(November 1943)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1943-09-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
John F. Byrne (Editor); 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 page count [60 pages] is correct. There are four sheets in the front "half" of the book that do not wrap around the rear "half."

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 4.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Arena of the Beasts (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds
Keywords
lions; skeletons

The Arena of Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Bob; Chim; N'Dora

Indexer Notes

The story actually has a title and it is slightly different from the one on the cover.

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

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

Script
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils
Nina Albright; Arnold Hicks
Inks
Arnold Hicks ?; shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Berlin, Germany...an outwardly peaceful scene...a one-armed...
Genre
spy
Characters
Karl Stolz

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

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

Script
? [as Willis B. Rensie]
Pencils
Robert Webb; John Cassone ? [on girls]
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aboard the good ship Lady Scarlett...
Genre
historical
Characters
Caleb; Jeremy; Toola; Fluth

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

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rain, rain!" "Nothing to do.. No place new...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Laura; Dr. Hayward; Lord Wallace; Robert the Bruce; Edward the First

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
On the far green graze of Mustang Mesa...
Genre
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Shop specialists on females and animals [Cassone? and Case?].

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

Inspector Dayton / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils
Arnold Hicks
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A wealthy oil man calls his young secretary
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Simmons; Mr. Larsen; Bob Hubson; Linda Larsen; Creep

Mine "Killers" Message (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Alexander
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Ghost Gallery / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Drew Murdoch]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amazing and weird as it seems, this is...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Montague Harris; Orchid Harris
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Arena of the Beasts
    Sheena
  2. 1. The Arena of Doom
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["Berlin, Germany...an outwardly peaceful scene...a one-armed..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["Aboard the good ship Lady Scarlett..."]
    The Hawk
  5. 4. ["Rain, rain!" "Nothing to do.. No place new..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  6. 5. ["On the far green graze of Mustang Mesa..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  7. 6. ["A wealthy oil man calls his young secretary"]
    Inspector Dayton
  8. 7. Mine "Killers" Message
  9. 8. ["Amazing and weird as it seems, this is..."]
    Ghost Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Len Wolinsky
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky