(September 1941)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Periodical House, Inc.
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

no issues #1-2; this is the first issue


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Courageous / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Courageous
Reprints

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

Captain Courageous, Mighty Warrior!!! / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney ?
Inks
Jim Mooney ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mighty warrior!!! Master of the miraculous defender of liberty...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Courageous (introduction); The Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Captain Courageous,innocently enough, stops kids from bullying a girl and it snowballs into stopping a Nazi invasion of the United States.

Indexer Notes

The Nazi army is equipped with super-weaponry that would be familiar to readers of Whiz Comics #3, right down to super-planes able to drop tanks.

Art credits by Craig Delich.

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

The Lone Warrior / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The dictator's shadow is falling across civilization...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Lone Warrior [Stan Carter] (introduction); Dicky [Richard Carter] (Stan's younger brother, introduction); The Dictator's Shadow (villain, introduction); enemy saboteurs [Kampf; two others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Lone Warrior enlists in the U.S. Army and is stationed right by the boys' camp where his kid brother is in attendance. The two join forces to stop saboteurs at the Army base who are working for the Dictator's Shadow.
Keywords
Camp Trenton; Wonder Ship

Indexer Notes

There are noticable themes here: the patriotism, the Army private who is secretly a superhero, the kid sidekick, the chemistry-related origin, the murder attempts on Army generals....all of which parallel Captain America.

Binder is credited as a writer of this story by Bails's Who's Who.

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

Typhoon Tyson / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
"Typhoon" Tyson; First Mate Anzac
Synopsis
Tyson Typhoon and the crew of the Sea Lion are transporting a scientist who enemy agents want to kill.
Keywords
naval; ship captains; South Seas

Indexer Notes

last app. in OUR FLAG COMICS #1

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

Kay McKay, Air Hostess / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Art Saaf ?
Inks
Art Saaf ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kay McKay, an air hostess on 'World Wide Airlines'...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Kay McKay; Ned
Synopsis
Ned and Kay are asked by the American Consul in Mexico City to return diamonds to Brazil, but gangsters have other plans.

Indexer Notes

last app. in OUR FLAG COMICS #1. Though "only" an air stewardess, Kay can outfly her pilot, shoot a revolver, disable a plane, and stop an alligator.

American Trail Blazers (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Warren Kremer [as W Kremer] (signed)
Inks
Warren Kremer [as W Kremer] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; aviation; biography
Synopsis
Capsule biography of Captain Jack Knight.

Mastermind Payoff (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Powers (credited)
Letters
typeset

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

Paul Revere, Jr. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Wilson (signed)
Inks
George Wilson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Lo Pat!
Genre
children
Characters
Paul Revere, Jr. (introduction); Paul Revere, Sr. (introduction); Patrick Henry (introduction); Betsy Ross (introduction); The Thorns (villains, introduction for all)
Synopsis
Paul Sr. runs an anti-isolationist newspaper called "America Awake", which draws the ire of a Fifth Column group called The Thorns. Paul Jr. and his friends, Patrick and Betsy, are members of a club with the same name and fight the Thorns.
Keywords
boys adventure
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Captain Courageous
  2. 1. ["Mighty warrior!!! Master of the miraculous defender of liberty..."]
    Captain Courageous, Mighty Warrior!!!
  3. 2. ["The dictator's shadow is falling across civilization..."]
    The Lone Warrior
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Typhoon Tyson
  5. 4. ["Kay McKay, an air hostess on 'World Wide Airlines'..."]
    Kay McKay, Air Hostess
  6. 5. American Trail Blazers
  7. 6. Mastermind Payoff
  8. 7. ["'Lo Pat!"]
    Paul Revere, Jr.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Scott Casper
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Chandler
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin