(December 1941)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Every month
On-sale Date
1941-10-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
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. 4.

The Human Torpedo (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Fawcette
Inks
Gene Fawcette
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suicide Smith streaks down from the stratosphere on a super-bomb to blast Hitler's invincible hell-ship...
Genre
war
Characters
Suicide Smith
Keywords
battleship; World War II

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

Captain Wings / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Dan Zolnerowich
Inks
Dan Zolnerowich
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The mad killer, a man of horror, whose...
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Wings [Capt. Smith] (introduction, origin); Mickey (introduction); The Mad Killer [Pop Moran] (villain, introduction, death)

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

Jane Martin / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
Al Gabriele
Inks
John Cassone ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At Russian headquarters: The troops at Korv are...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Not Gabriele's inks.

The Human Torpedo (Table of Contents: 3)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In route from Gibraltar to London, Suicide, Hinda...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Hinda; Chuck Hardy (introduction); Denny O'Toole (introduction); Winston Churchill; Zborov (villain, death?)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Perilous Escape From the Train of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
war

[Fight for the French Underground] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
war
Characters
The Franctireurs (introduction)

Flying Battleship XB-19 (Table of Contents: 6)

Wing Tips / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

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

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Frank Schwarz ?: Sam Cooper ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With England's vital sea lanes gutted by Nazi...
Genre
war
Characters
Jean Stark (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Previous credit was for Art Saaf. An interesting if unlikely possibility.

Dead Man's Ferry (Table of Contents: 8)

John Perry / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Gordon Wayne]
Pencils
? (2 panels)
Inks
? (2 panels)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
John Perry (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Start of a series of text stories featuring John Perry.

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

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

Script
? [as Casey McKay]
Pencils
Richard Case ?
Inks
Richard Case ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tommy gets a present from his uncle in...
Genre
war

The Wings of an Angel (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Captain Derek West]
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip ?
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

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
Greasemonkey watches Hugh 'Tex' Baker, American RAF ace...
Genre
war
Characters
Tex Baker (introduction)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Human Torpedo
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. ["The mad killer, a man of horror, whose..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["At Russian headquarters: The troops at Korv are..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. The Human Torpedo
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. The Perilous Escape From the Train of Death
    The Phantom Falcons
  6. 5. [Fight for the French Underground]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. Flying Battleship XB-19
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. ["With England's vital sea lanes gutted by Nazi..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  9. 8. Dead Man's Ferry
    John Perry
  10. 9. ["Tommy gets a present from his uncle in..."]
    The Parachute Patrol
  11. 10. The Wings of an Angel
    Captain Derek West
  12. 11. ["Greasemonkey watches Hugh 'Tex' Baker, American RAF ace..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
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