(July 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

Invasion of the Cyclops-Men of Mars (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

["The mystery man of space matches wits with..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Thomas Marlin]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Stickers (villains, introduction, death)

["Treachery lurks in the cosmic clouds of space..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Nelson Cole / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Beekman Terrill]
Pencils:
Dan Zolnerowich?; Arthur Peddy?
Inks:
Dan Zolnerowich?; ? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Crag (villain, introduction, death); the Golden Avengers (villains, introduction, death)

["After a short period of rest, Auro leads..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Herman Bolstein? [as Jed Ganey]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Agh (villain, introduction, death)

The Rockmen of Jupiter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Rock Men of Jupiter (villains, introduction); Mary Joyce (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The cover blurb specifically lists the Spurt Hammond story as "Pre-Historic Beasts of Pluto." Go figure.

["Buzz Crandall lives on the highly civilized planet..."] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lepus the Fiend (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Oddly, the Buzz Crandall feature is listed on the cover as "Revolt of the Rock-Men," a title more apt for the Spurt Hammond story.

Lost World of Time (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Lin Davies]
Pencils:
Witmer Williams?
Inks:
Witmer Williams; ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Death strikes at Gornnia. a strange towering city..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Prime Minister of Mars (villain, introduction); King of Mars (introduction, death)

The Menace of the Magno-Universe (Table of Contents)

Don Granval / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Walt Scott]
Pencils:
Sid Greene?
Inks:
Sid Greene?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Explorer from a macro-universe (introduction); woman from a macro-universe (introduction)

["As Crash Barker, his sweetheart Betty, and 'wheel" Barrow..."] (Table of Contents)

Crash Barker and the Zoom sled / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bart Clay (villain, death); Hugo (villain, death); other spies (villain, death)

["Ionite, a new metal discovered on Mercury, is..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Morley Starr]
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hal (villain, introduction); gang of smugglers (villains, introduction)
Reprints:

Invasion of the Cyclops-Men of Mars ["Flint Baker and Mimi are back on Earth..."] (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:
A Martian Cyclops (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invasion of the Cyclops-Men of Mars
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["The mystery man of space matches wits with..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["Treachery lurks in the cosmic clouds of space..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole
  4. 3. ["After a short period of rest, Auro leads..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. The Rockmen of Jupiter
    Spurt Hammond
  6. 5. ["Buzz Crandall lives on the highly civilized planet..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  7. 6. Lost World of Time
    Dexter Ames
  8. 7. ["Death strikes at Gornnia. a strange towering city..."]
    Fero Interplanetary Detective
  9. 8. The Menace of the Magno-Universe
    Don Granval
  10. 9. ["As Crash Barker, his sweetheart Betty, and 'wheel" Barrow..."]
    Crash Barker and the Zoom sled
  11. 10. ["Ionite, a new metal discovered on Mercury, is..."]
    Planet Payson
  12. 11. Invasion of the Cyclops-Men of Mars ["Flint Baker and Mimi are back on Earth..."]
    Flint Baker
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