Category: Fiction House

Wings Comics

This is my copy of Wings Comics #96* from Fiction House published August 1947.  Cover art is by Bob Lubbers.  Number #93 below is by the same artist. Wings…

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

Maurice Whitman penned and inked the rather attractive (if you are into green) Martian woman named Ylla. Her name was borrowed from the “Ylla” in Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles. Mars…

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

Having not been able to saturate the market’s insatiable demand for jungle sirens with Sheena in Jumbo Comics, Fiction House unleashed another series titled Jungle Comics.  Running 163…

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 was a publisher of pulp magazines and comic books from the 1920’s to the 1950’s. Its best known for taking a pinup-style good girl art and…

Planet Comics

The issues of Planet Comics shown here are my favorites in the series and all (except #72) have the cover art by Joe Doolin.  Doolin took art classes in 1916…