(February 1943)

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:
Fredrick Gardener (uncredited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Case of the Woman Who Couldn't Die! (Table of Contents)

Magno and Davey / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Walter Davoren ? [as W. D.] (signed)
Inks:
Martin Taras ? [as M. T.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey; The Clown; Princess Ohisis; Prince Fadouah (cameo)
Synopsis:
There is a shortage of diamonds for American war production work. And American generosity is called upon. However The Clown wants those diamonds for his own use.

Indexer Notes

credit for "L.F. art director". Art come from Lou Ferstadt studio

["Into the very depths of nature the maestro delved..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman [as H. K.] (signed)
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman [as H. K.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Lash Lightning; Isobel Blake [Lightning Girl]; Basilo Tosca [The Maestro] (villain in bee costume); Young Mike Gordon
Reprints:

Dead Man's Coulee (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Howe
Letters:
typeset

["Whenever democratic peoples face their darkest hours..."] (Table of Contents)

Unknown Soldier / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; military
Characters:
Unknown Soldier; Captain Arthur K. Wermuth; Lieutenant J. T. Bulkeley; General MacArthur; General Wainwright; Tex Chalker; Johnny Houlihan; Yamashita

["Who was the mysterious figure of Oriental evil who stalked..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero; military
Characters:
Captain Courageous; Captain Nippo (masked villain; Nikki Fuju; Yoshima; Sakai
Synopsis:
Captain Courageous is finding Japanese saboteurs on the mainland, while Niki Fuju, a young boy now living in a Japanese WW2 interment settlement misses his dog.

["What was the grim secret that made Killer Gammon die with bloody laughter..."] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Risk / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks:
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Risk; Abdul (Mr. Risk's assistant); Killer Gammon
(repentant dying hoodlum); Tina Grand (his daughter)

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher, editor, business manager : A. A. Wyn; Managing editor: Fred Gardener.
Periodical House, Inc. owned by A. A. Wyn, Rose Wyn, Warren A. Angel; E. L. Angel; C & A Publishing Company; E. Campbell

For Victory (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt [as Ferstadt] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Buy war bonds and stamps in order to win the war.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous
  2. 1. The Case of the Woman Who Couldn't Die!
    Magno and Davey
  3. 2. ["Into the very depths of nature the maestro delved..."]
    Lash Lightning
  4. 3. Dead Man's Coulee
  5. 4. ["Whenever democratic peoples face their darkest hours..."]
    Unknown Soldier
  6. 5. ["Who was the mysterious figure of Oriental evil who stalked..."]
    Captain Courageous
  7. 6. ["What was the grim secret that made Killer Gammon die with bloody laughter..."]
    Mr. Risk
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. For Victory
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Peter Croome
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Steven Samuels
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Chris Launder
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