Ace Comics #140
(November 1948)

David McKay, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-09-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Brand
This Is a King Features Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, July-December 1948, page 143, registration number B162054.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Katzenjammer Kids / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
humor
Characters
Hans; Fritz; The Phantom (inset)
Keywords
Thanksgiving holiday; turkeys

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

The Young Reporter / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset
Editing
Hal Fox (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Jones always puts off getting a haircut.
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Two pages of cartoons and jokes submitted by young readers to the publisher. Begins on inside front cover, page 2 is on inside back cover.

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

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harold Knerr [as Knerr] (credited]
Pencils
Harold Knerr [as Knerr] (credited]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Goodness! They have found so many places...
Genre
humor; children

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

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Harold Knerr [as Knerr] (credited]
Pencils
Harold Knerr [as Knerr] (credited]
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hm-m!
Genre
humor; children

Trapped! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Phantom / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Lee Falk (credited)
Pencils
Ray Moore (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; superhero
Characters
The Phantom; Princess Lakani; The Rajah of Simbal

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

Jungle Jim / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alex Raymond (credited)
Pencils
Alex Raymond (credited)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"Tonight, you my guests", rumbles Abdur Khan.
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Jungle Jim; Kolu; Abdur Khan; Ana, his daughter

6. John S. Mosby (Table of Contents: 6)

Fighting Americans / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Drake Williams
Pencils
Drake Williams (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
"The Grey Ghost of the Confederacy"
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Two-page illustration with hand-written text.

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

Teddy and Sitting Bull / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Musial (credited)
Pencils
Joe Musial (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Teddy - eeek!
Genre
humor

Captured (Table of Contents: 8)

Brick Bradford / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
William Ritt (credited)
Pencils
Clarence Gray (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Brick has just escaped from the jaws...
Genre
adventure; jungle; science fiction

Just an Honorary Title! / Dust Storm! / ManTrap! (Table of Contents: 9)

Blondie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young (credited)
Pencils
Chic Young (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; domestic

Indexer Notes

Three vignettes, four panels each.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Lone Ranger / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Fran Striker
Pencils
Charles Flanders (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder if Muley realizes...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Lone Ranger; Tonto; Muley; Conway

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Doc Winner's Daffydoodles / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
various
Pencils
Doc Winner (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Trying to Brush the Teeth of a Storm
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Six one-panel gags submitted by readers and drawn by Doc Winner.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Pete the Tramp / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
C. D. Russell (credited)
Pencils
C. D. Russell (signed)
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'say business is punk - professor?
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Printed on back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  2. 1. ["Mr. Jones always puts off getting a haircut."]
    The Young Reporter
  3. 2. ["Goodness! They have found so many places..."]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  4. 3. ["Hm-m!"]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  5. 4. Trapped!
    The Phantom
  6. 5. [""Tonight, you my guests", rumbles Abdur Khan."]
    Jungle Jim
  7. 6. 6. John S. Mosby
    Fighting Americans
  8. 7. ["Teddy - eeek!"]
    Teddy and Sitting Bull
  9. 8. Captured
    Brick Bradford
  10. 9. Just an Honorary Title! / Dust Storm! / ManTrap!
    Blondie
  11. 10. ["I wonder if Muley realizes..."]
    The Lone Ranger
  12. 11. ["Trying to Brush the Teeth of a Storm"]
    Doc Winner's Daffydoodles
  13. 12. ["Y'say business is punk - professor?"]
    Pete the Tramp
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