(July 1945)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Paul Payne
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Behemoths of the Purple Void (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils
Lily Renee (signed)
Inks
Lily Renee (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alone against the foul horde that wrecked their...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Villains: The Hydrads of Venus (intro; death); Voltamen [Tharkil (intro; death); Murg (intro; death)]

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

Mysta of the Moon / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ross Gallun] (signed)
Pencils
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks
Fran Hopper (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Only the madness of a warped genius could...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Gor (villain, introduction); Gor's manplant army (introduction, death)
Synopsis
Mysta must stop the madness of the evil Gor, who plants seeds that grow men, and with whom he plans to conquer the universe.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

HW suggests ink assists by Ruth Atkinson. JV suggests help by Marcia Snyder, instead.

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

Red Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Cy Thatcher]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich; Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Red Comet, good will ambassador from Earth...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Red Comet
Reprints

The Invaders (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Garold S. Hatfield]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

Behemoths of the Purple Void (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Jack Keller
Inks
Jack Keller; A. C. Hollingsworth?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why did the Earth move nearer the sun?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Villains: The Flame Creatures (intro; death; transformed ancient Germans)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.`

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

Gale Allen / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Log of spaceship R.O. 527 RS 43 -- we were skirting the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen; Professor Quimbly (intro); the Doctor (intro); The Goatmen (intro; villains)
Reprints

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

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

Script
? [as Len Dodson]
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yer a fool for visitin' this auction place...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Dr. Cicor (villain; intro; death?)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Behemoths of the Purple Void
    Space Rangers
  2. 1. ["Alone against the foul horde that wrecked their..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Only the madness of a warped genius could..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  4. 3. ["The Red Comet, good will ambassador from Earth..."]
    Red Comet
  5. 4. The Invaders
  6. 5. Behemoths of the Purple Void
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. ["Log of spaceship R.O. 527 RS 43 -- we were skirting the..."]
    Gale Allen
  8. 7. ["Yer a fool for visitin' this auction place..."]
    Star Pirate
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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  • Gregory Fischer
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