(July 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)

The Brute in the Bubble (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints
Keywords
jetpacks; ray guns

The Brute in the Bubble (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
? [as Thorncliffe Herrick]
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To conquer a planet, devastate its cities and...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Zog (introduction); Mummy-Men (introduction); Voltamen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. Note that the "house name" is missing the first "e".

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

Futura / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as John Douglas] (signed)
Pencils
Enrico Bagnoli
Inks
Enrico Bagnoli (p. 1-4); Antonio Canale (p. 5-6)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oceania, the aqua planet, gracefully glides its orbit...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Guest Star: Blargo, the Lawless; The Heads (villains, introduction); a duplicate Futura (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Futura and Blargo are taken prisoner on Oceania by a group called the Heads, and are cast into a sea of sand, that transforms men into monsters.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The inking varies tremendously on this episode. They are especially simplified on page five. Both reprints are 'titled' Futura.

Unposted (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The air was sweet to smell, and the...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Auro Lord of Jupiter; Guest Stars: Dorna; Commander Gorth (intro); Villain: Krio (intro)

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

Space Rangers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The reel of documentary film in the space rangers'...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
The Space Rangers [Flint Baker; Reef Ryan]; Gettor (introduction); Norta
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Doyle provides panels two, three and the final panel and the story is revamped to eliminate about a page and a half of the original story.

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

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

Script
? [as Len Dodson]
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Long life, self-government, peace and luxury...all these...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Flura Benson (intro); Villain: Tabor (intro)

Rhea (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

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

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

Script
? [as Ross Gallun]
Pencils
Charles A. Winter
Inks
Charles A. Winter
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cargo X25, consigned on space freighter Eroica for...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon [Technician 3A]; Guest Stars: Dirk Garro; Lorne (intro; dies); Villains: Kaarin (intro; dies); the Llarns (intro; monsters)
Synopsis
Mysta discovers creatures called the Llarn which are being miniaturized and smuggled onto Earth, then enlarged to help commit crimes.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Dirk Garro erroneously refers to Mysta as "Technician 106" throughout this story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Brute in the Bubble
    The Lost World
  2. 1. The Brute in the Bubble
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Oceania, the aqua planet, gracefully glides its orbit..."]
    Futura
  4. 3. Unposted
  5. 4. ["The air was sweet to smell, and the..."]
    Auro Lord of Jupiter
  6. 5. ["The reel of documentary film in the space rangers'..."]
    Space Rangers
  7. 6. ["Long life, self-government, peace and luxury...all these..."]
    Star Pirate
  8. 7. Rhea
    Life On Other Worlds
  9. 8. ["Cargo X25, consigned on space freighter Eroica for..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
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