(January 1947)

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

The Mecho-Men of Mars (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter
Reprints:

["For many months Hunt Bowman and Lyssa had..."] (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:
Janet Parker (intro); Jack (intro); Villains: Sargo (intro); Voltamen

["Too well had specimen 9 from Terra belt..."] (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]; Iontra (intro); Guest Star: Arborotes; Villains: Mentor; Trans-Venusians (intro; death)
Reprints:

The Vizigraph (Table of Contents)

The Vizigraph / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

The Mecho-Men of Mars ["Strange is the planet Jupiter, queen of the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Stars: Dorna; Dola (intro); Brog (intro); Villain: Naga (intro)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Mercury (Table of Contents)

Life On Other Worlds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Different script and art from the Mercury episode in Planet Comics #43.

["Therma, a planet of mystery, a land not..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Guest Stars: Hercules; Lutra Dale (intro); Villains: Fire-Mimes (intro; death); Valgo (intro)

Message From the Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Public notice: trial of Vitor for unauthorized experiments..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Charles Sultan?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Guest Star: Bron II; Villains: Vitor (intro; death); Lara (intro; death)

Indexer Notes

Again, touch-ups by Sultan and others on an otherwise very pedestrian art job.

Space Pirates' Hideout (Table of Contents)

Life On Other Worlds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["The plan was perfect. The prize: one million..."] (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; Marcus Billionaire (intro); Marcus Billionaire's daughter (intro); Villains: Boyd (intro); Lucretia (intro)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mecho-Men of Mars
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  2. 1. ["For many months Hunt Bowman and Lyssa had..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Too well had specimen 9 from Terra belt..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. The Vizigraph
    The Vizigraph
  5. 4. The Mecho-Men of Mars ["Strange is the planet Jupiter, queen of the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. Mercury
    Life On Other Worlds
  7. 6. ["Therma, a planet of mystery, a land not..."]
    Space Rangers
  8. 7. Message From the Dead
  9. 8. ["Public notice: trial of Vitor for unauthorized experiments..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  10. 9. Space Pirates' Hideout
    Life On Other Worlds
  11. 10. ["The plan was perfect. The prize: one million..."]
    Star Pirate
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