(November 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen

["A brawny archer and a lithe, royal beauty..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick] (signed)
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hunt Bowman; Marova (villain, introduction); the Gopher People (villains, introduction); Voltamen (villains)

["At a council meeting on the planetoid Guar..."] (Table of Contents)

Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mars; Nezorf (villain, introduction, death); Princess Tala (introduction); Jan (introduction); Berto (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The phrase "God of War" is absent from the title page although it does appear on the cover.

The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z ["The Nizam of Vanam summons Gale and Dima..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee] (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Richard Case ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; Nzam of Navam; Dima (head of space cargo ships); The Armadillo Men (villains, introduction, some die); The Dragon (villain)
Synopsis:
Gale and Dima are sent to the world of Vuur, from where an expedition of theirs failed to return from, and they discover a race of Armadillo Men unearthed by a volcano, and who are attempting to turn the world's inhabitants into versions of themselves for use as slaves.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. HW suggests possible F.R. Sieminsky as penciler. HS thinks perhaps Lee Elias.

["As the Vengeance cruises the spaceways, Star notices..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; un-named hermit (villain, introduction, death)

Will Man Find the Key To Eternal Life? (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as H. MacLeod Kensington, B.S.] (signed)
Pencils:
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks:
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["One morning, as Auro takes his daily swim..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro; Laron of Tando (introduction); Mara (introduction, Laron's daughter); Opar Irafa (villain, introduction, death)

["Norge meets an old sea captain who shows..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils:
Jim Mooney ?
Inks:
Jim Mooney ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Norge Benson; Guset Stars: Jolie; Captain of the ASTRID Q (introduction); The Gudrun people (villains, introduction, Vikings from space)

["With an almost inaudible roar, a lone rocket..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Rangers; Gora (villain, introduction, death); Tana (introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo)

Indexer Notes

HW notes George Tuska "influence" on page five.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  2. 1. ["A brawny archer and a lithe, royal beauty..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["At a council meeting on the planetoid Guar..."]
    Mars
  4. 3. The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z ["The Nizam of Vanam summons Gale and Dima..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["As the Vengeance cruises the spaceways, Star notices..."]
    Star Pirate
  6. 5. Will Man Find the Key To Eternal Life?
  7. 6. ["One morning, as Auro takes his daily swim..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  8. 7. ["Norge meets an old sea captain who shows..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. ["With an almost inaudible roar, a lone rocket..."]
    Space Rangers
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