(January 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); William E. Eisner (Art Director); S. M. Iger (Feature Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Renegade Queen of Mars (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Red Comet, the mystery man of space, is invited..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Arthur King]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tony Scaro (villain, introduction); Kil (villain, introduction)

["A young American pilot flies his transport between..."] (Table of Contents)

Spurt Hammond / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Orson Herr]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prof. Aries (introduction); Dr. Akton (introduction); A gang of Martians (villains, introduction, death)

["An orderly enters Gale's office in her outpost..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Fred Nelson]
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jack North (guest-star); Ferno (villain, introduction, death)

Renegade Queen of Mars ["Flint and Mimi have become the favorites of..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Starr Gayza]
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Queen of Morog (villain, introduction, turned into a plant); Sandy (introduction, an engineer)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Super Salesman of Space (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum? [as Tom Alexander]
Pencils:
Will Eisner; shop
Inks:
Will Eisner; shop
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Two text images are mostly taken from the cover of issue #6.

Fashions of the Future (Table of Contents)

filler / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as H.G. Mills]
Pencils:
? (shop)
Inks:
? (shop)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Most of this feature consists of Tuska and Powell swipes - but it is NOT their work.

On Jupiter (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Beekman Terrill]
Pencils:
Chuck Mazoujian
Inks:
Chuck Mazoujian
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Martians (villains)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

According to Hames Ware drawn primarily by Chuck Mazoujian, perhaps his last job turned in before departing with Eisner. Some shop help, but Lee Boyett has documented Chuck Mazoujian as well.

["Buzz has been made a captain of the..."] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Jordan]
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
SQ-27 (introduction, death); Plutonians (villains)

["The scene opens in an ancient darkened building..."] (Table of Contents)

Crash Parker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Wizo (introduction); A giant of Gro (villain, introduction); two masterminds (villains, introduction)

On Neptune (Table of Contents)

Don Granval / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as G.O. Garsh]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy?
Inks:
Sid Greene?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
King Sardo (introduction); Villo (villain, introduction, death)

["In his frigid outpost on the frozen wastes..."] (Table of Contents)

Cosmic Corrigan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ray Alexander]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mercurians (villains); Martians (guest-stars); King of Pluto (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The feature name is changed to "Cosmic" but the character is still "Cosmo" Corrigan in the story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Renegade Queen of Mars
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["Red Comet, the mystery man of space, is invited..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["A young American pilot flies his transport between..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  4. 3. ["An orderly enters Gale's office in her outpost..."]
    Gale Allen
  5. 4. Renegade Queen of Mars ["Flint and Mimi have become the favorites of..."]
    Flint Baker
  6. 5. Super Salesman of Space
  7. 6. Fashions of the Future
  8. 7. On Jupiter
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force
  9. 8. ["Buzz has been made a captain of the..."]
    Buzz Crandall
  10. 9. ["The scene opens in an ancient darkened building..."]
    Crash Parker
  11. 10. On Neptune
    Don Granval
  12. 11. ["In his frigid outpost on the frozen wastes..."]
    Cosmic Corrigan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jochen G.
  • Katie
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.