(November 1940)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every month
On-sale Date
1940-09-12
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)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
....with controls locked on a straight course, head-on for the ponderous bomber, Smith opened the throttle wide and leapt from his hurtling plane...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Suicide Smith
Keywords
World War II

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

Skull Squad / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Arthur Peddy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chosen because of their record of courage and...
Genre
war
Characters
Von Berg (villain, introduction, death); Sgt. Jack Bruce (introduction); Terry Ryan (introduction)

[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
The three young patriots are hard at work...
Genre
war
Characters
Lord Rosly (introduction)

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

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

Script
? [as Fred Hawks]
Pencils
George Tuska
Inks
George Tuska
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The armistice between France and Germany has been...
Genre
war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Air raid alarms sound all over Great Britain...
Genre
war
Characters
Prof. Stratford (introduction); Miss Stratford (introduction)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mussolini's air force is becoming increasingly important in...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation; war

Double or Nothing (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Rick N. Backer]
Pencils
Witmer Williams
Inks
Witmer Williams
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
? [as Rick Ayers]
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gibraltar--rocky fortress guarding the entrance to the...
Genre
war
Characters
Col. Evon (introduction)

What of the Helicopter? (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Witmer Williams ?; Charles Sultan ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Another "What if?" story; helicopter was not perfected for war use at this time

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

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

Script
? [as Alexander York]
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ll0th pursuit squadron, the terror of Heinkels...
Genre
war
Characters
Smathers (villain, introduction, death)

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

Powder Burns / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With Europe flaming in war, American refugees find...
Genre
war
Characters
Powder Burns; Sven; Four Nazi spies (Introduction, villain)

[Alone in the Sky] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Among the many American youths at a civilian...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

Story title is taken from last issue's blurb.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suicide Smith lives up to his name by...
Genre
war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["....with controls locked on a straight course, head-on for the ponderous bomber, Smith opened the throttle wide and leapt from his hurtling plane..."]
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. ["Chosen because of their record of courage and..."]
    Skull Squad
  3. 2. ["The three young patriots are hard at work..."]
    Parachute Patrol
  4. 3. ["The armistice between France and Germany has been..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["Air raid alarms sound all over Great Britain..."]
    Phantom Falcons
  6. 5. ["Mussolini's air force is becoming increasingly important in..."]
    Wing Tips
  7. 6. Double or Nothing
  8. 7. ["Gibraltar--rocky fortress guarding the entrance to the..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  9. 8. What of the Helicopter?
  10. 9. ["The ll0th pursuit squadron, the terror of Heinkels..."]
    F4 of the air intelligence
  11. 10. ["With Europe flaming in war, American refugees find..."]
    Powder Burns
  12. 11. [Alone in the Sky]
    How Uncle Sam Trains His Warbirds
  13. 12. ["Suicide Smith lives up to his name by..."]
    Suicide Smith
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