(January 1944)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
Monthly
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."


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] ["The moon shone palely on a strangely silenced..."] (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle

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]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In captured Manila Harbor six crippled Jap battleships...
Genre
spy

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]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By the great horn spoon, what manner of...
Genre
historical

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stuart, Laura, and Doctor Hayward get ready for...
Genre
science fiction

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]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flat Top Mesa, a blinding snowstorm...
Genre
western-frontier

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inspector Dayton! Lansing, the notorious killer will be...
Genre
detective-mystery

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

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]
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was midnight outside the proud old mansion...
Genre
detective-mystery
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Kraal of Shrunken Heads
    Sheena
  2. 1. [Kraal of Shrunken Heads] ["The moon shone palely on a strangely silenced..."]
    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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Per Sandell
  • Mitchell Maglio
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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