(January 1949)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

The cover image does not relate to any interior feature.

Food for Freedom (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:
Hunt Bowman; Igor (guest); Voltamen (villains)

["The market of forbidden treasure is lined with..."] (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]; Omma (villain); Yrina (villain)

["Weird lights flashed, strange buzzing sounds emanated from Star..."] (Table of Contents)

Star Pirate / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Ato Kharn (introduction, villain); Alura (introduction)
Synopsis:
The supposed ability of Ato Kharn in bringing back the petrified crew of a Venusian expedition stirs the interest of Star.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last one quarter of final page is occupied by an ad. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-20-08.

Message from the Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Story set on July 7, 1960; first Moon landing.

["Come! Come! It's the gala space carnival on planet..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dick Charles] (signed)
Pencils:
Graham Ingels
Inks:
Graham Ingels
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Rya (introduction); Zarod (villain, introduction, death)

Space Police (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

["This situation's desperate, kid! The space lanes around..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 5.5 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; Reef Ryan]; Urug (villain, introduction, death); Bandu (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The bottom half of the last page is occupied by an ad.

["Paladnor--prison planet of the universe--was a..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Dirk Garro (guest); Captain Tulac (guest, introduction); Karil (guest, introduction); Tyra (guest, introduction); Retho (villain, introduction); Sindar (villain, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Food for Freedom
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["The market of forbidden treasure is lined with..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. ["Weird lights flashed, strange buzzing sounds emanated from Star..."]
    Star Pirate
  5. 4. Message from the Dead
  6. 5. ["Come! Come! It's the gala space carnival on planet..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Space Police
    Life on Other Worlds
  8. 7. ["This situation's desperate, kid! The space lanes around..."]
    Space Rangers
  9. 8. ["Paladnor--prison planet of the universe--was a..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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