(September 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Larabie Cunningham (Editor); 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, editor and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue updated 12/2006 by HS/HW/JV.


Suicide Squeeze (Table of Contents)

Capt. Derek West / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Wings Salutes You! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Letter from the editor celebrating two years of Wings Comics.

Indexer Notes

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

["Jimmy Jones, American, Sandy McGregor, Scotsman, and Kent..."] (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).

["Mix up espionage with a girl shaped like..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin; Maxwell Elkan? [on female]
Inks:
Joe Doolin; Maxwell Elkan? [on female]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW points out the obvious presence of a second artist on the female figures.

Suicide Squeeze (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 last mumbled words from the blood-flecked lips..."] (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?; Rudy Palais
Inks:
Rudy Palais
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

Build the All Wing Fighter (Table of Contents)

[Model Airplane Design] / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation

Indexer Notes

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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Wings of America Club Page / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
aviation
Synopsis:
Comprised of aircraft drawings submitted by readers Roy Guist, Joseph Whelan, and Eugene Lopez.
Keywords:
club page

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:
Letters written by readers are presented.

Indexer Notes

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

["Air-tested by the death-defying heroes of the RAF..."] (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

["Young Jeff Calhoun has flown up to Lee..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Pat Cavenagh]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Aldo Rubano?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HS originally credited this to Isip, but it doesn't compare to signed Isip in next issue. HW suggests perhaps Joey Cavallo on pencils.

["Greasemonkey, dreaming of a glorious future as a super-ace..."] (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).

Cowboy of the Clouds (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bert Phillips]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Jane, a pilot, and a gunner take off..."] (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 pen-name added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Lt. Edward H. O'Hare (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed Silang)
Inks:
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed Silang)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; war

Indexer Notes

Genre and art pen-name added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

["A Port Said cafe...a secret service agent..."] (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 and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
most typeset

Synopsis:
House ad for Fiction House comics.

Indexer Notes

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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Fight Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Promotional ad for Fight Comics #20.

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Suicide Squeeze
    Capt. Derek West
  2. 1. Wings Salutes You!
  3. 2. ["Jimmy Jones, American, Sandy McGregor, Scotsman, and Kent..."]
    Skull Squad
  4. 3. ["Mix up espionage with a girl shaped like..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Suicide Squeeze
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. ["The last mumbled words from the blood-flecked lips..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  7. 6. Build the All Wing Fighter
    [Model Airplane Design]
  8. 7. [untitled]
    Wings of America Club Page
  9. 8. [untitled]
    Wings' Air Mail
  10. 9. ["Air-tested by the death-defying heroes of the RAF..."]
    Wing Tips
  11. 10. ["Young Jeff Calhoun has flown up to Lee..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  12. 11. ["Greasemonkey, dreaming of a glorious future as a super-ace..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  13. 12. Cowboy of the Clouds
  14. 13. ["Jane, a pilot, and a gunner take off..."]
    Jane Martin
  15. 14. Lt. Edward H. O'Hare
    Yank Aces of World War II
  16. 15. ["A Port Said cafe...a secret service agent..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  17. 16. [untitled]
  18. 17. [untitled]
    Fight Comics
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