(January 1947)

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

The Mecho-Men of Mars (Table of Contents)

Auro Lord of Jupiter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter
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
For many months Hunt Bowman and Lyssa had...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Janet Parker (intro); Jack (intro); Villains: Sargo (intro); Voltamen

[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
Too well had specimen 9 from Terra belt...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Iontra (intro); Guest Star: Arborotes; Villains: Mentor; Trans-Venusians (intro; death)
Reprints

The Vizigraph (Table of Contents: 3)

The Vizigraph / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Mecho-Men of Mars ["Strange is the planet Jupiter, queen of the..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles]
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Stars: Dorna; Dola (intro); Brog (intro); Villain: Naga (intro)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Mercury (Table of Contents: 5)

Life On Other Worlds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Different script and art from the Mercury episode in Planet Comics #43.

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

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

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Therma, a planet of mystery, a land not...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Guest Stars: Hercules; Lutra Dale (intro); Villains: Fire-Mimes (intro; death); Valgo (intro)

Message from the Dead (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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

Script
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils
?
Inks
?; Charles Sultan ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Public Notice: Trial of Vitor for unauthorized experiments...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Bron II; Vitor (intro; death); Lara (intro; death)
Synopsis
Mysta heads to Uranus to testify against Vitor, who has conducted forbidden experiments with damp light. Vitor's daughter Lara is determined to stop Mysta, but she and her father are killed in their mad mission.
Reprints
Keywords
monsters; Uranus

Indexer Notes

Again, touch-ups by Sultan and others on an otherwise very pedestrian art job.

Space Pirates' Hideout (Table of Contents: 9)

Life On Other Worlds / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
The plan was perfect. The prize: one million...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Marcus Billionaire (intro); Marcus Billionaire's daughter (intro); Villains: Boyd (intro); Lucretia (intro)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mecho-Men of Mars
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  2. 1. ["For many months Hunt Bowman and Lyssa had..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Too well had specimen 9 from Terra belt..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. The Vizigraph
    The Vizigraph
  5. 4. The Mecho-Men of Mars ["Strange is the planet Jupiter, queen of the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. Mercury
    Life On Other Worlds
  7. 6. ["Therma, a planet of mystery, a land not..."]
    Space Rangers
  8. 7. Message from the Dead
  9. 8. ["Public Notice: Trial of Vitor for unauthorized experiments..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  10. 9. Space Pirates' Hideout
    Life On Other Worlds
  11. 10. ["The plan was perfect. The prize: one million..."]
    Star Pirate
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