(September 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1942-07-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Larabie Cunningham (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)

Issue Notes

on-sale date from previous issue.

Winged Man-Eaters of the Exile Star (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker
Reprints
Keywords
monsters; swamps

[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
With the horrible war cry of 'kill and destroy'...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mars; Dirk Warren (introduction); Ada (introduction); Wada (villain, introduction, death); Zom (villain, introduction, death); Queen of the Hidden People (introduction)
Synopsis
Dirk Warren discovers a new civilization, just as Mars arrives to destroy it.
Reprints
Keywords
bondage; cannibalism; cigarette lighters; Planetoid 200; Zog (planet)

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

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

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Inside Neptune, Reef Ryan, lone explorer from Earth...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Vara; Nepon; Zoth; Mordas Krad (villain, death); Mox (villain, introduction, death); Reef Ryan
Synopsis
Reef and Vara are captured by Krad and make an narrow escape.
Keywords
bondage; Coraam (city); dwarfism; monsters; shellbacks; torture; tridents

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

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

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Saul Rosen
Inks
Saul Rosen ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Receiving reports of a derelict space ship blocking the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Nors (villain, introduction, death); Queen Rika (introduction); Gale Allen
Synopsis
Gale rescues Rika from the Outer Venusians.
Reprints
Keywords
canoes; jewels; Outer Venus (planet)

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

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Horror and destruction threaten Auro's planet of Jupiter...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Moti (villain, introduction, death); Riki (a sage)
Synopsis
Auro puts an end to Moti's collection of tribute from the city of Paduna.
Keywords
bird monsters; bondage; brontolochus; chariots; Paduna (city); skeletons; swords

Mutineers from Death Row (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Newton Haley]
Pencils
? (2 panels art)
Inks
? (2 panels art)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Roaring louder than a squadron of heavy bombers...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Steve Thatcher; Felix Mattore; Sniffer Burns; Barney Krantz; Patsy O'Toole; Judd Nolan
Keywords
Helio (spaceship); Jupiter

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

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

Script
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Slasher -- a name written in blood on the records of interplanetary crime!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
the Red Comet (last appearance); Dolores Taylor; Rusty; The Slasher (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
The Red Comet defeats the Slasher and his gang of hijackers.
Reprints
Keywords
drugs; hijacking; plagues; Saturn (planet); seismic quakes; volcanoes; wanted posters

Indexer Notes

This is the last original Red Comet story. His next appearance is in Planet Comics #37, a reprint from issue #19.

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

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
Everybody who is anybody is at a big banquet in Pluto's Royal Iglooan Hotel...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Norge Beson; Frosting; Hatrack; Jolie (introduction); The Peltures (villain, introduction; pelican/vultures)
Synopsis
Norge helps fend off an attack on Pax by the Peltures.
Keywords
arrows; bows; Pax (planet); penguins; Royal Iglooan Hotel; swords; umbrellas

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

The 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 outer space, challenges the Wolf...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; The Wolf (villain, introduction); Trody
Synopsis
Star Pirate and Trody free some shanghai-ed spacemen.
Keywords
crimping; cutlasses; lanterns; Scarlet Ear Tavern; shanghaiing; treasure chests; Vengeance (spaceship)

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

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
Aroused by the rumors that Ceres is armed...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Worr (villain, introduction); Flint Baker; Mimi
Synopsis
Flint stops Dr. Worr's plan to attack Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
alkaloid plums; arrows; bows; Ceres (asteroid); poisoning; Rogue Star (spaceship)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Winged Man-Eaters of the Exile Star
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["With the horrible war cry of 'kill and destroy'..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. ["Inside Neptune, Reef Ryan, lone explorer from Earth..."]
    Reef Ryan
  4. 3. ["Receiving reports of a derelict space ship blocking the..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["Horror and destruction threaten Auro's planet of Jupiter..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. Mutineers from Death Row
  7. 6. ["The Slasher -- a name written in blood on the records of interplanetary crime!"]
    The Red Comet
  8. 7. ["Everybody who is anybody is at a big banquet in Pluto's Royal Iglooan Hotel..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. ["Star Pirate, Robin Hood of outer space, challenges the Wolf..."]
    The Star Pirate
  10. 9. ["Aroused by the rumors that Ceres is armed..."]
    Flint Baker
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