(February 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1942-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co.
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, genre, editor and page count added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue updated/revised 12/2006 by HW/HW/JV. Updated 2/2016 by BD.


Monsters of the Stratosphere (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

3 New, Different Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Sheena; Rangers; Wambi / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Captain Wings / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The deal was a treacherous triple-cross of the Solomon...
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
The ceiling price on Jap lives hits rock bottom...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Lieut. John James Powers (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; biography; war

Indexer Notes

Genre added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Typeset text runs across the bottoms of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

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

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A valuable packet of blueprints has just arrived...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Crash Dive for the Jackpot (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas Bell]
Pencils
? (1 panel art)
Inks
? (1 panel art)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Hitler's Latest Sky-Slugger (Table of Contents: 7)

Model Airplane Builder's Plans / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Keywords
Focke-Wulf 190

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Template for building a wood model.

Monsters of the Stratosphere ["Ten miles up in no-man's sky, in the thin..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). The story title was taken from the cover.

Graveyard Flight (Table of Contents: 9)

Capt. Derek West / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils
George Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Inks
George Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Genre, writer added; art verified by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Story title also appears on the cover. All lettering with the exception of a caption on first page and a caption at the end are typeset. Text runs across the tops of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

Meet a Brace of TB's (Table of Contents: 10)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Fawcette [as Fawcette] (signed)
Inks
Gene Fawcette [as Fawcette] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Two aircraft drawings.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Pencils
Guy Holt, Jr.; Allan Slayton; Edward Samut
Inks
Guy Holt, Jr.; Allan Slayton; Edward Samut
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Comprised of aircraft drawings sent in by readers.
Keywords
club page

Indexer Notes

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

[Posolutely a Joik] (Table of Contents: 12)

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Larabie Cunningham
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Letters of comment from James Tichenor; Eleanor Okaiski; Ensor Lynch; Floyd Jerdon, Jr.; Isadore Ettleman and Phil Bernstein; William J. Cassidy; Billy Stout; Pvt. J.D. Strong, USMC; Jim Sullivan; Fay Avera; Joe Belmont; Henry Payson. Story title taken from title of first letter of comment.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement signed by Larabie Cunningham, editor, on September 29, 1942.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Saul Rosen
Inks
Saul Rosen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Intrigue is a game with one score. You...
Genre
war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the nazi-held island of Crete thunders a...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Monsters of the Stratosphere
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. 3 New, Different Comics!
    Sheena; Rangers; Wambi
  3. 2. ["The deal was a treacherous triple-cross of the Solomon..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["The ceiling price on Jap lives hits rock bottom..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Lieut. John James Powers
    Yank Aces of World War II
  6. 5. ["A valuable packet of blueprints has just arrived..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  7. 6. Crash Dive for the Jackpot
  8. 7. Hitler's Latest Sky-Slugger
    Model Airplane Builder's Plans
  9. 8. Monsters of the Stratosphere ["Ten miles up in no-man's sky, in the thin..."]
    Skull Squad
  10. 9. Graveyard Flight
    Capt. Derek West
  11. 10. Meet a Brace of TB's
    Wing Tips
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wings of America Club Page
  13. 12. [Posolutely a Joik]
    Wings' Air Mail
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. ["Intrigue is a game with one score. You..."]
    Jane Martin
  16. 15. ["From the nazi-held island of Crete thunders a..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  17. 16. The Big Six of the Comics Magazines
    Fiction House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bill Devine
  • 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