(July 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Paul Payne
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Behemoths of the Purple Void (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["Alone against the foul horde that wrecked their...'] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils:
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks:
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Villains: The Hydrads of Venus (intro; death); Voltamen [Tharkil (intro; death); Murg (intro; death)]

["Only the madness of a warped genius could..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysta of the Moon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun] (signed)
Pencils:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Gor (villain, introduction); Gor's manplant army (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Mysta must stop the madness of the evil Gor, who plants seeds that grow men, and with whom he plans to conquer the universe.
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Indexer Notes

HW suggests ink assists by Ruth Atkinson. JV suggests help by Marcia Snyder, instead.

["The Red Comet, good will ambassador from Earth..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich; Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Red Comet
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The Invaders (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Garold S. Hatfield]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Behemoths of the Purple Void ["Why did the Earth move nearer the sun?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller; A.C. Hollingsworth?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Villains: The Flame Creatures (intro; death; transformed ancient Germans)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.`

["Log of spaceship R.O. 527 RS 43 -- we were skirting the..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks:
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; Professor Quimbly (intro); the Doctor (intro); The Goatmen (intro; villains)
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["Yer a fool for visitin' this auction place..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Len Dodson]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Dr. Cicor (villain; intro; death?)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Behemoths of the Purple Void
    Space Rangers
  2. 1. ["Alone against the foul horde that wrecked their...']
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Only the madness of a warped genius could..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  4. 3. ["The Red Comet, good will ambassador from Earth..."]
    Red Comet
  5. 4. The Invaders
  6. 5. Behemoths of the Purple Void ["Why did the Earth move nearer the sun?"]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. ["Log of spaceship R.O. 527 RS 43 -- we were skirting the..."]
    Gale Allen
  8. 7. ["Yer a fool for visitin' this auction place..."]
    Star Pirate
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Lou Mougin
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