(August 1942)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Story titles, page count and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue updated by HS/HW/JV in Dec. 2006.


Messengers of Doom; "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk; The Flying Tiger (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

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

Rangers Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many brave men fly in the ranks of...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Smith visits San Francisco's Fremont hospital:
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Flying Tiger (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). The cover title includes "The" while the title on the story splash page does not.

Messengers of Doom ["Having earned the title of Captain Wings during..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Maxwell Elkan
Inks
Maxwell Elkan; Rudy Palais?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Story title is taken from the blurb on the cover.

Build the Plane on the Cover (Table of Contents: 6)

A solid scale model of the Navy Dive Bomber SBD-1 / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Whirlwind, Britain's Secret Fighter (Table of Contents: 7)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

Calhoun of the Air Cadets / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Pat Cavenagh]
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
With the squadron off on maneuvers, Lee field...
Genre
war
Characters
Calhoun (intro)

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

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

Wings of America Club Page / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Wings' Club letters page, comprised of letters sent in by readers.

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[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 Griffin is daydreaming again. Someday he'll be...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Tailspin Trial (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas Bell]
Pencils
? (2 panels art)
Inks
? (2 panels art)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
British planes over occupied France brave murderous A-A fire...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre, writer credit and art pen-name added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

"Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk (Table of Contents: 14)

Yank Aces of World War II / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pagsilang Rey Isip?
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Jack Newkirk
Synopsis
Story title on the cover adds "The Death of a Hero."

Indexer Notes

Genre and part of the synopsis added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Art Saaf (signed)
Inks
Art Saaf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Clipper is on the bomb-scarred British base at Malta...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre, writer credit and art pen name added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

The Big Six of the Comic Magazines (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Fiction House / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Messengers of Doom; "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk; The Flying Tiger
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Rangers Comics
  3. 2. ["Many brave men fly in the ranks of..."]
    Skull Squad
  4. 3. ["Smith visits San Francisco's Fremont hospital:"]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Flying Tiger
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. Messengers of Doom ["Having earned the title of Captain Wings during..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  7. 6. Build the Plane on the Cover
    A solid scale model of the Navy Dive Bomber SBD-1
  8. 7. Whirlwind, Britain's Secret Fighter
    Wing Tips
  9. 8. ["With the squadron off on maneuvers, Lee field..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wings of America Club Page
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  12. 11. ["Greasemonkey Griffin is daydreaming again. Someday he'll be..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  13. 12. Tailspin Trial
  14. 13. ["British planes over occupied France brave murderous A-A fire..."]
    Jane Martin
  15. 14. "Scarsdale Jack" Newkirk
    Yank Aces of World War II
  16. 15. ["Clipper is on the bomb-scarred British base at Malta..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  17. 16. The Big Six of the Comic Magazines
    Fiction House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen