(September 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
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); 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

Castaways of the Swamp Star (Table of Contents)

Buzz Crandall / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strangely, vital food shipments from Archon to Earth...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Miges (villains, introduction); The Fire Men (introduction)

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

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

Script
? [as Flynn Wilson]
Pencils
Don Rico
Inks
Don Rico
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the far eastern part of Jupiter lives...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Asor (introduction); A prophet (villain, introduction, death)

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

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

Script
? [as Rey Isip]
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From his secret base on a tiny asteroid...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Radmore (villain, introduction); Nevra (introduction); Lectron (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Here the "Rey Isip" credit is obviously not valid.

Castaways of the Swamp Star ["Secretly, Buzz Crandall has completed a space ship."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Characters
last appearance; Marna (guest-star); Rusty (guest-star); The Kurmen (villain)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the strange world under Neptune's surface, Reef...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vara (guest-star); Nepon (guest-star); Sarku (villain); The Munkatoos (introduction)

Happy Boithday To Frosting (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Al Walker
Inks
Al Walker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Slug (villain); Frosting (a polar bear, introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Art Saaf?
Inks
Art Saaf?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jack leads his men back to Janaam after...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jack North (guest-star); The Girl Squadron (introduction, first real app.); Zorg (introduction); Zang (villain, introduction, death?)

Indexer Notes

Yet another permutation on the title of this strip.

War Queen of Parun (Table of Contents: 8)

Jeff Drake / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jeff Drake (introduction)

Indexer Notes

First of a series of text stories

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

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

Script
? [as S. A. Selwyn]
Pencils
George Carl Wilhelms
Inks
George Carl Wilhelms
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crash Parker and Lila Bartel speed toward Mercury...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Munos (introduction); the Zikors (villains, introduction, death)

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

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

Script
? [as Aurelius]
Pencils
George Carl Wilhelms?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Nelson Cole returns to the city of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Nelson Cole(last appearance) King Yog (villain, introduction, death); his Swamp Men (villains, introduction, death); Princess Jupra (guest-star)

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

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

Script
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils
Frank Schwarz
Inks
Frank Schwarz?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flint and Mimi wander near a canal on Mars.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Spider-Men (villains, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Castaways of the Swamp Star
    Buzz Crandall
  2. 1. ["Strangely, vital food shipments from Archon to Earth..."]
    The Red Comet
  3. 2. ["In the far eastern part of Jupiter lives..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  4. 3. ["From his secret base on a tiny asteroid..."]
    The Star Pirate
  5. 4. Castaways of the Swamp Star ["Secretly, Buzz Crandall has completed a space ship."]
    Buzz Crandall of the Space Patrol
  6. 5. ["In the strange world under Neptune's surface, Reef..."]
    Reef Ryan
  7. 6. Happy Boithday To Frosting
    Norge Benson
  8. 7. ["Jack leads his men back to Janaam after..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  9. 8. War Queen of Parun
    Jeff Drake
  10. 9. ["Crash Parker and Lila Bartel speed toward Mercury..."]
    Crash Parker
  11. 10. ["Captain Nelson Cole returns to the city of..."]
    Captain Nelson Cole
  12. 11. ["Flint and Mimi wander near a canal on Mars."]
    Flint Baker
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Peter Croome
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.