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True Aviation Picture Stories (1943) comic books

  • Issue #5
    True Aviation Picture Stories (1943) 5

    Stories and art by Robert Denby, Harry Fisk, Seton David Jr., Cy Caldwell, Ed Smalle, Willy Ley, Ed Cunningham, Art Meisner, Sam Glankoff and Jack Sparling. Tales of aerial adventure in the tradition of nonfiction comics vehicle True Comics. An article speculating on the uses of the then-new technology of radar; Plans for building model airplanes; John James Powers makes a suicide run to sink a Japanese aircraft carrier. Bombs Over Germany; Mystery Cargo; The Flying Musketeers Learn a Lesson About China; Mission Rescue; Planes in the News; What Has Happened to the Nazi Air Force?; He Gave It the Air; Our Hat Is Off; Flat Top; Flying Tank Killers; Radar... The Miracle Weapon; Aviation in the Movies; The Assam Dragons; How to Build the Vultee Vengeance; Air Shorts; Glory Dive; Jungle Miracle; Allied vs. Axis Fighter Planes; Aero Quiz; Tommy Harmon 'Galloping 98'. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #6B
    True Aviation Picture Stories (1943) 6B

    Reissue. Stories and art by Robert Denby, Edd Ashe, Jerry Tax, Cy Caldwell, Ed Smalle, Willy Ley, John Prentice, Lawrence Dresser, Art Meisner, Sam Glankoff and Jack Sparling. Tales of aerial adventure in the tradition of nonfiction comics vehicle True Comics. An article speculating on postwar commercial air travel and airliners; Plans for building a model P-51Mustang fighter; Richard Hillary becomes a Flying Ace in the Battle of Britain before surviving a crash, rescue and painful recovery. Dive Bomber; Wings of Courage; The Flying Musketeers: Crash Carrol Comes Through!; Air Liners of the Future; Planes in the News; Eddie Allen Test Pilot; How High Can They Fly?; Our Hat Is Off; The Lesson of Four Islands; 17 Tons of Science; How to Build the Mustang; Aviation in the Movies; He Conquered the Air; 17,000-Foot Fall!; Air Shorts; Glory Dive; Jungle Miracle; Allied vs. Axis Heavy Bombers; Aero Quiz; Canadian Bush Pilot. 56 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.

  • Issue #8
    True Aviation Picture Stories (1943) 8

    Stories and art by Robert Denby, Edd Ashe, Cy Caldwell, Ed Smalle, Willy Ley, Jesse Davidson, Lawrence Dresser, Art Meisner, Sam Glankoff and Jack Sparling. Tales of aerial adventure in the tradition of nonfiction comics vehicle True Comics. An article speculating on moonflight by rocket, then still 20 years in the future; Aircraft designations explained; Dutch test pilot Leegstra manages to put one over on the Nazis during the Occupation. Blitz Over Burma; Taming the Jungle Terror; The Flying Musketeers on a Suicide Mission; Looking at Tomorrow; Planes in the News; What's in a Designation?; Chindits in Action!; Our Hat Is Off; Ferrets of the Skies; Rocket to the Moon; How to Build the Grumman Hellcat; Aviation Extras; Aviation in the Movies; True Aviation's Air Spotter's Guide; Air Shorts; Allied vs. Axis Medium Bombers; Aero Quiz; Dutch Daredevil. 48 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.