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Romance of Flying, The (Feature Book) (1942) comic books

  • Issue #33
    Romance of Flying, The (Feature Book) (1942) 33
    • .5" Spine split from the top.

    Stories, art and cover by Clayton Knight. Pioneering comics publisher David McKay's Feature Book was the first US comic book to devote complete issues to a single character or subject. This issue covers the history of flight, including a list of aviation records and firsts, focus on pioneering aviators, and the use of flight during wartime. Also featuring 8 pages of photos of Jimmy Doolittle's then-recent bombing run over Tokyo, a reprisal for the Pearl Harbor attack that inspired the book and film Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo. Romance of Flying; Human Birds: Otto Lilienthal & Octave Chanute; Wright Brothers; Power Driven Flight, Famous Aces, War Birds; Air Aces; Admiral Byrd; We Bombed Tokyo; Charles Lindbergh; An Aerial Sortie From Shangri-La. 72 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.10.