(September 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
Larabie Cunningham (Editor); 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, editor and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue updated 12/2006 by HS/HW/JV.


Suicide Squeeze (Table of Contents)

Capt. Derek West / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

Wings Salutes You! (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Larabie Cunningham
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Letter from the editor celebrating two years of Wings Comics.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover. Entire sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

[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
Jimmy Jones, American, Sandy McGregor, Scotsman, and Kent...
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; Maxwell Elkan? [on female]
Inks
Joe Doolin; Maxwell Elkan? [on female]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mix up espionage with a girl shaped like...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW points out the obvious presence of a second artist on the female figures.

Suicide Squeeze (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).

[no title indexed] (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?; Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The last mumbled words from the blood-flecked lips...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Build the All Wing Fighter (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation
Keywords
Model Airplane Design

Indexer Notes

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

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

Wings of America Club Page / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Comprised of aircraft drawings submitted by readers Roy Guist, Joseph Whelan, and Eugene Lopez.
Keywords
club page

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Letters written by readers are presented.

Indexer Notes

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

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

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Air-tested by the death-defying heroes of the RAF...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
? [as Pat Cavenagh]
Pencils
?
Inks
Aldo Rubano?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Young Jeff Calhoun has flown up to Lee...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HS originally credited this to Isip, but it doesn't compare to signed Isip in next issue. HW suggests perhaps Joey Cavallo on pencils.

[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, dreaming of a glorious future as a super-ace...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Cowboy of the Clouds (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Bert Phillips]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
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
Jane, a pilot, and a gunner take off...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Lt. Edward H. O'Hare (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pagsilang Isip (signed) [as Silang]
Inks
Pagsilang Isip (signed) [as Silang]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; biography; war

Indexer Notes

Genre and art pen-name 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
A Port Said cafe...a secret service agent...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Fight Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Suicide Squeeze
    Capt. Derek West
  2. 1. Wings Salutes You!
  3. 2. ["Jimmy Jones, American, Sandy McGregor, Scotsman, and Kent..."]
    Skull Squad
  4. 3. ["Mix up espionage with a girl shaped like..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Suicide Squeeze
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. ["The last mumbled words from the blood-flecked lips..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  7. 6. Build the All Wing Fighter
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings of America Club Page
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  10. 9. ["Air-tested by the death-defying heroes of the RAF..."]
    Wing Tips
  11. 10. ["Young Jeff Calhoun has flown up to Lee..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  12. 11. ["Greasemonkey, dreaming of a glorious future as a super-ace..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  13. 12. Cowboy of the Clouds
  14. 13. ["Jane, a pilot, and a gunner take off..."]
    Jane Martin
  15. 14. Lt. Edward H. O'Hare
    Yank Aces of World War II
  16. 15. ["A Port Said cafe...a secret service agent..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Fight Comics
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