([Spring] 1953)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Jerry Iger (Art Director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This comic has no text story.


Cargo for Amazonia (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover title and illustration do not relate to any interior feature - although Star Pirate is about a planet of women and Space Rangers is about a cargo.

["There it stood, grim and brooding, symbol of..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils:
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks:
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lyssa; Hunt; Voltamen (villains); Dr. Schultz (introduction; dies)
Synopsis:
Hunt and Lyssa are trying to escape some Voltamen and discover Dr. Schultz, so they enlist his aid in destroying a Volta power station.
Reprints:

["There was nothing to fear--nothing Gale could..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; Itecs (introduction; villains); Lor [Itec High Priest] (introduction; dies)
Synopsis:
The planet Itec has returned to its orbit after being lost for aeons, and is now capturing spaceships. Gale is mistaken for a legendary queen and manages to hypnotize Lor.
Reprints:

["Fer the luvva luna, Star, head home! I'm..."] (Table of Contents)

Star Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Len Dodson]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Blackbeard; The Plastimen (introduction; villains)
Synopsis:
Star takes a spaceship of male colonists to a forgotten world populated only by women. People age very slowly there and the colonists decide to stay on with the women, while Star and Blackbeard continue to roam the universe.
Reprints:

["What a cargo! Reef rubbed his hands at..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Charles Sultan ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Reef Ryan; Flint Baker]; Huldane (villain; introduction; dies); Igor
Synopsis:
Huldan escapes prison posing as a robot in a load of others being delivered by Reef. Flint follows and together they thwart a plot of Huldane's to transform women into plant-being slaves.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cargo for Amazonia
  2. 1. ["There it stood, grim and brooding, symbol of..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["There was nothing to fear--nothing Gale could..."]
    Gale Allen
  4. 3. ["Fer the luvva luna, Star, head home! I'm..."]
    Star Pirate
  5. 4. ["What a cargo! Reef rubbed his hands at..."]
    Space Rangers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.