(April 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
2
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
Editing:
Aaron A. Wyn
Color:
Full Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Lightning Battles the Eel. (Table of Contents)

Lash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Mooney [as Mooney] (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney [as Mooney] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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]

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 by Mark Carlson-Ghost in Alter Ego #144 (January, 2017), based on circumstantial evidence.

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 by Craig Delich, courtesy of the Who's Who. The Sundell credit by 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

Indexer Notes

Prior art and script identification listed Murphy Anderson. His first comics work was in 1944, two years later.

[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

["Cappie and Brask make their way through the Dingy...] (Table of Contents: 5)

Cappie Young / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Hap Hazard

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
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lightning Battles the Eel.
    Lash Lightning
  2. 1. 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 and Brask make their way through the Dingy...]
    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
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Len Wolinsky
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