(August 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-06-18
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Dana E. Dutch (Editor)

Issue Notes

Entire issue revised/updated 12/2006 by HS.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 3.

The Crash-Masters (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf (signed)
Inks
Art Saaf (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Reprints
Keywords
Luftwaffe

Indexer Notes

All info (except feature) added by Craig Delich.

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

Fight Comics / 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
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Special warning: To all helldiver pilots and to...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Alex Blum; ?
Inks
Alex Blum ?; shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Having been detailed by the CO to meet...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin; Erich
Keywords
Tar and Barrel (inn)

Indexer Notes

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

The Fighting 5th (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

The B-25 Mitchell (Table of Contents: 5)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Karen Karol (signed)
Inks
Karen Karol (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Comprised of letters sent in by the readers.

Indexer Notes

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

[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
Somewhere over Germany: 3,000, Suicide. Can't come in...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Supply is the vital problem facing our far-flung...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Sky Trail to Kiska (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Douglas Bell]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

The Crash-Masters (Table of Contents: 10)

Skull Squad / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils
Robert Webb
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The pilot: Kent Douglas of England...the gunner...
Genre
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Guns belching, Focke Wulf l90's gang up on Clipper...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

The Big Six of the Comic Magazines (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Crash-Masters
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Fight Comics
  3. 2. ["Special warning: To all helldiver pilots and to..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Having been detailed by the CO to meet..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. The Fighting 5th
    Captain Derek West
  6. 5. The B-25 Mitchell
    Wing Tips
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  8. 7. ["Somewhere over Germany: 3,000, Suicide. Can't come in..."]
    Suicide Smith
  9. 8. ["Supply is the vital problem facing our far-flung..."]
    Jane Martin
  10. 9. Sky Trail to Kiska
  11. 10. The Crash-Masters
    Skull Squad
  12. 11. ["Guns belching, Focke Wulf l90's gang up on Clipper..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  13. 12. The Big Six of the Comic Magazines
    Fiction House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Mitchell Maglio