(January 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magno; Lash Lightning; Raven; Vulcan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Lash Lightning; The Raven; Vulcan
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Shooting High (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Magno, the Magnetic Man / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Magno, the world's greatest master of magnetism, and his young friend Davey, use their great power to wage a constant battle against the powers of evil....
Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey; Mrs. Attilla (Han's mother); Karl van Dramm (movie director); Hans Attilla (villain, death); Pedro (villain, Han's assistant); the Nazis (villains)
Synopsis
Magno and Davey must stop a relative of Attila the Hun and a master scientist working for the Nazis, who has invented a U-Ray Gun, capable of freezing and paralyzing Allied forces, and who has kidnapped a movie director to film his conquest of the Allies.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Vulcan / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Burma Road is Bombed
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vulcan; Bud; Bill; Captain Peters; Diana (ambulance driver for the Chinese Red Cross); the Nazis (villains, many die)
Synopsis
Vulcan, at the request of government officials, travels by ship to the Burma Road to be of assistance in protecting munition shipments that are being sent along that route, and joins two American Police officers who are aboard the ship for the same reason.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Lash Lightning / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Red Holmdale (signed)
Inks
Red Holmdale (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lightning, master of the electric bolts in the sky, has vowed to aid human liberty and justice.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning; Gail Lindon; Professor Lindon; Professor Grosskop (villain)
Synopsis
Lightning must halt the destructive activities of Professor Grosskop, who is trying to destroy Boulder Dam in Colorado as well as disrupting electricity in the area to hinder the war effort at production plants.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Raven / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Police Chief Lash is the bitter enemy of the Raven and has sworn to catch him, dead or alive.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Raven [Danny Darten]; Mike (raven's assistant); Lola Lash (Darten's fiancee); Police Chief Lash; Mayor Dobbs; Tony Foyle (villain)
Synopsis
The Raven must prevent the proceeds from the Policeman's Ball, some $15,000 to be donated to the poor, from falling into the hands of a gang of crooks.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits added by Craig Delich 2010-5-29.

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

Luke and His Magic Flute Ya Gotta Dance / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed)
Inks
Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Lou Paige?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Say kid, what do you expect to catch with that contraption?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Luke; fisherman
Synopsis
Luke goes fishing and uses his flute, not his rod and reel, to bring the fish in.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2010-5-29.

Graveyard Shift (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brant House (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Characters
Un-named hotel clerk; Thorne (policeman); Berkey (policeman); "Mex" Merkle [as Joe Burke] (villain, counterfeiter, death); Sharp Face (villain)
Synopsis
A hotel clerk witnesses the death of a "cowboy" and the theft of thousands of dollars in a bag he was carrying, only to discover that the man was a counterfeiter.
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Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Craig Delich 2010-5-29.

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

Mr. Whiskers / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jim Clay, former actor who discarded his makeup kit to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation, makes use of his dramatic ability.......
Genre
adventure
Characters
Mr. Whiskers [Jim Clay] (introduction); FBI Chief Foster; Mr. Grieveh (villain, Hindu cult leader)
Synopsis
Mr. Whiskers learns that the Diamond of Taron, stolen in Arabia by a jewel thief, was cut into three parts which have made their way into the hands of three innocent jewel dealers, and whom have been kidnapped by a Hindu cult and are soon to be sacrificed to the god of Taron!
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Smashing Through! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno; Lash Lightning; Raven; Vulcan
  2. 1. Shooting High
  3. 2. ["Magno, the world's greatest master of magnetism, and his young friend Davey, use their great power to wage a constant battle against the powers of evil...."]
    Magno, the Magnetic Man
  4. 3. ["The Burma Road is Bombed"]
    Vulcan
  5. 4. ["Lightning, master of the electric bolts in the sky, has vowed to aid human liberty and justice."]
    Lash Lightning
  6. 5. ["Police Chief Lash is the bitter enemy of the Raven and has sworn to catch him, dead or alive."]
    The Raven
  7. 6. ["Say kid, what do you expect to catch with that contraption?"]
    Luke and His Magic Flute Ya Gotta Dance
  8. 7. Graveyard Shift
  9. 8. ["Jim Clay, former actor who discarded his makeup kit to join the Federal Bureau of Investigation, makes use of his dramatic ability......."]
    Mr. Whiskers
  10. 9. Smashing Through!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • David Wilt
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Michael Hoskin
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Lou Mougin
  • Chris Launder
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Donald Dale Milne
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