(April 1946)

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

The Banshee Express (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

For all intents and purposes, this is a shoot-em-up, cops and robbers crime cover, and one of the "cops" just happens to be in a plane.

["War with Russia: Stormoviks and Mustangs lashing at..."] (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

["Any town but Tokyo is a better place..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
spy

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

["Some GI's curse the khaki, some fake sick..."] (Table of Contents)

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils:
Alex Blum (pp. 1, 2); Gus Schrotter ?
Inks:
? [shop]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Banshee Express ["Madman of the skyways, the huns called him..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Team Behind the Pilot (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Who Is The Phantom Falcon? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks:
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Phantom Falcon [Clipper Kirk] (Introduction, Origin)

Indexer Notes

Kirk's strip becomes The Phantom Falcon next issue.

Revenge of the Spirit Bride (Table of Contents)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils:
Rafael Astarita
Inks:
Rafael Astarita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Banshee Express
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. ["War with Russia: Stormoviks and Mustangs lashing at..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["Any town but Tokyo is a better place..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  5. 4. ["Some GI's curse the khaki, some fake sick..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. The Banshee Express ["Madman of the skyways, the huns called him..."]
    Suicide Smith
  7. 6. The Team Behind the Pilot
  8. 7. Who Is The Phantom Falcon?
    Clipper Kirk
  9. 8. Revenge of the Spirit Bride
    Ghost Patrol
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen