(February 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn
Color
Full Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]
Reprints

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

Lash Lightning / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From an Egyptian mystic known only as the..........
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Franklin Delano Roosevelt (cameo); Linda Larkin (the Vulture's niece); the Vulture [Larkin] (villain, a deranged scientist, introduction)
Synopsis
A deranged scientist steals from his half-brother the blueprints for a flame gun and a formula that could create an impenetrable purple fog that be solidified into a wall. As the Vulture, he operates out of "The Black City in the Sky" to create a difficult time for the United States until he comes face to face with Lash Lightning.

Indexer Notes

Corrected story title by Craig Delich. Mooney signs his artwork twice. As Jim Mooney on the first page, and J. Mooney on the last.

[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
One night, Danny and Lola are driving...

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

Dr. Nemesis, Rx / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The boards of directors of Mercy Hospital gather at a special meeting...

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

Marvo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Peaceful scene, eh Tito?
Genre
superhero

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

Cappie Young / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One day as the great masted 'Renown' sails across the Pacific...
Characters
Cappie Young (first appearance; origin)

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Dan Dameron [as Dameron] (signed)
Inks
Dan Dameron [as Dameron] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hap Hazard, copy boy on the Daily Star, has his most exciting adventure when he meets a desperate band of bank robbers!

Satan's Staircase (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Howe
Letters
typeset

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

Congo Jack / comic story / 6.78 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mark Schneider [as M. Scheider] (signed)
Inks
Mark Schneider (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Congo Jack is paddling down the Semliki River...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Jack; Matu; Dan Wilde; Mary Wilde
Synopsis
Jack rescues his old college classmate Dan and wife Mary from the Sudanese for trying to capture a white rhinoceros.
Keywords
Badiki River; Semliki River

Indexer Notes

Schneider's signature is on the fifth page of the story

[Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation] (Table of Contents: 9)

statement of ownership / 0.22 page (report information)

Script
Aaron A. Wyn [as A. A. Wyn] (publisher)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lash Lightning
  2. 1. ["From an Egyptian mystic known only as the.........."]
    Lash Lightning
  3. 2. ["One night, Danny and Lola are driving..."]
    Raven
  4. 3. ["The boards of directors of Mercy Hospital gather at a special meeting..."]
    Dr. Nemesis, Rx
  5. 4. ["Peaceful scene, eh Tito?"]
    Marvo
  6. 5. ["One day as the great masted 'Renown' sails across the Pacific..."]
    Cappie Young
  7. 6. ["Hap Hazard, copy boy on the Daily Star, has his most exciting adventure when he meets a desperate band of bank robbers!"]
    Hap Hazard
  8. 7. Satan's Staircase
  9. 8. ["Congo Jack is paddling down the Semliki River..."]
    Congo Jack
  10. 9. [Statement of Ownership, Management, and Circulation]
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  • Len Wolinsky
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