(December 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
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.

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 / filler / 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
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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