(March 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1943-01-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Dana E. Dutch (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

A copy listed on ebay (2/2016) shows a January 22, 1943 arrival date. Copyrighted 1942.


Sea-Hawks Away (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war
Reprints

[Sheena] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

Captain Wings / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He is a man with two faces, two souls...
Genre
war
Characters
Capt. Boggs; Lady Cooper; Sir Guy Cooper; Link; Hugo; Capt. Wings; Shorty
Keywords
World War II

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another dawn on the English coast, and a...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Kent Douglas; Sandy MacGregor; Jimmy Jones; Rockham [Gray Ghost]; Von Lichtau
Keywords
Focke Wulf; Luftwaffe; World War II

Indexer Notes

Peddy seems to be completely gone from the art at this point, though his replacement[s] are doing their best to convince us otherwise.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

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
Our hero is dejected and forlorn...as he...
Genre
humor; war
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin; Col. Atkins
Synopsis
Griffin sneaks aboard a plane to be flown by Col. Atkins and inadvertently catches a spy.

Monsoon Mission (Table of Contents: 5)

Captain Derek West / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Eluding a Jap task force of light cruisers...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Lt. Ferris; Ensign Bill Collier; Jean Kelly; George
Keywords
Timor Sea; World War II

Indexer Notes

All lettering with the exception of one caption on last page is typeset. Text runs across the tops of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

Build the "Wildcat" (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Keywords
Grumman F4F-3; Wildcat

Indexer Notes

Instructions and pattern to build a wooden model of the Grumman F4F-3.

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

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 West Indies...hotbed of German infiltration and...
Genre
spy; war
Keywords
Martinique

Look out for the Flying Goon! (Table of Contents: 8)

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
... an aeronautical nightmare?
Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Keywords
German BV-141

[Run For the Bomb Shelter, Jane!] (Table of Contents: 9)

letters page / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dana E. Dutch (editor)
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Story title taken from the title of the first letter. Letters of comment from John Hatfield; J. Hart; Bob Sadler; Eddie Asmir; Don Shultz; Gale H. Brochnke, Tom S. Harris, Jim S. Lane; Jacklyn Louise Mayfield; Hawk Harrington; Jerry Morton; Joseph Yazell; Wesley Townsend; Jim McCorkindale; Bill Doran; Billy Kershner

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

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Lt. Lyman Middleditch (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans ?
Inks
George Evans ?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Egyptian sky swarmed with Axis planes.
Genre
non-fiction; biography; war
Characters
Lieut. Lyman Middleditch; Major General Brereton

Indexer Notes

All lettering with the exception of one caption on first page is typeset. Text runs across the bottoms of the panels, there are no word balloons or sound effects.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
? [as F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
Lily Renee
Inks
Lily Renee
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Vladivostok, distant scene of Russian and Axis intrigues...
Genre
spy; war
Characters
Jane Martin; Thurkoff; Franz
Keywords
Manchukuo

Zero Bait (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas Bell]
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The American pursuit group of P-40F's climbed away from the Port Moresby field and took echelon formation above the thin clouds.
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Joe Cutler; Capt. Ben Wallace

Sea-Hawks Away (Table of Contents: 14)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Shifted from the desert front to the United...
Genre
war
Characters
Clipper Kirk; Tonia Lorraine; Tereau; Gregg; Lt. Bruce MacDougal
Keywords
Bukar

Indexer Notes

The title is taken from the cover.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sea-Hawks Away
    Clipper Kirk
  2. 1. [Sheena]
    Sheena
  3. 2. ["He is a man with two faces, two souls..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Another dawn on the English coast, and a..."]
    Skull Squad
  5. 4. ["Our hero is dejected and forlorn...as he..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Monsoon Mission
    Captain Derek West
  7. 6. Build the "Wildcat"
    Model Airplane Builder's Plans
  8. 7. ["The West Indies...hotbed of German infiltration and..."]
    Suicide Smith
  9. 8. Look out for the Flying Goon!
    Wing Tips
  10. 9. [Run For the Bomb Shelter, Jane!]
  11. 10. ["It's free this new book"]
  12. 11. Lt. Lyman Middleditch
    Yank Aces of World War II
  13. 12. ["Vladivostok, distant scene of Russian and Axis intrigues..."]
    Jane Martin
  14. 13. Zero Bait
  15. 14. Sea-Hawks Away
    Clipper Kirk
  16. 15. ["Get tiger power now"]
  17. 16. The Big Six of the Comics Magazines
  18. 17. ["Amazing gift offer to comic readers!"]
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