(November 1944)

Aviation Press, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1944-09-27
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

Issue Notes

On sale date taken from arrival date on cover of issue being indexed.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; war
Reprints
Keywords
dogfight; World War II

Bombs Away! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
historical; war

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover.

Zombie Doctor (Table of Contents: 2)

Golden Eagle / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais
Inks
Rudy Palais
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Zooming out of the skies to aid in our battles over the Pacific, comes the Golden Eagle, and his powerful feathered pal, Freedom, as they meet the zombie doctor.
Genre
war
Characters
Golden Eagle [Dennis Quinn]; Major Thompson; Mona Lawrence; Dr. Yammu
Synopsis
Dennis Quinn, the Golden Eagle, encounters the mad scientist Dr. Yammu.
Keywords
World War II

Conquerors of the Seas (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Ferstadt
Inks
Louis Ferstadt
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Since planes first took to the air, men have given time... and even their lives... to aid in the development of trans-ocean flight.
Genre
aviation; history
Characters
Lt. John Alcock; Whitten Brown; A.C. Read; F.L. Martin; Charles A. Lindbergh; C. Kingford Smith; Amelia Earhart; James A. Mollison; Amy Johnson; Wiley Post
Synopsis
An historical account that briefly details important trans-oceanic flights and events in the early part of the twentieth century.

Indexer Notes

true war

Shalu (Table of Contents: 4)

Flamingo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
military
Characters
Capt. Stafford-Smythe; Stacy; Col. Moore Williams
Synopsis
Flamingo seeks out a murderous cult.

Indexer Notes

last appearance

End of a Fighter (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lieutenant Don Ralston could hardly believe his ears at the crisp orders coming over his earphones.
Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Don Ralston
Synopsis
Lt. Ralston is ordered to shoot down a Flying Fortress named the "Texas Turnover."
Keywords
World War II

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

Black Venus / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Singled out by the Japanese high command...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Venus [Mary LeRoche]; Larry; Colonel Yoitoyo (villain, death?); Lieutenant Kohama (villain, death); the Japanese (villains, many die)
Synopsis
Singled out by the Japanese High Command to be removed from the Pacific Theatre of the war, Black Venus is drawn into a battle with Colonel Yoitoyo, who has decided to commit atrocities upon American POW's in order to get her out in the open.
Reprints

Flying Box Cars (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Men of the Air Transport Command are not the "glamour boys" of the U.S. Army air forces...
Genre
historical; war
Characters
Gen. Harold E. George; Gen. Stillwell; Gen. Douglas MacArthur; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Winston Churchill; Joseph Stalin
Synopsis
The function of the Air Transport Command, and its role in World War II, is described.

Indexer Notes

true war story

Silver Wings (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What makes a good flyer?
Genre
war
Characters
Johnny Jones; Frank; Jim
Synopsis
A history of Johnny Jones and how he is made a combat ready pilot in the U.S. Army air forces.

Indexer Notes

true war story

Keep 'em Flying! (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The staggering number of planes that the United States is putting into the sky to shorten this war points to a very significant fact-...
Genre
war
Synopsis
An account of American war production.

Revenge A La Cherokee (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Appel
Inks
George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like the mighty roaring of a tribe of wild horsemen from out of the past, the zooming Tommyhawk Squadron hurtles into action...
Genre
war
Characters
Tommy Tomahawk; Red Wing
Synopsis
Tommy Tomahawk rescues his friend Red Wing from the Axis powers.
Keywords
World War II

South Pacific Thunderbolts (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Manny Stallman
Inks
Manny Stallman
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Col. Neel E. Kearby...
Genre
war
Characters
Col. Neel E. Kearby
Synopsis
The story of how Col. Kearby shot down six Japanese planes in one day.
Keywords
dogfight

Indexer Notes

true war story

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bombs Away!
  3. 2. Zombie Doctor
    Golden Eagle
  4. 3. Conquerors of the Seas
  5. 4. Shalu
    Flamingo
  6. 5. End of a Fighter
  7. 6. ["Singled out by the Japanese high command..."]
    Black Venus
  8. 7. Flying Box Cars
  9. 8. Silver Wings
  10. 9. Keep 'em Flying!
  11. 10. Revenge A La Cherokee
    Tommy Tomahawk
  12. 11. South Pacific Thunderbolts
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Del Gruber
  • 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