(September 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. 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

Brand emblem has Fiction House bull's eye but is missing the text.


Moon-Thirst (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick] (signed)
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strange, corpse-like creatures from Volta, ruling planet of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Guest Star: Maxson; Broak (villain, introduction, death); Voltamen (villains)

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

Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Daring Earthmen attempt exploration of the unknown void...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mars; Captain Martin (introduction, death); Dr. Jason (introduction); the Quomans and their king (introduction); Eno Rex (villain, introduction, death?, engineer)
Synopsis
An unsuccessful engineer (being used by the war god Mars) is accepted as a crew member aboard the "Spacemoor", but soon conducts a mutiny, takes control of the vessel, and heads toward Astelguese, an asteroid supposedly loaded with gold.
Reprints

Moon-Thirst (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
? [as Douglas McKee] (signed)
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Vanam city: Squadron, attention! Duty detail to report...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen; The Girl Squadron; Captain Saracen; Izmet (villain, a scientist, introduction); Queen Aza (villain, ruler of Margravia, introduction)
Synopsis
Gale and her squadron are sent to Margravia on a mercy mission with a pardon for Izmet, but the mission nearly backfires.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a frontier asteroid, where law and outlaw...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; The Big Shot (villain, introduction, death, a woman)

Will Earth's Lost Race Return? (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Theobald Parker] (signed)
Pencils
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
This is an article claiming that the builders of Angkor Wat in Cambodia were space aliens.

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

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles] (signed)
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
Robert Webb; shop ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the dim wastes of Central Jupiter comes...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; General Rami (introduction): Medna (villain, introduction); the Purple People (villains, introduction)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Temporarily out of this world, the olympics have...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Norge Benson; Jolie; The Gor Men (villains, introduction)

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

Flint Baker and Reef Ryan Space Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Flash! Extra! In this corner, Flint Baker, ace...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan] (introduction); Vara; Captain Gordon (introduction); Braxo (villain, introduction); Torga and the ape men (villains, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Moon-Thirst
    Gale Allen
  2. 1. ["Strange, corpse-like creatures from Volta, ruling planet of..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Daring Earthmen attempt exploration of the unknown void..."]
    Mars
  4. 3. Moon-Thirst
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["On a frontier asteroid, where law and outlaw..."]
    Star Pirate
  6. 5. Will Earth's Lost Race Return?
  7. 6. ["From the dim wastes of Central Jupiter comes..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  8. 7. ["Temporarily out of this world, the olympics have..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. ["Flash! Extra! In this corner, Flint Baker, ace..."]
    Flint Baker and Reef Ryan Space Rangers
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