(May 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1942-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
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

on-sale date from previous issue


The Vampire-Men 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
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reef Ryan; Vara
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; ray guns; torture

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

Mars, God of War / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mars, god of war, drives a crumbling civilization toward destruction under the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Marina (villain, introduction); Telma; Bruce (introduction); Mars
Synopsis
Bruce and Telma thwart Mars' scheme to induce rebellion among the women of Salus.
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs; knives; saber-toothed cats; Salus (planet); slavery

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

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

Script
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils
Saul Rosen
Inks
Saul Rosen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Red Comet smashes into action against Randi, the power-mad...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dolores Taylor; Rusty; Randi (villain, introduction); Prince Orman (introduction); King Tyrus (introduction); Red Comet
Synopsis
Red Comet prevents a coup against King Tyrus.
Reprints
Keywords
Mercury

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

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
W-w-welcome to the w-w-wintry p-p-planet P-P-Pluto, home of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Slug (villain); Norge Benson; Frosting; Hatrack; Wiggins
Synopsis
Norge and his companions rescue penguins shanghied by Slug as a crew for his whaling ship.
Keywords
Moby Dick; penguins; reading; Rears and Sawbuck catalog (parody of Sears and Roebuck); sailing ships; Waddle Inn; whales; whaling

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

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through the brooding Jupiterian forest race two excited figures...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Bixo (villain, introduction); Rella (introduction); Amno (introduction); Auro
Synopsis
Auro convinces Bixo to accept his new son-in-law.
Reprints
Keywords
castles; dinosaurs; elopement; spears

The Temple of Time (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)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

The Vampire-Men of Neptune ["Reef, please don't go...it's dangerous in those..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vara; Nepon; Mordras Krad (villain); the Kraddaks (villain, introduction); Reef Ryan
Synopsis
Reef and Vara thward Krad's schemes for conquest of Corraam.
Keywords
bondage; catapults; Corraam; torture; vulbat

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gale Allen's flagship is cruising over the mountains...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jack North; Zang (villain, introduction, death); Queen of Vanam (introduction); Gale Arden
Synopsis
Gale and the girls rescue the queen of Vanam from Zang, the exile.
Reprints
Keywords
crowns; mining; octopoid monsters; royalty; silium mines; Vanam (planet)

Intra Space Combat Rocket (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

Star Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Pirate, Robin Hood of the space lanes, crosses swords again with Dagara,...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dagara (villain); Slade (villain, introduction); Star Pirate; Trody
Synopsis
Star Pirate prevents pirates from taking a cargo of medicine.
Keywords
cutlasses; pirates; plastma; saloons; sarsparex; skeletons; space helmets; teklin; walking the plank

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

Flint Baker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Al Schmidt]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the Rogue Star hurtles through space, Flint...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tolgamo (villain, introduction, death); Micho (introduction); Flint Baker; Mimi
Synopsis
Flint secures the throne of Foressa for Prince Micho.
Keywords
Foressa; knives; prisons; skeletons; swords; Uranus
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Vampire-Men of Neptune
    Reef Ryan
  2. 1. ["Mars, god of war, drives a crumbling civilization toward destruction under the..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. ["The Red Comet smashes into action against Randi, the power-mad..."]
    The Red Comet
  4. 3. ["W-w-welcome to the w-w-wintry p-p-planet P-P-Pluto, home of..."]
    Norge Benson
  5. 4. ["Through the brooding Jupiterian forest race two excited figures..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. The Temple of Time
    Jeff Drake
  7. 6. The Vampire-Men of Neptune ["Reef, please don't go...it's dangerous in those..."]
    Reef Ryan
  8. 7. ["Gale Allen's flagship is cruising over the mountains..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  9. 8. Intra Space Combat Rocket
  10. 9. ["Star Pirate, Robin Hood of the space lanes, crosses swords again with Dagara,..."]
    Star Pirate
  11. 10. ["As the Rogue Star hurtles through space, Flint..."]
    Flint Baker
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