(January 1944)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-11-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
John F. Byrne (Editor); S. M. Iger (Art Director)

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, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.

Kraal of Shrunken Heads (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob
Keywords
human sacrifice; stereotyping of African natives

[Kraal of Shrunken Heads] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The moon shone palely on a strangely silenced...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena; Bob Reynolds; Luando

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from 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
Robert Webb; Nina Albright ?; John Cassone ? (women)
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In captured Manila Harbor six crippled Jap battleships...
Genre
spy
Characters
ZX-5; Nomura; Baron Sado; Capt. Payne; Palrang
Keywords
Manila; Philippines; World War II

Indexer Notes

Possibly John Cassone is drawing the women.

[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
By the great horn spoon, what manner of...
Genre
historical
Characters
Jeremy; Hawk; Lyla; Sir Blake
Keywords
hot air balloon; Lady Scarlett (ship)

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

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils
Lee Ames ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stuart, Laura, and Doctor Hayward get ready for...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Stuart Taylor; Laura Hayward; Dr. Hayward; Capt. Smythe; Papa Snodgrass; Charity Crabtree; Yvette Smythe; Prudence Snodgrass
Synopsis
Stuart and the Haywards travel back in time to Salem during the witchcraft scare.
Keywords
Salem; time travel

Indexer Notes

Hints of Art Peddy, Arnold Hicks, even Lee Ames, but only Ames is strong enough to suggest as penciller.

[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
Arnold Hicks ?; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flat Top Mesa, a blinding snowstorm...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Midnight (horse); Nellie (horse); Helen Benson; Bart; Rick
Synopsis
Helen is tossed off of her horse, Nellie, and is rescued by Midnight from wolves and from freezing.

[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
Inspector Dayton! Lansing, the notorious killer will be...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Inspector Dayton; Lansing; Governor Mason; Silverman; Laverne Marrymore; Mrs. Mason; Creep
Synopsis
Laverne kills the governor because he refused to commute Lansing's sentence.

Indexer Notes

Indications of Nina Albright and, in places, Alex Blum.

Speaking of Africa... (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Alexander
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ronnie and Chuck huddled together in a shallow foxhole in the middle of the vast northern desert.
Genre
war
Characters
Chuck; Ronnie
Keywords
World War II

[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
It was midnight outside the proud old mansion...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Sue; Ruth; Jim; Mr. Mason; Meg; Drew Murdoch; Tommy
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Kraal of Shrunken Heads
    Sheena
  2. 1. [Kraal of Shrunken Heads]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["In captured Manila Harbor six crippled Jap battleships..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["By the great horn spoon, what manner of..."]
    The Hawk
  5. 4. ["Stuart, Laura, and Doctor Hayward get ready for..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  6. 5. ["Flat Top Mesa, a blinding snowstorm..."]
    Midnight The Wild Black Stallion
  7. 6. ["Inspector Dayton! Lansing, the notorious killer will be..."]
    Inspector Dayton
  8. 7. Speaking of Africa...
  9. 8. ["It was midnight outside the proud old mansion..."]
    Ghost Gallery
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