(May 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1944-03-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
John F. Byrne (Editor)

Issue Notes

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. 2.

Hell's Cargo (Table of Contents)

Clipper Kirk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?

Genre
aviation; war
Keywords
aircraft carrier; World War II

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor]
Inks
Ruben Moreira [as Rubimor]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And the torch of freedom which burned at...
Genre
war
Characters
Capt. Hashika (villain, introduction); the Japanese (villains)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A bumper crop of inventors blooms in the...
Genre
war
Characters
Lord Penbroken (introduction); Prof. Poppen J. Ipswitch (introduction); Hermann Goering (villain); Nazis (villains)

[Hell's Cargo] (Table of Contents: 3)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Franklin D. Roosevelt (guest-star); Winston Churchill (guest-star); Josef Stalin (guest-star); Chiang Kai-Shek (guest-star); The Nazis (villains)

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover. The first begins: "They began building her in 1940 with the..."

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

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

Script
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Inks
Ruth Atkinson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
An RAF base in England:" "Sorry Jimmy, no mail...
Genre
war
Characters
The Nazis (villains)

The Hellcat (Table of Contents: 5)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

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

Jane Martin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At allied GHQ on the island of Gibraltar..
Genre
war
Characters
The Nazis (villains); Pilo (introduction); three pilots (introductions); Jane Martin
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Hero of Djebel Bou Arada (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum; Arnold Hicks?
Inks
Arnold Hicks; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Keywords
Tunisia

Indexer Notes

The "Yank Aces..." title is not used here and the hero is an infantryman.

Thunder In the Alps (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as L. L. Trent]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

Suicide Smith / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in the northern Balkans:" "This makes the seventh...
Genre
war
Characters
Trina (introduction); The Nazis (villains)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hell's Cargo
    Clipper Kirk
  2. 1. ["And the torch of freedom which burned at..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["A bumper crop of inventors blooms in the..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  4. 3. [Hell's Cargo]
    Clipper Kirk
  5. 4. ["An RAF base in England:" "Sorry Jimmy, no mail..."]
    Skull Squad
  6. 5. The Hellcat
    Wing Tips
  7. 6. ["At allied GHQ on the island of Gibraltar.."]
    Jane Martin
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. The Hero of Djebel Bou Arada
  10. 9. Thunder In the Alps
  11. 10. ["Somewhere in the northern Balkans:" "This makes the seventh..."]
    Suicide Smith
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