(March 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:

Giant Killer of Jupiter (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy?
Inks:
Gene Fawcette?
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Giant Killer of Jupiter ["The terrible giants of Jupiter are pitted..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Arthur King]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
George Appel?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
King Sinto of Jupiter (villain, introduction, death); Bruto (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Blaga Daru is getting restless again. Abandoning his..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen of the Girl Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Fred Nelson]
Pencils:
Al Bryant
Inks:
Al Bryant
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Blaga Daru (villain, death); Jack North (guest-star); Queen of Venus (introduction)

["Don Granval has become a marine scientist on..."] (Table of Contents)

Don Granval / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as G.O. Garsh]
Pencils:
Robert Webb
Inks:
Robert Webb; Art Saaf?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
last appearance

["Captain in the Earth's interplanetary traffic system, pilots..."] (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:
Murda (king of the Lobster Men of Mercury, introduction); Queen Merca (introduction); Arco (introduction); Deco (introduction); Prof. Morta (villain, introduction)

["A strange balloon floats over Auro's home. Dinner..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jed Ganey]
Pencils:
Don Rico; ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Chung Wei (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Don Rico's unmistakeable cross-hatching can be seen according to Hames Ware, but others are involved.

Hitch-Hike In Space (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Toni Blum? [as Tom Alexander]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

One third of the second page is occupied by an Ownership Statement.

[The Tyrant of Jupiter's Moon] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Beekman Terrill]
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
King of Coros (villain, introduction, death)

Revolt of the Robots ["On Mars towers a huge glittering city...of..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Martian robots (I, D)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["The stirring adventure of the kurmen and the..."] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank; Don Lynch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Marna (introduction); The Kurmen (villain, introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Don Lynch has tried to elevate some panels, according to Hames Ware.

["After many adventures on Uranus, Crash and Betty..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Graeco (villain, introduction); Wizo (introduction)

Chorus Girls Wanted (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ray Alexander]
Pencils:
Sy Reit
Inks:
Sy Reit
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mercurians (villains); Ellen (introduction); Helen (introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Giant Killer of Jupiter
    The Red Comet
  2. 1. Giant Killer of Jupiter ["The terrible giants of Jupiter are pitted..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["Blaga Daru is getting restless again. Abandoning his..."]
    Gale Allen of the Girl Patrol
  4. 3. ["Don Granval has become a marine scientist on..."]
    Don Granval
  5. 4. ["Captain in the Earth's interplanetary traffic system, pilots..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  6. 5. ["A strange balloon floats over Auro's home. Dinner..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Hitch-Hike In Space
  8. 7. [The Tyrant of Jupiter's Moon]
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force
  9. 8. Revolt of the Robots ["On Mars towers a huge glittering city...of..."]
    Flint Baker
  10. 9. ["The stirring adventure of the kurmen and the..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  11. 10. ["After many adventures on Uranus, Crash and Betty..."]
    "Crash" Parker
  12. 11. Chorus Girls Wanted
    Cosmo Corrigan
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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