(January 1945)

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

Robot Death Over Manhattan (Table of Contents)

Skull Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

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

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Closer...closer roared the red-balled plane--closer to...
Genre
war
Characters
Captain Wings
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After an evening's mess, our hero wastes some...
Genre
war
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Jack Keller
Inks
Jack Keller?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere in England a lone Typhoon noses down...
Genre
war
Characters
Suicide Smith

The Flying Catfish (Table of Contents: 4)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan?
Inks
Gene Colan?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

Robot Death Over Manhattan ["C.O. paging us. I wonder what's up?"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
? [as Ace Atkins]
Pencils
Matt Baker
Inks
Matt Baker; [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Skull Squad

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents: 6)

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many details lie buried in the electric shock...
Genre
war
Characters
Jane Martin

Indexer Notes

HS and HW guess Atkinson and Isip, respectively, but I don't see either of them. This is too crude.

Peace With a Pencil (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as L. L. Trent]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Gene Colan (signed)
Inks
Gene Colan (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Up the Tyrrhenian plows a Navy carrier...against...
Genre
war
Characters
Clipper Kirk
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Robot Death Over Manhattan
    Skull Squad
  2. 1. ["Closer...closer roared the red-balled plane--closer to..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["After an evening's mess, our hero wastes some..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  4. 3. ["Somewhere in England a lone Typhoon noses down..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. The Flying Catfish
    Wing Tips
  6. 5. Robot Death Over Manhattan ["C.O. paging us. I wonder what's up?"]
    Skull Squad
  7. 6. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  8. 7. ["Many details lie buried in the electric shock..."]
    Jane Martin
  9. 8. Peace With a Pencil
  10. 9. ["Up the Tyrrhenian plows a Navy carrier...against..."]
    Clipper Kirk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen