(August 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1942-06-08
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. 3.

Plague of Spotted Killers (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 Reynolds; leopard cultists
Keywords
leopard cults; leopards

Plague of Spotted Killers (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The poisonous fangs of the Nazi devil know...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds; Luaga; Chim

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

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

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch] (credited)
Pencils
Bob Hebberd
Inks
Bob Hebberd
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weird, fantastic, yet undeniably true, are the strange...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Drew Murdoch; Magnolia Chandler; Jackson; Aunt Chloe

Indexer Notes

I: Drew Murdoch

[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
Hello, Bobby. What's wrong, Bobby? Why don't you...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Bobby

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An ebony thunderbolt streaks over the wild western...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rick; Helen; Charlie; Mac

The Killer from Beyond (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Colonel S. T. Harrie] (credited)
Pencils
? (3 spot illustrations)
Inks
? (3 spot illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain J. R. Shaw of the Royal Indian Cavalry; Ali Ruza; Mahatma Randu; Sanda Bey
Reprints

Open Sesame! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor' Laura; Dr. Hayward; Ali Baba; Cassim

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

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
Like a thief in the night comes death.. unannounced...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Dayton

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

Pee Wee / 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
Hurry up, Pee Wee, I'll wait on the corner...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Pee Wee Myers

Indexer Notes

This has the appearance of having been cannibalized from an earlier strip.

[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 spies attempt to infiltrate the blood stream...
Genre
spy
Characters
ZX-5; Agent B-47; Wessel (a Nazi soldier)
Reprints

[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
From the English Channel to the Russian front...
Genre
war
Characters
Tom Devlin; Dick Swenson; Harry Carson; Miss James; Lieutenant Trent [Operative T214, alias Schmeller - a spy]

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With billowing topsails his gulding star and storm-tossed...
Genre
historical
Characters
The Hawk; Fluth; Crump; Caleb; The Governor
Reprints
  • All Eisner "art" is traced and reworked from earlier true episodes of "Hawks of the Seas."

Indexer Notes

All art here is collaged together from the work of other artists and modified to fit the script of a new storyline.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Plague of Spotted Killers
    Sheena
  2. 1. Plague of Spotted Killers
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Weird, fantastic, yet undeniably true, are the strange..."]
    Ghost Gallery
  4. 3. ["Hello, Bobby. What's wrong, Bobby? Why don't you..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["An ebony thunderbolt streaks over the wild western..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. The Killer from Beyond
  7. 6. Open Sesame!
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. ["Like a thief in the night comes death.. unannounced..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  9. 8. ["Hurry up, Pee Wee, I'll wait on the corner..."]
    Pee Wee
  10. 9. ["Nazi spies attempt to infiltrate the blood stream..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["From the English Channel to the Russian front..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  12. 11. ["With billowing topsails his gulding star and storm-tossed..."]
    The Hawk
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