(July 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Brute of Mars (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich [as Zolne Rowich] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

"The Red Comet, good will ambassador from Earth..."] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Red Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich; Reed Crandall; Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zorix (villain); Queen Lura (introduction); King of Uranus (introduction)
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Crash Parker / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as S. A. Selwyn]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crash Parker takes off from Earth on a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Princess Vona (introduction); Otog (villain, introduction, death)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Reef Ryan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Al Gabriele?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Reef Ryan, fearless explorer from Earth, lands on...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reef Ryan (introduction); Vara (introduction); Nepon (introduction); Sarku (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Gale Allen of the Girl Squadron / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gale leaves her headquarters in Vanam, the canalled...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jack North (guest-star); Mercurian pirates (villains, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Notice again how they can't seem to keep the name of the strip consistent.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Charlie Ackerman]
Pencils
Don Rico
Inks
Don Rico
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Auro swings through the trees toward a celebration...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Klints (villains, introduction); King Faro (introduction); his daughter (introduction)

The Sargasso Sea of Space (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Toni Blum? [as Bjorn Tagens]
Pencils
? (2 panels art)
Inks
? (2 panels art)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Brute of Mars ["In the blue-green part of Mars, Flint and..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Flint Baker / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils
Leo Morey
Inks
? (shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
A band of anarchists (villains, introduction); Red Martians (villains, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as William Hyer]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mysterious disappearance of the moon scepter causes...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Marna (guest-star); Rusty (introduction); Kurmen (villain); the Moon-Master (villain, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Captain Nelson Cole / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Aurelius]
Pencils
? (shop)
Inks
? (shop)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To enforce peace, Earth scientists have developed a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Clud (villain, introduction); the Mist-Men (villains, introduction); Princess Jupra (introduction); King Juxor (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Signs of Schwarz, Appel, Rice, and others.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Rey Isip (signed)
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A fierce aerial battle follows the 'It' men's...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: The "It" Men (I), Stino (I); I: Verna, Lynturne

Indexer Notes

I see no reason to doubt Isip's credit here. He's certainly capable of this work.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Norge Benson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils
Al Walker
Inks
Al Walker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Norge Benson and his polar bear, Frosting, are...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Butch (villain); Slug (villain); other hoodlum penguins (villains, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Brute of Mars
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. "The Red Comet, good will ambassador from Earth..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["Crash Parker takes off from Earth on a..."]
    Crash Parker
  4. 3. ["Reef Ryan, fearless explorer from Earth, lands on..."]
    Reef Ryan
  5. 4. ["Gale leaves her headquarters in Vanam, the canalled..."]
    Gale Allen of the Girl Squadron
  6. 5. ["Auro swings through the trees toward a celebration..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. The Sargasso Sea of Space
  8. 7. The Brute of Mars ["In the blue-green part of Mars, Flint and..."]
    Flint Baker
  9. 8. ["The mysterious disappearance of the moon scepter causes..."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  10. 9. ["To enforce peace, Earth scientists have developed a..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole
  11. 10. ["A fierce aerial battle follows the 'It' men's..."]
    The Star Pirate
  12. 11. ["Norge Benson and his polar bear, Frosting, are..."]
    Norge Benson
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