(June 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
Editing:
Aaron A. Wyn
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lash Lightning; The Sword / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Lightning Girl [Isobel Blake]; The Sword [Arthur Lake]

Indexer Notes

The cover depicts a team-up of Lash Lightning and the Sword not found inside the issue. (Note corrected by Daddy-O via the GCD Error Tracker.)

The Teacher and the Lesson of Doom (Table of Contents)

Lash Lightning / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Lightning Girl [Isobel Blake] (introduction, origin); Col. John Blake (introduction, Lightning Girl's uncle); Capt. Adam Blake (introduction, Lightning Girl's father, death); Admiral Wahl (Dutch Harbor Commander); Admiral Collier; the Teacher (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Lightning and Lightning Girl must face and defeat The Teacher, who seeks to: 1) kill Lightning; 2) destroy the American Fleet; 3) destroy the American Army at Dutch Harbor; and 4) placing the blame for all of this traitorous activity on Captain John Blake and his daughter, Isobel.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Four Favorites #6. The Who's Who does not credit Harry Sahle as working on this strip.

Mad Dog Killers On Trial Today (Table of Contents)

Hap Hazard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Hap Hazard

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Super-Mystery Comics Volume 3 #3 (#15).

["Our story begins shortly before a meeting of the Lake Aircraft Company's board of directors!"] (Table of Contents)

The Sword / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Gallagher ?
Inks:
Joe Gallagher ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sword [Arthur Lake]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Captain Courageous Comics #6 and next appears in Super-Mystery Comics #15.

["Terror freezes City Hospital when the surgeon with his scalpel of doom..."] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Nemesis, Rx / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Anderson ? [as B. Currie) (signed)
Inks:
Harry Anderson ? [as B. Currie] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Doctor Nemisis [Jim Bradley]

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Super-Mystery Comics Volume 3 #3 (#15).

["During a nightclub engagement, death strikes in the form of murder!"] (Table of Contents)

Marvo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Marvo; Tito (a monkey)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

["Cappie Young, his pal Brask Cooper, and their Chinese friend, Ling Po..."] (Table of Contents)

Cappie Young / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cappie Young; Brask Cooper; Ling Po

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

["Like an evil, slimy monster from a prehistoric swamp..."] (Table of Contents)

The Raven / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Raven [Sgt. Danny Dartin]; the Lizard (villain, introduction, death)
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lash Lightning; The Sword
  2. 1. The Teacher and the Lesson of Doom
    Lash Lightning
  3. 2. Mad Dog Killers On Trial Today
    Hap Hazard
  4. 3. ["Our story begins shortly before a meeting of the Lake Aircraft Company's board of directors!"]
    The Sword
  5. 4. ["Terror freezes City Hospital when the surgeon with his scalpel of doom..."]
    Dr. Nemesis, Rx
  6. 5. ["During a nightclub engagement, death strikes in the form of murder!"]
    Marvo
  7. 6. ["Cappie Young, his pal Brask Cooper, and their Chinese friend, Ling Po..."]
    Cappie Young
  8. 7. ["Like an evil, slimy monster from a prehistoric swamp..."]
    The Raven
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  • Len Wolinsky
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