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Volume: #1, Issue: #8 [8]
Published: May 1943, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Ed Cronin
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U. S. Paper Stock: Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 2. The Catalog of Copyright Entries lists an on-sale date of May 19, 1943; the May 19, 1943 date is likely a typo and should probably be March 19, 1943 as issue #7 and #9 have on-sale dates of February 19, 1943 and April 19, 1943, respectively.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Airboy
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Airboy [David Nelson II] Birdie

Advertisement (1 page) Practice for the Soldier's "I.Q." Test!
Synopsis: ad for Practice Publications US military IQ test study guide
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (13 pages) The Deadly Double
Featuring: Airboy
Synopsis: Airboy exposes a Japanese spy substituted for a Chinese flier.
Credits: Script: Dick Wood | Pencils: Tony DiPreta [as T. DiPreta] (signed) | Inks: Tony DiPreta [as T. DiPreta] (signed)
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Airboy Lee Birdie Watu

Comic Story (10 pages) The Bogus Battalion
Featuring: Iron Ace
Synopsis: Iron Ace flies medical supplies to a group of Americans besieged in the desert by Germans and Japanese.
Credits: Pencils: Al Ulmer ? | Inks: Al Ulmer ?
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Iron Ace

Comic Story (5 pages) Herman the Talking Fish
Featuring: Skinny McGinty
Synopsis: Flying fish help Skinny foil a Japanese attack on San Francisco.
Credits: Pencils: Tony DiPreta | Inks: Tony DiPreta
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Skinny McGinty

Comic Story (11 pages) The Return of Von Tundra
Featuring: SkyWolf
Credits: Pencils: Bob Fujitani (signed) | Inks: Bob Fujitani (signed)
Characters: SkyWolf Judge Cocky Turtle Baron Von Tundra Mr. Rossdale Sammy

Text Story (2 pages) Eagles Don't Fail
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages) Death Takes a Plane
Featuring: Bald Eagle
Synopsis: Bald Eagle foils a Japanese hypnotism plot
Credits: Pencils: Harry Sahle | Inks: Harry Sahle
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Bald Eagle Death

Comic Story (8 pages) The Inventions of Dr. Von Future
Featuring: Black Angel
Synopsis: Black Angel foils a Nazi plot to use machines from the future to build a road across the English Channel
Credits: Pencils: John Cassone [as J. Cassone] (signed) | Inks: John Cassone [as J. Cassone] (signed)
Genre: Aviation
Characters: Black Angel Adolf Hitler Dr. Von Future (intro)

Comic Story (8 pages) The Suicide Bombers
Featuring: Flying Dutchman
Synopsis: The Dutchman discovers a plot by the Nazis to use Japanese suicide bombers.
Credits: Pencils: Al Ulmer [as Ulmer] (signed) | Inks: Al Ulmer [as Ulmer] (signed)
Characters: Flying Dutchman

Advertisement (1 page) Fun -- Sports -- Thrills -- Games
Synopsis: ad for Knickerbocker Publications' games kit
Credits: Letters: typeset

Advertisement (1 page) Amazing Forecaster!
Synopsis: ad for Weather Man's Swiss Weather House
Credits: Letters: typeset

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