(July 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1946-05-06
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

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

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.


The Kamikaze Bird-Cage (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nicholas Burns via the GCD Errors List.

The Kamikaze Bird-Cage (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Wings / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Major T. E. Bowen]
Pencils
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Colonel Kamikaze's clever scheme to spread distrust among...
Genre
war
Characters
V: Col. Kamikaze

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[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
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The secret must be kept at any cost...
Genre
adventure

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

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

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Al Walker (signed)
Inks
Al Walker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All hands man the stomach pumps!
Genre
humor

"Pappy" Boyington (Table of Contents: 4)

Air Aces of World War II / text story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; biography; war

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text story. HS suggests Hopper? and HW speculated Peppe? Not much to go on.

Daredevil of the Skyways (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take a jungle adventurer, an old professor, and...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from a cover blurb.

Wings' Air Mail (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fascism's slimy tentacles lashed out from underground, seeking...
Genre
spy

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, the charge...
Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

formerly Ghost Patrol

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Kamikaze Bird-Cage
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. The Kamikaze Bird-Cage
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["The secret must be kept at any cost..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. ["All hands man the stomach pumps!"]
    Greasemonkey Griffith
  5. 4. "Pappy" Boyington
    Air Aces of World War II
  6. 5. Daredevil of the Skyways
    Suicide Smith
  7. 6. Wings' Air Mail
    Wings' Air Mail
  8. 7. ["Fascism's slimy tentacles lashed out from underground, seeking..."]
    Phantom Falcon
  9. 8. ["Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, the charge..."]
    Ghost Squadron
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