(March 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1942-12-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Larabie Cunningham (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 1.

Lizard Tyrant of the Twilight World (Table of Contents)

Reef Ryan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reef Ryan
Reprints

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

Rangers Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 0.4 page (report information)

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

Mars, God of War / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ross Gallun
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having carefully weighed the evidence in the criminal...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Black Morgan (villain, introduction, death); Vesta (villain, introduction); Jack (introduction); Ann (introduction); Ann's family (introduction); the High Interplanetary Council (introduction); the President of Earth (introduction); Rogell (introduction, death)
Reprints

Lizard Tyrant of the Twilight World (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
?
Inks
George Tuska; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
North beyond the volcano void, in the inner...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Barda (villain); Freda (introduction, villain); Kragg and another thug (both introduction, death); the Werewile (introduction, death, villain); Tabess of Xalan (guest star); Reef Ryan; Vara
Reprints
Keywords
gibel; Neptune

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. While this story has traditionally been attributed to Tuska, he really only did major surgery on a very ailing art job by someone else.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Notice to all Earthmen, all Martians, all Venusians...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Magnus (introduction, death, villain); Gelda (introduction); Star Pirate; Trody; Axor
Reprints
Keywords
dasta (monster); Garza's Vendorium; Mab (planet); Zev (planetoid)

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

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

Script
Douglas McKee
Pencils
Art Saaf (signed)
Inks
Art Saaf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
SZX! Signal SZX reporting rocket scout wreck on Vandalia...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Capt. Saracen (introduction, villain); Viceroy of Vanam City (introduction); Gale Allen; Maurdez
Reprints
Keywords
Cavern of the Mists; Vanam City; Vandalia

Will Earth Be Invaded? (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dr. Cosmo Potter]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
War! Hitler's mighty armies burst forth!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Venusians
Reprints

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

The Lost World / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Thorncliffe Herrick
Pencils
Pagsilang Isip (signed)
Inks
Pagsilang Isip (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hurled by savage, tragic destiny across the fathomless...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Basil (villain); the Pale People (introduction, villain); Voltamen (villain); an old man (introduction); Queen Lyssa; Hunt Bowman
Reprints
Keywords
lauk (monster)

100 Years After (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Derek West
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
December 7, 2041, at the space port in New Chicago, Mars...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Skip Compton; Myers; Colcord
Reprints
Keywords
Chicago; Mars; Pearl Harbor

Indexer Notes

war stamp promo

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

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dick Charles
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On the outskirts of a Jupiterian city, a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Basto (introduction, death, villain); Swampmen (introduction, villain); Meena (introduction); Auro
Reprints
Keywords
loonas; ratna

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Norge Benson / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Olaf Bjorn
Pencils
Fran Hopper (signed as Fran Deitrick)
Inks
Fran Hopper (signed as Fran Deitrick)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The inhabitants of Pluto, having welcomed the fair...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jolie (guest star); Master Gree (introduction, death, villain); Norge Benson; Hatrack (deer); Frosting (bear)
Reprints
Keywords
Aurora Abyss; Aurora Borealis Mfg. Co.; Pluto

Indexer Notes

Deitrick was Fran Hopper's maiden name. One third of last page is taken up by the Ownership Statement.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Larabie Cunningham
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
? [as Huxley Haldane]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flint Baker, ace of the galaxies, races toward...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zilkor (introduction, death, villain); a mobile fungus (introduction); old prospector (introduction); Flint Baker; Mimi
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Fiction House / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lizard Tyrant of the Twilight World
    Reef Ryan
  2. 1. ["The original smash-hit Rangers Comics"]
    Rangers Comics
  3. 2. ["Boys-girls! Solve this puzzle"]
  4. 3. ["Having carefully weighed the evidence in the criminal..."]
    Mars, God of War
  5. 4. Lizard Tyrant of the Twilight World
    Reef Ryan
  6. 5. ["Notice to all Earthmen, all Martians, all Venusians..."]
    Star Pirate
  7. 6. ["SZX! Signal SZX reporting rocket scout wreck on Vandalia..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  8. 7. Will Earth Be Invaded?
  9. 8. ["Hurled by savage, tragic destiny across the fathomless..."]
    The Lost World
  10. 9. 100 Years After
  11. 10. ["On the outskirts of a Jupiterian city, a..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  12. 11. ["The inhabitants of Pluto, having welcomed the fair..."]
    Norge Benson
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. ["Flint Baker, ace of the galaxies, races toward..."]
    Flint Baker
  15. 14. ["Why guess? Get the best"]
    Fiction House
  16. 15. ["Yes - I'm convinced that I can make good money in radio."]
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