(July 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:
M. J. Phillips
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Hey! There's A Police Launch!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime

Case of the Double Identity (Table of Contents)

Mr. Risk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; detective-mystery
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009. Possible Buscema inks per Nick Caputo, JUne 2014.

You Can't Run Far Enough (or The Mystery of the Forgetful Chorus Girl) (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Kirk Mason (police detective); Linda Shane (night-club dancer)

Indexer Notes

Possible Colan pencils and unknown inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jerry Grandenetti on pencils and inks.

Clue of the Brass Key (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Inks:
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
'Poke' Bancroft (special invstigator)

Indexer Notes

Bakerish type art on the female character in the story.
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.

All Roads Blocked (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

Lady in a Jam (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Rice
Inks:
Ken Rice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Dan Fury (P.I.); Elaine Edwards (sanitarium escapee)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story has been reworked with new character names. And was originally titled "The Case of the Psychopathic Lady" (a case for Mr. Risk).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey! There's A Police Launch!"]
  2. 1. Case of the Double Identity
    Mr. Risk
  3. 2. You Can't Run Far Enough (or The Mystery of the Forgetful Chorus Girl)
  4. 3. Clue of the Brass Key
  5. 4. All Roads Blocked
  6. 5. Lady in a Jam
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky