(July 1949)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-05-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co. Inc.
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

This is the first issue of Wings comics not to contain Jane Martin. On-sale date given in the previous issue.


Operation Satan (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers ?; ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Cover later redrawn for H. John Edwards' Wings #8.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The big six of the comics!
Characters
Tiger Girl [Princess Vishnu]; Kaänga; Ann Mason; Sheena; Bob; Firehair

Indexer Notes

Covers of Fight Comics #63, Jungle Comics #115, Wings Comics #107, Jumbo Comics #125, Rangers Comics #48, and Planet Comics #61.

Operation Satan (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
When Captain Wings was assigned to stop those five American fliers who were fighting on the rebel side against Colonel Zoltam's recognized government...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Wings; Carmen Mornay; Griper; Commander Hunter; Colonel Zoltam (villain); Emanuel Mornay
Synopsis
Captain Wings is being set up as a traitor by Colonel Zoltam.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

Emanuel was called Emmanuel in the previous issue.

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

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

Script
? [as Nils Van Duren]
Pencils
Kurt Caesar (signed)[as Jack Away]
Inks
Kurt Caesar (signed)[as Jack Away]
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strange girl of the jungle wilds led her spotted terror packs on nightly raids - and struck only at Bertha Lawson's vast concession outposts.
Genre
jungle
Characters
leopard girl; Mrs. Bertha Lawson; Jud Lawson; King; Jingo
Synopsis
In the Katangah Swamp, a Leopard Girl is trying to gain ownership of Bertha Lawson's jungle outpost.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

Lt. Col. Duane Beeson (Table of Contents: 4)

Air Heroes of World War II / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One cold, gray morning in the early days of the European war, a lone spitfire slipped through cloud-banked skies above the channel, bound for the continent.
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Duane Beeson

Indexer Notes

Illustrated text article of the war career of Duane Beeson.

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

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
Crack-up! In tangled Latin-American jungle, on a tiny, inaccessible plateau, the transport crashed.
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith; Jughead; Mr. Johnson; Michael Shea (Villain, Death); Carlos (Villain, Death)
Synopsis
Smith and company attempt to rescue the survivors of a plane crash from the Jivaro Indians.
Reprints

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

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
Richard Green Born in Devonshire, March 3, 1902. Educated at Eton and Cambridge.Joined the British air force on September 20, 1914.
Genre
detective-mystery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Ghost Squadron; Camille (a French girl); Jeff (a pilot); Lt. Richard Green (a ghost); Mama Marie (Villain, nazi); Nazis (Villains); Captain West
Synopsis
A pilot is rescued by a French girl who lives in a haunted villa, where he learns the story of a WWI pilot framed as a traitor and then killed by Mama Marie.
Reprints

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
George F. Jowett
Pencils
?; ? (photograph)
Inks
?; ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's go, pal! I'll prove I can make you an "all-around" he-man
Characters
George F. Jowett; Joe; A. Passamont (photo); Rex Ferris (photo)

Indexer Notes

Ad with comic strip.

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

Scope Sales Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Be the first in your crowd to own this all-new heart-beat purse!

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Operation Satan
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. ["The big six of the comics!"]
  3. 2. Operation Satan
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["A strange girl of the jungle wilds led her spotted terror packs on nightly raids - and struck only at Bertha Lawson's vast concession outposts."]
    King of the Congo
  5. 4. Lt. Col. Duane Beeson
    Air Heroes of World War II
  6. 5. ["Crack-up! In tangled Latin-American jungle, on a tiny, inaccessible plateau, the transport crashed."]
    Suicide Smith
  7. 6. ["Richard Green Born in Devonshire, March 3, 1902. Educated at Eton and Cambridge.Joined the British air force on September 20, 1914."]
    Ghost Squadron
  8. 7. ["Let's go, pal! I'll prove I can make you an "all-around" he-man"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  9. 8. ["Be the first in your crowd to own this all-new heart-beat purse!"]
    Scope Sales Corp.
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