(July 1955)

Ace Magazines, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Junior Books, Inc.
Brand
Ace
Editing
M. J. Phillips
Color
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)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! There's A Police Launch!
Genre
crime

Case of the Double Identity (Table of Contents: 1)

Mr. Risk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Penciller credit from the French fan magazine Back Up #14, as submitted by Stephane Petit, via the GCD Errors list, February 2009. Possible Buscema inks per Nick Caputo, JUne 2014.

You Can't Run Far Enough (or The Mystery of the Forgetful Chorus Girl) (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gene Colan ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Kirk Mason (police detective); Linda Shane (night-club dancer)

Indexer Notes

Possible Colan pencils and unknown inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Jerry Grandenetti on pencils and inks.

Clue of the Brass Key (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Inks
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
'Poke' Bancroft (special invstigator)

Indexer Notes

Bakerish type art on the female character in the story.
Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.

All Roads Blocked (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime

Lady in a Jam (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
Ken Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dan Fury (P.I.); Elaine Edwards (sanitarium escapee)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story has been reworked with new character names. And was originally titled "The Case of the Psychopathic Lady" (a case for Mr. Risk).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hey! There's A Police Launch!"]
  2. 1. Case of the Double Identity
    Mr. Risk
  3. 2. You Can't Run Far Enough (or The Mystery of the Forgetful Chorus Girl)
  4. 3. Clue of the Brass Key
  5. 4. All Roads Blocked
  6. 5. Lady in a Jam
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Gary L. Watson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Len Wolinsky