(November 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 (editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z (Table of Contents)

Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?

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
A brawny archer and a lithe, royal beauty...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hunt Bowman; Marova (villain, introduction); the Gopher People (villains, introduction); Voltamen (villains)

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

Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a council meeting on the planetoid Guar...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mars; Nezorf (villain, introduction, death); Princess Tala (introduction); Jan (introduction); Berto (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The phrase "God of War" is absent from the title page although it does appear on the cover.

The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Nizam of Vanam summons Gale and Dima...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen; Nzam of Navam; Dima (head of space cargo ships); The Armadillo Men (villains, introduction, some die); The Dragon (villain)
Synopsis
Gale and Dima are sent to the world of Vuur, from where an expedition of theirs failed to return from, and they discover a race of Armadillo Men unearthed by a volcano, and who are attempting to turn the world's inhabitants into versions of themselves for use as slaves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. HW suggests possible F.R. Sieminsky as penciler. HS thinks perhaps Lee Elias.

[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
As the Vengeance cruises the spaceways, Star notices...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; un-named hermit (villain, introduction, death)

Will Man Find the Key To Eternal Life? (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as H. MacLeod Kensington, B. S.] (signed)
Pencils
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One morning, as Auro takes his daily swim...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro; Laron of Tando (introduction); Mara (introduction, Laron's daughter); Opar Irafa (villain, introduction, death)

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

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

Script
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils
Jim Mooney ?
Inks
Jim Mooney ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Norge meets an old sea captain who shows...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Norge Benson; Guset Stars: Jolie; Captain of the ASTRID Q (introduction); The Gudrun people (villains, introduction, Vikings from space)

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

Space Rangers / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With an almost inaudible roar, a lone rocket...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Space Rangers; Gora (villain, introduction, death); Tana (introduction); Adolf Hitler (villain, cameo)

Indexer Notes

HW notes George Tuska "influence" on page five.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  2. 1. ["A brawny archer and a lithe, royal beauty..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["At a council meeting on the planetoid Guar..."]
    Mars
  4. 3. The Fire-Eaters of Asteroid Z
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["As the Vengeance cruises the spaceways, Star notices..."]
    Star Pirate
  6. 5. Will Man Find the Key To Eternal Life?
  7. 6. ["One morning, as Auro takes his daily swim..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  8. 7. ["Norge meets an old sea captain who shows..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. ["With an almost inaudible roar, a lone rocket..."]
    Space Rangers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.