(May 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every month
On-sale Date
1941-02-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 2.

The Divers of Doom (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nicholas Burns via the GCD Errors List (10 February 2006). Recorrected and finalized by Henry Steele, Hames Ware and JVJ (15 October 2006).

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

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[Fools For Glory] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Skull Squad / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Skull Squad, with the RAF in Albania...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
V: Stiletto (I)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

Parachute Patrol / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Butts ?
Inks
Bob Butts ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The parachute patrol has been sent to a...
Genre
war
Characters
V: Lord Manning (I)

Indexer Notes

No house-name credit appears.

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

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

Script
? [as F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
Nick Cardy [as Viscardi] (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy [as Viscardi] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At a British airport a siren screams a...
Genre
war
Characters
Jane Martin; A doctor (introduction, villain); Nazi spies (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Signed by Cardy in the lower right of the first panel.

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

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Cliff Debois]
Pencils
John Celardo
Inks
John Celardo
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guarding Britain's life line...the Atlantic sea lanes...
Genre
war

Vultures of Vengeance (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Derek West / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Captain Derek West]
Pencils
John Celardo ?
Inks
John Cassone ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
I: Rip Hollister

Indexer Notes

Only vaguely resembles Celardo's art. HS & HW are more convinced than I am that he is here. I think straight Cassone is more likely. JV

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

Wing Tips / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Republic 'Guardsman' is a two seater fighter...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Flying Colors (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Gordon Wayne]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Suicide Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Al Gabriele
Inks
Al Gabriele ?; Vern Henkel ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suicide Smith, in a daring attempt to learn...
Genre
war
Characters
V: A Nazi commandant (I)

Indexer Notes

Interesting to note that GCD had "Liebeck" as the artist here. "Liebeck" being Henry's misreading of a Gabriele signature and existing nowhere else in comic book literature, this clearly indicates that the previous credits were taken from the HS index without attribution.

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

F4 of the Air Intelligence / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bill Fox]
Pencils
Al Bryant ?; Jay ?
Inks
Al Bryant ?; Jay ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A coded message from the head of the...
Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

The 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
Once again the five Phantom Falcons, Tom Akeley,...
Genre
war
Characters
I: Jeffrey [Akeley?] (Akeley's uncle)

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

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

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Al Walker
Inks
Al Walker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For Greasemonkey's fine work in bagging the nazis...
Genre
war
Characters
I: A commander
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Divers of Doom
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  3. 2. [Fools For Glory]
    The Skull Squad
  4. 3. ["The parachute patrol has been sent to a..."]
    Parachute Patrol
  5. 4. ["At a British airport a siren screams a..."]
    Jane Martin
  6. 5. ["Guarding Britain's life line...the Atlantic sea lanes..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  7. 6. Vultures of Vengeance
    Captain Derek West
  8. 7. ["The Republic 'Guardsman' is a two seater fighter..."]
    Wing Tips
  9. 8. Flying Colors
  10. 9. ["Suicide Smith, in a daring attempt to learn..."]
    Suicide Smith
  11. 10. ["A coded message from the head of the..."]
    F4 of the Air Intelligence
  12. 11. ["Once again the five Phantom Falcons, Tom Akeley,..."]
    The Phantom Falcons
  13. 12. ["For Greasemonkey's fine work in bagging the nazis..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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