(January 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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

Inferno on the Fifth Moon (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Several other features are given titles on the cover.

["Under the impenetrable, cloud-hidden surface of the planet..."] (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:
Bill Taylor (intro); Flo Davis (an old scientist; intro; death); Zagro (intro; death; villain); Saturnians (villains)

Sorceress of Xalan ['Exploring Neptune's strange and adventurous inner world, Reef..."] (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:
Reef Ryan; Vara, Tabess of Xalan (guest star); Barda (intro; villain); Wasel (intro)
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Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Mad Master of Venus ["In the unknown vastness of outer space, Gale..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; Girl Squadron; High Priestess (intro; death; villain); High Priest (intro; villain); Bull god worshippers (intro)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["What fantastic wizardry takes place in the bowels..."] (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:
Auro; The Frog People and their leader (intro; death; villains)

The Ultimate Earthman (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Montague Truex, Ph.D.]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Earth was a shambles when Hunt Bowman, the..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thorncliffe Herrick]
Pencils:
Nick Viscardi (signed)
Inks:
Nick Viscardi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Villains: Tak Bar (intro); Snagg (intro) Lupa (intro); Nizto (intro); Iqor (all Voltamen); Basil
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Indexer Notes

One vertical third of one page is comprised of an ad.

["Norge, Frosting, and Jolie return to Pluto after..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Norge Benson; Guest Star: Jolie; Villain: Icthysaurus Tyrannosaurus Giganticus (intro; death; a dinosaur)

["Star Pirate, bold Robin Hood of the space lanes..."] (Table of Contents)

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; Roger (intro); Margo (daughter of Dictator; intro); Villains: Robber Red (intro); the Dictator of Zev (intro)
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Inferno on the Fifth Moon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Huxley Haldane]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Intro: Xuak and other miners; Queen Tenya; Gorelle; Madlyn (death); other Lunar Amazons
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Inferno on the Fifth Moon
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["Under the impenetrable, cloud-hidden surface of the planet..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. Sorceress of Xalan ['Exploring Neptune's strange and adventurous inner world, Reef..."]
    Reef Ryan
  4. 3. Mad Master of Venus ["In the unknown vastness of outer space, Gale..."]
    Gale Allen and Her Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["What fantastic wizardry takes place in the bowels..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. The Ultimate Earthman
  7. 6. ["Earth was a shambles when Hunt Bowman, the..."]
    The Lost World
  8. 7. ["Norge, Frosting, and Jolie return to Pluto after..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. ["Star Pirate, bold Robin Hood of the space lanes..."]
    Star Pirate
  10. 9. Inferno on the Fifth Moon
    Flint Baker
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