([Fall] 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

This comic has no text story.


Synthoids of the 9th Moon (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Interesting title blurb and illustration on the cover, but they have no relationship to any interior feature.

["They were penned into a trap! Outside waited..."] (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils:
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks:
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Guest Stars: Bruce; Bonnie; Robin; a professor (dies); Villains: Voltamen; Taomen (intro; die); Taomen Chief (intro; dies)
Reprints:

["Space Ranger HQ on Earth - Ho hum. This desk duty..."] (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils:
Lee Elias?
Inks:
Regina Levander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Space Rangers [Reef Ryan; Flint Baker]; Queen Theca (intro; dies; villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credit from James Van Nuys, the artist's grandson, who is in possession of 4 pages of black & white, pre-production pages from this story.

["Against savage forces roaming the universe stands a..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysta of the Moon / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper
Inks:
Fran Hopper
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Villain: Dr. Black (intro; dies)
Reprints:

["Sneakin' in, hey, Blackbeard? Why?"] (Table of Contents)

Star Pirate / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Len Dodson]
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Pirate; Villains: Thala and her gang (intro)
Reprints:

["What new terror was this, erupting along the..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Gale Allen; unnamed villain (introduction); unnamed girl (introduction); Professor Quimbly
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Synthoids of the 9th Moon
  2. 1. ["They were penned into a trap! Outside waited..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Space Ranger HQ on Earth - Ho hum. This desk duty..."]
    Space Rangers
  4. 3. ["Against savage forces roaming the universe stands a..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  5. 4. ["Sneakin' in, hey, Blackbeard? Why?"]
    Star Pirate
  6. 5. ["What new terror was this, erupting along the..."]
    Gale Allen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • 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.