(April 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co.
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

The Banshee Express (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime

Indexer Notes

For all intents and purposes, this is a shoot-em-up, cops and robbers crime cover, and one of the "cops" just happens to be in a plane.

[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
War with Russia: Stormoviks and Mustangs lashing at...
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
Any town but Tokyo is a better place...
Genre
spy

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Alex Blum (pp. 1, 2); Gus Schrotter ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some GI's curse the khaki, some fake sick...
Genre
humor

The Banshee Express (Table of Contents: 5)

Suicide Smith / comic story / 7 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
Madman of the skyways, the huns called him...
Genre
adventure; aviation

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Team Behind the Pilot (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Who Is The Phantom Falcon? (Table of Contents: 7)

Clipper Kirk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Phantom Falcon [Clipper Kirk] (Introduction, Origin)

Indexer Notes

Kirk's strip becomes The Phantom Falcon next issue.

Revenge of the Spirit Bride (Table of Contents: 8)

Ghost Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Banshee Express
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. ["War with Russia: Stormoviks and Mustangs lashing at..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["Any town but Tokyo is a better place..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  5. 4. ["Some GI's curse the khaki, some fake sick..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. The Banshee Express
    Suicide Smith
  7. 6. The Team Behind the Pilot
  8. 7. Who Is The Phantom Falcon?
    Clipper Kirk
  9. 8. Revenge of the Spirit Bride
    Ghost Patrol
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
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