(September 1948)

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); William R. Shelton (Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding:
saddle-stitched

The Sky Octopus (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Wings

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nicholas Burns via the GCD Errors List (10 February 2006)

The Sky Octopus ["Act one of this drama opens at..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils:
Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Wings

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["It was midnight. The German army prison walls..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Ghost Squadron

["In waterfront dives and trading posts from Java..."] (Table of Contents)

The Flying Furies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as George Barton]
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:
  • from Rangers Comics (Fiction House, 1942 series) #? [Probably a revised reprint of a Phantom Falcons story from around issues 10-20]

Lt. Cmdr. E. S. McKuskey (Table of Contents)

Air Heroes of World War II / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Doolin?
Inks:
Joe Doolin?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

["Telegram To: Metropolis Police Department Disaster Imminent. Stop..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Charles Sultan?
Inks:
Anthony Cavallo?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Phantom Falcon

["I'm going to bust the whole jewel smuggling..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jane Martin

["Toward the ancient San Juan lighthouse a mighty..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils:
John Celardo
Inks:
John Celardo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Suicide Smith
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sky Octopus
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. The Sky Octopus ["Act one of this drama opens at..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["It was midnight. The German army prison walls..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  4. 3. ["In waterfront dives and trading posts from Java..."]
    The Flying Furies
  5. 4. Lt. Cmdr. E. S. McKuskey
    Air Heroes of World War II
  6. 5. ["Telegram To: Metropolis Police Department Disaster Imminent. Stop..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  7. 6. ["I'm going to bust the whole jewel smuggling..."]
    Jane Martin
  8. 7. ["Toward the ancient San Juan lighthouse a mighty..."]
    Suicide Smith
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