Hawks of the Seas strips.

Indexer Notes

Art by Eisner and others is copied and collaged into the semblance of another story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Killer's Kraal
    Sheena
  2. 1. Killer's Kraal
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Stuart, Laura and Dr. Hayward go in for..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  4. 3. ["Hello, young man. Howdy. Why aren't you off..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["The thundering hoofs of Midnight resound across the range..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Strange Glory
  7. 6. ["Private Fred Larkin, son of General Larkin, battles..."]
    Lightning
  8. 7. ["..and ah knows ah'd be mighty useful in..."]
    Jumbo Laffs
  9. 8. ["A sensational scandal is about to break, when..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  10. 9. [pantomime gag strip]
    Uncle Otto
  11. 10. ["Wherever the fascist rattlesnake poises to strike, there..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  12. 11. ["Tom and Dick, buddies of Harry's father in..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  13. 12. ["Son, come in here a minute. I've got..."]
    Pee Wee
  14. 13. ["From a high cliff overlooking the sea, Matarah..."]
    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
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky