(March 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1943-01-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wings Pub. Co.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Dana E. Dutch (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

A copy listed on ebay (2/2016) shows a January 22, 1943 arrival date. Copyrighted 1942.


Sea-Hawks Away (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

[Sheena] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["He is a man with two faces, two souls..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["Another dawn on the English coast, and a..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Peddy seems to be completely gone from the art at this point, though his replacement[s] are doing their best to convince us otherwise.

["Our hero is dejected and forlorn...as he..."] (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:
humor; war

Monsoon Mission (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Captain Derek West]
Pencils:
George Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Inks:
George Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

All lettering with the exception of one caption on last page is typeset. Text runs across the tops of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

Build the "Wildcat" (Table of Contents)

Model Airplane Builder's Plans / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation
Keywords:
Grumman F4F-3

["The West Indies...hotbed of German infiltration and..."] (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:
spy; war
Keywords:
Martinique

Look out for the Flying Goon! (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation
Keywords:
German BV-141

[Run For the Bomb Shelter, Jane!] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dana E. Dutch (editor)
Pencils:
? (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the title of the first letter. Letters of comment from John Hatfield; J. Hart; Bob Sadler; Eddie Asmir; Don Shultz; Gale H. Brochnke, Tom S. Harris, Jim S. Lane; Jacklyn Louise Mayfield; Hawk Harrington; Jerry Morton; Joseph Yazell; Wesley Townsend; Jim McCorkindale; Bill Doran; Billy Kershner

Lt. Lyman Middleditch (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans?
Inks:
George Evans?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Lieut. Lyman Middleditch

Indexer Notes

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.

["Vladivostok, distant scene of Russian and Axis intrigues..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
Lily Renee
Inks:
Lily Renee
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Zero Bait (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Douglas Bell]
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Sea-Hawks Away ["Shifted from the desert front to the United..."] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover.

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

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sea-Hawks Away
    Clipper Kirk
  2. 1. [Sheena]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["He is a man with two faces, two souls..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Another dawn on the English coast, and a..."]
    Skull Squad
  5. 4. ["Our hero is dejected and forlorn...as he..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Monsoon Mission
    Captain Derek West
  7. 6. Build the "Wildcat"
    Model Airplane Builder's Plans
  8. 7. ["The West Indies...hotbed of German infiltration and..."]
    Suicide Smith
  9. 8. Look out for the Flying Goon!
    Wing Tips
  10. 9. [Run For the Bomb Shelter, Jane!]
  11. 10. Lt. Lyman Middleditch
    Yank Aces of World War II
  12. 11. ["Vladivostok, distant scene of Russian and Axis intrigues..."]
    Jane Martin
  13. 12. Zero Bait
  14. 13. Sea-Hawks Away ["Shifted from the desert front to the United..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  15. 14. The Big Six of the Comics Magazines
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