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(November 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines
Editing:
Malcolm Reiss (Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Sky Hell from the Pigboat Patrol (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?

Genre:
war

["A hidden fire bomb and a sky raider's ambush..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["Suicide Smith, famed for his high-flying exploits, is..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils:
Joe Doolin
Inks:
Joe Doolin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["Wanted: general nuisance Greasemonkey Griffin for stealing his..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Atkinson is supposed to be at FH at this time, but we're speculating that this is her early style.

Identity Unknown (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Possibly Saul Rosen or Lee Elias.

["Jane, this is Mal Gordon. You're to fly..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
aviation; war

The Typhoon (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks:
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; aviation

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Wildcat Vengeance (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
aviation; war

Bobtail Ace (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Reprints:
  • from ? [Story copyright 1931 - possibly a reprint from the pulps?]

Sky Hell From the Pigboat Patrol ["Somewhere in England:" "Men, you've all been picked..."] (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils:
Harvey Fuller?
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. HS suggests possible Arnold Hicks involvement.

["A convoy laden with weapons for the second..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

HS speculates on A.C. Hollingsworth for the art, while HW sees signs of Carmine Infantino and/or Art Seymour. JV is uncharacteristically silent.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Sky Hell from the Pigboat Patrol
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. ["A hidden fire bomb and a sky raider's ambush..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["Suicide Smith, famed for his high-flying exploits, is..."]
    Suicide Smith
  4. 3. ["Wanted: general nuisance Greasemonkey Griffin for stealing his..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. Identity Unknown
    Yank Aces of World War II
  6. 5. ["Jane, this is Mal Gordon. You're to fly..."]
    Jane Martin
  7. 6. The Typhoon
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. [untitled]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. Wildcat Vengeance
    Captain Derek West
  10. 9. Bobtail Ace
  11. 10. Sky Hell From the Pigboat Patrol ["Somewhere in England:" "Men, you've all been picked..."]
    Skull Squad
  12. 11. ["A convoy laden with weapons for the second..."]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen