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True Aviation Comics Digest (1942) comic books

  • Issue #1
    True Aviation Comics Digest (1942) 1
    • 1" Spine split from top.
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Stories and art by Henry H. Arnold, Jim Ray, and Ed Smalle. Tales of aerial adventure in the tradition of nonfiction comics vehicle True Comics. Despite the title, not actually digest-sized. Pioneering pilot Peggy Lennox goes on to teach a generation of pilots; A profile of Jimmy Doolittle and the bombing raid that became famous as "Thirty Seconds over Tokyo"; Edgar J. "Cobber" Kain becomes the first Flying Ace of WWII. A Letter from Lieut. General Henry H. Arnold, Commander of the U. S. Army Air Forces; He Bombed Tokyo; The First Ace of WWII; Three Men on a Raft; Flying Cinderella; Snatched from Death!; Wings of the U.S. Army; Moorer Sends an S.O.S.; Flying Peggy; Lost R.C.A.F. Patrol; American Eagle; He Flew 'Round the World to Get Home; Riding a Volcano Blast! 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #2
    True Aviation Comics Digest (1942) 2

    Tales of aerial adventure in the tradition of nonfiction comics vehicle True Comics. Despite the title, not actually digest-sized. Joe Crosson becomes one of the first bush pilots in Alaska; A comics biography of Alma Heflin, the first female test pilot; Canadian World War I air ace "Billy" Bishop. Build the Sky Fighter; Chennault and His Flying Tigers; Danger in the Arctic; Billy Bishop, Canadian Air Ace; Knight of the Air Mail; Army Air Chief; Wings Over the Andes; First Woman Test-Pilot, Alma Heflin; Unsung Heroes; Exploring From the Air; They'll Fly Again! Final issue under this title; the series continued as True Aviation Picture Stories (1943) #3. 64 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.