(May 1945)

Aviation Press, 1944 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
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

Sequence order and titles provided by Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 9 August 2006.


[none] (Table of Contents)

Golden Eagle / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Golden Eagle [Dennis Quinn]
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

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

The Golden Eagle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais [as R. Palais] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the silence of a secret hangar...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
The Golden Eagle [Dennis Quinn]; Liberty (the Eagle's pet eagle); Moki [also as Stashu] (a native guide); Captain Anderson; The Japanese [Stashu; Tonga; Katoya; others un-named] (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Dennis is listening in to secret Japanese radio messages, all of which are meant to hinder the Allied invasion of the Japanese homeland. So he sends his friend Moki to locate the radio station, which he does, and together with the Golden Eagle, put an end to the station and its crew.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 2006-8-9.

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

Black Venus / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman [as H. Kurtzman] (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman [as H. Kurtzman] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Black Venus--a modern Joan of Arc...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Black Venus [Mary LeRoche]; Ken Casey (Flight Officer); Lt. Bill Evans (Mary's boyfriend, pilot); Captain Burn; Major Billings; The Japanese (villains)
Synopsis
Discovering that Bill has been captured and being tortured for information by the Japanese in a concentration camp, Black Venus vows to locate and save him from further atrocities.
Reprints
Keywords
Corregidor; P-38

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 2006-8-9.

Rehearsal For War (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Siebel (signed)
Inks
Siebel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
AAFSAT... The Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics is a revolutionary 8000 square mile Florida war theatre!
Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
The role that the Army Air Forces School of Applied Tactics has in preparing military personnel for combat readiness is depicted.

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 9 August 2006.

P-38 Lightning (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker (signed)
Inks
Paul Parker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Lockheed P-38 Lightning...
Genre
aviation
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 2006-8-9.

Illustrated feature of the Lockheed P-38 Lightning and all of its capabilities.

A Step Nearer to Tokio [sic] (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A series of naval engagements which may turn out to be the greatest factor in the battle of the Pacific were decisively won by our forces...
Genre
historical; war
Characters
Gen. MacArthur; Adm. Halsey; Adm. Nimitz
Synopsis
An article about the victory of the U.S. over Japanese forces at the Battle of the Philippines.
Keywords
Leyte; Luzon; Third Fleet; World War II

Trucks With Wings (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Inks
Tony DiPreta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Despite sub-zero weather, burning desert winds, tropical hurricanes and unbearable heat...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Characters
Gen. MacArthur; Winston Churchill; Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt; Joe
Synopsis
The role of the Air Transport Command in the war effort is highlighted.
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 9 August 2006.

Hero at Home (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Jacksonville, Fla. air station...
Genre
non-fiction; military
Characters
Cmd. McKnight
Synopsis
Cmd. McKnight deals with a loose bomb in his airplane.
Keywords
Grumman Avenger

Parson Paratrooper (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His men call him the Parachute Parson...
Genre
biography; military
Characters
Rev. Raymond Hall; Mrs. Hall
Synopsis
A biography of Rev. Raymond Hall as he joins the military and goes through training.

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

Triggers / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A cowboy from the plains of Texas...
Genre
war
Characters
Al; Trig; Lt. Lug; Hans; Frieda
Synopsis
Trig is sent to France to retrieve valuable information from a secret agent.

Indexer Notes

only appearance

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Tommy Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Appel [as G. H. Appel] (signed)
Inks
George Appel [as G. H. Appel] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The modern American Indian...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Tommy Tomahawk; Tommy's Squadron [Red Wing; others un-named]; un-named Japanese Intelligence Officer (villain); The Japanese (villains, some die)
Synopsis
The Japanese decide on a daring plan to attack Tommy and his squadron, and capture Tommy in order to prevent their attacks on the Japanese forces trying to keep their shipping lanes open in the Pacific.
Reprints
Keywords
Cher-O-Keeee (squadrons salute to the enemy)

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Gary Watson via the GCD Error List, 2006-8-9.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [none]
    Golden Eagle
  2. 1. ["In the silence of a secret hangar..."]
    The Golden Eagle
  3. 2. ["Black Venus--a modern Joan of Arc..."]
    Black Venus
  4. 3. Rehearsal For War
  5. 4. P-38 Lightning
  6. 5. A Step Nearer to Tokio [sic]
  7. 6. Trucks With Wings
  8. 7. Hero at Home
  9. 8. Parson Paratrooper
  10. 9. ["A cowboy from the plains of Texas..."]
    Triggers
  11. 10. ["The modern American Indian..."]
    Tommy Tomahawk
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gary L. Watson (R.I.P.)
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
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