(February 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Cave of the Demons (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner?
Inks:
Will Eisner?
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

["Several miles above sea level towers Prof. Sandow's observatory:"] (Table of Contents)

Planet Payson / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Planet Payson (introduction); Prof. Sandow (introduction); Roland; The Hawkmen (introduction); Buzzlark (villain, introduction, death)

Cave of the Demons ["Flint Baker, Mimi, and his two aids plan..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell: ?
Inks:
Bob Powell: ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mimi (guest-star); Princess Viga (guest-star); A Martian scientist (villain, introduction, death); his monster (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Dashing, Slashing Adventure of the Great Solinoor Diamond (Table of Contents)

Tiger Hart / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fletcher Hanks [as Carlson Merrick] (signed)
Pencils:
Fletcher Hanks [as Carlson Merrick] (signed)
Inks:
Fletcher Hanks [as Carlson Merrick] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Fletcher Hanks

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tiger Hart (introduction); Zip (introduction); Queen Hilda (introduction); Villains: Turk the Terrible (introduction); Talon (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Tiger Hart rescues the captive Queen Hilda from the clutches of Turk the Terrible, who is holding her in exchange for the Great Solinoor diamond.
Reprints:

["A pound of coal is insignificant, but a..."] (Table of Contents)

Spurt Hammond / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: Amoura (Queen of Venus); V: Prince Khangiz (I, ruler of Mars)

The Earth Queen's Last Refuge (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Don Varick]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["While at the bottom of the seas that cover..."] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sinfo (villain, introduction, death); the Crab Men (villain)

["Captain Cole, I want you to take a..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [pages 1-9]; Malcolm Kildale [pages 10-15]
Inks:
? [pages 1-9]; Malcolm Kildale [pages 10-15]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cole (becomes "Torro" in this story with magic clothing and whip); Ruler of Zog (introduction); A two-headed giant (villain, introduction, death)

["Auro is an Earthman who came to Jupiter..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
R.L. Golden (signed)
Inks:
R.L. Golden (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Agra (villain, introduction, death); Ava (introduction)

Indexer Notes

HS notes that, despite the Golden credit, the art looks more like Malcolm Kildale than Golden.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cave of the Demons
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["Several miles above sea level towers Prof. Sandow's observatory:"]
    Planet Payson
  3. 2. Cave of the Demons ["Flint Baker, Mimi, and his two aids plan..."]
    Flint Baker
  4. 3. The Dashing, Slashing Adventure of the Great Solinoor Diamond
    Tiger Hart
  5. 4. ["A pound of coal is insignificant, but a..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  6. 5. The Earth Queen's Last Refuge
  7. 6. ["While at the bottom of the seas that cover..."]
    Buzz Crandall
  8. 7. ["Captain Cole, I want you to take a..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole
  9. 8. ["Auro is an Earthman who came to Jupiter..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
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