(April 1943)

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

Issue Notes

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


[Sky-Mammoth Attacks Germany!] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

All info and credits [except feature] added by Craig Delich.

Two Thrilling Jungle Books (Table of Contents)

Sheena; Wambi / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Synopsis:
Promotional ad for Sheena #3 and Wambi #3.

Indexer Notes

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

["Who is this man? On the ground, he's..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron / comic story / 12 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).

["America's ace on the second front disproves the..."] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 9 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).

Shadows across a star...4 Russian War-Birds (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
Synopsis:
Aircraft drawing.

Indexer Notes

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

["Take 3 daring airmen and a bomb-load of..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ace Atkins (signed)
Pencils:
Art Peddy?; ?
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Perhaps some genuine Peddy here in the pencils.

Lt. Col. Boyd D. Wagner (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Richard Case?
Inks:
Richard Case?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography; war
Synopsis:
War biography of Lt. Colonel Boyd D. Wagner.

Indexer Notes

Genre and synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW still sees some Isip in this art style.

Vanguard of Freedom (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Aircraft model drawing.

Indexer Notes

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

The Talking Gun (Table of Contents)

Capt. Derek West / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["German strategists gloat over the toll of allied..."] (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

Indexer Notes

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

n/a (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Reproduces drawings of aircraft designs submitted by Fritz W. Gohlke, Floyd Johnson and Curtis McKinney.

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wings' Air 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).

["Nazi agents weave a pattern of destruction around..."] (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).

Dorniers Beware! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Tom O'Neill]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["With tongue in cheek we introduce the gremlins..."] (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

Indexer Notes

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

[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-Mammoth Attacks Germany!]
    Clipper Kirk
  2. 1. Two Thrilling Jungle Books
    Sheena; Wambi
  3. 2. ["Who is this man? On the ground, he's..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  4. 3. ["America's ace on the second front disproves the..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  5. 4. Shadows across a star...4 Russian War-Birds
    Wing Tips
  6. 5. ["Take 3 daring airmen and a bomb-load of..."]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. Lt. Col. Boyd D. Wagner
    Yank Aces of World War II
  8. 7. Vanguard of Freedom
    Model Airplane Builder's Plans
  9. 8. The Talking Gun
    Capt. Derek West
  10. 9. ["German strategists gloat over the toll of allied..."]
    Jane Martin
  11. 10. n/a
    Wings of America club page
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  13. 12. ["Nazi agents weave a pattern of destruction around..."]
    Suicide Smith
  14. 13. Dorniers Beware!
  15. 14. ["With tongue in cheek we introduce the gremlins..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  16. 15. [untitled]
    Fiction House
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