(February 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1943-12-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
Malcolm Reiss (credited) (editor); Thurman Scott (credited as T. T. Scott) (business manager)

Issue Notes

All info [except feature] added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). Entire issue updated/revised 12/2006 by HS/HW/JV.

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1944, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1.

Panzer Meat For Mosquitoes! (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war; aviation
Reprints

The Big Six of the Comic Magazines (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was just another day in Captain Wings'...
Feature Logo
Captain Wings and the Hell-Diver Squadron
Genre
adventure; aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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

Madame Butch (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW sees art assist by Tony Cavallo?.

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

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

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Graham Ingels
Inks
Graham Ingels
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Report operations maneuver no. 724 HZ Finland fingers...
Genre
war; aviation

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Harvey Fuller ?; Arnold Hicks ? (females); Iger Shop
Inks
Harvey Fuller ?; Iger Shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lemme see...alla dirty jobs is taken...no...
Genre
humor; war

Indexer Notes

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

Curtiss 'Commando' (Table of Contents: 6)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Features stats on this aircraft.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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).

Panzer Meat For Mosquitoes (Table of Contents: 8)

Skull Squad / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ace Atkins
Pencils
Bob Webb ?; Arnold Hicks ?
Inks
Arnold Hicks ?; Iger Shop
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Foggia Airfield, Italy:" "You slow freight boys are...
Genre
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Malcolm Reiss (credited) (editor)
Letters
typeset

Major Ralph Cheli (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Fran Hopper
Inks
Fran Hopper
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; biography; war; non-fiction
Synopsis
Last appearance of this feature.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
F. E. Lincoln
Pencils
Lily Renée
Inks
Lily Renée
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dusk on the outskirts of Florence, Italy...and a...
Genre
war; adventure; crime

Indexer Notes

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

They Asked For It! (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Eric Somers]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Script
Cliff Dubois (house name)
Pencils
Jack Keller ?
Inks
Jack Keller ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
300 miles off Norway's fjords:
Genre
war; aviation

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Panzer Meat For Mosquitoes!
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comic Magazines
  3. 2. ["It was just another day in Captain Wings'..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. Madame Butch
  5. 4. ["Report operations maneuver no. 724 HZ Finland fingers..."]
    Suicide Smith
  6. 5. ["Lemme see...alla dirty jobs is taken...no..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  7. 6. Curtiss 'Commando'
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. Panzer Meat For Mosquitoes
    Skull Squad
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Major Ralph Cheli
    Yank Aces of World War II
  12. 11. ["Dusk on the outskirts of Florence, Italy...and a..."]
    Jane Martin
  13. 12. They Asked For It!
  14. 13. ["300 miles off Norway's fjords:"]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Peter Croome
  • Craig Delich
  • Del Gruber
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Patrick Shaughnessy
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky