(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
Characters
Flint Baker

[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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fifteen thousand years ago there was no moon!
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 (bear); Hatrack (deer); Guest Star: Jolie; Lomar (introduction)
Synopsis
Norge is captured by the scientist-magician Lomar.

Raiders From the Red Moon (Table of Contents: 10)

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 planet scout, crosses the path...
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
  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:
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  • Del Gruber
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  • Craig Delich
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