(November 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
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

Entire issue updated/revised 12/2006 by HW/HW/JV.


Sky-Sharks of the Skagerrak (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Keywords:
fighter aircraft; Luftwaffe; United States Army Air Corps; World War II

Indexer Notes

Some info and credits [except feature] added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Don't Miss Glory Forbes Vigilante in Rangers Comics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Promotional ad for Rangers Comics #7.

Indexer Notes

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

["The screams of dying comrades and the charred..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Capt. T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Maxwell Elkan
Inks:
Maxwell Elkan; Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HS points out that Lubbers is more evident as the story progresses. Note that "Major T. E. Bowen" is now a "Captain."

["With stealth and cunning a Nazi task force..."] (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).

Mile-High Gauntlet (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). Story title also appears on the cover.

Sky-Sharks of the Skagerrak ["Like sharks of the deep, the undersea craft..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Here's how to stamp out the axis, fellas!"] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Carter Keeps 'em Flying / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jimmy Carter (intro; only appearance)

Indexer Notes

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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
aviation
Synopsis:
Reproduces aircraft designs submitted by William Zacks, John Kumpel Jr., James Purcell and Luther Steffensen.
Keywords:
club page

Indexer Notes

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

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Comprised of letters sent in by readers.

Indexer Notes

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

Stingers (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).

["After gruelling tests at Kelly Field's 'pool', the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre, writer credit and art credit revision added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Art credit previously given to Paul Isip. And given back to him by JV.

["Okay, Griffin, we're over nazi France. Untie those..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

Lead Squall Over Lae (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).

["In a heavy truck, which serves as a..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; John Celardo
Inks:
Nick Cardy?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW points out the Celardo involvement.

["To a new American air base, hidden in..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf?'; Bob Lubbers?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). JV notes likely Lubbers inks.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
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. Sky-Sharks of the Skagerrak
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. Don't Miss Glory Forbes Vigilante in Rangers Comics
    Rangers Comics
  3. 2. ["The screams of dying comrades and the charred..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  4. 3. ["With stealth and cunning a Nazi task force..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Mile-High Gauntlet
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. Sky-Sharks of the Skagerrak ["Like sharks of the deep, the undersea craft..."]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. ["Here's how to stamp out the axis, fellas!"]
    Jimmy Carter Keeps 'em Flying
  8. 7. [untitled]
    Wings of America Club Page
  9. 8. [untitled]
    Wings' Mail
  10. 9. Stingers
    Wing Tips
  11. 10. ["After gruelling tests at Kelly Field's 'pool', the..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  12. 11. ["Okay, Griffin, we're over nazi France. Untie those..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  13. 12. Lead Squall Over Lae
  14. 13. ["In a heavy truck, which serves as a..."]
    Jane Martin
  15. 14. ["To a new American air base, hidden in..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  16. 15. [untitled]
    Fiction House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen