(January 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
every other month
On-sale date
1943-10-13
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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.


Slavers of the Red Star (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two people and their wolf dog, wandering through...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: Voltamen; I: The Red-Bearded Men and the Hairless Men

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

Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in space, a derelict ship founders, directionless...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: Leonardo (I, D); I: The Paxians

Indexer Notes

The phrase "God of War" does not appear on the splash page, although it is used on the cover.

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

Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Fran Hopper
Inks
Fran Hopper
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the strange unearthly tale of a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: King of Skor (I, D); I: Gathor

Indexer Notes

HW suggests possible inking assist by Ruth Atkinson.
Fran Hopper was earlier known by her maiden name, Fran Deitrick.

[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
At a local bar on the planetoid Tok...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: Cadar the Wrecker (I)

Can the Creatures of Space Enslave Us? (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Prof. Theobald Parker]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
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 John Charles]
Pencils
Alex Blum; Arnold Hicks
Inks
Arnold Hicks; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Intrigue and mystery surround central Jupiter. It is...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: Mirza (I); I: Tron, Jana

Indexer Notes

Some faces appear to have been reworked by Robert Webb.

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

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

Script
? [as Olaf Bjorn]
Pencils
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Frosting, bored with monotony on Pluto, has stolen...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: The Eo Master and his henchman (I for both)

Slavers of the Red Star (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The high commissioner's office:" "You sent for us?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
V: Prof. Kender and his Disk Men (I for all); I: Alicia Brown, Gordon Blackthorne (a Disc Man)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Slavers of the Red Star
    Space Rangers
  2. 1. ["Two people and their wolf dog, wandering through..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Somewhere in space, a derelict ship founders, directionless..."]
    Mars
  4. 3. ["This is the strange unearthly tale of a..."]
    Gale Allen and the Girl Squadron
  5. 4. ["At a local bar on the planetoid Tok..."]
    Star Pirate
  6. 5. Can the Creatures of Space Enslave Us?
  7. 6. ["Intrigue and mystery surround central Jupiter. It is..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  8. 7. ["Frosting, bored with monotony on Pluto, has stolen..."]
    Norge Benson
  9. 8. Slavers of the Red Star
    Space Rangers
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