Jumbo Comics Archives

Sheena in Jumbo Comics #9 & #10 (Fiction House, 1939)
Sheena's iconic leopard skin costume with its plunging neckline front and mostly backless design has become so familiar and ubiquitous, that it's hard to imagine that the character ever wore anything else.  But she did, and there's even an early moment in the Jumbo Comics series that explains the change to the now-familiar design.  For[...]
Dan Zolnerowich's Wild Fiction House Covers, Up for Auction
Magazine.  But he might be best remembered for his work at Fiction House, where his contributions included 101 credited covers for that publisher on titles including Fight Comics, Jumbo Comics, Jungle Comics, Planet Comics, Rangers Comics, Sheena Queen of the Jungle and Wings Comics.  An artist worthy of vastly more attention than he gets, there's[...]
Jumbo Comics covers by Maurice Whitman.
But in 1947, he began working for the publisher with which he would make his mark: Fiction House.  Whitman worked on interior stories for the likes of Wings Comics, Planet Comics, Jungle Comics, and other Fiction House titles 1947-1950 before starting to get cover work as well.  Maurice Whitman created dozens of covers for Fiction[...]
Jumbo Comics covers by Maurice Whitman.
But in 1947, he began working for the publisher with which he would make his mark: Fiction House.  Whitman worked on interior stories for the likes of Wings Comics, Planet Comics, Jungle Comics and other Fiction House titles 1947-1950 before starting to get cover work as well.  Maurice Whitman created dozens of covers for Fiction[...]
Lauren Looks Back: Matt Baker
His first known work was penciling and inking the women in a "Sheena, Queen Of The Jungle" story in Jumbo Comics #69 This gave him the reputation of being one of the industry's best Good Girl Artists, a title that still sticks today! His most famous character would have to be Phantom Lady While he[...]