(August 1944)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Real Adventures Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Claude Lapham (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

Valley of Monsters (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Sheena; Bob
Keywords:
monsters

Valley of Monsters (Table of Contents: 1)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Beyond the swamps of Aro-Zan, beyond the lava...
Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

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

ZX-5 Spies In Action / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
This is the spot, Captain! And you're sure...
Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

Definitely pencils & inks by Gus Schrotter on final panel. He's not obvious elsewhere, but it's very likely that he's here.

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

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

Script:
? [as Willis B. Rensie]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Ann Brewster?; [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Well, lass...there ye stand...twixt two flags...
Genre:
historical

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

The Creep and Inspector Dayton / comic story / 4.66 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils:
Alex Blum; Henry C. Kiefer
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Come, come, inspector. This wave of robberies sweeping...
Genre:
detective-mystery

Strange Wings (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Tom Alexander
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

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

Stuart Taylor / comic story / 5.66 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils:
Harvey Fuller
Inks:
Harvey Fuller
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
My feet hurt, Laura! Haven't we seen enough...
Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Fuller puts his initials, HKF, in the lower left corner of the map on page two.

[The Jennifer Kent Case] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Ghost Gallery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Confidential record from the files of Drew Murdoch.
Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Very good inks. Could this be Jack Kamen or Al Feldstein who is making Blum look so good?

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Valley of Monsters
    Sheena
  2. 1. Valley of Monsters
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["This is the spot, Captain! And you're sure..."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  4. 3. ["Well, lass...there ye stand...twixt two flags..."]
    The Hawk
  5. 4. ["Come, come, inspector. This wave of robberies sweeping..."]
    The Creep and Inspector Dayton
  6. 5. Strange Wings
  7. 6. ["My feet hurt, Laura! Haven't we seen enough..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  8. 7. [The Jennifer Kent Case]
    The Ghost Gallery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Walls
  • Len Wolinsky