(April 1941)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
Aaron A. Wyn
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Magno the Magnetic Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey Landis; The Clown

The Long Arm of the Law (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Printed in black-and-white on inside front cover.

[One night Davey and Magno are returning home...] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Turner
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey Landis; The Clown (villain)
Synopsis:
The Clown forces Davey to become his partner via a "mentabelt."

Indexer Notes

Synopsis and other additional info from members of the Timely Atlas group, 2006-5-30.

[On a hill, overlooking ...] (Table of Contents)

Vulcan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jack Binder?
Inks:
Jack Binder?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Members of the Timely Atlas group list writing by
"Bob Turner?" and art by "Binder Shop", 5/30/2006.

[In a hidden, dank cellar...] (Table of Contents)

Buckskin Blake, America's Defender of Liberty / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Turner
Pencils:
Harry Anderson
Inks:
Harry Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Buckskin Blake [Robert Blake] (introduction and origin)

Indexer Notes

Becomes "Buckskin" with the next issue. Writing credit and other additional info from members of the Timely Atlas group, 5/30/2006.

["A witness speaks at the trial of Joe Boylan..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Earl Da Voren?
Inks:
Earl Da Voren?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Black Spider [Ralph Nelson]; Joe Boylan
Synopsis:
D.A. Ralph Nelson convicts Joseph Boylan of car theft, but when he believes he was framed, he investigates further as the Black Spider.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis, art credits and other additional info from members of the Timely Atlas group, 5/30/2006.

The Devil's Gunner (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Howe
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

Title from members of the Timely Atlas group, 5/30/2006.

[Aboard the mini-sub...] (Table of Contents)

Capt. Gallant and His Mini-Sub / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman
Inks:
Jack Alderman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

["Goodbye, Peewee!] (Table of Contents)

Peewee Wilson U.S.A. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Earl Da Voren
Inks:
Earl Da Voren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war; adventure
Characters:
Peewee Wilson U.S.A. (introduction)

Indexer Notes

Art credits from members of the Timely Atlas group, 5/30/2006.

[One day, as Sky Smith wings his way...] (Table of Contents)

Sky Smith / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation

The Big Reward (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks:
Jack Alderman (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Biff Baker (boxing champion); Biff's un-named manager; Poison Parsons (boxer, contender for crown)
Synopsis:
Things look dark in the ring as boxing champion Baker is being pummeled by his opponent....until his fight manager lets him know that the latest issue of Lightning Comics awaits him after the match. Baker suddenly revives and knocks out his opponent.
Reprints:
  • in Alter Ego (TwoMorrows, 1999 series) Vol. 3 #121 (November 2013)
Keywords:
boxing

Indexer Notes

One-page boxing strip that also serves as house ad for Lightning Comics.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Magno the Magnetic Man
  2. 1. The Long Arm of the Law
  3. 2. [One night Davey and Magno are returning home...]
    Magno the Magnetic Man
  4. 3. [On a hill, overlooking ...]
    Vulcan
  5. 4. [In a hidden, dank cellar...]
    Buckskin Blake, America's Defender of Liberty
  6. 5. ["A witness speaks at the trial of Joe Boylan..."]
    The Black Spider
  7. 6. The Devil's Gunner
  8. 7. [Aboard the mini-sub...]
    Capt. Gallant and His Mini-Sub
  9. 8. ["Goodbye, Peewee!]
    Peewee Wilson U.S.A.
  10. 9. [One day, as Sky Smith wings his way...]
    Sky Smith
  11. 10. The Big Reward
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Lou Mougin
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne