(March 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1945-12-31
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing 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

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Vol. 1, Part 2, Nos. 1&2, Periodicals, 1946-1947.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Ghost Patrol / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; 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
Gone were the days of the war-crazed heavens...
Genre
war

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

Jane Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was just a routine flight from Dakar...
Genre
spy

Indexer Notes

HW notes better than usual inks on Hopper and wonders if Marcia Snyder might be involved.

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who's making all the noise at discharge H.Q....
Genre
humor

These Guys are Still Living (Table of Contents: 5)

Wing Tips / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation

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

Suicide Smith / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Alvin Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks
Alvin Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Jap-hunting days of Major Suicide Smith of...
Genre
adventure

The Ghost Plane (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Tom Gill
Inks
Tom Gill; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A lone SBD over the vast Pacific...
Genre
war

Revenge of the Specter-Spy (Table of Contents: 9)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
John Mitchell [as Derek West] (signed)
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Captain Derek West

Indexer Notes

Scripter added by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Mitchell (under the Derek West by-line) authored this strip from circa 1946-circa 1951.

Derek West is also a character in the story.

Biggest Show on Earth (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Fiction House / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Ghost Patrol
  2. 1. ["Gone were the days of the war-crazed heavens..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["It was just a routine flight from Dakar..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  5. 4. ["Who's making all the noise at discharge H.Q...."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. These Guys are Still Living
    Wing Tips
  7. 6. ["The Jap-hunting days of Major Suicide Smith of..."]
    Suicide Smith
  8. 7. The Ghost Plane
  9. 8. ["A lone SBD over the vast Pacific..."]
    Clipper Kirk
  10. 9. Revenge of the Specter-Spy
    Ghost Patrol
  11. 10. Biggest Show on Earth
    Fiction House
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • 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