(September 1949)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
?
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
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)

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

Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

The Lost World / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
General proclamation. The Earth council, having met in...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Jim (intro); Alice (intro); Kermit (intro; a family); Jack (intro); Pete (intro); Villains: Voltamen; Aztarn (intro)

Indexer Notes

Although this is signed Evans, it appears that he is working with someone on the pencils. His figures are much leaner and more elegant than he normally draws them.

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

Star Pirate / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Len Dodsen]
Pencils
Frank Bolle?
Inks
Leonard Starr?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Signal red...signal red...solar-system dignitaries vanishing from...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Miss Range (intro); Villain: The Angel

Indexer Notes

This is either Bolle/Starr or it's an Iger Shop ape job. Note also that the house name has changed slightly.

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

Mysta of the Moon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Attention! It is directed that all members of...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mysta of the Moon [Ana Thane](Last Appearance); Guest Stars: Dirk Garro; Justin and the Aquas (intro); Security Agent GY (intro); Villains: Kark (intro); the Hydras (intro)
Synopsis
Kark, a disgraced Earthman, is attacking the water world of Aqua which supplies food for the universe, and Mysta and Dirk stop him. Meanwhile, a Safety Council security check threatens to expose Mysta's undercover secret.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mysta's secret i.d. is "Ana Thane". This is the last original Mysta Of The Moon in Planet. Issue #68 reprints a Mysta story from Issue #40 (January 1946).

The Song of Dhu (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

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

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
At the bottom of the silvery sea that...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Futura [Marcia Reynolds]; Guest Star: Blargo; Villains: The Heads (die); Futura duplicate (dies); a Blargo Duplicate (intro; dies)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Lost World
  2. 1. ["General proclamation. The Earth council, having met in..."]
    The Lost World
  3. 2. ["Signal red...signal red...solar-system dignitaries vanishing from..."]
    Star Pirate
  4. 3. ["Attention! It is directed that all members of..."]
    Mysta of the Moon
  5. 4. The Song of Dhu
  6. 5. ["At the bottom of the silvery sea that..."]
    Futura
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.