([Summer] 1952)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Love Romances Pub. Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Jerry Iger (Art Director)

Issue Notes

There is no text story in this comic.

The Nymphs of Neptune (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Interesting title and illustration on the cover, but they bear no relation to any interior feature - although Reef Ryan does take place on a moon of Neptune.

Inferno on the Fifth Moon (Table of Contents: 1)

Flint Baker / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Huxley Haldane]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Flint Baker; Introduction: Xuak and other miners; Queen Tenya; Gorelle; Madlyn (dies); other Lunar Amazons
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The same story title was used in the original appearance.

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

Star Pirate / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Leonardo Vinci]
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Star Pirate, bold Robin Hood of the space lanes...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Star Pirate; Roger (intro); Margo (daughter of Dictator; intro); Villains: Robber Red (intro); the Dictator of Zev (intro)
Reprints

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

Reef Ryan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Hugh Fitzhugh]
Pencils
Pagsilang Isip
Inks
Pagsilang Isip
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Exploring Neptune's strange and adventurous inner world, Reef...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Reef Ryan; Vara, Tabess of Xalan (guest star); Barda (introduction, villain); Wasel (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Supposedly, the title to this episode is "The Nymphs of Neptune" based on the cover blurb.

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

The Lost World / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Thornecliffe Herrick]
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy [as N. Viscardi] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Earth was a shambles when Hunt Bowman, the last...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Villains: Voltamen [Tak Bar (intro); Snagg (intro); Lupa (intro); Nizto (intro); Iqor]; Basil
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One vertical third of one page is comprised of an ad, exactly as in issue #22.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Nymphs of Neptune
  2. 1. Inferno on the Fifth Moon
    Flint Baker
  3. 2. ["Star Pirate, bold Robin Hood of the space lanes..."]
    Star Pirate
  4. 3. ["Exploring Neptune's strange and adventurous inner world, Reef..."]
    Reef Ryan
  5. 4. ["Earth was a shambles when Hunt Bowman, the last..."]
    The Lost World
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer