(November 1943)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (Editor)

Sky Hell from the Pigboat Patrol (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?

Genre
war

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

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

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A hidden fire bomb and a sky raider's ambush...
Genre
war

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

Suicide Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Joe Doolin
Inks
Joe Doolin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suicide Smith, famed for his high-flying exploits, is...
Genre
war

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

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

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson ?
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wanted: general nuisance Greasemonkey Griffin for stealing his...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Atkinson at the very least clearly rendered the Airplanes in this story. The style perfectly matches her documented work on Wing Tips. It is safe to say that she drew this story.

Identity Unknown (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Possibly Saul Rosen or Lee Elias.

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

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
Jane, this is Mal Gordon. You're to fly...
Genre
aviation; war

The Typhoon (Table of Contents: 6)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

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

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Wildcat Vengeance (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
aviation; war

Bobtail Ace (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints
  • from ? [Story copyright 1931 - possibly a reprint from the pulps?]

Sky Hell From the Pigboat Patrol (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils
Harvey Fuller ?
Inks
Ruth Atkinson ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in England:" "Men, you've all been picked...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb. HS suggests possible Arnold Hicks involvement.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A convoy laden with weapons for the second...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

HS speculates on A.C. Hollingsworth for the art, while HW sees signs of Carmine Infantino and/or Art Seymour. JV is uncharacteristically silent.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sky Hell from the Pigboat Patrol
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. ["A hidden fire bomb and a sky raider's ambush..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["Suicide Smith, famed for his high-flying exploits, is..."]
    Suicide Smith
  4. 3. ["Wanted: general nuisance Greasemonkey Griffin for stealing his..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. Identity Unknown
    Yank Aces of World War II
  6. 5. ["Jane, this is Mal Gordon. You're to fly..."]
    Jane Martin
  7. 6. The Typhoon
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. Wildcat Vengeance
    Captain Derek West
  10. 9. Bobtail Ace
  11. 10. Sky Hell From the Pigboat Patrol
    Skull Squad
  12. 11. ["A convoy laden with weapons for the second..."]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Mitchell Maglio
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Shaughnessy
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore