(July 1948)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-05-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); William R. Shelton (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, confirmed by a copy in the Bill Devine collection with same date marked on front cover.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Nicholas Burns via the GCD Errors List (10 February 2006). 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)

The Ace of Assassins (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You are cordially invited to attend the third...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Wings

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 (signed)
Inks
George Evans (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mike Q. O'Rourke, the city editor, growled: 'Get over...'
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Joe (Greasemonkey) Griffin; Archie H.H.; Evelyn Della Betta; Ann Davison; Gerald Bryant; Carolyn Guith. In addition, quotes are taken from the letters of ten other readers.

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

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
The hardy pioneer spirit burns brightly in the...
Genre
humor
Characters
Greasemonkey Griffin

Lt. Col. Harold Bauer (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Doolin ?
Inks
Joe Doolin ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Johnson's Latin airline came the head of...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith

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

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
Death played the funeral march on the calliope...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Phantom Falcon

[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
Black magic, Captain West? Yes, I have had...
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Squadron
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big 6 of the Comics!
  3. 2. The Ace of Assassins
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Mike Q. O'Rourke, the city editor, growled: 'Get over...'"]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wings' Air Mail
  6. 5. ["The hardy pioneer spirit burns brightly in the..."]
    Greasemonkey Griffin
  7. 6. Lt. Col. Harold Bauer
    Air Heroes of World War II
  8. 7. ["To Johnson's Latin airline came the head of..."]
    Suicide Smith
  9. 8. ["Death played the funeral march on the calliope..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  10. 9. ["Black magic, Captain West? Yes, I have had..."]
    Ghost Squadron
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