(May 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
John F. Byrne (Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Hell's Cargo (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?

Genre:
war

["And the torch of freedom which burned at..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor]
Inks:
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Capt. Hashika (villain, introduction); the Japanese (villains)

["A bumper crop of inventors blooms in the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils:
Alex Blum; Gus Schrotter
Inks:
Alex Blum; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lord Penbroken (introduction); Prof. Poppen J. Ipswitch (introduction); Hermann Goering (villain); Nazis (villains)

[Hell's Cargo] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest-star); Winston Churchill (guest-star); Josef Stalin (guest-star); Chiang Kai-Shek (guest-star); The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover. The first begins: "They began building her in 1940 with the..."

["An RAF base in England:" "Sorry Jimmy, no mail..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Nazis (villains)

The Hellcat (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction

["At allied GHQ on the island of Gibraltar.."] (Table of Contents)

Jane Martin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
The Nazis (villains); Pilo (introduction); three pilots (introductions); Jane Martin
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Hero of Djebel Bou Arada (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum; Arnold Hicks?
Inks:
Arnold Hicks; [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

The "Yank Aces..." title is not used here and the hero is an infantryman.

Thunder In the Alps (Table of Contents)

n/a / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as L. L. Trent]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

["Somewhere in the northern Balkans:" "This makes the seventh..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Trina (introduction); The Nazis (villains)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hell's Cargo
    Clipper Kirk
  2. 1. ["And the torch of freedom which burned at..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["A bumper crop of inventors blooms in the..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  4. 3. [Hell's Cargo]
    Clipper Kirk
  5. 4. ["An RAF base in England:" "Sorry Jimmy, no mail..."]
    Skull Squad
  6. 5. The Hellcat
    Wing Tips
  7. 6. ["At allied GHQ on the island of Gibraltar.."]
    Jane Martin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. The Hero of Djebel Bou Arada
    Yank Aces of World War II
  10. 9. Thunder In the Alps
    n/a
  11. 10. ["Somewhere in the northern Balkans:" "This makes the seventh..."]
    Suicide Smith
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