(August 1949)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
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

Taps for the Sky Snake (Table of Contents)

Captain Wings / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Lubbers
Inks
Bob Lubbers
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; aviation
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Note that the cover image is taken from a reversed stat of the first panel of the Captain Wings story, with two characters and a staircase added on the upper right to achieve the correct proportions.

Taps for the Sky Snake (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Wings / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Throughout America's offices, files labelled 'ships lost in...'
Genre
adventure; aviation
Characters
Captain Wings
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Ghost Squadron / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For many days the Germans' V-2 rockets had been...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ghost Squadron

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

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
'El Carcel del San Vaca'...high sloping walls...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith

Col. Don Blakeslee (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

illustrated text story

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

Jane Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jason Kirby, famous Hollywood star, who last year...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin; Jason Kirby; Dr. John Range (Kirby's physician); Olan Zenba (VILLAIN)
Synopsis
An old friend of retired movie star Jason Kirby, Olan Zenba, is bent on revenge and wants to kill the star because Kirby has refused to use his novel as the basis for new film Kirby is producing.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Taps for the Sky Snake
    Captain Wings
  2. 1. Taps for the Sky Snake
    Captain Wings
  3. 2. ["For many days the Germans' V-2 rockets had been..."]
    Ghost Squadron
  4. 3. ["'El Carcel del San Vaca'...high sloping walls..."]
    Suicide Smith
  5. 4. Col. Don Blakeslee
    Air Heroes of World War II
  6. 5. ["Jason Kirby, famous Hollywood star, who last year..."]
    Jane Martin
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