(January 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1942-11-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wings Pub. Co.
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
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Info and credits [except feature] added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue revised/updated 12/2006 by HS/HW/JV. Updated 1/2016 by BD.


Buzzards From Berlin (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

[2 Thrilling Jungle Books!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Hell diver headquarters somewhere in Australia. The ground officer..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Murder via Mexico! G-2, the US army intelligence..."] (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).

["Our hero, in his dirtiest overalls, is busy..."] (Table of Contents)

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Greasemary (intro)

Indexer Notes

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

Swan-Song For Zeros (Table of Contents)

Captain Derek West / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Story title also appears on the cover.

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). All lettering with the exception of one caption on first page is typeset. Text runs across the tops of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

Meet the Thunderbolt! (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation

Buzzards From Berlin ["The fortunes of war have temporarily split the..."] (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

Indexer Notes

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

["War makes strange bunk mates. At Kelly Field barracks..."] (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 (last appearance)

Indexer Notes

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

Three Bull's-Eye Designs for Victory! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Rice; Emery Brunett; Floyd Johnson
Inks:
Howard Rice; Emery Brunett; Floyd Johnson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation
Synopsis:
Reproduces aircraft design drawings submitted by Howard Rice, Emery Brunett and Floyd Johnson.

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[To the Air-minded Girls...] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Larabie Cunningham
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Story title taken from the title of the first letter. Letters of comment from Bobbie Gates; George Moore; Joe Creighton; Joe Yazell; S.P. Wilburton; Lester McAdams.

Col. Frank Armstrong USAAF (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:
?; typeset

Genre:
aviation; biography; war

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). All lettering with the exception of one caption on first page is typeset. Text runs across the bottoms of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

["Through a blacked out London night, Jane returns to..."] (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

Indexer Notes

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

Block Busters for Berlin (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas Bell]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["US beats U-boat menace with huge cargo planes..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Clipper Kirk

Indexer Notes

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

The Big Six of the Comics Magazines (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Buzzards From Berlin
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. [2 Thrilling Jungle Books!]
    Sheena; Wambi
  3. 2. ["Hell diver headquarters somewhere in Australia. The ground officer..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  4. 3. ["Murder via Mexico! G-2, the US army intelligence..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. ["Our hero, in his dirtiest overalls, is busy..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Swan-Song For Zeros
    Captain Derek West
  7. 6. Meet the Thunderbolt!
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. Buzzards From Berlin ["The fortunes of war have temporarily split the..."]
    Skull Squad
  9. 8. ["War makes strange bunk mates. At Kelly Field barracks..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  10. 9. Three Bull's-Eye Designs for Victory!
    Wings of America club page
  11. 10. [To the Air-minded Girls...]
    Wings' Air Mail
  12. 11. Col. Frank Armstrong USAAF
    Yank Aces of World War II
  13. 12. ["Through a blacked out London night, Jane returns to..."]
    Jane Martin
  14. 13. Block Busters for Berlin
  15. 14. ["US beats U-boat menace with huge cargo planes..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  16. 15. The Big Six of the Comics Magazines
    Fiction House
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