(November 1940)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
Robert Turner (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Robert Turner claims to have edited this issue and to have written the majority of the stores.
No editor credited, previous indexer thought A.A Wynn edited this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magno / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey [as H.L.] (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lucey [as H. L.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey Landis

Lastest Weapons of Science In The Battle Against Crime (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["I wish you hadn't tagged along, Davey."] (Table of Contents)

Magno the Magnetic Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey [Davey Landis](Magno's aide, introduction, origin, appears in all stories hereafter); Carole Landis (Davey's sister, introduction)

["Sky Smith, flying adventurer, has been called to the wilds of Alaska..."] (Table of Contents)

Sky Smith / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["This forest fire is spreading."] (Table of Contents)

Vulcan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel?
Inks:
George Appel?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Vulcan

["Lawyer John Garrick, friend of D. A. Ralph Nelson..."] (Table of Contents)

Black Spider / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Will Rowland
Inks:
Will Rowland
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Mustang Men (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Howe
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Matching wits with spies, anarchists, and killers..."] (Table of Contents)

Q-13 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Captain Gallant, in special diving equipment..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Gallant (not a super-hero; Intro)

The Claw Returns! (Table of Contents)

The Claw / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Cole
Inks:
Jack Cole
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Silver Streak Comics (Lev Gleason, 1939) #6 (September 1940). The artwork is from the cover of that issue.

The Worm Turns (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
"Softy" Jones; "Bull" Dugan (villain)
Synopsis:
Softy Jones won't let bullies steal his copy of Sure-Fire Comics.
Reprints:
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #121 (November 2013)

Indexer Notes

From scanned copy.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno
  2. 1. Lastest Weapons of Science In The Battle Against Crime
  3. 2. ["I wish you hadn't tagged along, Davey."]
    Magno the Magnetic Man
  4. 3. ["Sky Smith, flying adventurer, has been called to the wilds of Alaska..."]
    Sky Smith
  5. 4. ["This forest fire is spreading."]
    Vulcan
  6. 5. ["Lawyer John Garrick, friend of D. A. Ralph Nelson..."]
    Black Spider
  7. 6. The Mustang Men
  8. 7. ["Matching wits with spies, anarchists, and killers..."]
    Q-13
  9. 8. ["Captain Gallant, in special diving equipment..."]
    Captain Gallant
  10. 9. The Claw Returns!
    The Claw
  11. 10. The Worm Turns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Craig Delich
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jochen G.
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne