Ace Comics #144
(March 1949)

David McKay, 1937 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1949-01-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
David McKay Company
Brand
This Is a King Features Comic
Editing
Hal Fox ?
Color
Color cover
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Date on sale from arrival date stamped on cover of copy being indexed.
On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Periodicals, January-June 1949, page 1, registration number B177202, has 1949-01-28.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Phantom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Art may be by Joe Musial.

Double For A Princess (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Lee Falk
Pencils
Wilson McCoy
Inks
Wilson McCoy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Luckily The Phantom was able to thwart wicked Rajah Simbal's plot against the Maharajah of Nimpore...but can he do the same for the Maharajah's missing daughter Princess Lakania and her friend, Diana Palmer who find herself.. a princes for a day!
Reprints
  • Newspaper strip reprint modified to fit comic book format.

Indexer Notes

Splash page drawn by ? artist.

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

The Katzenjammer Kids / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Harold Kneer
Pencils
Harold Kneer
Inks
Harold Kneer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chust as regular as de sun in der morning...
Reprints
  • Newspaper strip reprint from 1946.

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

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

Script
Alex Raymond
Pencils
Alex Raymond
Inks
Alex Raymond
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dzam's house you stay, Dzam offers...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Reprints
  • Newspaper strip reprints modified to fit comic book format.

Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 4)

Fighting Americans / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Drake Williams
Pencils
C. Blaker (illustration)
Inks
C. Blaker (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

Script
Joe Musial
Pencils
Joe Musial
Inks
Joe Musial
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm the census taker, son...
Genre
children

Not Seeing is Deceiving (Table of Contents: 6)

Blondie / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Chic Young
Pencils
Chic Young
Inks
Chic Young
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

The Witch Doctor of Wanchi (Table of Contents: 7)

Brick Bradford / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
William Ritt
Pencils
Clarence Grey
Inks
Clarence Grey
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
After giving his disguise as witch doctor to Sandy and finding himself still surrounded by the savages, Brick sets fire to the Wanchi Village as a means of diverting the natives' attention while he makes a break for the sacred cavern.
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprint from 1946 modified to fit comic book format.

Trying to Smoke a Gas Pipe (Table of Contents: 8)

Daffydoodles / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Doc Winner
Pencils
Doc Winner
Inks
Doc Winner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
C. D. Russell
Pencils
C. D. Russell
Inks
C. D. Russell
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wot the sam hill are you up to?
Genre
humor
Reprints
  • Newspaper reprint from 1943.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Phantom
  2. 1. Double For A Princess
    The Phantom
  3. 2. ["Chust as regular as de sun in der morning..."]
    The Katzenjammer Kids
  4. 3. ["Dzam's house you stay, Dzam offers..."]
    Jungle Jim
  5. 4. Daniel Boone
    Fighting Americans
  6. 5. ["I'm the census taker, son..."]
    Teddy and Sitting Bull
  7. 6. Not Seeing is Deceiving
    Blondie
  8. 7. The Witch Doctor of Wanchi
    Brick Bradford
  9. 8. Trying to Smoke a Gas Pipe
    Daffydoodles
  10. 9. ["Wot the sam hill are you up to?"]
    Pete the Tramp
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