(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.

["It started on a raid over Germany, in..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Interesting country, this India, major. Where are we bound..."] (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:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Well, looka here! We've got us a new..."] (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:
?

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).

["In a ferry pilot's barracks somewhere in England:"] (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:
?

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).

["A handful of desperate men tossed by fate..."] (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:
?

Genre:
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

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

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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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen