(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)

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Promo ad in color on inside front cover showing the covers of Wings Comics #84; Jumbo Comics #102; Jungle Comics #92; Rangers Comics #36; Fight Comics #51; Planet Comics #50; Movie Comics #3; Toyland Comics #3.

Sky-Sharks To the Kill (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
This is goodbye to China! The squadron has...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Wings; Sin-Fe (villainess)
Keywords
China

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
Daily Star. Senator Mitchell flying here to make expose...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin; Mr. Hurry; Brockman; Senator Mitchell

[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
A motorless flying machine! J. Super Erg has sought...
Genre
humor
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin; Olga; Mr. Tighte; J. Super Erg

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High Gun who flew beneath the Skull and Crossbones of...
Genre
non-fiction; biography; war
Characters
Lt. Ira Cassius Kepford; Cmdr. Tommy Blackburn
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
Charles Sultan ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Metropolis welcomed the Hollywood movie company's selection of...
Genre
aviation; 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.

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Destination death! So wrote fate's grisly claw as...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As long as it was Lt. Tom Brown's duty to kill...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters
Ghost Squadron
Editing
Related Scans
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
    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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