(July 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1942-05-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Original data for this issue is from Howard Keltner's Golden Age Comic Books Index.

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.


The Curse of the Haunted Headsman (Table of Contents)

Magno; Buckskin; Mr. Risk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey Landis; Buckskin; Mr. Risk; The Clown (vignette)

Indexer Notes

Title from the story.

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

Magno and Davey / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Terror reaches icy fingers into the hearts of the innocent citizens...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey Landis; unnamed city Mayor; The Clown (villain)
Synopsis
No major crime has occurred in Big City in a month and the Mayor announces to the populace gathered before him during a parade that the mysterious producer of the parade is carrying $500,000 cash on his person somewhere in the crowd. The Clown decides that he will relieve that person of the money.
Keywords
Big City

The Curse of the Haunted Headsman (Table of Contents: 2)

Mr. Risk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Mr. Risk; Abdul; Hugo Streeter

Indexer Notes

Last appeared in Our Flag Comics #5 (April, 1942).

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

Kay McKay, Air Hostess / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Schwartz [as Samm] (signed)
Inks
Sam Schwartz [as Samm] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kay McKay, lovely "World-Wide Airlines" hostess now finds herself riding the clouds...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Kay McKay; Eric Lane; Mark Jergen

Indexer Notes

Various indexers list: last appeared in Our Flag Comics #5 (April, 1942), or last appeared in Captain Courageous Comics #6 (March, 1942). Art credits from Nigel Cantwell, 8/22/2006.

The Black Buzzard and the Wings of Death (Table of Contents: 4)

Buckskin / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Buckskin [Robert Blake]; Talon; Mr. Jessup; The Black Buzzard

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

Captain Gallant and his Mini-Sub / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You give me gold.. I will deliver gun powder as I promised!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Capt. Gallant; Baron Von Kurth

Indexer Notes

Last appearance in Super-Mystery Comics, next appears in Four Favorites #8. Last panel says "Capt. Gallant sails north into the Arctic wilderness in the next issue of Super-Mystery Comics!! Brrr-r-r!!"

Owlhoot Hostage (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Howe (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Cliff Howe name is a byline, possibly Lester Dent, according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

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

Vulcan / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The great victory mine in England menaced by flames!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Vulcan; Joan

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Art credits from Nigel Cantwell, 8/22/2006. Last panel states "Vulcan appears in every issue of Super-Mystery Comics on sale at your newsstand".

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Curse of the Haunted Headsman
    Magno; Buckskin; Mr. Risk
  2. 1. ["Terror reaches icy fingers into the hearts of the innocent citizens..."]
    Magno and Davey
  3. 2. The Curse of the Haunted Headsman
    Mr. Risk
  4. 3. ["Kay McKay, lovely "World-Wide Airlines" hostess now finds herself riding the clouds..."]
    Kay McKay, Air Hostess
  5. 4. The Black Buzzard and the Wings of Death
    Buckskin
  6. 5. ["You give me gold.. I will deliver gun powder as I promised!"]
    Captain Gallant and his Mini-Sub
  7. 6. Owlhoot Hostage
  8. 7. ["The great victory mine in England menaced by flames!"]
    Vulcan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Keith Chandler
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Del Gruber
  • Craig Delich
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne