(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
1941-08-12
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. 4.


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
  • Del Gruber
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.