(September 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); 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

Castaways of the Swamp Star (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Strangely, vital food shipments from Archon to Earth..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Miges (villains, introduction); The Fire Men (introduction)

["In the far eastern part of Jupiter lives..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Flynn Wilson]
Pencils:
Don Rico
Inks:
Don Rico
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Asor (introduction); A prophet (villain, introduction, death)

["From his secret base on a tiny asteroid..."] (Table of Contents)

The Star Pirate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Rey Isip]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Radmore (villain, introduction); Nevra (introduction); Lectron (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Here the "Rey Isip" credit is obviously not valid.

Castaways of the Swamp Star ["Secretly, Buzz Crandall has completed a space ship."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
last appearance; Marna (guest-star); Rusty (guest-star); The Kurmen (villain)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["In the strange world under Neptune's surface, Reef..."] (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Al Gabriele
Inks:
Al Gabriele
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vara (guest-star); Nepon (guest-star); Sarku (villain); The Munkatoos (introduction)

Happy Boithday To Frosting (Table of Contents)

Norge Benson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Slug (villain); Frosting (a polar bear, introduction)

["Jack leads his men back to Janaam after..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
Art Saaf?
Inks:
Art Saaf?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jack North (guest-star); The Girl Squadron (introduction, first real app.); Zorg (introduction); Zang (villain, introduction, death?)

Indexer Notes

Yet another permutation on the title of this strip.

War Queen of Parun (Table of Contents)

Jeff Drake / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jeff Drake (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First of a series of text stories

["Crash Parker and Lila Bartel speed toward Mercury..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as S.A. Selwyn]
Pencils:
George Carl Wilhelms
Inks:
George Carl Wilhelms
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Munos (introduction); the Zikors (villains, introduction, death)

["Captain Nelson Cole returns to the city of..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Aurelius]
Pencils:
George Carl Wilhelms?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
King Yog (villain, introduction, death); his Swamp Men (villains, introduction, death); Princess Jupra (guest-star)

["Flint and Mimi wander near a canal on Mars."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils:
Frank Schwarz
Inks:
Frank Schwarz?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Spider-Men (villains, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Castaways of the Swamp Star
    Buzz Crandall
  2. 1. ["Strangely, vital food shipments from Archon to Earth..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["In the far eastern part of Jupiter lives..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  4. 3. ["From his secret base on a tiny asteroid..."]
    The Star Pirate
  5. 4. Castaways of the Swamp Star ["Secretly, Buzz Crandall has completed a space ship."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  6. 5. ["In the strange world under Neptune's surface, Reef..."]
    Reef Ryan
  7. 6. Happy Boithday To Frosting
    Norge Benson
  8. 7. ["Jack leads his men back to Janaam after..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  9. 8. War Queen of Parun
    Jeff Drake
  10. 9. ["Crash Parker and Lila Bartel speed toward Mercury..."]
    Crash Parker
  11. 10. ["Captain Nelson Cole returns to the city of..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole
  12. 11. ["Flint and Mimi wander near a canal on Mars."]
    Flint Baker
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