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Issue: #1
Published: September 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Malcolm Reiss (editor); Will Eisner [as Wm. E. Eisner] (art director); S. M. Iger (feature editor)
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Newsprint Interior; Glossy Cover Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Suicide Smith
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: Adventure Aviation War
Characters: Suicide Smith

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Skull Squad
Synopsis: The Skull Squad and their squadron are given orders to bomb a newly built Nazi gas and oil refinery in Norway.
Credits: Script: ? [as Ace Atkins] | Pencils: Arthur Peddy | Inks: Arthur Peddy
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: The Skull Squad [Jock MacGregor Jimmy Jones Kent Douglas] (introduction, Origin) The Nazis

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Parachute Patrol
Synopsis: The Parachute Patrol flies to Montage to rescue Doc Brown.
Credits: Script: ? [as Pat Powers] | Pencils: Charles Quinlan ?
Genre: War
Characters: The Parachute Patrol [Tommy Blimpo Curly] (introduction, Origin) Doc Brown (introduction) Mrs. Measly The Nazis

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Jane Martin
Synopsis: Jane helps to evacuate the town of Millett before it is bombed. As Jane is leaving the town after the evacuation, a nearby factory is bombed and Jane helps to rescue the survivors.
Credits: Script: ? [as Fred Hawks] | Pencils: Nick Cardy ?; ?
Genre: War
Characters: Jane Martin (introduction) Tom Raleigh (introduction) The Nazis (villains) Dupres

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: Clipper Kirk
Synopsis: Clipper Kirk helps to fend off a naval and aerial attack on a convoy of ships transporting Canadian troops to assist the British against the German army.
Credits: Script: ? [as Rick Ayres] | Pencils: Witmer Williams | Inks: Witmer Williams; ?
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Clipper Kirk (introduction) The Nazis

Comic Story (6 pages)
Featuring: F-4 of the air intelligence
Synopsis: Rex discovers that Karlson is sabotaging a project to develop a new plane.
Credits: Script: ? [as Alexander York] | Pencils: Charles Sultan | Inks: Charles Sultan; ?
Genre: War
Characters: F-4 [Rex Keene Name Revealed In Issue #13] (introduction) Sir Maccom (introduction) Paul Karlson (introduction, Death) Gottfried (introduction, Death) Lt. Pierce

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Suicide Smith
Synopsis: Suicide Smith flies a one-man mission to discover a hidden Nazi air base.
Credits: Script: ? [as Larry Shaw] | Pencils: Witmer Williams ? | Inks: ? [shop]
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Suicide Smith (introduction) The Nazis

Comic Story (3 pages)
Featuring: How Uncle Sam Trains His Warbirds
Credits: Script: ? [as Greg Fielding] (credited) | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: War
Characters: Jack Wright (introduction)

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: The Phantom Falcons
Synopsis: Tom Slade becomes a member of the Phantom Falcons.
Credits: Script: ? [as Kit Gleason] | Pencils: R. A. Burley ? | Inks: R. A. Burley ?
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: The Phantom Falcons [Tom Slade Jerry McGuire Dale Parker Akely] (introduction, Origin) Mr. Joe Davis Elsie Davis (his Daughter) The Nazis

Comic Story (2 pages)
Featuring: Wing Tips
Credits: Pencils: Gene Fawcette (signed) | Inks: Gene Fawcette (signed)
Genre: Non-fiction

Text Story (2 pages) The Hardluck Ace
Credits: Letters: typeset
Genre: War
Characters: Lt. Geoffrey Dean Duke Byers Capt. Alan Miles Major Cole

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Greasemonkey Griffin
Synopsis: Greasemonkey Griffin, dreaming of being a pilot, steals a plane.
Credits: Script: ? [as Jay Ryder] | Pencils: George Tuska | Inks: George Tuska
Genre: Aviation War
Characters: Greasemonkey Griffin (introduction) The Nazis

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Powder Burns
Credits: Script: ? [as Clyde North] | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: War
Characters: "Powder" Burns (introduction) Cosmo Dust Sven Knutsen Eunice (introduction) Porter Von Stellub (introduction, Death) The Nazis

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