Category: Fiction House

Wings Comics

Wings was a very popular ongoing series which ran a total of 124 issues between 1940 and 1954. The series featured characters such as Jane Martin, Captain Wings and Suicide…

Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree

The Cosmic Aeroplane pedigree is named after a bookstore in Salt Lake City, Utah where partners David Faggiola and Ken Sanders sold a large collection of comics with distinct…

Rangers Comics #18

Rangers #18 from August 1944 is one of my all-time favorite motorcycle covers.  As with many of the Rangers Comics and Planet Comics covers on this site, art is by Joe…

Man O’ Mars

Meet Maurice Whitman‘s alluring Martian woman, Ylla, a captivating character whose name pays homage to Ray Bradbury’s iconic tale from The Martian Chronicles. With her striking green hue,…

Mitzi in Hollywood by Matt Barker

Posted with minimal comment, other than this jumped out at me when I was flipping through a copy of Movie Comics #4 (published by Fiction House, in 1947).   Pencils…

Jungle Comics

Unable to quench the market’s insatiable thirst for jungle adventures featuring fierce sirens like Sheena in Jumbo Comics, Fiction House responded with another blockbuster series—Jungle Comics. This enthralling…

Jumbo Comics

American’s sense of adventure and exploration were popularized during the 1930’s to 1950’s in various film and book media within three genres; Jungle, Western and Outer Space. Only…

Fight Comics

Fiction House, a publisher of pulp magazines and comic books active from the 1920s to the 1950s, is renowned for its distinctive approach to blending pinup-style good girl…

Planet Comics

During an era dominated by superheroes, Planet Comics provided readers with a captivating departure into futuristic realms, intergalactic escapades, and imaginative narratives that pushed the boundaries of storytelling…