(May 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

Issue Notes

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


Yankee War-Birds Over Tokyo! (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Art Saaf
Inks
Art Saaf
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover art credits from Steve Saaf via the GCD Error List.

Yankee War-Birds Over Tokyo ["It was a mercy run. Captain Wings and..."] (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
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[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
G-golly! I th-think my plane's missing--or something...
Genre
war

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

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

Script
? [as F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
Howard Larsen (signed)
Inks
Howard Larsen (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That smoke! That's the signal! How about circling...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

HW points out Larsen's blatent attempts to hide the fact that he doesn't like to (or can't) draw feet!

The B-29 Boeing superfortress (Table of Contents: 4)

Wing Tips / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

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

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

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Jack Keller (signed)
Inks
Jack Keller (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The dragon's daughters! Dai Nippon's newest threat...and...
Genre
war

The Road to Mandalay (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Langdon Trent]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey fellas, how's this for a slice a'...
Genre
war

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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 the south Pacific: There go my...
Genre
war

Indexer Notes

HS detects a note of Gene Colan in the artwork.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Yankee War-Birds Over Tokyo!
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. Yankee War-Birds Over Tokyo ["It was a mercy run. Captain Wings and..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["G-golly! I th-think my plane's missing--or something..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  4. 3. ["That smoke! That's the signal! How about circling..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. The B-29 Boeing superfortress
    Wing Tips
  6. 5. ["The dragon's daughters! Dai Nippon's newest threat...and..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  7. 6. The Road to Mandalay
  8. 7. ["Hey fellas, how's this for a slice a'..."]
    Skull Squad
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  10. 9. ["Somewhere in the south Pacific: There go my..."]
    Suicide Smith
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • 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