(February 1941)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1941-01-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn

Issue Notes

On sale date from the publication date as submitted to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Volume 36, Number 1. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 485140.

[The Mummy] (Table of Contents)

Flash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney [as Mooney] (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney [as Mooney] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The old man of the pyramid has endowed Flash Lightning with amazing speed, power and strength...
Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Flash battles evil Prof. Vatz alias "The Mummy".

Indexer Notes

Per information from a NY Superior Court hearingin December 1941, Ace art director, Fred Gardener, stated on record that James "Jim" Mooney drew this story. Mooney actually signs his name in the first panel of page five.

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

Raven / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Beloved by the poor and oppressed, hated by the underworld and wanted by the police...
Genre
superhero; crime

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

Hap Hazard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Alderman (signed)
Inks
Jack Alderman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hap Hazard, ambitious young copy boy of the Daily Star, mixes it with hatchet men and murderers...
Genre
humor; superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The fourth and final tier of the last page consists of the Statement of Ownership.

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

Marvo the Magician / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Binder (signed)
Inks
Jack Binder (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marvo and his pet monkey, Tito, roam the country in search of adventure...
Genre
superhero

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Ace McCoy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ace McCoy and his loyal mechanic-partner, Bill Regan, [...] have been hired to carry 100.000 dollars ransom money...
Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

last appearance

Brother of Doom (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Carter
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

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

Whiz Wilson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whiz Wilson, young scientist, with the aid of a "futuroscope" which he invented, can project himself to any place in the world at any time in the future...
Genre
science fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Mummy]
    Flash Lightning
  2. 1. ["The old man of the pyramid has endowed Flash Lightning with amazing speed, power and strength..."]
    Flash Lightning
  3. 2. ["Beloved by the poor and oppressed, hated by the underworld and wanted by the police..."]
    Raven
  4. 3. ["Hap Hazard, ambitious young copy boy of the Daily Star, mixes it with hatchet men and murderers..."]
    Hap Hazard
  5. 4. ["Marvo and his pet monkey, Tito, roam the country in search of adventure..."]
    Marvo the Magician
  6. 5. ["Ace McCoy and his loyal mechanic-partner, Bill Regan, [...] have been hired to carry 100.000 dollars ransom money..."]
    Ace McCoy
  7. 6. Brother of Doom
  8. 7. ["Whiz Wilson, young scientist, with the aid of a "futuroscope" which he invented, can project himself to any place in the world at any time in the future..."]
    Whiz Wilson
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