(March 1948)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

Dwarflings from Oceania (Table of Contents)

The Lost World / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hunt Bowman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Despite The Lost World being the only strip touted on the cover, this cover illustration better fits the Auro Lord of Jupiter episode in this issue.

Dwarflings from Oceania (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick] (signed)
Pencils
George Evans (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Richest of all planets our videos show Earth...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Hunt Bowman; The Unknown Venusian (introduction, death); Voltamen (villains, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

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

Script
? [as Ross Gallun] (signed)
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Alone in the mist-shrouded moon lab, Bron heard...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Guest Star: Bron II; Dr. Svord (introduction, death); Svord's assistant (introduction, death); Kharn (villain, introduction, death); Elna (villain, introduction, death); Orok (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Baker art is most likely freelance at this stage and not through the Iger Shop. The fact that Planet Comics has had VERY little Iger work reinforces that likelihood.

Goz Is Coming (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Star: Claudia; Goz (villain, death); D-Battalion (villains, introduction, death)
Reprints

Holiday on Venus (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The miraculous riddle of eternal life was solved!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker]; Rocky (villain, introduction, death); Flo (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Reef Ryan is not in this story.

The Vizigraph (Table of Contents: 6)

The Vizigraph / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

The bottom one third of the page is taken up by the Ownership Statement.

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

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Douglas] (signed)
Pencils
Walter Palais [as Walt Palais] (signed)
Inks
Walter Palais [as Walt Palais] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cymradia has fallen! The brain-men's castle gates gape...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Guest Stars: Aborotes (death); Jarl Sud (death); the Keeper (as a ghost); Mentor (villain, death); Cymradians (villains, all die)
Synopsis
Believing that Mentor and the Brainmen have all perished, Futura ends "Project Survival" and heads for home, not knowing that Mentor and the Cymradians survive and intend to strike back at her, once and for all time!
Reprints

The Fire Gem of Kal-Jmar (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
? [as Len Dodson] (signed)
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Varon (villain, introduction, death); Lura (villain, introduction, death?)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dwarflings from Oceania
    The Lost World
  2. 1. Dwarflings from Oceania
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Alone in the mist-shrouded moon lab, Bron heard..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  4. 3. Goz Is Coming
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  5. 4. Holiday on Venus
  6. 5. ["The miraculous riddle of eternal life was solved!"]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. The Vizigraph
    The Vizigraph
  8. 7. ["Cymradia has fallen! The brain-men's castle gates gape..."]
    Futura
  9. 8. The Fire Gem of Kal-Jmar
    Star Pirate
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Darrel McCann
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Per Sandell
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.