(March 1948)

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

Dwarflings from Oceania (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hunt Bowman
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Despite The Lost World being the only strip touted on the cover, this cover illustration better fits the Auro Lord of Jupiter episode in this issue.

Dwarflings from Oceania ["Richest of all planets our videos show Earth..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick] (signed)
Pencils:
George Evans (signed)
Inks:
George Evans (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hunt Bowman; The Unknown Venusian (introduction, death); Voltamen (villains, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Alone in the mist-shrouded moon lab, Bron heard..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun] (signed)
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Guest Star: Bron II; Dr. Svord (introduction, death); Svord's assistant (introduction, death); Kharn (villain, introduction, death); Elna (villain, introduction, death); Orok (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Baker art is most likely freelance at this stage and not through the Iger Shop. The fact that Planet Comics has had VERY little Iger work reinforces that likelihood.

Goz Is Coming (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dick Charles] (signed)
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Star: Claudia; Goz (villain, death); D-Battalion (villains, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Holiday on Venus (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["The miraculous riddle of eternal life was solved!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh] (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Doyle
Inks:
Frank Doyle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker]; Rocky (villain, introduction, death); Flo (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Reef Ryan is not in this story.

The Vizigraph (Table of Contents)

The Vizigraph / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The bottom one third of the page is taken up by the Ownership Statement.

["Cymradia has fallen! The brain-men's castle gates gape..."] (Table of Contents)

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Douglas] (signed)
Pencils:
Walter Palais [as Walt Palais] (signed)
Inks:
Walter Palais [as Walt Palais] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Guest Stars: Aborotes (death); Jarl Sud (death); the Keeper (as a ghost); Mentor (villain, death); Cymradians (villains, all die)
Synopsis:
Believing that Mentor and the Brainmen have all perished, Futura ends "Project Survival" and heads for home, not knowing that Mentor and the Cymradians survive and intend to strike back at her, once and for all time!
Reprints:

The Fire Gem of Kal-Jmar (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Len Dodson] (signed)
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Varon (villain, introduction, death); Lura (villain, introduction, death?)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dwarflings from Oceania
    The Lost World
  2. 1. Dwarflings from Oceania ["Richest of all planets our videos show Earth..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Alone in the mist-shrouded moon lab, Bron heard..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  4. 3. Goz Is Coming
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. Holiday on Venus
  6. 5. ["The miraculous riddle of eternal life was solved!"]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. The Vizigraph
    The Vizigraph
  8. 7. ["Cymradia has fallen! The brain-men's castle gates gape..."]
    Futura
  9. 8. The Fire Gem of Kal-Jmar
    Star Pirate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.