(May 1949)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-03-25
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 from the previous issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Wings; Chee-Sing
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (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
The unnamed man nervously faced his expectant audience...
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Wings; Chee-Sing; The Fanatic; Joe
Synopsis
Captain Wings is part of a mission to deliver food to Korea, but they are attacked by the terrorist known as the Fanatic.
Reprints

[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
The newspaper world hummed with rumors of discovery...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin; Prescott; Kurt E. Schmellt; Sam; Mike O'Rourke
Synopsis
Jane is sent to verify that a lost Mexican city exists so her paper can get the scoop.

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

King, of the Congo / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Nils Van Duren]
Pencils
Cesare Avai
Inks
Cesare Avai
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
King of the Congo stared out of the window...
Genre
jungle
Characters
King; Jingo; Brewster; Langdon; Sam Bradford; Prince Abn Saud
Synopsis
King is flying a lawyer to get a prince to sign a water rights deal, but the competition has other ideas.

Lt. Robert Murray Hanson (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Characters
Robert Murray Hanson; Admiral Halsey
Synopsis
The life and career of Robert Hanson.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text article.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils
Frank Fermonetti [as Fermo#]
Inks
Frank Fermonetti [as Fermo#]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Billows of smoke coiled over Metropolis' harbor like..
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Phantom Falcon [Chet Horne]; Maxim; Josef; Alex; Roy Savin
Synopsis
Something is destroying nitrate ships.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I like all the characters in your book because each one of them has something different and interesting to offer.

Indexer Notes

Letters from Jerry Watson, Mary Waterman, Peter Harrigan, Bayard Livingston, Steve Hawkins, Larry Winters, A. Acito, Katherine Harris, Ann Spencer, Joan Fisher, Terry Demerest, Elaine Elmore, Ronnie Wells, Frank Tierney, S. K. Gupta, Gamabiel G. Ordaz, Ward McCoy, Paula Penucci, and Gwen Share.

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

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

Script
? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Pencils
Alvin Hollingsworth (signed)
Inks
Alvin Hollingsworth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Greetings! The wonders of television take you now to...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith; Mr. Johnson; Dale Johnson; Grogan; Chuck; Dambola
Synopsis
Crooks disguised a camaramen steal the gold of the Jivaroes.

[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
In northern Asia, snow-crowned mountains surrounded a palatial castle...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ghost Squadron [Sid Whitman]; Mike Dubitosky; Gem; Mrs. Whitman; Sam Whitman
Synopsis
Sid explains to Mike how he got his revenge for Mike's betrayal.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. ["The big 6 of the comics!"]
  3. 2. ["The unnamed man nervously faced his expectant audience..."]
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["The newspaper world hummed with rumors of discovery..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. ["King of the Congo stared out of the window..."]
    King, of the Congo
  6. 5. Lt. Robert Murray Hanson
    Air Heroes of World War II
  7. 6. ["Billows of smoke coiled over Metropolis' harbor like.."]
    Phantom Falcon
  8. 7. ["I like all the characters in your book because each one of them has something different and interesting to offer."]
    Wings' Air Mail
  9. 8. ["Greetings! The wonders of television take you now to..."]
    Suicide Smith
  10. 9. ["In northern Asia, snow-crowned mountains surrounded a palatial castle..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  11. 10. ["Which one of these multi-colored painted zipper billfolds shall we send you?"]
  12. 11. ["Let's go, pal! I'll prove I can make you an "all-around" he-man"]
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