(May 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1943-03-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor)
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 the previous issue.


Raiders from the Red Moon (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

[The Queen of the Jungle] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

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, the outlaw god, forever schemes to plunge...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mars, God of War; Bert Rand (villain; intro; death); Intro: Dr. Mark; Dan Fletcher [Dr. Stein]; Louise Mark
Synopsis
Mars uses Bert Rand's jealousy to kidnap scientists and round up rogues and try to conquer the planets.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Winter in Neptune--and down from the vast...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reef Ryan; Vara; Guest Stars: Tabess of Xalan; Villains: The Toags (intro); Zurko (intro; death)
Synopsis
It's winter on Neptune and the Toags have awakened and attacked Xalan again.
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as George Vincent]
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Pirate, Robin Hood of the spaceways, saves a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Trody; Zela (villain, intro); Zela's father (villain, intro)
Synopsis
Star Pirate frees a girl and her crew from the space patrol.
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Auro attacks again--but his strength is opposed...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro, Lord of Jupiter; Donna (introduction); Donna's father (introduction); Cykka (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
A giant beast attacked Donna and her father and stole his eyes.

Is Atlantis On the Moon? (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

The writer states his belief that the Moon is Atlantis; no wonder he didn't sign it!

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

The Lost World / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thorncliffe Herrick]
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hunt Bowman, lone survivor of the plague and...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hunt Bowman; Queen Lyssa; The Old Man (guest star); Maxson (introduction); Kodip Men (villain, introduction); the Voltamen (villain)
Synopsis
Flying over ruined Manhattan, Hunt's ship is shot down.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

There are no word balloons in this story.

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

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

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blinding death! Striking down thousands on other planets...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen; the Girl Squadron; Guest Stars: Viceroy of Vanam; Captain Saracen; Villain: Marto (intro)
Synopsis
The Blind Death is killing people and Marto comes to Vanam with information.
Reprints

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

Norge Benson / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Norge, Jolie, Frosting and Hatrack relax on a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Norge Benson; Frosting; Hatrack; Guest Star: Jolie; Lomar (intro)
Synopsis
Norge is captured by the scientist-magician Lomar.

Raiders From the Red Moon ["Flint Baker, ace planet scout, crosses the path..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker; Mimi; Villain: Zanor (formerly Sarko; intro; death?); Brandion (intro)
Synopsis
Cities on various planets are disappearing without a trace.

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[The Big Six of the Comic Magazines] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Raiders from the Red Moon
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. [The Queen of the Jungle]
  3. 2. ["Mars, the outlaw god, forever schemes to plunge..."]
    Mars, God of War
  4. 3. ["Winter in Neptune--and down from the vast..."]
    Reef Ryan
  5. 4. ["Star Pirate, Robin Hood of the spaceways, saves a..."]
    Star Pirate
  6. 5. ["Auro attacks again--but his strength is opposed..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Is Atlantis On the Moon?
  8. 7. ["Hunt Bowman, lone survivor of the plague and..."]
    The Lost World
  9. 8. ["Blinding death! Striking down thousands on other planets..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  10. 9. ["Norge, Jolie, Frosting and Hatrack relax on a..."]
    Norge Benson
  11. 10. Raiders From the Red Moon ["Flint Baker, ace planet scout, crosses the path..."]
    Flint Baker
  12. 11. [The Big Six of the Comic Magazines]
  13. 12. ["Get this world-famous 512-page encyclopedia volume for only 7¢ - and a 3¢ stamp"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.