(October 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

Entire issue revised/updated 12/2006 by HS/HW/JV.


Tojo's Eagle Trap (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story titles, genre, page count, character appearance, editor and art credits added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Army, Atten-shun! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Fight Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why does the Nazi Luftwaffe shake with fear...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). JV notes probable inker other than Peddy.

[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
The vital Aruba oil fields and a small...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Phantom Flight (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
Synopsis
Story title also appears on the cover.

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006).

Tojo's Eagle Trap ["Roused to fury by the treachery of the..."] (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
Maxwell Elkan; Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Story title taken from cover.

Here's the Hell-Diver SB 2C-1 (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Three views of a model airplane drawing.

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
Robert Tarwacki; Bob Reynolds; Jack Hopp
Inks
Robert Tarwacki; Bob Reynolds; Jack Hopp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Reproduces aircraft design drawings submitted by Robert Tarwacki, Bob Reynolds, and Jack Hopp.
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
Consists of letters sent in by readers.

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
The Douglas A-20-A is one of the army's...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation; war
Synopsis
Consists of an aircraft drawing.

Indexer Notes

Entire seuqnce 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
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Inks
Pagsilang Rey Isip (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Muggsy McCoy treks past the office at...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit 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 (signed)
Inks
Al Walker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Colonel 'Walrus' Atkinson reaches peevishly for a phone...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Scalps for a Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas Bell]
Pencils
Maxwell Elkan?
Inks
Maxwell Elkan?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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
Air raid on Malta! Instead of being in...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Capt. Hewitt Wheless (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
typeset

Genre
aviation; biography; war

Indexer Notes

Story title and genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HS notes a variation in Isip's inks here.

["The furious feud between Clipper Kirk, Yank ace,...] (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
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tojo's Eagle Trap
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. Army, Atten-shun!
    Fight Comics
  3. 2. ["Why does the Nazi Luftwaffe shake with fear..."]
    Skull Squad
  4. 3. ["The vital Aruba oil fields and a small..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Phantom Flight
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. Tojo's Eagle Trap ["Roused to fury by the treachery of the..."]
    Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
  7. 6. Here's the Hell-Diver SB 2C-1
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings of America Club Page
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  10. 9. ["The Douglas A-20-A is one of the army's..."]
    Wing Tips
  11. 10. ["Muggsy McCoy treks past the office at..."]
    Calhoun of the Air Cadets
  12. 11. ["Colonel 'Walrus' Atkinson reaches peevishly for a phone..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  13. 12. Scalps for a Tomahawk
  14. 13. ["Air raid on Malta! Instead of being in..."]
    Jane Martin
  15. 14. Capt. Hewitt Wheless
    Yank Aces of World War II
  16. 15. ["The furious feud between Clipper Kirk, Yank ace,...]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • 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