(Spring 1950)

Fiction House, 1940 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
On-sale Date
1949-12-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Wings Pub. Co. Inc.
Brand
Fiction House Magazines
Editing
J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor); William R. Shelton (Editor)

Issue Notes

Contents copyrighted 1949. On-sale date from copy in the Bill Devine collection with arrival date marking on front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover scene does not apply to any inside story.

The Big Six of the Comics! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Flight Report from Limbo Lost! (Table of Contents: 2)

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
From all parts of the Earth, secret and...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Captain Wings; Saffron; Mr. Zarfet (villain); Koto
Synopsis
Captain Wings and agents of a foreign government race to capture a uranium mine.
Reprints
Keywords
uranium

Indexer Notes

The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dear Editor: I think your book is super.

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Rita Ruth Douzay, Betty Jo Batchelor, Grace Ann Russell, Thomas Devlin, Michael Nimeraff, Robert Latchford. In addition, quotes are taken from the letters of 6 other readers. A subscription coupon appears at the bottom of the page. Title taken from the first letter.

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

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
Urgent: to all squadrons--freight trucks being high-jacked...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Suicide Smith

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

Jane Martin / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Step right up, ladies and gentlemen...come one, come all...
Genre
crime
Characters
Jane Martin

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Lt. Ralph K. Hofer (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (background)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

last appearance.

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

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

Script
? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils
Rafael Astarita
Inks
Rafael Astarita
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thousands of miles from home, three people sat...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Ghost Squadron

Indexer Notes

last appearance (original story)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Big Six of the Comics!
  3. 2. Flight Report from Limbo Lost!
    Captain Wings
  4. 3. ["Dear Editor: I think your book is super."]
    Wings' Air Mail
  5. 4. ["Urgent: to all squadrons--freight trucks being high-jacked..."]
    Suicide Smith
  6. 5. ["Step right up, ladies and gentlemen...come one, come all..."]
    Jane Martin
  7. 6. Lt. Ralph K. Hofer
    Air Heroes of World War II
  8. 7. ["Thousands of miles from home, three people sat..."]
    Ghost Squadron
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