(November 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
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

Scourge of Neptune (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

Mars God of War / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Down through the ages, a foul spirit has...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mars (introduction, villain); John Freeman (dictator of Axia, introduction)

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

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
On Pluto...Norge, Frosting, and the penguins compete...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Snomads (introduction, villains); Hatrack (introduction, a reindeer); Prof. Squint (a penguin)

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

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 are exploring the fog region...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Fog Men (introduction, villains); their Queen (introduction, villain)

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

Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Frank Schwarz (pages 1-4); George Carl Wilhelms (pages 5-7)
Inks
Frank Schwarz (pages 1-4); George Carl Wilhelms (pages 5-7)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Vanam, Gale Allen and Jack are summoned...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jack North; Queen of Vanam; a Lion Man (villain, introduction, death); King Yurk (introduction, death); the Cliff Men (introduction, death)

Planet of the White Death (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils
John Celardo (pages 1-4); Leo Morey (pages 5-8)
Inks
John Celardo (pages 1-4); Leo Morey (pages 5-8)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Destructive meteors have crashed into several planets...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Zarians (introduction, villains)

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

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
Barbarian hillmen attack the peaceful Mercurian city of Tarm.
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Queen Vona (introduction); the Tarmians (introduction); King Zone; Princess Melana; Farg (introduction, villain, death); barbarian hillmen (introduction); hillmen's chief (introduction, death)

Scourge of Neptune (Table of Contents: 8)

Reef Ryan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Under Neptune's surface, Reef and Vara have trailed...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vara; Sarku (villain); the Amphins (introduction, villains); Nulor (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

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

Script
? [as Nick Charles]
Pencils
Seymour Reit
Inks
Seymour Reit
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Auro, lord of Jupiter, explores one of the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Tyrant (villain, introduction, death); Princess Marla (introduction)

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

The Star Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Leonardo Vinci]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Pirate! What a romantic name!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Baron (villain, introduction); Nomi (his sister, introduction); Dorset (introduction); Kavon (introduction); Sharyn (his daughter)

Indexer Notes

HS sees traces of Appel and Schwarz.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Scourge of Neptune
    Reef Ryan
  2. 1. ["Down through the ages, a foul spirit has..."]
    Mars God of War
  3. 2. ["On Pluto...Norge, Frosting, and the penguins compete..."]
    Norge Benson
  4. 3. ["Flint and Mimi are exploring the fog region..."]
    Flint Baker
  5. 4. ["In Vanam, Gale Allen and Jack are summoned..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  6. 5. Planet of the White Death
    Jeff Drake
  7. 6. ["Destructive meteors have crashed into several planets..."]
    The Red Comet
  8. 7. ["Barbarian hillmen attack the peaceful Mercurian city of Tarm."]
    Crash Parker
  9. 8. Scourge of Neptune
    Reef Ryan
  10. 9. ["Auro, lord of Jupiter, explores one of the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  11. 10. ["Star Pirate! What a romantic name!"]
    The Star Pirate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.