(September 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover image is a generic sf cover that actually appears to feature The Red Comet who hasn't appeared in Planet Comics for years.

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

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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yesterday this was a city teeming with life...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Eon of Mars (introduction); Voltamen (villain, some die); Hunt Bowman; Lyssa
Synopsis
Lyssa and Bowman uncover a strange capsule with a message from Eon of Mars.
Reprints

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

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
Attention, all universes! Captain Xres of space patrol...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Yrina (villain); Omma (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Futura, still disguised as Yrina, is captured by Omma and his pirate gang.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

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

Auro Lord of Jupiter / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Giant Jupiter's dazzling pomp is a fairy tale...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Dorna; Baron Torg (villain, introduction); Gabor (villain, introduction, death); Lozar (villain, introduction); Captain and crew of the JUPITER (introduction)
Synopsis
Auro stops a space-mutiny.
Reprints

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

Space Rangers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At Terra's radite bank, the official's telecar halted...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Herc]; Val (villain, introduction); Jen (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Flint and Herc capture two radite thieves.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Reef Ryan not in this story.

The Unguarded Pass (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is Star Pirate? Here is the story...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Van Morgan (introduction); Elna (introduction); Dr. Flack (villain); Valda (villain); Olo (villain, introduction, dies); Axel (villain, introduction); Roff (villain, introduction); Blacky
Synopsis
Star Pirate and Blacky help Elna keep her clinic open.
Reprints

Neptune (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Mysta of the Moon / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Warning! Safety council take heed! Mysterious blips registering...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon [Technician 3A]; Guest Stars: Bron II; Dirk Garro; Dr. Robar Lian (introduction); Thought-Mites of Andros (villain, introduction); humanoids (villain, introduction; death)
Synopsis
Dirk Garro relies on Technician 3A's help against the Thought-Mites of Andros, not knowing that she's really Mysta.
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[Do you want spending money?] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Credit Sales Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Now! All 5 famous Jowett courses...] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[Baby Ruth Candy Makes Tasty Cookies] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big 6 of the Comics
  3. 2. ["Yesterday this was a city teeming with life..."]
    The Lost World
  4. 3. ["Attention, all universes! Captain Xres of space patrol..."]
    Futura
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Vizigraph
  6. 5. ["Giant Jupiter's dazzling pomp is a fairy tale..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. ["At Terra's radite bank, the official's telecar halted..."]
    Space Rangers
  8. 7. The Unguarded Pass
  9. 8. ["Who is Star Pirate? Here is the story..."]
    Star Pirate
  10. 9. Neptune (Part 2)
    Life on Other Worlds
  11. 10. ["Warning! Safety council take heed! Mysterious blips registering..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  12. 11. [Do you want spending money?]
    Credit Sales Company
  13. 12. [Now! All 5 famous Jowett courses...]
    George F. Jowett
  14. 13. [Baby Ruth Candy Makes Tasty Cookies]
    Baby Ruth
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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