(September 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale Date
1941-06-16
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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


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 (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Secretly, Buzz Crandall has completed a space ship.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Buzz Crandall; 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
    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
  • Del Gruber
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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