(September 1944)

Fiction House, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1944-07-06
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Real Adventures Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Jack Byrne (Mgr. Editor); Claude Lapham (Editor); S.M. Iger (Art Director)

Issue Notes

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. 3.

Land of Feathered Evil (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
jungle
Characters
Sheena
Keywords
vultures

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Land of Feathered Evil (Table of Contents: 2)

Sheena / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? [as W. Morgan Thomas]
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Ann Brewster ?; ? (Iger shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hark, Bob, the drums! Can you hear them...
Genre
jungle
Characters
A slaver and the Ki-Wani tribe (introduction, death for all, villains); The Ostrich-Men (introduction); Sheena; Bob Reynolds; Chim (chimpanzee); Opi
Synopsis
Sheena frees the Wasika from slavery.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

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

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

Script
? [as Major Thorpe]
Pencils
Arnold Hicks ?
Inks
Gus Schrotter ?; ? (Iger shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Item seventeen.. Le Louvre, Herr Wolgar.
Genre
spy
Characters
Franz Wolgar (introduction, villain); Kapitan Handbroch (introduction, villain); Kommandante Schultze (introduction, villain); Karl (introduction, death); Nazis; Helena (introduction); ZX-5
Synopsis
ZX-5 helps recover a list of artwork stolen by the Nazis.
Keywords
Bruchenburg

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

Hawks of the Seas / The Hawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Willis B. Rensie]
Pencils
Bob Webb
Inks
Al Feldstein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sea is like a lady fair, tides...
Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Lady Mansfield (introduction); Capt. Hawk; Velvet; Jeremy; Caleb
Synopsis
Velvet is jealous over a lady friend that Capt. Hawk brings aboard the Lady Scarlett.

Indexer Notes

Very consistent and slick inks throughout. Appears to be the work of a single inker.

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

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

Script
? [as George Thatcher]
Pencils
Alex Blum; Henry Kiefer ?
Inks
? (Iger shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inside room twenty two, The Creep hums exuberantly...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
The Creep [Napoleon]; Inspector Dayton; Max Colon (villain); Blackie (villain); a girl (introduction)

Indexer Notes

I could almost swear that I was seeing H.C. Kiefer pencils buried deep under some of this art.

Last appearance.

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

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

Ace Meets Duce (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum ? (credited as Tom Alexander)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lt. Harry Hyers plunged his light fighter-plane across the sky, his eyes glued on a...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Lt. Harry Hyers; Otto Von Holbrook
Synopsis
Larry is grounded due to astigmatism; frustrated that Von Holbrook is continuing to down American planes, Larry commandeers a plane, takes to the skies, and engages Von Holbrook in a dogfight.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
? [as Curt Davis]
Pencils
Harvey Fuller ?
Inks
Arnold Hicks; ? (Iger shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Revolt..conspiracy..secret terror! Through the ages tyrants...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Robin Hood (introduction); Little John (introduction); Friar Tuck (introduction); Merry Men (introduction); Maid Marian (introduction); Sheriff of Nottingham (introduction, villain); Stuart Taylor; Laura Hayward; Dr. Hayward
Keywords
Sherwood Forest; time travel

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

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

[The Kurt Housman Case] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Confidential Record from the files of Drew Murdoch
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Elsa Muller (introduction); Mueller (a ghost, death in flashback); Capt. Kurt Housman (introduction, death, villain); Nazis (villains); Drew Murdoch; Mary
Reprints

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Vacutex / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Land of Feathered Evil
    Sheena
  2. 1. ["Why guess? Get the best!"]
  3. 2. Land of Feathered Evil
    Sheena
  4. 3. ["Item seventeen.. Le Louvre, Herr Wolgar."]
    ZX-5 Spies In Action
  5. 4. ["The sea is like a lady fair, tides..."]
    Hawks of the Seas / The Hawk
  6. 5. ["Inside room twenty two, The Creep hums exuberantly..."]
    The Creep with Inspector Dayton
  7. 6. ["Your favorite photo enlarged"]
  8. 7. Ace Meets Duce
  9. 8. ["New strange glamour for your hair, dress, or coat"]
  10. 9. ["Revolt..conspiracy..secret terror! Through the ages tyrants..."]
    Stuart Taylor
  11. 10. ["Memo for America: - Buy war bonds and war stamps"]
  12. 11. [The Kurt Housman Case]
    The Ghost Gallery
  13. 12. ["Outguess the weatherman"]
  14. 13. ["Remove ugly blackheads or no cost"]
    Vacutex
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Keith Chandler
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Patrick Shaughnessy
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore