(April 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1942-02-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Periodical House, 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)

Flag / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
The Flag [Jim Courtney]

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

Lightning Comics; Super-Mystery Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.6 page (report information)

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

table of contents / 0.4 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Committee for True Americans (Table of Contents: 3)

Flag / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at this, Old Glory.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Flag [Jim Courtney]; John Courtney [Old Glory]; George Simon Mires; William Purdy; Otto Schmall
Synopsis
The Flag rescues George Mires from kidnappers.
Keywords
Wyattville

Indexer Notes

next app. in FOUR FAVORITES #6

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Mr. Risk / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Mandel (signed)
Inks
George Mandel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many men have been called 'fearless'...
Characters
Mr. Risk (introduction); Abdul (introduction); Anne Barton; John Morrisey; Helen Barton; Tom Welton; Professor Marker; Rags Reskali
Synopsis
Mr. Risk helps to prove Anne innocent of the death of her father and sister.
Keywords
panther

Indexer Notes

next app. in FOUR FAVORITES #6

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

Unknown Soldier / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
John, David and Bob, three British soldiers in North Africa, spot a Nazi tank suddenly coming for their desert outpost...
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
Unknown Soldier; John; David; Bob; Alan; Nazi soldiers
Synopsis
John, David and Bob each learn a part of an anti-toxin formula for a new German gas from a dying spy and the three men try to get the formula to the Allied powers with the help of the Unknown Soldier.
Keywords
Africa; Stukas; u-boats; World War II

Indexer Notes

next app. in FOUR FAVORITES #5

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Inventor Ike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed)
Inks
Lou Paige [as Paige] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H-m-m -someone in distress - can I help you sir?
Genre
humor
Characters
Inventor Ike
Synopsis
Ike helps a golfer with his putting.
Keywords
golf

Star-Toter's Tally (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Powers
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sam Tilburn stared through the open door of his store into the street...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sam Tilburn; Deadwood Cain; Jim Dorn; Hank; Muggins; Joe Teal
Synopsis
Sam makes sure that the gun-fight between Cain and Jim Dorn is a fair one.
Keywords
Bluestone

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Three Cheers / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Three Cheers step boldly into...
Genre
adventure; war
Characters
Bart; Boom; Sis; Joe; Mrs. Dale; Malko
Synopsis
The Three Cheers ruin Malko's scheme to destroy Allied planes and a battleship.
Keywords
battleship; Newfoundland; whaler

Indexer Notes

last appearance

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

Captain Courageous Comics; Four Favorites / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Remington Deluxe Noiseless Portable Typewriter / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Flag
  2. 1. ["East Side, West Side, all around the town!"]
    Lightning Comics; Super-Mystery Comics
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Committee for True Americans
    Flag
  5. 4. ["Many men have been called 'fearless'..."]
    Mr. Risk
  6. 5. ["John, David and Bob, three British soldiers in North Africa, spot a Nazi tank suddenly coming for their desert outpost..."]
    Unknown Soldier
  7. 6. ["H-m-m -someone in distress - can I help you sir?"]
    Inventor Ike
  8. 7. Star-Toter's Tally
  9. 8. ["The Three Cheers step boldly into..."]
    Three Cheers
  10. 9. ["Talk about thrills!"]
    Captain Courageous Comics; Four Favorites
  11. 10. ["Act now!"]
    Remington Deluxe Noiseless Portable Typewriter
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