(March 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1947-01-15
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.

Buzzards of Plunder-Sky (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

Buzzards of Plunder-Sky (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Wings had drawn the honor assignment! He would...
Genre
aviation; war
Characters
Captain Wings; Princess Ava (introduction); Lt. Griper; VILLAIN: Pakkoku (introduction)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jane should have known her boss wasn't just...
Genre
spy
Characters
Intro: Eric Evans. Villain: Downbeat (Intro); Jane Martin imposter (Intro); Dasher (Intro, Death); another hood (Intro, Death)

How to Fly in Formation Information (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
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Colonel Julep (introduction); Betsy Lou Julep; Lee Sigree (introduction, villain); Greasemonkey Griffin

Sgt. "Shorty" Gordon (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

illustrated text feature

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

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
The mark on the radar screen meant more than...
Genre
crime
Characters
Villain: Miss Phillips (Intro); Villain: Pierrot Remark (Intro, Death)

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

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

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Rest of page is half blank and half advertisement. Letters page.

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

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
A mercy flight...and out of a spirit of...
Genre
adventure
Characters
GS: Dale Johnson, Mr. Johnson; I: Gen. Sanchez (I, D); V: A spy ring (I)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When a man dies, his flesh and bones crumble and decay.
Genre
aviation
Characters
Bea White (introduction, death); Ben White (introduction, death); General White; Chet Dunbar; Blackbeard (as a ghost); Capt. Tsuga (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by the Who's Who.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Buzzards of Plunder-Sky
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. Buzzards of Plunder-Sky
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["Jane should have known her boss wasn't just..."]
    Jane Martin
  4. 3. How to Fly in Formation Information
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  5. 4. Sgt. "Shorty" Gordon
    Air Heroes of World War II
  6. 5. ["The mark on the radar screen meant more than..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  8. 7. ["A mercy flight...and out of a spirit of..."]
    Suicide Smith
  9. 8. ["When a man dies, his flesh and bones crumble and decay."]
    Ghost Patrol / Ghost Squadron
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