(December 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

Tail-Gun Tornado (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["Determined to shield a fledgling pilot from certain..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks:
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Japanese (villains); A gypsy girl (introduction)

["The flaming breath of Japan's black dragon society..."] (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
Characters:
Franz (villain, introduction); Louie (villain, introduction, death); the Japanese (villains)

Dawn Raid (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Ken Moore story

["A harmless looking saxophone...hot licks of jazz..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils:
Art Peddy?; ?
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Herman (villain, introduction); a female spy (villain, introduction); the Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

Probably someone imitating Peddy or working over his layouts. More ? than Peddy.

Build the Jap "Zero" Fighter (Table of Contents)

Know Your Enemy's Planes / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Three More Dream Ships from Our Readers (Table of Contents)

Wings of America club page / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Reproduces aircraft design drawings by Sam Ronsisvalle, Gary Hauver, and Fritz W. Gohlike, Jr.

Major Albert F. Kalberer (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:
non-fiction

Movie Cameras on the Wing (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

["What's our instructor got lined up for tomorrow..."] (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:
Hans Kabel (villain, introduction); Brenda Larkin (introduction); Shane (introduction)

["Seeing our hero busily plaguing the innards of..."] (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
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

Commando Cloudburst (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

["Government house at Ankara, Turkey...representatives of warring..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
Saul Rosen
Inks:
Saul Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Fritz Von Helmarth (villain, introduction, death); Nazi spies (villains, introductions); The Turkish premier (introduction)

Tail-Gun Tornado ["South of Suez at a secret US airbase..."] (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
Characters:
Flying Fox (villain); Heinker (villain, introduction); Achmed (villain, introduction); Raschid (villain, introduction); Tonia (guest-star)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tail-Gun Tornado
    Clipper Kirk
  2. 1. ["Determined to shield a fledgling pilot from certain..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["The flaming breath of Japan's black dragon society..."]
    Suicide Smith
  4. 3. Dawn Raid
    Captain Derek West
  5. 4. ["A harmless looking saxophone...hot licks of jazz..."]
    Skull Squad
  6. 5. Build the Jap "Zero" Fighter
    Know Your Enemy's Planes
  7. 6. Three More Dream Ships from Our Readers
    Wings of America club page
  8. 7. Major Albert F. Kalberer
    Yank Aces of World War II
  9. 8. Movie Cameras on the Wing
    Wing Tips
  10. 9. ["What's our instructor got lined up for tomorrow..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  11. 10. ["Seeing our hero busily plaguing the innards of..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  12. 11. Commando Cloudburst
  13. 12. ["Government house at Ankara, Turkey...representatives of warring..."]
    Jane Martin
  14. 13. Tail-Gun Tornado ["South of Suez at a secret US airbase..."]
    Clipper Kirk
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