(May 1949)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Publishing Co., Inc.
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover does not relate to any interior feature.

Vassals of Volta ["It was in l975 AD when the planet Volta..."] (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:
Helene (intro); Villains: Voltamen

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["This is my story...my name is Futura..."] (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]; Villain: Blargo

["Is the world coming to an end?"] (Table of Contents)

Life On Other Worlds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Only candidate found in the Who's Who is B.A. Bayer who signed a DC Wildcat story in 1948.

["Gored by a berserk circus monster, robbed of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Star: Dr. Tor; Villains: Akim; Sala
Synopsis:
Auro gains power to transform into a Rango (a monster) and returns to Jupiter.
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Indexer Notes

Auro is back to being a "Lord of Jupiter" now after his hiatus as a commoner last issue.

["Was it true? Had the daring geologist Rowena..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Rowena (intro); Villains: Mercon (intro); Solik (intro)

The Zogs of Xena (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Help! Space buoy XY...can't hold out much..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Len Dodson]
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Villains: Sandra (intro); Rasga (intro)
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The Mystery Planets (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

There appears to be a signature in the last panel, but it simply states "The End."

["Encyclopedia Universa. Andros: dead world charted as desolate..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
Charles A. Winter
Inks:
Charles A. Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Guest Star: Dirk Garro; Villains: The Sleepers (intro)
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Vassals of Volta ["It was in l975 AD when the planet Volta..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["This is my story...my name is Futura..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. ["Is the world coming to an end?"]
    Life On Other Worlds
  5. 4. ["Gored by a berserk circus monster, robbed of..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. ["Was it true? Had the daring geologist Rowena..."]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. The Zogs of Xena
  8. 7. ["Help! Space buoy XY...can't hold out much..."]
    Star Pirate
  9. 8. The Mystery Planets
    Life On Other Worlds
  10. 9. ["Encyclopedia Universa. Andros: dead world charted as desolate..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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