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Planet Comics (1940 Fiction House) 56

  • Issue #56
    Planet Comics (1940 Fiction House) 56
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Scuffing on front of case
    • 1 piece of tape on interior cover.
    • Label #085E2E-003

    Cover by Joe Doolin. Edited by J. F. Byrne. Stories and art by George Evans, Enrico Bagnoli, Joe Doolin, Frank Doyle, Maurice Whitman, Murphy Anderson and Matt Baker. The first true science fiction comic, Planet Comics featured classic space opera with square-jawed heroes, rockets, rayguns and bug-eyed aliens of every stripe. In the Lost World, Hunt and Lyssa find an ancient Martian weapon and a warning of the Volta invasion; The body of a strange humanoid warns Mysta of an impending alien attack, in a story by good-girl art legend Matt Baker; Pirate queen Yrina manages to switch places with Futura on her way to trial, in a story with exquisite art by Enrico Bagnoli. Bizarre transparent-women-under-glass cover by Joe Doolin (also featuring The Red Comet, long after his last appearance in the comic). The Lost World; Futura; Mysta of the Moon; Auro Lord of Jupiter; The Unguarded Pass; Life On Other Worlds: Neptune; Space Rangers; The Star Pirate. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.