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