(August 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
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
Reprints:

[Watch your newsstand for Wings Comics] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wings of America Club / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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)
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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)
Reprints:

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

Laff Riots / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["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)
Reprints:

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:
Planet Payson (last appearance) Rix (villain, last appearance)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[The Bull's-Eye on the Cover means] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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