(August 1946)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-06-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. 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. On-sale date given in Wings Comics #71.


Colonel Kamikaze (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.

[no title indexed] (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, the Jap eagle, was caged. Never...
Genre
war
Characters
Villains: Col. Kamikaze (death); Suga (death)

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

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

Script
? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils
Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks
Fran Hopper (signed); Marcia Snyder ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Life is sure dull for Jane. Nothing ever...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Bill Aimes (introduction); Greasy (introduction, death, villain); the Boss (introduction, death, villain); Jane Martin

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

Greasemonkey Griffin / 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
48 hours without sleep or a hot dog...
Genre
humor
Characters
Constance (a pig, introduction); Greasemonkey Griffin
Synopsis
Griffin finds a pig and returns her to her owner at the state fair.

Butch O'Hare (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
George Evans
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The president's study was crowded and a ruddy-faced young...
Genre
non-fiction; biography; war
Characters
Edward H. O'Hare [Butch]; Franklin Roosevelt; Admiral Radford
Reprints
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

Text story with 17 illustrations.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suddenly the beacon of a Canadian airfield lights...
Genre
spy
Characters
Villains: Sagov; Boris; Vanya; another spy (all intro; death)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you fight a swordsman with a pen knife...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Joe Ryan (introduction); Dale (introduction); Mr. Miquel (introduction, death, villain); Suicide Smith

Phantoms From the Sea (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
US Navy. Captain Derek West. Dear Sir: This letter...
Genre
war
Characters
Intro: Capt. John Rogers (death; R as ghost); Jane Rogers; Lt. L. Strong; Villain: The Japanese
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story title from reprint.

A Man's Pastime (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Colonel Kamikaze
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. ["Colonel Kamikaze, the Jap eagle, was caged. Never..."]
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["Life is sure dull for Jane. Nothing ever..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. ["48 hours without sleep or a hot dog..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. Butch O'Hare
    Air Heroes of World War II
  6. 5. ["Suddenly the beacon of a Canadian airfield lights..."]
    Phantom Falcon
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  8. 7. ["Would you fight a swordsman with a pen knife..."]
    Suicide Smith
  9. 8. Phantoms From the Sea
    Ghost Squadron
  10. 9. A Man's Pastime
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