(July 1948)

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

Giants of the Golden Atom (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Although the cover blurb implies that the cover image is from The Lost World story, in reality it depticts none of the interior stories, nor does The Lost World story feature any "Golden Atom."

Winter In July (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Villains: Voltamen (some die)

["Rave, Thi, scream your harmless threats and curses..."] (Table of Contents)

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as John Douglas]
Pencils:
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks:
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Villains: Thi (dies); Yrina (intro)

Murder On Mercury (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Destination Jupiter! A simple ether hop for mighty..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Silva; Princess Varra (introduction); Karkor (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
While on a foreign planetoid, Auro purchases a new rocket ship for his trip to Jupiter, but it is in need of repair, so he seeks out repair parts. In the process, he saves a Princess from sure death from a gang seeking out a valuable jewel she has possession of.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

One quarter of last page is occupied by an ad.

["Tolophon, mystery planet in the outer fringe of..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker]; Villains: Torgo (intro; dies); Kyra (intro; dies)

Indexer Notes

Reef Ryan not in this story. One quarter of the last page is occupied by an ad.

The Vizigraph (Table of Contents)

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

["Feeling run down today? You are? Need a new..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Villains: Dr. Flack (intro); Zalda (intro)
Reprints:

Neptune (Table of Contents)

Life On Other Worlds / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

["Shakeup in the safety council! Rip out the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon [Technician 3A]; Dirk Garro (intro); Arnth (intro); Villain: Zirca (intro)
Synopsis:
Mysta assumes a secret identity as Technician 3A.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Giants of the Golden Atom
    The Lost World
  2. 1. Winter In July
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Rave, Thi, scream your harmless threats and curses..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. Murder On Mercury
  5. 4. ["Destination Jupiter! A simple ether hop for mighty..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. ["Tolophon, mystery planet in the outer fringe of..."]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. The Vizigraph
    The Vizigraph
  8. 7. ["Feeling run down today? You are? Need a new..."]
    Star Pirate
  9. 8. Neptune
    Life On Other Worlds
  10. 9. ["Shakeup in the safety council! Rip out the..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.