(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)

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)
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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
  • Mitchell Maglio
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.