(April 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
2
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1942-02-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1942, New Series, Vol. 37, No. 2.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed as 'Mooney --)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed as 'Mooney --)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just as the Eel was hurtling the girl toward the giant press, Lightning blasted his way forward to stop his fiendish plot.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; The Raven [Danny Dartin]; Doctor Nemesis; Marvo the Magician; Cappie Young; Hap Hazard; Congo Jack; The Eel [Professor Aqua]

Lash Lightning Battles the Eel!! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Abner Sundell ?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; The Eel [Professor Aqua] (villain)
Synopsis
Billed as the "Human Fish," Professor Aqua was embittered by his life as a circus freak, so he becomes a criminal mastermind known as the Eel.

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Mark Carlson-Ghost in Alter Ego #144 (January, 2017).

The Eel's Smuggling Operation (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Robert Turner ?; Abner Sundell ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Raven [Danny Dartin]; The Eel [Professor Aqua] (villain)

Indexer Notes

Turner script credit suggested by the Who's Who. The Sundell credit from Mark Carlson-Ghost in Alter Ego #144 (January, 2017), based on circumstantial evidence.

[The Army Gets Fumed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Doctor Nemesis / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Inks
Harry Anderson [as Anderson] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Doctor Nemesis

[Museum Artifacts Go Missing] (Table of Contents: 4)

Marvo the Magician And Tito / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvo the Magician

[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
Cappie Young and his pal Brask Cooper are somewhere in China, the only survivors of Cappy's father's ship, which was wrecked in the China seas...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Cappie Young

Indexer Notes

Artist used Milt Caniff's Terry and the Pirates for artistic guidance.

Lippy Larue and his Gang (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Don Cameron
Inks
Don Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Hap Hazard

Indexer Notes

Art is identical to the "Dameron" signed story in the previous issue.

Grubstake to Hades (Table of Contents: 7)

Bid Patton / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Clint Douglas (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Characters
Bid Patton

[The Lane Expedition] (Table of Contents: 8)

Congo Jack / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Congo Jack
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Just as the Eel was hurtling the girl toward the giant press, Lightning blasted his way forward to stop his fiendish plot."]
    Lash Lightning
  2. 1. Lash Lightning Battles the Eel!!
    Lash Lightning
  3. 2. The Eel's Smuggling Operation
    The Raven
  4. 3. [The Army Gets Fumed]
    Doctor Nemesis
  5. 4. [Museum Artifacts Go Missing]
    Marvo the Magician And Tito
  6. 5. ["Cappie Young and his pal Brask Cooper are somewhere in China, the only survivors of Cappy's father's ship, which was wrecked in the China seas..."]
    Cappie Young
  7. 6. Lippy Larue and his Gang
    Hap Hazard
  8. 7. Grubstake to Hades
    Bid Patton
  9. 8. [The Lane Expedition]
    Congo Jack
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