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Issue: #8
Published: April 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Malcolm Reiss (Editor); Gene Fawcette (Art Director)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Newsprint Interior; Glossy Cover Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Interesting issue: Gene Fawcette takes over as Art Director and the "authors" on half the strips change: Parachute Patrol now by "Casey McKay" instead of "Pat Powers," etc. And many new artists show up. Appears as if Fiction House is bringing production in house.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Wings of Doom
Featuring: Skull Squad
Credits: Pencils: Gene Fawcette | Inks: Gene Fawcette
Genre: War

Letters Page (1 page)
Featuring: Wings' Air Mail
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) The Wings of Doom
Featuring: Skull Squad
Credits: Script: ? [as Ace Atkins] | Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy; ?
Genre: Aviation War

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Parachute Patrol
Credits: Script: ? [as Casey McKay] | Pencils: Bob Butts ?
Genre: War
Characters: V: Karl And Other Spies (I For All) I: Col. Howard

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Jane Martin
Credits: Script: ? [as F. E. Lincolm [sic]] | Pencils: Al Gabriele | Inks: ? [shop]
Genre: War
Characters: V: Heinrich And Another Nazi (I For Both) I: Three Gunners

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: The Phantom Falcons
Credits: Script: ? [as Kit Gleason] | Pencils: Leonard Frank | Inks: Leonard Frank
Genre: War

Comic Story (5 pages) Spy Hawk
Featuring: Captain Derek West
Credits: Script: ? [as Captain Derek West] | Pencils: Frank Schwarz ? | Inks: Frank Schwarz ?
Genre: War
Characters: Tim Cassidy

Illustration (2 pages) Scouts of the Sea
Featuring: Wing Tips
Credits: Pencils: Gene Fawcette | Inks: Gene Fawcette
Genre: Non-fiction Aviation

Text Story (2 pages) The Man Who Turned Tail
Credits: Script: ? [as Gordon Wayne] | Letters: typeset
Genre: War

Comic Story (3 pages) Subterranean Airdrome
Credits: Pencils: Al Walker [page 1]; John Cassone ?
Genre: War

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Suicide Smith
Credits: Script: ? [as Capt. A. E. Carruthers]
Genre: War
Characters: GS: The Haywire Squadron I: Cmdr. Cawthorne

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: F4 of the Air Intelligence
Credits: Script: ? [as Bill Fox] | Pencils: Jay ? | Inks: Jay ?
Genre: War
Characters: I: J-9 V: A Japanese Spy Ring (I)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Clipper Kirk
Credits: Script: ? [as Cliff Debois] | Pencils: Ed Smalle | Inks: Ed Smalle
Genre: War
Characters: V: Teddy Watson (I)

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Greasemonkey Griffin
Credits: Script: ? [as Jay Ryder] | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: War
Characters: I: Ace Hawks

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