(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)
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.


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 Squadron / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Mitchell [as Capt. Derek West] (signed)
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Through the veil of steel which enshrouded all Germany...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Karen
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Scripter added by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Mitchell was the author of this feature (under the Derek West by-line), circa 1946-1951.

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..."]
    Ghost Squadron
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bill Devine
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Mike Nielsen