Sure-Fire Comics #v1#3[b]
(October 1940)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1940-08-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn
Color
full colour
Dimensions
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
newsprint interior; glossy cover
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

misnumbered; becomes LIGHTNING COMICS w/ next issue

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 4.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Mooney ?
Inks
Jim Mooney ?
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash Lightning

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Flash Lightning / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Old Man of the Pyramids visits Lightning's city apartment
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Raven / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The hour of midnight finds the Raven...
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Ace McCoy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ace McCoy, flying soldier of fortune, and his pal, Bill Regan...
Genre
adventure; aviation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Marvo the Magician / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marvo and Tito are driving along a road...
Genre
superhero

Rustling Tricks (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Howe
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

X, the Phantom Fed / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
X, a certain European power is trying hard...
Genre
spy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Hap Hazard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, Jones and O'Hara!
Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Whip Wilson and his Futuroscope / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whiz sets his Futuroscope and lands...
Genre
science fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash Lightning
  2. 1. ["The Old Man of the Pyramids visits Lightning's city apartment"]
    Flash Lightning
  3. 2. ["The hour of midnight finds the Raven..."]
    Raven
  4. 3. ["Ace McCoy, flying soldier of fortune, and his pal, Bill Regan..."]
    Ace McCoy
  5. 4. ["Marvo and Tito are driving along a road..."]
    Marvo the Magician
  6. 5. Rustling Tricks
  7. 6. ["X, a certain European power is trying hard..."]
    X, the Phantom Fed
  8. 7. ["Hey, Jones and O'Hara!"]
    Hap Hazard
  9. 8. ["Whiz sets his Futuroscope and lands..."]
    Whip Wilson and his Futuroscope
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  • Lou Mougin
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