(September 1942)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1942-07-14
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.


Beasts of the Devil-Queen (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Celardo ?
Inks
John Celardo ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena
Keywords
cooking; lions; spears

Indexer Notes

Celardo seems to be only cover artist who poses Sheena full-figure in the foreground as seen from ground-level. See issues #20 & 27 covers for similar approaches and review all the other covers between #21 and #42 and NOT see this approach.

Beasts of the Devil-Queen ["From the lofty jungle mountain peaks, a new..."] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Bob; Mulag; Tuana, Queen of the Amazons; Chim
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

Murder At Midnight (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Edmond Sharp; Naomi Hunt; Mr. Fogg; Mr. Burnham; Luther Fogg (a werewolf)
Reprints

[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
Gosh! I'll get the very dickens for breaking...
Genre
humor; children
Reprints

[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 western range is wild and tough...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Rick; Helen; Buckeye Wilton

Raid Assignment (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
S. T. Harrie
Pencils
Gene Fawcette?
Inks
Gene Fawcette?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war

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

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils
Murphy Anderson ?
Inks
Murphy Anderson ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah..A woman's beauty.. for which kings have...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Laura; Dr. Hayward; Helen of Troy; Paris; Menelaus

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say, Uncle Otto, why don'tcha toos out yer...
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everything happens to America's ace sleuth, Inspector Dayton...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Baring; Phineas Z. Alliburton; Miss Throckmorton

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The bloody hand of Hitler's gangsters brings death...
Genre
spy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know, Pee Wee, my cousin was over...
Genre
humor; children

"[A trio of dauntless pilots spell death in..."] (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
?

Genre
war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the salt of the seven seas flowing...
Genre
historical
Characters
Tonga; Ricardo Duanna; Boxton; Ricardo's sister

Indexer Notes

Eisner and others have been collaged together with new inking and some fill-in art. Any Eisner art here has been traced by shop personnel and used to tell a different story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Beasts of the Devil-Queen
    Sheena
  2. 1. Beasts of the Devil-Queen ["From the lofty jungle mountain peaks, a new..."]
    Sheena
  3. 2. Murder At Midnight
    Ghost Gallery
  4. 3. ["Gosh! I'll get the very dickens for breaking..."]
    Bobby
  5. 4. ["The western range is wild and tough..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  6. 5. Raid Assignment
  7. 6. ["Ah..A woman's beauty.. for which kings have..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. ["Say, Uncle Otto, why don'tcha toos out yer..."]
    Uncle Otto
  9. 8. ["Everything happens to America's ace sleuth, Inspector Dayton..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  10. 9. ["The bloody hand of Hitler's gangsters brings death..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  11. 10. ["You know, Pee Wee, my cousin was over..."]
    Pee Wee
  12. 11. "[A trio of dauntless pilots spell death in..."]
    Tom, Dick, and Harry
  13. 12. ["With the salt of the seven seas flowing..."]
    The Hawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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