(June 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

none (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner; shop
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

While the cover has several story title blurbs, the scene depicted reflects none of the interior stories.

Giant of Jupiter ["From Jupiter, an enormous Rocket ship lands on..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Arthur King]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: A Jovian giant (I)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Pirate Prince Blaga Daru, in his plan to..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen of the Girl Patrol / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Fred Nelson]
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Blaga Daru; GS: Jack North; I: Chub

The Dinosaur Men of Mercury ["Flint Baker and Mimi rocket to the unexplored..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
GS: Mimi Wilson; V: Mercurians (I, D)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Auro encounters the fanged ruler of bug-men and..."] (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hans Corben]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Ogre and the Bug-Men (I for all); I: Jane

The Destruction of the Atomic Universe (Table of Contents)

Don Granval / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as G.O. Garsh]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy?
Inks:
Nick Cardy?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: Don Granval, Claire, John; I: Queen of a micro-world; V: Monsters of the micro-world (I)

Indexer Notes

The title blurb on the cover calls this "King of the Atom Empire."

["An interplanetary transport company hires trouble-shooter Payson who..."] (Table of Contents)

Planet Payson / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Herman Bolstein? [as Dusty Rhodes]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Pytho (I)

Indexer Notes

HS sees traces of Witmer Williams. Previous entry here had Bolstein listed as the artist.

The Star Pirates (Table of Contents)

Dexter Ames / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [sd Lin Davies]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["In the observatories throughout the world scientists observe..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Bob Jordan]
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Inks:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
V: Torga (I)

The Ray Pirates of Venus ["Spurt Hammond, who pilots a rocket transport, is..."] (Table of Contents)

Spurt Hammond / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Orson Herr]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: Queen Veloptan (of Venus), Dr. Escalda, Lacidar; V: King Todrax (of Mercury; I, D)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover burb.

["Fero, the great interplanetary detective, has his office..."] (Table of Contents)

Fero Interplanetary Detective / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Allison Brant]
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette?
Inks:
Gene Fawcette?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I: A Grand Councilman and Brenda (his daugher); V: An alien king (I)

["At the airport in Clay, a tiny midwestern..."] (Table of Contents)

Crash Barker and the Zoom sled / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles Quinlan?
Pencils:
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Inks:
Charles Quinlan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
I & O: Crash Barker, Wheel Barrow, Betty; V: Bart Clay (I), Hugo and other enemy agents (I)

["The hand of war moves destructively on towards..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Air Force / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Beekman Terrill]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
GS: President of Earth; V: Gregor (I)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. none
  2. 1. Giant of Jupiter ["From Jupiter, an enormous Rocket ship lands on..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["Pirate Prince Blaga Daru, in his plan to..."]
    Gale Allen of the Girl Patrol
  4. 3. The Dinosaur Men of Mercury ["Flint Baker and Mimi rocket to the unexplored..."]
    Flint Baker
  5. 4. ["Auro encounters the fanged ruler of bug-men and..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. The Destruction of the Atomic Universe
    Don Granval
  7. 6. ["An interplanetary transport company hires trouble-shooter Payson who..."]
    Planet Payson
  8. 7. The Star Pirates
    Dexter Ames
  9. 8. ["In the observatories throughout the world scientists observe..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  10. 9. The Ray Pirates of Venus ["Spurt Hammond, who pilots a rocket transport, is..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  11. 10. ["Fero, the great interplanetary detective, has his office..."]
    Fero Interplanetary Detective
  12. 11. ["At the airport in Clay, a tiny midwestern..."]
    Crash Barker and the Zoom sled
  13. 12. ["The hand of war moves destructively on towards..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Air Force
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