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(September 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1942-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Larabie Cunningham (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

on-sale date from previous issue.


Winged Man-Eaters of the Exile Star (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flint Baker
Keywords:
monsters; swamps

["With the horrible war cry of 'kill and destroy'..."] (Table of Contents)

Mars, God of War / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mars; Dirk Warren (introduction); Ada (introduction); Wada (villain, introduction, death); Zom (villain, introduction, death); Queen of the Hidden People (introduction)
Synopsis:
Dirk Warren discovers a new civilization, just as Mars arrives to destroy it.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bondage; cannibalism; cigarette lighters; Planetoid 200; Zog (planet)

["Inside Neptune, Reef Ryan, lone explorer from Earth..."] (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Vara; Nepon; Zoth; Mordas Krad (villain, death); Mox (villain, introduction, death); Reef Ryan
Synopsis:
Reef and Vara are captured by Krad and make an narrow escape.
Keywords:
bondage; Coraam (city); dwarfism; monsters; shellbacks; torture; tridents

["Receiving reports of a derelict space ship blocking the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
Saul Rosen
Inks:
Saul Rosen ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Nors (villain, introduction, death); Queen Rika (introduction); Gale Allen
Synopsis:
Gale rescues Rika from the Outer Venusians.
Reprints:
Keywords:
canoes; jewels; Outer Venus (planet)

["Horror and destruction threaten Auro's planet of Jupiter..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Moti (villain, introduction, death); Riki (a sage)
Synopsis:
Auro puts an end to Moti's collection of tribute from the city of Paduna.
Keywords:
bird monsters; bondage; brontolochus; chariots; Paduna (city); skeletons; swords

Mutineers from Death Row (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Newton Haley]
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["The Slasher -- a name written in blood on the records of interplanetary crime!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils:
Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
the Red Comet; Dolores Taylor; Rusty; The Slasher (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis:
The Red Comet defeats the Slasher and his gang of hijackers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
drugs; hijacking; plagues; Saturn (planet); seismic quakes; volcanoes; wanted posters

["Everybody who is anybody is at a big banquet in Pluto's Royal Iglooan Hotel..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Norge Beson; Frosting; Hatrack; Jolie (introduction); The Peltures (villain, introduction; pelican/vultures)
Synopsis:
Norge helps fend off an attack on Pax by the Peltures.
Keywords:
arrows; bows; Pax (planet); penguins; Royal Iglooan Hotel; swords; umbrellas

["Star Pirate, Robin Hood of outer space, challenges the Wolf..."] (Table of Contents)

The Star Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; The Wolf (villain, introduction); Trody
Synopsis:
Star Pirate and Trody free some shanghai-ed spacemen.
Keywords:
crimping; cutlasses; lanterns; Scarlet Ear Tavern; shanghaiing; treasure chests; Vengeance (spaceship)

["Aroused by the rumors that Ceres is armed..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Worr (villain, introduction); Flint Baker; Mimi
Synopsis:
Flint stops Dr. Worr's plan to attack Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
alkaloid plums; arrows; bows; Ceres (asteroid); poisoning; Rogue Star (spaceship)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Winged Man-Eaters of the Exile Star
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["With the horrible war cry of 'kill and destroy'..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. ["Inside Neptune, Reef Ryan, lone explorer from Earth..."]
    Reef Ryan
  4. 3. ["Receiving reports of a derelict space ship blocking the..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["Horror and destruction threaten Auro's planet of Jupiter..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. Mutineers from Death Row
  7. 6. ["The Slasher -- a name written in blood on the records of interplanetary crime!"]
    The Red Comet
  8. 7. ["Everybody who is anybody is at a big banquet in Pluto's Royal Iglooan Hotel..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. ["Star Pirate, Robin Hood of outer space, challenges the Wolf..."]
    The Star Pirate
  10. 9. ["Aroused by the rumors that Ceres is armed..."]
    Flint Baker
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.