Air Ace #v2#12
(November 1945)

Street and Smith, 1944 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Street & Smith Publications, Inc.
Editing
William J. de Grouchy

Chemistry in Aviation (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Charles Payne (signed)
Inks
Charles Payne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
math & science; aviation

Indexer Notes

The title of the corresponding story in the comic is "The Mixer Is the Head Man Now".

Scientists for Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 1)

text story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
math & science
Synopsis
About a gathering of young, budding scientists participating in the annual Westinghouse Talent Search.

Indexer Notes

A 'magazine' article with many sepia-tone photos.

Mr. Copperman (Table of Contents: 2)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
math & science; aviation
Synopsis
About a copper robot created by GE for the army's Aero-Medical Lab for testing in high-altitude, low-temperature chambers.

Indexer Notes

A 'magazine' article with sepia-tone photos; continues on page 46.

Kate Smith's Mountain (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Characters
Captain Basil L. Rowe (Pan-Am World pilot)
Synopsis
About the naming of an uncharted Venezuelan mountain.

The Mixer Is the Head Man Now (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Payne (signed)
Inks
Charles Payne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; ? (in the illustrations)

Genre
math & science; aviation
Characters
John W. Campbell Jr.
Synopsis
About chemistry and metallurgy, with a focus on materials for building airplanes.

Your Airport (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation

Biggest and Littlest Things in the Universe (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

AAA - Air Aces of America / activity / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Payne (signed)
Inks
Charles Payne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Part of a series on how to build and fly a glider.

9 Thousand Billion Horses (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Payne (signed)
Inks
Charles Payne (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
One of a series of stories set in the future, featuring two boys flying around the country, having adventures and discovering new science.

Indexer Notes

The title refers to the power of the Sun in horsepower.

Nicaragua, Russia, France (Table of Contents: 9)

Stamps in Aviation / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
stamps

Ice (Table of Contents: 10)

A Lesson in Meteorology / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ray Evans
Pencils
Ray Evans
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
math & science

Let's Take a Trip Through a Thunderhead (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
aviation; non-fiction

Even a Child Can Fly (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation
Synopsis
Article based on a movie short "Wingmen of Tomorrow".

Captain Eddie (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography; aviation
Characters
Captain Eddie Musick (World's Outstanding Aviator of 1935)

Indexer Notes

A sepia-tone magazine article with photos.

The SBC2 (Table of Contents: 14)

photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Admiral Ernest J. King
Pencils
? (photographs)
Inks
? (photographs)
Colors
? (photographs)
Letters
typeset

Genre
aviation; non-fiction
Synopsis
Photos of a new Navy plane: the SBC2, a Curtis Helldiver, with a caption.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Chemistry in Aviation
  2. 1. Scientists for Tomorrow
  3. 2. Mr. Copperman
  4. 3. Kate Smith's Mountain
  5. 4. The Mixer Is the Head Man Now
  6. 5. Your Airport
  7. 6. Biggest and Littlest Things in the Universe
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    AAA - Air Aces of America
  9. 8. 9 Thousand Billion Horses
  10. 9. Nicaragua, Russia, France
    Stamps in Aviation
  11. 10. Ice
    A Lesson in Meteorology
  12. 11. Let's Take a Trip Through a Thunderhead
  13. 12. Even a Child Can Fly
  14. 13. Captain Eddie
  15. 14. The SBC2
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