(January 1949)

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 does not relate to any interior feature.

Food for Freedom (Table of Contents: 1)

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
Hunt Bowman; Igor (guest); Voltamen (villains)

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

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
The market of forbidden treasure is lined with...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Omma (villain); Yrina (villain)

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

Star Pirate / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Weird lights flashed, strange buzzing sounds emanated from Star...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Ato Kharn (introduction, villain); Alura (introduction)
Synopsis
The supposed ability of Ato Kharn in bringing back the petrified crew of a Venusian expedition stirs the interest of Star.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last one quarter of final page is occupied by an ad. Synopsis added by Craig Delich 1-20-08.

Message from the Dead (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Story set on July 7, 1960; first Moon landing.

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

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

Script
? [as Dick Charles] (signed)
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come! Come! It's the gala space carnival on planet...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Rya (introduction); Zarod (villain, introduction, death)

Space Police (Table of Contents: 6)

Life on Other Worlds / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

Space Rangers / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This situation's desperate, kid! The space lanes around...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Urug (villain, introduction, death); Bandu (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The bottom half of the last page is occupied by an ad.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paladnor--prison planet of the universe--was a...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon; Dirk Garro (guest); Captain Tulac (guest, introduction); Karil (guest, introduction); Tyra (guest, introduction); Retho (villain, introduction); Sindar (villain, introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Food for Freedom
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["The market of forbidden treasure is lined with..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. ["Weird lights flashed, strange buzzing sounds emanated from Star..."]
    Star Pirate
  5. 4. Message from the Dead
  6. 5. ["Come! Come! It's the gala space carnival on planet..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  7. 6. Space Police
    Life on Other Worlds
  8. 7. ["This situation's desperate, kid! The space lanes around..."]
    Space Rangers
  9. 8. ["Paladnor--prison planet of the universe--was a..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Per Sandell
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