(October 1944)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
John F. Byrne (Managing Editor); Ruth Atkinson (Editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Entire issue revised/updated 12/2006 by HS/HW/JV.


Mission for a Madman (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

All info [except feature] added by Craig Delich.

Why Guess? Get the Best! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Mission For a Madman ["This is the story of two of the..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

[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; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It started on a raid over Germany, in...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

Suicide Smith and the Air Commanders / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Capt. A. E. Carruthers (signed)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Interesting country, this India, major. Where are we bound...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, looka here! We've got us a new...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

B-25 Mitchell (Table of Contents: 6)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson?
Inks
Ruth Atkinson?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Stats on this aircraft and some drawings of it.

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).

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

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

Script
? [as F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
Ruth Atkinson
Inks
Ruth Atkinson
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a ferry pilot's barracks somewhere in England:
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Story title, genre and writer credit added by Craig Delich (Feb. 2006). HW sees some Fran Hopper here, too.

50,000 Planes For Sale (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff DuBois (signed)
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A handful of desperate men tossed by fate...
Genre
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mission for a Madman
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. Why Guess? Get the Best!
    Fiction House
  3. 2. Mission For a Madman ["This is the story of two of the..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["It started on a raid over Germany, in..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. ["Interesting country, this India, major. Where are we bound..."]
    Suicide Smith and the Air Commanders
  6. 5. ["Well, looka here! We've got us a new..."]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. B-25 Mitchell
    Wing Tips
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. ["In a ferry pilot's barracks somewhere in England:"]
    Jane Martin
  10. 9. 50,000 Planes For Sale
  11. 10. ["A handful of desperate men tossed by fate..."]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen