Captain Aero Comics #v4#3 [17]
(October 1944)

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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
?
On-sale date
1944
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Continental Magazines, Inc.
Editing
?
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Aero / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Captain Aero
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Killers in Kunai (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Aero, "King of the Sky Trails" / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Charles M. Quinlan, Jr.
Pencils
Charles M. Quinlan, Sr. (signed byline as Charles M. Quinlan)
Inks
Charles M. Quinlan, Sr. (signed byline as Charles M. Quinlan)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Captain Aero; Chop Suey (Aero's Chinese pal); Jenkins (Corporal of the Guard, Post No. 6); Sam; Imperial Japanese Air Force Commander (villain); The Japanese (villains, many die)
Synopsis
Captain Aero doesn't think that his night guards are crazy when they see and shoot at large, hairy beasts, especially when he comes face to face with them himself. Then they discover that Japanese soldiers are inside of the cleverly woven Kunai grass outfits.
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Indexer Notes

Script credit by Craig Delich.

Death from the Past (Table of Contents: 3)

Miss Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks
Nina Albright (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Victory [Joan Wayne]; Dr. Hoshema (introduction, death)
Synopsis
Joan is bored silly while visiting a museum, when suddenly a man rushes out, telling her that a Dr. Hoshema is going to kill him. As Miss Victory, she investigates, but is overcome, and when she recovers, she discovers the dying stranger, who gives her a scrap of paper, which turns out to be a mysterious chemical formula...a formula that the evil doctor wants!
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Indexer Notes

Much info added by Craig Delich (March 31, 2007).

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

The Red Cross / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hero of this story is not a fictional character!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Cross "Modern Master of Medical Arts" [Captain Peter Hall]; the Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
The Red Cross sets out on an impossible mission: capture the city of Yeng-tu from the Japanese in order to retrieve medical supplies that were villainously taken under a flag of truce by the enemy.
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Burma Roadsters (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
In March 1942 Japan took the famous Burma Road and China was cut off from the Allies.

Indexer Notes

Signed on the shoulder of green man.

Episode In the South Pacific (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
war

Yokohama Yokels (Table of Contents: 7)

The Mighty Mite / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Mity Mite (Kid sized crime fighter); Tina
Synopsis
Mity Mite must foil a department store robbery.

Salute to the Yanks "The Dog of War" (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Appel (signed)
Inks
George Appel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Caesar (Dog)
Synopsis
To the thousands of unsung Canine heroes who are loyally doing their part to help win the war this is the story of Caesar.

First Jap Killer (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman (signed)
Inks
Manny Stallman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war
Characters
Captain Kenneth M. Taylor (first flier to down a Japanese plane during World War II)

The Pilot Who Looked Like Death (Table of Contents: 10)

Captain Aero's Sky Scouts / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt (signed)
Inks
Lou Ferstadt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Sky Scouts ( boys group); Captain Aero
Synopsis
they battle a Japanese who wears a Death Mask

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Aero
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. The Killers in Kunai
    Captain Aero, "King of the Sky Trails"
  4. 3. Death from the Past
    Miss Victory
  5. 4. ["The hero of this story is not a fictional character!"]
    The Red Cross
  6. 5. Burma Roadsters
  7. 6. Episode In the South Pacific
  8. 7. Yokohama Yokels
    The Mighty Mite
  9. 8. Salute to the Yanks "The Dog of War"
  10. 9. First Jap Killer
  11. 10. The Pilot Who Looked Like Death
    Captain Aero's Sky Scouts
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Darrel McCann
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer