(October 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 (Managing Editor); Ruth Atkinson (Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

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


Mission for a Madman (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Saaf (signed)
Inks:
Art Saaf (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

All info [except feature] added by Craig Delich.

Why Guess? Get the Best! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
House ad for Fiction House comics.

Indexer Notes

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

Mission For a Madman ["This is the story of two of the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Story title taken from cover.

["It started on a raid over Germany, in..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Interesting country, this India, major. Where are we bound..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith and the Air Commanders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Capt. A. E. Carruthers (signed)
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Well, looka here! We've got us a new..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils:
Robert Webb; Alex Blum; shop
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

B-25 Mitchell (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Stats on this aircraft and some drawings of it.

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 the readers.

Indexer Notes

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

["In a ferry pilot's barracks somewhere in England:"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
Ruth Atkinson
Inks:
Ruth Atkinson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW sees some Fran Hopper here, too.

50,000 Planes For Sale (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["A handful of desperate men tossed by fate..."] (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff DuBois (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks:
Jack Keller (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mission for a Madman
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. Why Guess? Get the Best!
  3. 2. Mission For a Madman ["This is the story of two of the..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["It started on a raid over Germany, in..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. ["Interesting country, this India, major. Where are we bound..."]
    Suicide Smith and the Air Commanders
  6. 5. ["Well, looka here! We've got us a new..."]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. B-25 Mitchell
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. ["In a ferry pilot's barracks somewhere in England:"]
    Jane Martin
  10. 9. 50,000 Planes For Sale
  11. 10. ["A handful of desperate men tossed by fate..."]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen