(May 1946)

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
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Slave of the Hydra (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 / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gradually the slimy things of Volta learned the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Guest Stars: Bruce; Bonnie; Robin; Villains: Frok (intro); Ekka (intro; death); Voltamen

Slave of the Hydra ["Gale needed a vacation--she took one on..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
? [as Douglas McKee]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Gale Allen; Rolf (intro); Lura (intro); Villain: Gar (intro; death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. Last appearance of Gale Allen.

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

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils
August Froehlich
Inks
August Froehlich
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
November 26, l965--the fateful day when a rocket ship...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Villain: Rogo; Guest Star: Dorna

Sports of Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Star Pirate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Pirate--robin hood of the spaceways--but now...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Villains: A lady pirate (intro); D'wargians (intro)

The Mental Monsters of Havoc (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Reynold Morgan]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The grimmest secret of all time! So deadly...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Villain: Dr. Grey (intro; death)
Synopsis
When Mysta forbids Dr. Grey from continuing his atomic research, he defies her. However, an accidental explosion renders him radioactive and he plans to use his new power to kill Mysta and destroy the moon.
Reprints
Keywords
radioactivity

Indexer Notes

HW suggests ink assists by Ruth Atkinson.

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

Space Rangers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Silently, mysteriously, the viceroy's daughter led Flint and...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Mary (intro; the Viceroy's daughter); Hercules; Villain: Dr. Mori (intro)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Slave of the Hydra
    Gale Allen
  2. 1. ["Gradually the slimy things of Volta learned the..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. Slave of the Hydra ["Gale needed a vacation--she took one on..."]
    Gale Allen
  4. 3. ["November 26, l965--the fateful day when a rocket ship..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. Sports of Tomorrow
  6. 5. ["Star Pirate--robin hood of the spaceways--but now..."]
    Star Pirate
  7. 6. The Mental Monsters of Havoc
  8. 7. ["The grimmest secret of all time! So deadly..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  9. 8. ["Silently, mysteriously, the viceroy's daughter led Flint and..."]
    Space Rangers
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