(July 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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

Death-Ray From the Sun (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Rangers

["From Mercury to Neptune all the universe lays..."] (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:
Yogi of Calcutta (intro; death);Guest Stars: Bonnie; Bruce; Robin; Villains: Frok (death); Krug (death); Voltamen (death)

["Terror, blind reasonless terror. Marcia Reynolds felt it..."] (Table of Contents)

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Douglas]
Pencils:
Chester Martin
Inks:
Chester Martin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Futura [Marcia Reynolds] (intro; origin); Villains: Mentor (intro) K-4 (intro); the Cymradians (intro)

Indexer Notes

Chester Martin worked in the Planet Story pulp where he did three covers and several interior illustrations. Robert Barrett made the connection between the pulp illustrations and the Futura comic book style.

["It was a strange destiny that hurled the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils:
August Froehlich (signed)
Inks:
August Froehlich (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Stars: Dorna; Claudia; Jerry (intro)

[Mercury] (Table of Contents)

Life on Other Worlds / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Death-Ray From the Sun ["Out of the nethermost depths of space comes..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Josef John Cavallo (signed)
Inks:
Josef John Cavallo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Guest Stars: Mary; Hercules; Villains: Venusians (intro; death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

2400 A.D. (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Horrid, writhing, crushing--the plasmoids reign on dread..."] (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 Pirate; The Plasmoids (intro; some deaths); Morgan (intro); Morgan's daughter (intro)

["What new terror is this that dawns redly..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimore]
Inks:
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimore]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Mr. Brooks (intro); Villain: Ralkor (intro; death)
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Death-Ray From the Sun
    Space Rangers
  2. 1. ["From Mercury to Neptune all the universe lays..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Terror, blind reasonless terror. Marcia Reynolds felt it..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. ["It was a strange destiny that hurled the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. [Mercury]
    Life on Other Worlds
  6. 5. Death-Ray From the Sun ["Out of the nethermost depths of space comes..."]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. 2400 A.D.
  8. 7. ["Horrid, writhing, crushing--the plasmoids reign on dread..."]
    Star Pirate
  9. 8. ["What new terror is this that dawns redly..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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