(September 1948)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1948-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Wings Pub. Co. Inc.
Brand:
Fiction House Magazines 52 Pages
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
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nicholas Burns via the GCD Errors List (10 February 2006). The cover scene does not represent any story in this issue. May or may not be Captain Wings.

The Call of the Wild! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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; spy
Characters:
Captain Wings; Mr. Pupin (villain); Miss Marda; Lieutenant Gorgas; Peggy; Brown
Synopsis:
Mr. Pupin plans to steal a new top secret American bomber and deliver it to a foreign government.

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 [as Whitman] (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Whitman [as Whitman] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
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. Comdr. E. S. McCuskey (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; war
Characters:
Scott McCuskey; John Adams

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
Reprints:

["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. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Call of the Wild!
  3. 2. The Sky Octopus ["Act one of this drama opens at..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["It was midnight. The German army prison walls..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  5. 4. ["In waterfront dives and trading posts from Java..."]
    The Flying Furies
  6. 5. Lt. Comdr. E. S. McCuskey
    Air Heroes of World War II
  7. 6. ["Telegram To: Metropolis Police Department Disaster Imminent. Stop..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  8. 7. ["I'm going to bust the whole jewel smuggling..."]
    Jane Martin
  9. 8. ["Toward the ancient San Juan lighthouse a mighty..."]
    Suicide Smith
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Bill Devine
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  • Jim Walls
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