(July 1948)

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

Giants of the Golden Atom (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

Although the cover blurb implies that the cover image is from The Lost World story, in reality it depicts none of the interior stories, nor does The Lost World story feature any "Golden Atom."

The Big 6 of the Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Winter in July (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Voltamen (villain, some die); Hunt Bowman; Lyssa; Charlie
Synopsis
Giant warriors, frozen in ice, reawaken and help destroy a group of Voltamen.
Reprints

[Advice to Comic Readers for Bad Skin] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Betty Memphis / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Douglas]
Pencils
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks
Enrico Bagnoli
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rave, Thi, scream your harmless threats and curses...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Thi (villain, death); Yrina (intro, villain)
Synopsis
When the space-pirate Yrina is captured by the Space Patrol, she convinces them she is really Futura, and that Futura is Yrina.
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Murder on Mercury (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dick Charles] (signed)
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin; John Celardo; H. C. Kiefer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Destination Jupiter! A simple ether hop for mighty...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Silva; Princess Varra (introduction); Karkor (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
While on a foreign planetoid, Auro purchases a new rocket ship for his trip to Jupiter, but it is in need of repair, so he seeks out repair parts. In the process, he saves a Princess from sure death from a gang seeking out a valuable jewel she has possession of.
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Indexer Notes

One quarter of last page is occupied by an ad.

There is evidence of Kiefer inks on pages two and three, at least, while panel six, page four, is pure Celardo.

[Just Look at These Exciting New Novelties] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Bernard Fine Co. / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Space Rangers / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tolophon, mystery planet in the outer fringe of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Herc]; Villains: Torgo (villain, introduction, death); Kyra (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Herc is captured by Torgo and Kyra.
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Indexer Notes

Reef Ryan not in this story. One quarter of the last page is occupied by an ad.

[3 in 1 Air Pistol] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Johnson Smith & Company / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Feeling run down today? You are? Need a new body?
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Blacky; Dr. Flack (villain, introduction); Zalda (villain, introduction); Murgo
Synopsis
Blacky dreams that Star Pirate takes on Dr. Flack and his gang and steals a kiss from Zalda.
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Neptune (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
Neptune

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shakeup in the safety council! Rip out the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon [Technician 3A]; Dirk Garro (introduction); Arnth (introduction); Jan Zirca (villain, introduction); Zircat
Synopsis
Mysta assumes a secret identity as Technician 3A.
Reprints

[Now! All 5 famous Jowett courses...] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

George F. Jowett / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

New Swiss Chalet Electric Whirling Clock (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Giants of the Golden Atom
    The Lost World
  2. 1. The Big 6 of the Comics
  3. 2. Winter in July
    The Lost World
  4. 3. [Advice to Comic Readers for Bad Skin]
    Betty Memphis
  5. 4. ["Rave, Thi, scream your harmless threats and curses..."]
    Futura
  6. 5. Murder on Mercury
  7. 6. ["Destination Jupiter! A simple ether hop for mighty..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  8. 7. [Just Look at These Exciting New Novelties]
    Bernard Fine Co.
  9. 8. ["Tolophon, mystery planet in the outer fringe of..."]
    Space Rangers
  10. 9. [3 in 1 Air Pistol]
    Johnson Smith & Company
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Vizigraph
  12. 11. ["Feeling run down today? You are? Need a new body?"]
    Star Pirate
  13. 12. Neptune
    Life on Other Worlds
  14. 13. ["Shakeup in the safety council! Rip out the..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  15. 14. [Now! All 5 famous Jowett courses...]
    George F. Jowett
  16. 15. New Swiss Chalet Electric Whirling Clock
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.