(August 1940)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
Aaron A. Wyn
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Per information from the NY Superior Court hearing, December 1941, Ace art director, Fred Gardener, stated that Pat Lamar's studio provided all of the artwork for this issue, as well as 20 pages of script, and lettering and new logos. Lamar's studio did not provide coloring. Lamar's bill was dated 6 June 1940. Lamar stated that his only artwork for Ace were corrections requested by the art director.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magno / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Harry Lucey
Inks:
Harry Lucey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["With his mighty powers, Magno, the magnetic man, has struck terror into the foes of law and order."] (Table of Contents)

Magno / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Magno; the Blue Spark (introduction; villain)

["Because of his skill and daring, Sky Smith has been hired..."] (Table of Contents)

Sky Smith / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood?
Pencils:
Al Fagaly?
Inks:
Al Fagaly?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["'Fire Bug' Farlin visits his boss, Mike Raddin, in prison."] (Table of Contents)

Vulcan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel?
Inks:
George Appel?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["In no other city in the world are the insidious forces..."] (Table of Contents)

Q-13 / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Malcolm Kildale
Inks:
Malcolm Kildale
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Late one night, 'Breed' Duval..."] (Table of Contents)

Corporal Flint / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

The Hideout Gun (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Howe
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Mark Murdock, crime crushing D.A., has been called to state prison..."] (Table of Contents)

Mark Murdock / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood?
Pencils:
Al Fagaly?
Inks:
Al Fagaly?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno
  2. 1. ["With his mighty powers, Magno, the magnetic man, has struck terror into the foes of law and order."]
    Magno
  3. 2. ["Because of his skill and daring, Sky Smith has been hired..."]
    Sky Smith
  4. 3. ["'Fire Bug' Farlin visits his boss, Mike Raddin, in prison."]
    Vulcan
  5. 4. ["In no other city in the world are the insidious forces..."]
    Q-13
  6. 5. ["Late one night, 'Breed' Duval..."]
    Corporal Flint
  7. 6. The Hideout Gun
  8. 7. ["Mark Murdock, crime crushing D.A., has been called to state prison..."]
    Mark Murdock
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jochen G.
  • Lou Mougin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne