(May 1948)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Volume
7
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Periodicals, Inc.
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Data for this issue may be from Howard Keltner's Golden Age Comic Books Index and a coverless issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Bert and Sue / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bert; Sue

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Murder on the Menu (Table of Contents: 2)

Bert and Sue / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Bert; Sue; Larry Hiller; Marion Hiller; Sloan; Ed Ball
Synopsis
Larry Hiller dies at a testimonial dinner.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Retitled "Too Many Suspects" and modified for the Comics Code in the reprint.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sid Greene [as S. G.] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene [as S. G.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come, friend, the hand of Fate reaches out to balance the scales of justice.
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Justice (narrator); James Quegg (wealthy practical joker, death); George; Alfred; Seton (death); Dawson (death)
Synopsis
Wealthy practical joker James Quegg has a party and invites people over to have a good time, but when his practical jokes begin, they evolve into something more deadly and sinister than anyone ever dreamed of......but fate catches up with him in the end.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Craig Delich.

Secrets Behind the Bloodstains (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

The importance of blood and bloodstains in solving crimes.

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

Mack Martin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How does an ex-cop like Mack Martin become a private detective?
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mack Martin; Bill Williams; Jeri Jerome; Gertie
Synopsis
Mack gets involved in a case involving a jewel-theft gang.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Titled "Clue of the Counterfeit Package" in reprint and modified for the Comics Code.

The Airtight Alibi (Table of Contents: 6)

Hurry-Up Harrigan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Hurry-Up Harrigan; Johnson
Synopsis
Harrigan is the alibi for a suspected killer.

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

Mr. Risk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've caught you devils in the act at last!
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Mr. Risk; Abdul; Dr. Wagner; Chink Long; Hunchie Karlak; Flagpole Roeker; Oxie Hambro; Cry-baby; Jackie; Matt
Synopsis
Mr. Risk and Abdul track down a gang of narcotics thieves.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Bert and Sue
  2. 1. ["The country over - here are 4 favorites!"]
  3. 2. Murder on the Menu
    Bert and Sue
  4. 3. ["Come, friend, the hand of Fate reaches out to balance the scales of justice."]
    The Unknown
  5. 4. Secrets Behind the Bloodstains
  6. 5. ["How does an ex-cop like Mack Martin become a private detective?"]
    Mack Martin
  7. 6. The Airtight Alibi
    Hurry-Up Harrigan
  8. 7. ["We've caught you devils in the act at last!"]
    Mr. Risk
  9. 8. ["Now! All 5 famous Jowett courses in 1 complete muscle building volume!"]
  10. 9. ["Bad skin?"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Keith Alan Morgan
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne