(February 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Bombs for Berlin (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?

Genre:
war

Bombs For Berlin ["The pilot, gunner, and bombardier of a Bristol..."] (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Capt. Sybil Mason (introduction)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Tommy, Curly and Blimpo, English boy scouts, are..."] (Table of Contents)

Parachute Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pat Powers]
Pencils:
Henry Kiefer
Inks:
Henry Kiefer; ? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Basher (villain, introduction); the Countess (villain, introduction); Blacky (villain, introduction); an unnamed spy (villain, introduction)

["The burning sand and sun of the desert..."] (Table of Contents)

Jane Martin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Fred Hawks]
Pencils:
Bob Jenney?; ?
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Eric Swenson (introduction); Tom Raleigh (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

Weak art, reminiscent of Jenney with a hint of Viscardi or someone imitating him.

["Again the phantom falcons, Tom Slade, Jerry, Dale..."] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Falcons / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Kit Gleason]
Pencils:
Leonard Frank
Inks:
Leonard Frank
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Wally Durham (introduction)

["The war in Europe has spread its ugly..."] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Rick Ayers]
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
An Oriental spy (villain, introduction)

The Song of the Harrow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Rick N. Backer]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Fans, here are some more shots for your..."] (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette
Inks:
Gene Fawcette
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Planes By Radio (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette; ? [shop]
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Fawcett on first panel only. Hints of Witmer Williams and Art Peddy later on, but probably just shop work.
A "What if?" story

["F-4 is flying a Messerschmitt over the channel..."] (Table of Contents)

F4 of the air intelligence / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Alexander York]
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Von Siedorf (villain, introduction, death); Lt. William Hanson (villain, introduction, death)

["Once again Powder Burns and his comrades in..."] (Table of Contents)

Powder Burns / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Clyde North]
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["Suicide is on short leave at Ramsgate when..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Larry Shaw]
Pencils:
Witmer Williams
Inks:
Witmer Williams; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Baron Von Hirschmann (villain, introduction, death)

The Flying Scarecrow (Table of Contents)

Captain Derek West / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Tim Cassidy

Indexer Notes

Just for the record, there is no evidence that an author named Derek West, Captain or otherwise, ever existed. These stories are NOT adaptations from other media.

["The air-whacky mac whose head and heart are..."] (Table of Contents)

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jay Ryder]
Pencils:
George Tuska
Inks:
George Tuska
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Putzi (villain, introduction); Herman (villain, introduction); Heinie (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bombs for Berlin
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. Bombs For Berlin ["The pilot, gunner, and bombardier of a Bristol..."]
    Skull Squad
  3. 2. ["Tommy, Curly and Blimpo, English boy scouts, are..."]
    Parachute Patrol
  4. 3. ["The burning sand and sun of the desert..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["Again the phantom falcons, Tom Slade, Jerry, Dale..."]
    The Phantom Falcons
  6. 5. ["The war in Europe has spread its ugly..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  7. 6. The Song of the Harrow
  8. 7. ["Fans, here are some more shots for your..."]
    Wing Tips
  9. 8. Planes By Radio
  10. 9. ["F-4 is flying a Messerschmitt over the channel..."]
    F4 of the air intelligence
  11. 10. ["Once again Powder Burns and his comrades in..."]
    Powder Burns
  12. 11. ["Suicide is on short leave at Ramsgate when..."]
    Suicide Smith
  13. 12. The Flying Scarecrow
    Captain Derek West
  14. 13. ["The air-whacky mac whose head and heart are..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
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