(February 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1946-12-24
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

On-sale date given in the previous issue.


Loot Queen of Satan's Skyways (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; aviation
Keywords
B-17 Flying Fortress

Indexer Notes

This cover scene does not apply to any story inside.

The Super 7 of the Comics... (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Loot Queen of Satan's Skyways (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grave was China's peril--for a fifth column...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
VILLAIN: Lady T'Chai (introduction, dies); Captain Wings; Major Grant; Lt. Griper
Keywords
Shantung

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
It was only short weeks ago that Jane...
Genre
spy
Characters
Jane Martin; VILLAINS: Dunn (intro); Mike (intro); Gatty (intro)

[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
Where's old G.G. headed for? Why, can't you...
Genre
humor
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin; VILLAIN: Bettina Bicep (intro)

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

Wings' Air Mail / letters page / 0.6 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Derek West (the Ghost Squadron writer); Walter Fitzgerald; Boots Ayers; Robert Hillyer; Frank Scott. Additionally there are quotes from the letters of twelve other readers.

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

statement of ownership / 0.4 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement submitted by Jack Byrne, managing editor on September 20, 1946.

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

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
None know that Chet Horne, too-timid clerk and...
Genre
crime
Characters
VILLAINS: W.F. Slade (intro; dies); Sal (intro; dies); a hireling (intro)

Boyd "Buzz" Wagner (Table of Contents: 8)

Air Heroes of World War II / text article / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

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

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
It was to be a nice quiet flight...
Genre
war
Characters
Suicide Smith; VILLAINS: Herbie (intro; dies); Monk (intro); Ed (intro); Grange (intro)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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
They were more than explorers, these three...they...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ghost Squadron; Beth Ames (introduction, death, returns as ghost); Jeff Ames; Johann (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Scripter added by Craig Delich. The Who's Who states that Mitchell (under the Derek West by-line) authored this strip from circa 1946-circa 1951.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Loot Queen of Satan's Skyways
  2. 1. The Super 7 of the Comics...
  3. 2. Loot Queen of Satan's Skyways
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["It was only short weeks ago that Jane..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["Where's old G.G. headed for? Why, can't you..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["None know that Chet Horne, too-timid clerk and..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  9. 8. Boyd "Buzz" Wagner
    Air Heroes of World War II
  10. 9. ["It was to be a nice quiet flight..."]
    Suicide Smith
  11. 10. ["They were more than explorers, these three...they..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Bill Devine
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Del Gruber
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
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