(September 1948)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines 52 Pages
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

[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). The cover scene does not represent any story in this issue. May or may not be Captain Wings.

The Call of the Wild! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Sky Octopus (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
Act one of this drama opens at...
Genre
adventure; spy
Characters
Captain Wings; Mr. Pupin (villain); Miss Marda; Lieutenant Gorgas; Peggy; Brown
Synopsis
Mr. Pupin plans to steal a new top secret American bomber and deliver it to a foreign government.

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was midnight. The German army prison walls...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Characters
Ghost Squadron

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

The Flying Furies / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as George Barton]
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In waterfront dives and trading posts from Java...
Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • from Rangers Comics (Fiction House, 1942 series) #? [Probably a revised reprint of a Phantom Falcons story from around issues 10-20]

Lt. Comdr. E. S. McCuskey (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Characters
Scott McCuskey; John Adams

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
Anthony Cavallo ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Telegram To: Metropolis Police Department Disaster Imminent. Stop...
Genre
adventure
Characters
The Phantom Falcon

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

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
I'm going to bust the whole jewel smuggling...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin
Reprints

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

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
Toward the ancient San Juan lighthouse a mighty...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Call of the Wild!
  3. 2. The Sky Octopus
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["It was midnight. The German army prison walls..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  5. 4. ["In waterfront dives and trading posts from Java..."]
    The Flying Furies
  6. 5. Lt. Comdr. E. S. McCuskey
    Air Heroes of World War II
  7. 6. ["Telegram To: Metropolis Police Department Disaster Imminent. Stop..."]
    The Phantom Falcon
  8. 7. ["I'm going to bust the whole jewel smuggling..."]
    Jane Martin
  9. 8. ["Toward the ancient San Juan lighthouse a mighty..."]
    Suicide Smith
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