(May 1955)

Ace Magazines, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Junior Books, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This should be the June issue as the book was bimonthly but May is on both the cover and indicia. First code approved book in the series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Warren Kremer
Colors:
?

Satan's Go-Between (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky
Inks:
Louis Zansky
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Rod Koster; Phil Dorgan; Sedlow (fence); Masters; Miss Alice Simmons (undercover police-women); Norma
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Changes made to story for code approval (contributed by Gussi):
Page 1 - Splash Panel - "An Actual Case" removed, red dress changed to green, plus a few other color changes to the men's suits.
-Panel 1: dead/shot watchmen removed
-Panel 2: gunshot fire removed

Page 2 - Panel 1: dead guard removed
-Panel 2: text change removed "killings" replaced with "trouble"
-Panel 3: text change from "you killed two men" to "two men were shot"
-Panel 5: text change from "or you'll die to "or else!!!"
-Panel 7: text removed "We scared him to death!" / "the pig! he crossed us up!"

Page 3 - Panel 1: text change from "murder rap" to "the big rap"

Page 4 - Panel 1: text change from "eminent" to "Arch" and "Murder" to "Hijacking", "That's an honor, Dorgan-- to be good in your chosen profession!" removed

Page 5 - Panel 3: the hand shooting and the person shot removed and replaced by a dollar sign
-Panel 5: text removed "dead"

Page 6 - Panel 1: text "That evening, at an uptown nite spot..." changed to "That evening.", "stop killing people" changed to "stop this violence"

Page 7 - Panel 2: text "So they're linking me to the mob!" changed to "I'll show her I'm not what she thinks"
-Panel 3: text "It'll be a toss-up who gets me first, the chair or Koster! this is the only way to break clean!" changed to "I never should have got mixed up with them! now if I make a clear breast to the police..."
-Panel 6: text changed from "It's the only way I could back out alive!" to "It was the best thing I ever did!"

Page 8 - Panel 1: text change from "risking your neck with holdups is bad enough. But when you start murdering, it's the finish!" to "and I'm glad we're quits! you've been riding for a fall!"
-Panel 2: text "die" removed from Koster
-Panel 3: Norma's gun and text removed

Alias Mr. Meek (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Walton ?
Inks:
Bill Walton ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

The Holiday Mob (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:

Hot Ice! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
crime

Reward for a Cheat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky
Inks:
Louis Zansky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Satan's Go-Between
  3. 2. Alias Mr. Meek
  4. 3. The Holiday Mob
  5. 4. Hot Ice!
  6. 5. Reward for a Cheat
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky