(May 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Every other month
On-sale Date
1947-01-29
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

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mysta of the Moon / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Earth, once proud symbol of highest civilization of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Guest Stars: Bruce; Ruk (a Venusian; intro); Villains: 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
In the Cymrad laboratories the great experiment goes...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Villains: Iontra (death); Mentor
Synopsis
The origin of Futura is retold in a flashback.

Experiment Existence (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles] (credited)
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans; John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Star: Dorna; Villains: A monster in Chet Edson's body (intro; death); Saturo (intro; death); Kopa (intro; death?)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Celardo inks are evident throughout, especially on many of the faces (see panel seven of page two as a perfect example).

Future Facts (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Frank Doyle
Inks
Frank Doyle
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Starry-eyed colonists, with visions of a new...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker]; Guest Stars: Hercules; Villains: Gor (intro; death); Venusians (intro)

Indexer Notes

Reef Ryan is not in this story.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vote Humanist! Elect the scientist candidates! Such were...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Guest Star: Bron II; Villains: Lara (intro; death); Drakon (intro; death); Rithor (intro)
Synopsis
The Humanist political party is blamed for terrorist attacks, but Mysta discovers that they are being framed by their opponents. She fakes her own death to go undercover and expose the plot.
Reprints
Keywords
elections; politics

Indexer Notes

Notice the use of a screen of black as a "shade" of color.
The character Lara in this story is not the same Lara as in the story two issues earlier.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The loot-bins of Star Pirate, laughing bandit...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
I: Valdina; V: Bruno (I, D), Flame People and Ice People of Mercury (I for all)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Mysta of the Moon
  2. 1. ["Earth, once proud symbol of highest civilization of..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["In the Cymrad laboratories the great experiment goes..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. Experiment Existence
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. Future Facts
  6. 5. ["Starry-eyed colonists, with visions of a new..."]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Vizigraph
  8. 7. ["Vote Humanist! Elect the scientist candidates! Such were..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  9. 8. ["The loot-bins of Star Pirate, laughing bandit..."]
    Star Pirate
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