(May 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (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

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Two-Faced Monsters of Planetoid Zero (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Celardo (signed)
Inks:
John Celardo (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["So, my friend, you intend to overcome us giants."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Sy Thatcher]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks:
John Celardo?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Saturnian giants (villains, introduction)

["Circling over a little-known part of Venus which..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
George H. Appel; Sid Greene ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Horned Men (villains, introduction); Queen of Venus (villain, introduction); Jack North (guest-star)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

According to Hames Ware, George H. Appel is for sure working on this, perhaps with Sid Greene, if he is at Iger, although that is more a guess.

["Crash Parker finds himself trapped in a cosmic..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as S.A. Selwyn]
Pencils:
Pierce Rice
Inks:
Arturo Cazeneuve
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Koolen (introduction); and the Chief Councillor (introduction, her father); the Polar People of Uranus (villains, introduction)

["Far underground to escape the terrific heat of..."] (Table of Contents)

Spurt Hammond / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Doc Tully]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
last appearance; Outcasts of Mercury (villains, introduction, death); King of Mercury (introduction); Dr. Jon (introduction); Lisa (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Hames Ware says it is definitely a Fox artist via Iger.

The Outlaw Amazons of Saturn's Twelfth Moon ["Terror rules Ued, Saturn's twelfth moon. The S.P. ace..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as William Hyer]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Marna (guest-star); Kurmen (villain); Da (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Slaver of the Space Lanes (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bjorn Tagens]
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Queen of the Red Degmen (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole of the Air Force / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Aurelius]
Pencils:
Don Lynch
Inks:
Don Lynch
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Uveg (villain, introduction, death); the Red Degmen (villains, introduction, death); their Queen (villain, introduction)

["Auro wanders in the forests of a remote..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Nick Charles]
Pencils:
Don Rico
Inks:
Don Rico
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: The Black Priest (I, D); I: Roane, Duane, and Lora

["Norge Benson, a 'wrong-way Corrigan' of the space-ways..."] (Table of Contents)

Norge Benson / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Norge Benson (introduction)

["From his hiding place in Saturn's ring, an..."] (Table of Contents)

The Star Pirate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Leonardo Vinci]
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele?; George Appel?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Star Pirate (introduction, origin); Trodelyte [Trody] (introduction); A girl (villain, introduction); other smugglers (villains, introduction)

The Two-Faced Monsters of Planetoid Zero ["Amazing stories of a lost party of Earthmen..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Casper (villain, introduction, death); Mogo (villain, introduction, death); Guala (villain, introduction); other Two-Faced Men (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Two-Faced Monsters of Planetoid Zero
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["So, my friend, you intend to overcome us giants."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["Circling over a little-known part of Venus which..."]
    Gale Allen
  4. 3. ["Crash Parker finds himself trapped in a cosmic..."]
    Crash Parker
  5. 4. ["Far underground to escape the terrific heat of..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  6. 5. The Outlaw Amazons of Saturn's Twelfth Moon ["Terror rules Ued, Saturn's twelfth moon. The S.P. ace..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  7. 6. Slaver of the Space Lanes
  8. 7. The Queen of the Red Degmen
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Air Force
  9. 8. ["Auro wanders in the forests of a remote..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  10. 9. ["Norge Benson, a 'wrong-way Corrigan' of the space-ways..."]
    Norge Benson
  11. 10. ["From his hiding place in Saturn's ring, an..."]
    The Star Pirate
  12. 11. The Two-Faced Monsters of Planetoid Zero ["Amazing stories of a lost party of Earthmen..."]
    Flint Baker
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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