(October 1947)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-08-25
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 the previous issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Cover scene does not apply to any inside story.

The Big 6 of the Comics (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Moon Raiders of Tomorrow ["Atom attacks from outer space? Air bases on..."] (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; Dr. Szkyzk (intro); VILLAINS: Mr. Atlantis; Rita (dies); Marcel (intro?); Hassan (intro?)
Reprints

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 F. E. Lincoln]
Pencils
George Evans [as GE] (signed)
Inks
George Evans [as GE] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Selling airplanes for a penny-pinching boss wasn't exactly...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin; Bob (a pilot; intro); VILLAINS: Mr. Allen; Pete; their gang

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Greasemonkey Griffin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils
Al Walker [as AW] (signed)
Inks
Al Walker [as AW] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, sir, the professors are really musing at...
Genre
humor
Characters
Emil (Villain, Intro); Mabel (Villain, Intro); Grimshaw Griffin (Villain, Intro)

Capt. Robert S. Johnson (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pete Costanza?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

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
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As the Phantom Falcon, Chet Horne, found himself...
Genre
crime
Characters
Steve (Villain, Intro, Death); The Boss (Villain, Intro, Death); Mr. Gwynn (Intro, Death); Miss Gwynn (Intro)

[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 Frank Symington; Shirley Graves; Sylvia Velasco; Dorothy Rozanski; Sue Etta Newcomb; June Sasse; Walter Rice. In addition, quotes are taken from the letters of ten 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
On to Aero Munda's field sped the heavily-guarded limousine...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith; Dominique Alvarez; President Alvarez; VILLAINS: El Culebra (intro; dies); his gang (intro)

[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
Her name was Isabella and she was a...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters
Ghost Squadron; Isabella (a doll and its ghost; intro); Doudiet (intro; dies; ghost); Bill Kiemle (intro; dies; ghost); Lem (intro; dies; ghost); Susan (intro); VILLAINS: Lt. Bob Tyler (intro; dies)

Indexer Notes

ultra-gory decapitation panel!

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big 6 of the Comics
  3. 2. Moon Raiders of Tomorrow ["Atom attacks from outer space? Air bases on..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Selling airplanes for a penny-pinching boss wasn't exactly..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["Yes, sir, the professors are really musing at..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  6. 5. Capt. Robert S. Johnson
    Air Heroes of World War II
  7. 6. ["As the Phantom Falcon, Chet Horne, found himself..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. ["On to Aero Munda's field sped the heavily-guarded limousine..."]
    Suicide Smith
  10. 9. ["Her name was Isabella and she was a..."]
    Ghost Squadron
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