(April 1941)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1941-02-01
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 2. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B 492271.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Flash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Joan Fuller; The Mummy [Professor Vatz]

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Craig Delich.

William Wellman (Table of Contents: 1)

Famous Daredevils of History / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Inks
Al McWilliams [as A. McWilliams] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation
Characters
William Welllman, one of the top directors in Hollywood at this time.

Indexer Notes

the inside-front cover

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In mystic Egypt, Flash Lightning was given all the power, strength and speed of lightning by the old man...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Joan Fuller (warden's daughter); The Mummy [Professor Vatz] (villain, introduction)

Indexer Notes

He's called simply 'Lightning' throughout the story, except in the opening and closing captions.

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

The Raven / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Raven, alias detective sergeant Danny Dartin, is a modern Robin Hood who robs the crooked rich...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Raven [Danny Dartin]; Lola Lash (Danny's fianceƩ); Andrew Gamma (retired gangster)

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

Rx Doctor Nemesis / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson (signed)
Inks
Harry Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Jim Bradley, young interne at Mercy Hospital, has discoverd a serum which when injected...
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Dr. Nemesis [Jim Bradley] (first appearance); Miss Dennis (nurse)

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

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
As a devil-may-care copy boy on the Daily Star, Hap Hazard is forever running into...
Genre
adventure

Trigger Trap (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Howe
Letters
typeset

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Tom Malloy (police detective); Harry Collins (killer)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marvo, world famous magician and master of illusions, travels about the country with his smart little pet ...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lew Morro (gang leader)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whiz Wilson, young scientist-adventurer, has invented a futuroscope which will take him...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Raggo (evil dictator)

Fall Guy (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
A 1-page comic story promoting Super-Mystery Comics

Indexer Notes

The back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flash Lightning
  2. 1. William Wellman
    Famous Daredevils of History
  3. 2. ["In mystic Egypt, Flash Lightning was given all the power, strength and speed of lightning by the old man..."]
    Flash Lightning
  4. 3. ["The Raven, alias detective sergeant Danny Dartin, is a modern Robin Hood who robs the crooked rich..."]
    The Raven
  5. 4. ["Dr. Jim Bradley, young interne at Mercy Hospital, has discoverd a serum which when injected..."]
    Rx Doctor Nemesis
  6. 5. ["As a devil-may-care copy boy on the Daily Star, Hap Hazard is forever running into..."]
    Hap Hazard
  7. 6. Trigger Trap
  8. 7. ["Marvo, world famous magician and master of illusions, travels about the country with his smart little pet ..."]
    Marvo the Magician and Tito
  9. 8. ["Whiz Wilson, young scientist-adventurer, has invented a futuroscope which will take him..."]
    Whiz Wilson
  10. 9. Fall Guy
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