(January 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-11-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor)

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.

Sky Express to Hell (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks
Bob Lubbers (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

The Big 6 of the Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Sky Express to Hell (Table of Contents: 2)

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
Round up all war criminals in your territory...
Genre
aviation; war

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Selling planes is one thing, finding a missing man...
Genre
spy

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

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
Ho hum! Nothing ever happens at Overseas Airlines...
Genre
humor
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin; Fatalia; J. Fatsby Overwaite; Fatalia's mother

Major Richard Bong (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Son of a Wisconsin farmer, the late Major Richard I. Bong, America's all-time ace of aces, amassed the incredible total of forty enemy planes destroyed...
Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Major Richard Bong; Jules Bernt; Paul Wurtzsmith; Lt.-General George C. Kenney; Marjorie Vattendahl
Keywords
World War II

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

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

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

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Howard Larsen
Inks
Howard Larsen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was a strange fate the gypsy predicted...
Genre
crime

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

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

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

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

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

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The brilliant air show opened with its gay pennants...
Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
John Mitchell (credited as Capt. Derek West) (house name)
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through the veil of steel which enshrouded all Germany, discerning eyes were watching for her every weakness.
Genre
detective-mystery; aviation
Characters
Karen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sky Express to Hell
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. The Big 6 of the Comics
  3. 2. Sky Express to Hell
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Selling planes is one thing, finding a missing man..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["Ho hum! Nothing ever happens at Overseas Airlines..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Major Richard Bong
    Air Heroes of World War II
  7. 6. ["It was a strange fate the gypsy predicted..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. ["The brilliant air show opened with its gay pennants..."]
    Suicide Smith
  10. 9. ["Through the veil of steel which enshrouded all Germany, discerning eyes were watching for her every weakness."]
    Ghost Patrol / Ghost Squadron
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