([Summer] 1952)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Jerry Iger (Art Director)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

There is no text story in this comic.


The Nymphs of Neptune (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Interesting title and illustration on the cover, but they bear no relation to any interior feature - although Reef Ryan does take place on a moon of Neptune.

Inferno on the Fifth Moon (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Huxley Haldane]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Flint Baker; Introduction: Xuak and other miners; Queen Tenya; Gorelle; Madlyn (dies); other Lunar Amazons
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The same story title was used in the original appearance.

["Star Pirate, bold Robin Hood of the space lanes..."] (Table of Contents)

Star Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Leonardo Vinci]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Roger (intro); Margo (daughter of Dictator; intro); Villains: Robber Red (intro); the Dictator of Zev (intro)
Reprints:

["Exploring Neptune's strange and adventurous inner world, Reef..."] (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Reef Ryan; Vara, Tabess of Xalan (guest star); Barda (intro; villain); Wasel (intro)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Supposedly, the title to this episode is "The Nymphs of Neptune" based on the cover blurb.

["Earth was a shambles when Hunt Bowman, the last..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils:
Nick Viscardi (signed)
Inks:
Nick Viscardi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Villains: Voltamen [Tak Bar (intro); Snagg (intro); Lupa (intro); Nizto (intro); Iqor]; Basil
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One vertical third of one page is comprised of an ad, exactly as in issue #22.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Nymphs of Neptune
  2. 1. Inferno on the Fifth Moon
    Flint Baker
  3. 2. ["Star Pirate, bold Robin Hood of the space lanes..."]
    Star Pirate
  4. 3. ["Exploring Neptune's strange and adventurous inner world, Reef..."]
    Reef Ryan
  5. 4. ["Earth was a shambles when Hunt Bowman, the last..."]
    The Lost World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Dan Kocher
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.