(April 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); William E. Eisner (Art Director); S. M. Iger (Feature Editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Slave Planet (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Slave Planet ["Flint and Mimi are returning from an adventure..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Starr Gayza]
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
GS: Mimi Wilson; V: "The Great Eye" (I, D?)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover. HS notes that the last three pages show evidence of Eisner.

["Auro and his loyal followers save the universe..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Nick Charles]
Pencils:
Sid Greene?
Inks:
Sid Greene?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Thogra (I, D); I: Jano

["The traveler through space, whose magic prowess adds..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Arthur King]
Pencils:
Alex Blum?; Dan Zolnerowich?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich?; ? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["A banquet celebrating the third centenary of the..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Beekman Terrill]
Pencils:
Charles Sultan?
Inks:
Charles Sultan?; Richard Case?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Felon
Synopsis:
Capt. Cole stops World War II on Earth; obviously an alternate universe story!

Mist Men of Mercury (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Arnot Bissel]
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette?
Inks:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Space Islands of Destruction ["A young American space pilot, in the year..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Wm. S. Mott]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Mercurian pirates (I); I: Janice Dale

Indexer Notes

Story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Adventure at the center of the moon. Buzz..."] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Jordan]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Dr. Zynnon (I, D)

Kenny Carr of the Martian Lancers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Stan Ford]
Pencils:
Larry Antonette?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: Capt. Kenny Carr; only appearance

["Captain Jack North of the Universal Space Patrol..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen of the Women's Space Battalion / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Fred Nelson]
Pencils:
R.A. Burley?+
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: Gale Allen and the Women's Space Battalion; I: Capt. Jack North; V: Plutonians

Indexer Notes

On the cover, this feature is billed as "Gale Allen of the Girls' Space Patrol."

["The Ancient Egyptians believed that the Milky Way..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Facts / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
? [by Lunar]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Case 2....File-A....Clue 4 (Table of Contents)

The Case of the Frightened Killer / filler / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell

Genre:
detective-mystery

The Strongest Man In the Universe (Table of Contents)

Jim Giant / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ned Small]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: Jim Giant (only appearance); V: An unnamed bad guy (I)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Slave Planet
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. Slave Planet ["Flint and Mimi are returning from an adventure..."]
    Flint Baker
  3. 2. ["Auro and his loyal followers save the universe..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  4. 3. ["The traveler through space, whose magic prowess adds..."]
    The Red Comet
  5. 4. ["A banquet celebrating the third centenary of the..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole
  6. 5. Mist Men of Mercury
  7. 6. Space Islands of Destruction ["A young American space pilot, in the year..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  8. 7. ["Adventure at the center of the moon. Buzz..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  9. 8. Kenny Carr of the Martian Lancers
  10. 9. ["Captain Jack North of the Universal Space Patrol..."]
    Gale Allen of the Women's Space Battalion
  11. 10. ["The Ancient Egyptians believed that the Milky Way..."]
    Space Facts
  12. 11. Case 2....File-A....Clue 4
    The Case of the Frightened Killer
  13. 12. The Strongest Man In the Universe
    Jim Giant
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.