(July 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

Death-Ray From the Sun (Table of Contents)

Space Rangers / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Space Rangers
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
From Mercury to Neptune all the universe lays...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Yogi of Calcutta (intro; death);Guest Stars: Bonnie; Bruce; Robin; Villains: Frok (death); Krug (death); Voltamen (death)

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

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Douglas]
Pencils
Chester Martin
Inks
Chester Martin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Terror, blind reasonless terror. Marcia Reynolds felt it...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds] (intro; origin); Villains: Mentor (intro) K-4 (intro); the Cymradians (intro)

Indexer Notes

Chester Martin worked in the Planet Story pulp where he did three covers and several interior illustrations. Robert Barrett made the connection between the pulp illustrations and the Futura comic book style.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a strange destiny that hurled the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Stars: Dorna; Claudia; Jerry (intro)

[Mercury] (Table of Contents: 4)

Life on Other Worlds / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Death-Ray From the Sun ["Out of the nethermost depths of space comes..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Guest Stars: Mary; Hercules; Villains: Venusians (intro; death)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

2400 A.D. (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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
Horrid, writhing, crushing--the plasmoids reign on dread...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; The Plasmoids (intro; some deaths); Morgan (intro); Morgan's daughter (intro)

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

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

Script
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimore]
Inks
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimore]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What new terror is this that dawns redly...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Mr. Brooks (intro); Villain: Ralkor (intro; death)
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death-Ray From the Sun
    Space Rangers
  2. 1. ["From Mercury to Neptune all the universe lays..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Terror, blind reasonless terror. Marcia Reynolds felt it..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. ["It was a strange destiny that hurled the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. [Mercury]
    Life on Other Worlds
  6. 5. Death-Ray From the Sun ["Out of the nethermost depths of space comes..."]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. 2400 A.D.
  8. 7. ["Horrid, writhing, crushing--the plasmoids reign on dread..."]
    Star Pirate
  9. 8. ["What new terror is this that dawns redly..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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