(July 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Glen-Kel Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss
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 Lizard-Lions of Azitroth (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

["The pitch of the strange soft music suddenly..."] (Table of Contents)

Mars, God of War / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mars, God of War; Villains: Atlasso; Sapienso; Roger Carlton (intro, death of all three); Calla Carlton (intro); Don (intro)

["Look, Tabess! That's a queer procession coming down..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Reef Ryan; Villains: Freda; Barda (death); Guest Star: Tabess of Xalan

Indexer Notes

This is the last solo Reef Ryan story.

["Once again this outlaw beats the law to..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as George Vincent]
Pencils:
George Appel (signed)
Inks:
George Appel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Dr. Conro (intro); Zarta Conro (intro); Tommy (intro); Villains: The Drogans (intro)

["Hunt Bowman, Earth's lone survivor of the war..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thorncliffe Herrick]
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Villains: The Voltamen

Indexer Notes

This appears to be a severely edited episode of The Lost World that was cut down (due to the loss of eight pages this issue?) into a war-stamp promo (believe it or not!).

Life-Drinkers (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
? (Mike Okamoto?)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Villains: The Yasgadorians (intro); the Yasgadorian leader (intro; death)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Can Earth Dodge Its Star of Doom? (Table of Contents)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Prof. Theobald Parker]
Pencils:
Fran Deitrick (signed) (Fran Hopper)
Inks:
Fran Deitrick (signed) (Fran Hopper)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["What weird thing threatens the very existence of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; The Girl Squadron; Robon (intro); Villains: The Jelly Creatures (intro; death)

["Norge has been appointed to lecture on his..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper (signed)[as Fran Deitrick]
Inks:
Fran Hopper (signed)[as Fran Deitrick]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Norge Benson; Guest Stars: Jolie; Professor Stellar (intro); Villains: The Moon Mountaineers (intro)

The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth ["Flint Baker, ace Earth Scout, and his lovely..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as George Myles]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flint Baker; Tanna (intro); Villains: The ape men (intro; death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. This is the last solo Flint Baker story.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["The pitch of the strange soft music suddenly..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. ["Look, Tabess! That's a queer procession coming down..."]
    Reef Ryan
  4. 3. ["Once again this outlaw beats the law to..."]
    Star Pirate
  5. 4. ["Hunt Bowman, Earth's lone survivor of the war..."]
    The Lost World
  6. 5. Life-Drinkers
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Can Earth Dodge Its Star of Doom?
  8. 7. ["What weird thing threatens the very existence of..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  9. 8. ["Norge has been appointed to lecture on his..."]
    Norge Benson
  10. 9. The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth ["Flint Baker, ace Earth Scout, and his lovely..."]
    Flint Baker
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.