(October 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every month
On-sale Date
1940-08-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss; Will Eisner [as William E. Eisner] (art director); S. M. Iger (feature editor)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette (on planes only); ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; war
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Skull Squad / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
? [as "Wings" Morrison] (credited)
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Art Peddy; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Three comrades in the Royal Air Force, Jock...
Genre
war; aviation

Indexer Notes

Script previously credited to Ace Atkins.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Parachute Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pat Powers]
Pencils
Henry Kiefer
Inks
Henry Kiefer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
England is an armed camp with Nazi invasion...
Genre
war
Characters
Sir Oswald Rosely (villain, introduction); Gen. Gort (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Jane Martin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Fred Hawks] (credited)
Pencils
George Tuska ?; Nick Cardy ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A woman's courage in the face of relentless..
Genre
war
Characters
Jane Martin; Tom Raleigh; The Nazis (villains)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Phantom Falcons / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Kit Gleason] (credited)
Pencils
Leonard Frank
Inks
Leonard Frank
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A secret plane of advanced design reconnoiters above...
Genre
war

The Return of the Blenheim (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

What Might Happen Tomorrow In World War II? / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette (signed as Fawcette)
Inks
Gene Fawcette (signed as Fawcette)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hitler's secret weapon or weapons have long been...
Genre
war
Characters
Karl Von Richten (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

A "What If?" story.

Art previously credited to George Tuska.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Rick Ayres] (credited)
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the war spreads south and westwards, Kirk...
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Chip Bailey (introduction); Mawkey; The Nazis (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Wing Tips / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Inks
Gene Fawcette (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the new world war is being fought...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

F4 of the air intelligence / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Alexander York] (credited)
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From Britain steams the merchant ship SS Royal...
Genre
war
Characters
Karl (villain, introduction); Dino (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Larry Shaw
Pencils
Art Peddy ?; Witmer Williams ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suicide Smith leads a formation of spitfire fighters...
Genre
war; aviation
Characters
Count Von Steindorf (villain, introduction)

[Solo] (Table of Contents: 11)

How Uncle Sam Trains His Warbirds / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Greg Fielding] (credited)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Title from last issue blurb.

[Peril In Paris] (Table of Contents: 12)

Powder Burns / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Clyde North] (credited)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. ["Three comrades in the Royal Air Force, Jock..."]
    Skull Squad
  3. 2. ["England is an armed camp with Nazi invasion..."]
    Parachute Patrol
  4. 3. ["A woman's courage in the face of relentless.."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["A secret plane of advanced design reconnoiters above..."]
    Phantom Falcons
  6. 5. The Return of the Blenheim
  7. 6. ["Hitler's secret weapon or weapons have long been..."]
    What Might Happen Tomorrow In World War II?
  8. 7. ["As the war spreads south and westwards, Kirk..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  9. 8. ["As the new world war is being fought..."]
    Wing Tips
  10. 9. ["From Britain steams the merchant ship SS Royal..."]
    F4 of the air intelligence
  11. 10. ["Suicide Smith leads a formation of spitfire fighters..."]
    Suicide Smith
  12. 11. [Solo]
    How Uncle Sam Trains His Warbirds
  13. 12. [Peril In Paris]
    Powder Burns
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