(August 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
On-sale date:
1947-06-25
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

On-sale date given in previous issue.


Sky-Sharks To the Kill (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Lubbers
Inks:
Bob Lubbers
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Wings; Sin-Fe
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover is loosely based on the Captain Wings story.

The Great Eight of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Sky-Sharks To the Kill ["This is goodbye to China! The squadron has..."] (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:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Wings; Sin-Fe (villainess)
Keywords:
China

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

["Daily Star. Senator Mitchell flying here to make expose..."] (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:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Jane Martin

["A motorless flying machine! J. Super Erg has sought..."] (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:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Greasemonkey Griffin

Lt. Ira "Ike" Kepford (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

["Metropolis welcomed the Hollywood movie company's selection of..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils:
Howard Larsen?
Inks:
Charles Sultan?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
The Phantom Falcon

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Captain Derek West (the Ghost Squadron writer); Wilbur Cook; Bob Saunders; Bill Murdoch. In addition, quotes are taken from the letters of 26 other readers.

["Destination death! So wrote fate's grisly claw as..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Suicide Smith

["As long as it was Lt. Tom Brown's duty to kill..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Whitman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters:
Ghost Squadron
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sky-Sharks To the Kill
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. The Great Eight of the Comics!
  3. 2. Sky-Sharks To the Kill ["This is goodbye to China! The squadron has..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Daily Star. Senator Mitchell flying here to make expose..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["A motorless flying machine! J. Super Erg has sought..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Lt. Ira "Ike" Kepford
    Air Heroes of World War II
  7. 6. ["Metropolis welcomed the Hollywood movie company's selection of..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. ["Destination death! So wrote fate's grisly claw as..."]
    Suicide Smith
  10. 9. ["As long as it was Lt. Tom Brown's duty to kill..."]
    Ghost Squadron
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