(October 1944)

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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
On-sale date:
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Continental Magazines, Inc.
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Aero / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors:
L. B. Cole
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Captain Aero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
ad for glow in the dark necktie

Indexer Notes

indicia states October 1944 Vol.4 #3 Captain Aero Comics published by Continental Magazines on a bi-monthly basis

The Killers in Kunai (Table of Contents)

Captain Aero, "King of the Sky Trails" / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Charles M. Quinlan, Jr.
Pencils:
Charles M. Quinlan, Sr. (signed byline as Charles M. Quinlan)
Inks:
Charles M. Quinlan, Sr. (signed byline as Charles M. Quinlan)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; war
Characters:
Captain Aero; Chop Suey (Aero's Chinese pal); Jenkins (Corporal of the Guard, Post No. 6); Sam; Imperial Japanese Air Force Commander (villain); The Japanese (villains, many die)
Synopsis:
Captain Aero doesn't think that his night guards are crazy when they see and shoot at large, hairy beasts, especially when he comes face to face with them himself. Then they discover that Japanese soldiers are inside of the cleverly woven Kunai grass outfits.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit by Craig Delich.

Death from the Past (Table of Contents)

Miss Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks:
Nina Albright (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Victory [Joan Wayne]; Dr. Hoshema (introduction, death)
Synopsis:
Joan is bored silly while visiting a museum, when suddenly a man rushes out, telling her that a Dr. Hoshema is going to kill him. As Miss Victory, she investigates, but is overcome, and when she recovers, she discovers the dying stranger, who gives her a scrap of paper, which turns out to be a mysterious chemical formula...a formula that the evil doctor wants!
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Much info added by Craig Delich (March 31, 2007).

["The hero of this story is not a fictional character!"] (Table of Contents)

The Red Cross / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Red Cross "Modern Master of Medical Arts" [Captain Peter Hall]; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis:
The Red Cross sets out on an impossible mission: capture the city of Yeng-tu from the Japanese in order to retrieve medical supplies that were villainously taken under a flag of truce by the enemy.
Reprints:

Burma Roadsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks:
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
In March 1942 Japan took the famous Burma Road and China was cut off from the Allies.

Indexer Notes

Signed on the shoulder of green man.

Episode In the South Pacific (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war

Yokohama Yokels (Table of Contents)

The Mighty Mite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta (signed)
Inks:
John Giunta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Mity Mite (Kid sized crime fighter); Tina
Synopsis:
Mity Mite must foil a department store robbery.

Salute to the Yanks "The Dog of War" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel (signed)
Inks:
George Appel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Caesar (Dog)
Synopsis:
To the thousands of unsung Canine heroes who are loyally doing their part to help win the war this is the story of Caesar.

First Jap Killer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks:
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Characters:
Captain Kenneth M. Taylor (first flier to down a Japanese plane during World War II)

The Pilot Who Looked Like Death (Table of Contents)

Captain Aero's Sky Scouts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt (signed)
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Sky Scouts ( boys group); Captain Aero
Synopsis:
they battle a Japanese who wears a Death Mask

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
inside back cover ad for a Wonderscope (two telescopes in one)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
backcover ad for book Wonders of Science Simplified
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Aero
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Killers in Kunai
    Captain Aero, "King of the Sky Trails"
  4. 3. Death from the Past
    Miss Victory
  5. 4. ["The hero of this story is not a fictional character!"]
    The Red Cross
  6. 5. Burma Roadsters
  7. 6. Episode In the South Pacific
  8. 7. Yokohama Yokels
    The Mighty Mite
  9. 8. Salute to the Yanks "The Dog of War"
  10. 9. First Jap Killer
  11. 10. The Pilot Who Looked Like Death
    Captain Aero's Sky Scouts
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson
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