(August 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

Golden Amazons of Venus (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Mystery of the Vanishing Men ["The mysterious Red Comet discovers an ancient planet..."] (Table of Contents)

The Red Comet / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carol (introduction); Jim (introduction); other scientists (introduction); A tyrant of Mysto (villain, introduction); a monster (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is take from the cover blurb.

["High in the stratosphere, Gale Allen flies the..."] (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jack North (guest-star); Rana Joyce (introduction); Crab Men of Mercury (villains, introduction, death)

Golden Amazons of Venus ["Flint is about to take off from a..."] (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Queen Futura (not the heroine beginning in issue #43, introduction); the Golden Amazons (introduction); The Metal Men (villains, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Attempting to prevent an impending crime, Fero shoots..."] (Table of Contents)

Fero Interplanetary Detective / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Congressman Thompson (introduction); Eric (introduction); A gang of crooks (villains, introduction, death); Fero briefly becomes a monster (villain, last appearance)

The War of the Electronic Universe (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as G.O. Garsh]
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
Sid Greene?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The King of the Electronic World (villain, introduction)

Cradle of the World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Lin Davies]
Pencils:
John Celardo?
Inks:
John Celardo?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Robot Raiders of Mars ["A brazen raid on the treasury by amazing..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tobor (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Fiery World ["Interplanetary pilot Spurt Hammond operates a rocket ship..."] (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:
Queen of Venus (introduction); Org (introduction); King of Mars (villain, introduction); Martians (villains)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Even in the remotest recesses of space and..."] (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Sophus (villain, introduction, death)

["I'll teach you to leave fingerprints!"] (Table of Contents)

Laff Riots / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Jack Smiley]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Genre:
humor

["Crash Barker, world's greatest test pilot, lands his..."] (Table of Contents)

Crash Barker and the Zoom sled / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

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

War-Gods of Tomorrow ["In an effort to obtain information about the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Dusty Rhodes]
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rix (villain, last appearance)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. New York said to have been destroyed in 20th Century.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Golden Amazons of Venus
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. Mystery of the Vanishing Men ["The mysterious Red Comet discovers an ancient planet..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["High in the stratosphere, Gale Allen flies the..."]
    Gale Allen
  4. 3. Golden Amazons of Venus ["Flint is about to take off from a..."]
    Flint Baker
  5. 4. ["Attempting to prevent an impending crime, Fero shoots..."]
    Fero Interplanetary Detective
  6. 5. The War of the Electronic Universe
    Don Granval
  7. 6. Cradle of the World
    Dexter Ames
  8. 7. Robot Raiders of Mars ["A brazen raid on the treasury by amazing..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole of the Solar Force
  9. 8. The Fiery World ["Interplanetary pilot Spurt Hammond operates a rocket ship..."]
    Spurt Hammond
  10. 9. ["Even in the remotest recesses of space and..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  11. 10. ["I'll teach you to leave fingerprints!"]
    Laff Riots
  12. 11. ["Crash Barker, world's greatest test pilot, lands his..."]
    Crash Barker and the Zoom sled
  13. 12. War-Gods of Tomorrow ["In an effort to obtain information about the..."]
    Planet Payson
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