(May 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1946-03-19
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.


Corsair of the Monsoon Skies (Table of Contents)

Suicide Smith / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tiger, tiger, skulking the Burma bush...but the...
Genre
adventure
Characters
V: Lal Singh (I, D); King Phaya; I: Princess Aubiliala; Jakuh

Indexer Notes

HS notes different inks than previous episodes that were signed by Elias.

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

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

Script
? [as F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
Fran Hopper
Inks
Fran Hopper; Marcia Snyder
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stakes were high when two Mexican airlines...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Darango (introduction, villain); Jose Progreso (introduction); Jose Progreso's son (introduction); Jane Martin

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 ?; Gus Schrotter ?
Inks
? [shop]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oboy! If the army wuz like this, I'd...
Genre
humor
Characters
Dr. Phineas A. G. Applebottom (introduction, villain); Maisie (introduction); Greasemonkey Griffin

Corsair of the Monsoon Skies (Table of Contents: 5)

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
La Prensa. air minister Fuente out as bribe...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
V: Don Fuente (I, D); GS: Dale Johnson; Mr. Johnson

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

The Emperor of Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jans Jorgesen]
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Who Is the Phantom Falcon? [part 2] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Phantom Falcon / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as William Brooks]
Pencils
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Inks
Joey Cavallo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
I & O: The Phantom Falcon (Clipper Kirk; cont'd from story in #68); V: K7; Anton (I, D); and other enemy agents (I for all)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Peppe (signed)
Inks
Mike Peppe (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you think you know aviation, eh? This...
Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Synopsis
Aviation quiz.

Sky-Duel of the Near-Dead (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils
Maurice Whitman
Inks
Maurice Whitman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Ghost Patrol; I: Lt. Tom Briggs (temporarily D); V: Capt. Von Heill (I, D); GS: Death
Reprints

Indexer Notes

HS points out in a lengthly digression how he once mistook this for Rafael Astarita, but now sees it more objectively.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Corsair of the Monsoon Skies
    Suicide Smith
  2. 1. ["Tiger, tiger, skulking the Burma bush...but the..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["The stakes were high when two Mexican airlines..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  5. 4. ["Oboy! If the army wuz like this, I'd..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Corsair of the Monsoon Skies
    Suicide Smith
  7. 6. The Emperor of Tomorrow
  8. 7. Who Is the Phantom Falcon? [part 2]
    The Phantom Falcon
  9. 8. ["So you think you know aviation, eh? This..."]
    Wing Tips
  10. 9. Sky-Duel of the Near-Dead
    Ghost Patrol
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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