(March 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Medusa Men from Mars (Table of Contents)

Mysta of the Moon / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Creatures of the Mind World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Reynold Morgan]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Printed on inside covers.

["There it stood, grim and brooding symbol of..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 8.6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lyssa; Hunt; Voltamen (villains); Dr. Schultz (introduction, dies)
Synopsis:
Hunt and Lyssa are trying to escape some Voltamen and discover Dr. Schultz, so they enlist his aid in destroying a Volta power station.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis and character information from Donald Dale Milne, 10/13/2006. Last page of story also contains the Ownership Statement.

["There was nothing to fear--nothing Gale could..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; Itecs (introduction, villains); Lor [Itec High Priest] (introduction, dies)
Synopsis:
The planet Itec has returned to its orbit after being lost for aeons, and is now capturing spaceships. Gale is mistaken for a legendary queen and manages to hypnotize Lor.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis and character information from Donald Dale Milne, 10/13/2006.

["1965. Almost 20 years have passed since the..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils:
August Froehlich
Inks:
August Froehlich; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The new Auro (old Auro's body w/ mind & spirit of Chester Edson, introduction); Dorna (introduction, appears in all subsequent stories); Rogo (introduction and villain); Claudia (introduction); Nelson (introduction)

Revolt of the Insect World (Table of Contents)

filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Kelsey Morrison, M.S., PhD.]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

["Fer th' luvva luna, Star, head home! I'm..."] (Table of Contents)

Star Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star; Blackbeard; The Plastimen (introduction, villains)
Synopsis:
Star takes a spaceship of male colonists to a forgotten world populated only by women. People age very slowly there and the colonists decide to stay on with the women, while Star and Blackbeard continue to roam the universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Synopsis and character information from Donald Dale Milne, 10/13/2006.

["Alone in her citadel of science, she calmly..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The "Hand-Master" (introduction, villain, dies); Rogers (introduction, dies); Prof. Brown (dies)

Indexer Notes

The cover title and image are unrelated to this story.

["What a cargo! Reef rubbed his hands at..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Reef Ryan; Flint Baker; Huldane (villain, introduction, dies); Igor
Synopsis:
Huldan escapes prison posing as a robot in a load of others being delivered by Reef. Flint follows and together they thwart a plot of Huldane's to transform women into plant-being slaves.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art is probably by the same artist as drew this feature in issue #40. Synopsis and character information from Donald Dale Milne, 10/13/2006.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Medusa Men from Mars
    Mysta of the Moon
  2. 1. Creatures of the Mind World
  3. 2. ["There it stood, grim and brooding symbol of..."]
    The Lost World
  4. 3. ["There was nothing to fear--nothing Gale could..."]
    Gale Allen
  5. 4. ["1965. Almost 20 years have passed since the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. Revolt of the Insect World
  7. 6. ["Fer th' luvva luna, Star, head home! I'm..."]
    Star Pirate
  8. 7. ["Alone in her citadel of science, she calmly..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  9. 8. ["What a cargo! Reef rubbed his hands at..."]
    Space Rangers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Steven Samuels
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.