(January 1945)

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

Robot Death Over Manhattan (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Art Saaf
Inks:
Art Saaf
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

["Closer...closer roared the red-balled plane--closer to..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Captain Wings
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

["After an evening's mess, our hero wastes some..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Greasemonkey Griffin

["Somewhere in England a lone Typhoon noses down..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils:
Jack Keller
Inks:
Jack Keller?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Suicide Smith

Flying Catfish (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan?
Inks:
Gene Colan?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Robot Death Over Manhattan ["C.O. paging us. I wonder what's up?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker; [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Skull Squad

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Many details lie buried in the electric shock..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Jane Martin

Indexer Notes

HS and HW guess Atkinson and Isip, respectively, but I don't see either of them. This is too crude.

Peace With a Pencil (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["Up the Tyrrhenian plows a Navy carrier...against..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks:
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Clipper Kirk
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Robot Death Over Manhattan
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. ["Closer...closer roared the red-balled plane--closer to..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["After an evening's mess, our hero wastes some..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  4. 3. ["Somewhere in England a lone Typhoon noses down..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Flying Catfish
    Wing Tips
  6. 5. Robot Death Over Manhattan ["C.O. paging us. I wonder what's up?"]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  8. 7. ["Many details lie buried in the electric shock..."]
    Jane Martin
  9. 8. Peace With a Pencil
  10. 9. ["Up the Tyrrhenian plows a Navy carrier...against..."]
    Clipper Kirk
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