(July 1944)

Aviation Press, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Aviation Press, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color cover; Black and White interiors
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
L. B. Cole
Inks
L. B. Cole
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Flying Tigers bombing Japanese airfield.

13th Mission (The Luck of Sgt. Jones) (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
biography; war
Characters
Sgt. J. Jones
Synopsis
True story of J. Jones luck after being thrown out of a B-17.

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Episode in the South Pacific (Table of Contents: 2)

Golden Eagle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane [as Katz] (signed); Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as Katz] (signed); Carmine Infantino [as Infantino] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Golden Eagle (Dennis Quinn)
Synopsis
The Golden Eagle was one of the most brilliant pilots in World War I--his picture hangs in many an air force briefing room.....

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits added by Craig Delich 2010-7-18.

A Day With Lafayette Escadrille (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tom Van Buren (signed)
Inks
Tom Van Buren (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Synopsis
This is the story of the first allied pioneer airmen, to Norman Prince of Massachusetts goes the distinction of organizing the American Escadrille #124 later known as the Lafayette Escadrille.

Valda King of the Dead! (Table of Contents: 4)

Flamingo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flamingo (Moore Williams); Valda [un-named Japanese POW] (villain, death?)
Synopsis
Colonel Moore is ordered to report to India to deal with a so-called prophet that has been gathering followers by the hundreds in order to force infidel white men from the country.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bill Black, added by Craig Delich 2011-4-19.

Warplanes of Our Fighting Allies (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Synopsis
Comprised of centerfold pages of drawings of various warplanes from WWII.

Postmen of the Sky (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Inks
Louis Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Synopsis
The story of the United States Air Mail.

Fathers of Eagles (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Out of the skies above battle torn Burma......" (Table of Contents: 8)

Black Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Tomsey [as Tomsey] (signed)
Inks
Charles Tomsey [as Tomsey] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; superhero
Characters
Black Venus (Mary Roche, Burma U.S.O. hostess); the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Black Venus discovers that the Japanese have built a catapault drome, which allows them to quickly engage American fliers by surprise!
Reprints

One-Man Air Force (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ebbins ? [as Snibbe] (signed)
Inks
Ebbins ? [as Snibbe] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Synopsis
Our story opens one day in 1941 when a young naval pilot on carrier duty reported to his commanding officer.

Indexer Notes

Snibbe MAY be the name of an artist named Ebbins, who worked in the Ferstadt studio. This information added by Craig Delich 2010-7-18.

Thunderbolt Pilot (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; war

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

Tommy Tomahawk / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Inks
George Appel [as Geo. H. Appel] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Tommy Tomahawk; Red Wing
Synopsis
Thrill to the triumphant Indian war cry "Cherokee-e-e" as the redskin warriors of the air, led by Tommy Tomahawk and his young pal Red Wing strike terror into the hearts of the Japs.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. 13th Mission (The Luck of Sgt. Jones)
  3. 2. Episode in the South Pacific
    Golden Eagle
  4. 3. A Day With Lafayette Escadrille
  5. 4. Valda King of the Dead!
    Flamingo
  6. 5. Warplanes of Our Fighting Allies
  7. 6. Postmen of the Sky
  8. 7. Fathers of Eagles
  9. 8. Out of the skies above battle torn Burma......"
    Black Venus
  10. 9. One-Man Air Force
  11. 10. Thunderbolt Pilot
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tommy Tomahawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gary L. Watson