(August 1942)

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

Issue Notes

Story titles, page count and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue updated by HS/HW/JV in Dec. 2006.


Messengers of Doom; "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk; The Flying Tiger (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Inks:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Rangers Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Promotional ad for Rangers Comics #6.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["Many brave men fly in the ranks of..."] (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["Smith visits San Francisco's Fremont hospital:"] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Flying Tiger (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). The cover title includes "The" while the title on the story splash page does not.

Messengers of Doom ["Having earned the title of Captain Wings during..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Maxwell Elkan
Inks:
Maxwell Elkan; Rudy Palais?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Story title is taken from the blurb on the cover.

Build the Plane on the Cover (Table of Contents)

A solid scale model of the Navy Dive Bomber SBD-1 / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Inks:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Whirlwind, Britain's Secret Fighter (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Inks:
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["With the squadron off on maneuvers, Lee field..."] (Table of Contents)

Calhoun of the Air Cadets / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Pat Cavenagh]
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Calhoun (intro)

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Wings of America Club Page / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Reproduces aircraft design drawings submitted by Charles Clark and William Leach.

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Wings' Club letters page, comprised of letters sent in by readers.

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["Greasemonkey Griffin is daydreaming again. Someday he'll be..."] (Table of Contents)

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils:
Al Walker
Inks:
Al Walker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Tailspin Trial (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas Bell]
Pencils:
? (2 panels art)
Inks:
? (2 panels art)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["British planes over occupied France brave murderous A-A fire..."] (Table of Contents)

Jane Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
Nick Viscardi (signed)
Inks:
Nick Viscardi (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre, writer credit and art pen-name added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

"Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk (Table of Contents)

Yank Aces of World War II / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip?
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jack Newkirk
Synopsis:
Story title on the cover adds "The Death of a Hero."

Indexer Notes

Genre and part of the synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["Clipper is on the bomb-scarred British base at Malta..."] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Art Saaf (signed)
Inks:
Art Saaf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre, writer credit and art pen name added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Big Six of the Comic Magazines (Table of Contents)

Fiction House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Promotional ad for Fiction House Comics.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover. Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Messengers of Doom; "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk; The Flying Tiger
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. [untitled]
    Rangers Comics
  3. 2. ["Many brave men fly in the ranks of..."]
    Skull Squad
  4. 3. ["Smith visits San Francisco's Fremont hospital:"]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Flying Tiger
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. Messengers of Doom ["Having earned the title of Captain Wings during..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  7. 6. Build the Plane on the Cover
    A solid scale model of the Navy Dive Bomber SBD-1
  8. 7. Whirlwind, Britain's Secret Fighter
    Wing Tips
  9. 8. ["With the squadron off on maneuvers, Lee field..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  10. 9. [untitled]
    Wings of America Club Page
  11. 10. [untitled]
    Wings' Air Mail
  12. 11. ["Greasemonkey Griffin is daydreaming again. Someday he'll be..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  13. 12. Tailspin Trial
  14. 13. ["British planes over occupied France brave murderous A-A fire..."]
    Jane Martin
  15. 14. "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk
    Yank Aces of World War II
  16. 15. ["Clipper is on the bomb-scarred British base at Malta..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  17. 16. The Big Six of the Comic Magazines
    Fiction House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen