(May 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

Corsair of the Monsoon Skies (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

["Tiger, tiger, skulking the Burma bush...but the..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Lal Singh (I, D); King Phaya; I: Princess Aubiliala; Jakuh

Indexer Notes

HS notes different inks than previous episodes that were signed by Elias.

["The stakes were high when two Mexican airlines..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
Fran Hopper
Inks:
Fran Hopper; Marcia Snyder
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Darango (I); I: Jose Progreso and his son

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Oboy! If the army wuz like this, I'd..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
V: Dr. Phineas A. G. Applebottom (I); Maisie (I)

Corsair of the Monsoon Skies ["La Prensa. air minister Fuente out as bribe..."] (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
V: Don Fuente (I, D); GS: Dale Johnson; Mr. Johnson

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Emperor of Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Jans Jorgesen]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Who Is the Phantom Falcon? [part 2] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as William Brooks]
Pencils:
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks:
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
I & O: The Phantom Falcon (Clipper Kirk; cont'd from story in #68); V: K7; Anton (I, D); and other enemy agents (I for all)

["So you think you know aviation, eh? This..."] (Table of Contents)

Wing Tips / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks:
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Aviation quiz.

Sky-Duel of the Near-Dead (Table of Contents)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman
Inks:
Maurice Whitman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Ghost Patrol; I: Lt. Tom Briggs (temporarily D); V: Capt. Von Heill (I, D); GS: Death
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

HS points out in a lengthly digression how he once mistook this for Rafael Astarita, but now sees it more objectively.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Corsair of the Monsoon Skies
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. ["Tiger, tiger, skulking the Burma bush...but the..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["The stakes were high when two Mexican airlines..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  5. 4. ["Oboy! If the army wuz like this, I'd..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Corsair of the Monsoon Skies ["La Prensa. air minister Fuente out as bribe..."]
    Suicide Smith
  7. 6. The Emperor of Tomorrow
  8. 7. Who Is the Phantom Falcon? [part 2]
    The Phantom Falcon
  9. 8. ["So you think you know aviation, eh? This..."]
    Wing Tips
  10. 9. Sky-Duel of the Near-Dead
    Ghost Patrol
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