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Issue Details

Issue #79
Published March 1947
Cover Price 0.10 USD
Pages 52
Editing J. F. Byrne (Managing Editor)

Cover Details - "Buzzards of Plunder-Sky"

Genre war
Pencils Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks Bob Lubbers (signed)

10 page Captain Wings story Buzzards of Plunder-Sky ["Captain Wings had drawn the honor assignment! He would..."]

Characters Captain Wings; Princess Ava (intro); Griper (intro); VILLAIN: Pakkoku (intro)
Genre war
Script ? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils Bob Lubbers (signed)
Inks Bob Lubbers (signed)
Notes The story title is taken from the cover blurb.

6 page Jane Martin story "Jane should have known her boss wasn't just..."

Characters Intro: Eric Evans. Villain: Downbeat (Intro); Jane Martin imposter (Intro); Dasher (Intro, Death); another hood (Intro, Death)
Genre spy
Script ? [as Bob Hickok]
Pencils Fran Hopper (signed)
Inks Fran Hopper (signed)

6 page Greasemonkey Griffin story "How to Fly In Formation Information"

Characters Intro: Colonel Julep; Betsy Lou Julep; Villain: Lee Sigree (Intro)
Genre humor
Script ? [as Kip Beales]
Pencils Al Walker (signed)
Inks Al Walker (signed)

5 page Air Heroes of World War II text article Sgt. "Shorty" Gordon

Genre fact
Pencils George Evans (signed)
Inks George Evans (signed)
Letters typeset
Notes illustrated text feature

6 page The Phantom Falcon story "The mark on the radar screen meant more than..."

Characters Villain: Miss Phillips (Intro); Villain: Pierrot Remark (Intro, Death)
Genre crime
Script ? [as Cliff Dubois]
Pencils Howard Larsen
Inks Howard Larsen

Half page Wings' Air Mail letters page

Letters Typeset
Notes Rest of page is half blank and half advertisement. Letters page.

6 page Suicide Smith story "A mercy flight...and out of a spirit of..."

Characters GS: Dale Johnson, Mr. Johnson; I: Gen. Sanchez (I, D); V: A spy ring (I)
Genre adventure
Script ? [as Capt. A.E. Carruthers]
Pencils Charles Sultan
Inks Charles Sultan

8 page Ghost Squadron story "When a man dies, his flesh and bones..."

Characters Into: Bea White (Death); Ben White (Death); General White; Chet Dunbar. Guest Star: Blackbeard (as a ghost). Villain: Capt. Tsuga (Intro, Death)
Genre mystery
Script ? [as Capt. Derek West]
Pencils Rafael Astarita
Inks Rafael Astarita