(June 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1942-04-03
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; The Sword / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Lightning Girl [Isobel Blake]; The Sword [Arthur Lake]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The cover depicts a team-up of Lash Lightning and the Sword not found inside the issue. (Note corrected by Daddy-O via the GCD Error Tracker.)

The Teacher and the Lesson of Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harry Sahle ?
Inks
Harry Sahle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Lightning Girl [Isobel Blake] (introduction, origin); Col. John Blake (introduction, Lightning Girl's uncle); Capt. Adam Blake (introduction, Lightning Girl's father, death); Admiral Wahl (Dutch Harbor Commander); Admiral Collier; the Teacher (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Lightning and Lightning Girl must face and defeat the Teacher, who seeks to: 1) kill Lightning; 2) destroy the American Fleet; 3) destroy the American Army at Dutch Harbor; and 4) placing the blame for all of this traitorous activity on Captain John Blake and his daughter, Isobel.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Four Favorites #6.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How could Hap Hazard prevent the escape of a trio of killers, when he himself was locked in a murderer's cell?
Genre
adventure
Characters
Hap Hazard

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Super-Mystery Comics Volume 3 #3 (#15).

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

The Sword / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Gallagher ?
Inks
Joe Gallagher ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our story begins shortly before a meeting of the Lake Aircraft Company's board of directors!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sword [Arthur Lake]

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Captain Courageous Comics #6 and next appears in Super-Mystery Comics #15.

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

Dr. Nemesis, Rx / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruce Currie [as B. Currie] (signed)
Inks
Bruce Currie [as B. Currie] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Terror freezes City Hospital when the surgeon with his scalpel of doom...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Doctor Nemisis [Jim Bradley]

Indexer Notes

Next appears in Super-Mystery Comics Volume 3 #3 (#15).

Signature is consistent with Bruce Currie‘s signature at https://fineart.ha.com/itm/paintings/bruce-currie-american-b-1911-a-girl-i…

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

Marvo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During a nightclub engagement, death strikes in the form of murder!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Marvo; Tito (a monkey)

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

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

Cappie Young / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cappie Young, his pal Brask Cooper, and their Chinese friend, Ling Po...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Cappie Young; Brask Cooper; Ling Po

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

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

The Raven / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney [as J. M.] (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney [as J. M.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like an evil, slimy monster from a prehistoric swamp...
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Raven [Sgt. Danny Dartin]; the Lizard (villain, introduction, death)

Indexer Notes

The artist's signature appears in the final panel of the last page.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lash Lightning; The Sword
  2. 1. The Teacher and the Lesson of Doom
    Lash Lightning
  3. 2. ["How could Hap Hazard prevent the escape of a trio of killers, when he himself was locked in a murderer's cell?"]
    Hap Hazard
  4. 3. ["Our story begins shortly before a meeting of the Lake Aircraft Company's board of directors!"]
    The Sword
  5. 4. ["Terror freezes City Hospital when the surgeon with his scalpel of doom..."]
    Dr. Nemesis, Rx
  6. 5. ["During a nightclub engagement, death strikes in the form of murder!"]
    Marvo
  7. 6. ["Cappie Young, his pal Brask Cooper, and their Chinese friend, Ling Po..."]
    Cappie Young
  8. 7. ["Like an evil, slimy monster from a prehistoric swamp..."]
    The Raven
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