(July 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1943-05-10
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Glen-Kel Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss
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.


The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth (Table of Contents)

Flint Baker / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pitch of the strange soft music suddenly...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mars, God of War; Villains: Atlasso; Sapienso; Roger Carlton (intro, death of all three); Calla Carlton (intro); Don (intro)

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

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

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Tabess! That's a queer procession coming down...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reef Ryan; Villains: Freda; Barda (death); Guest Star: Tabess of Xalan

Indexer Notes

This is the last solo Reef Ryan story.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once again this outlaw beats the law to...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Dr. Conro (intro); Zarta Conro (intro); Tommy (intro); Villains: The Drogans (intro)

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

The Lost World / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hunt Bowman, Earth's lone survivor of the war...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Villains: The Voltamen

Indexer Notes

This appears to be a severely edited episode of The Lost World that was cut down (due to the loss of eight pages this issue?) into a war-stamp promo (believe it or not!).

Life-Drinkers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
? (Mike Okamoto?)
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Villains: The Yasgadorians (intro); the Yasgadorian leader (intro; death)
Reprints

Can Earth Dodge Its Star of Doom? (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Prof. Theobald Parker]
Pencils
Fran Deitrick (signed) (Fran Hopper)
Inks
Fran Deitrick (signed) (Fran Hopper)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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
What weird thing threatens the very existence of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen; The Girl Squadron; Robon (intro); Villains: The Jelly Creatures (intro; death)

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

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 has been appointed to lecture on his...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Norge Benson; Guest Stars: Jolie; Professor Stellar (intro); Villains: The Moon Mountaineers (intro)

The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth ["Flint Baker, ace Earth Scout, and his lovely..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
? [as George Myles]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker; Tanna (intro); Villains: The ape men (intro; death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. This is the last solo Flint Baker story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth
    Flint Baker
  2. 1. ["The pitch of the strange soft music suddenly..."]
    Mars, God of War
  3. 2. ["Look, Tabess! That's a queer procession coming down..."]
    Reef Ryan
  4. 3. ["Once again this outlaw beats the law to..."]
    Star Pirate
  5. 4. ["Hunt Bowman, Earth's lone survivor of the war..."]
    The Lost World
  6. 5. Life-Drinkers
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Can Earth Dodge Its Star of Doom?
  8. 7. ["What weird thing threatens the very existence of..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  9. 8. ["Norge has been appointed to lecture on his..."]
    Norge Benson
  10. 9. The Lizard-Lions of Azitroth ["Flint Baker, ace Earth Scout, and his lovely..."]
    Flint Baker
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.