(December 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
Editing:
Aaron A. Wyn
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

No title (Table of Contents)

Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous

The 4 Favorites Give Uncle Sam a Hand (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)
Pencils:
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)
Inks:
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)
Letters:
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
Public service announcement to buy War Bonds and to salvage old paper, metal and rubber.

Indexer Notes

Ferstadt was, according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who, a studio run by Lou Ferstadt. This could be either his work or any of his assistants.
On inside front cover.

The Corpses That Wouldn't Stay Dead (Table of Contents)

Lash Lightning / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lash Lightning; Lightning Girl; Dr. Diablo (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Harvey Kurtzman ? credit because a tombstone in the first panel has the initials "H.K." on it. Jerry Bails' Who's Who has Harvey Kurtzman as working on Lash Lightning in 1943.

[Master of the Roto-Dynamo] (Table of Contents)

Magno & Davey / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey; The Clown (villain)
Reprints:

Pay Dirt Gamble (Table of Contents)

Jess Cattlee / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ralph Powers
Letters:
typeset

["On a crowded Coney Island Beach..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Courageous / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Unknown Soldier; General Hakura (villain)

["As Flood waters roar in the Mississippi..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Courageous / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Courageous

["Captain Gallant's Mini-Sub is anchored..."] (Table of Contents)

Captain Gallant and His Mini-Sub / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Gallant

[Giving the Captain his lunch] (Table of Contents)

Murphy's Mess Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Lou Ferstadt [as Looey]; Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman]
Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt [as Looey]; Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman]
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt [as Looey]; Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman]
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. No title
    Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous
  2. 1. The 4 Favorites Give Uncle Sam a Hand
  3. 2. The Corpses That Wouldn't Stay Dead
    Lash Lightning
  4. 3. [Master of the Roto-Dynamo]
    Magno & Davey
  5. 4. Pay Dirt Gamble
    Jess Cattlee
  6. 5. ["On a crowded Coney Island Beach..."]
    Captain Courageous
  7. 6. ["As Flood waters roar in the Mississippi..."]
    Captain Courageous
  8. 7. ["Captain Gallant's Mini-Sub is anchored..."]
    Captain Gallant and His Mini-Sub
  9. 8. [Giving the Captain his lunch]
    Murphy's Mess Boy
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