(December 1942)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Bimonthly
On-sale Date
1942-10-16
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. 4.

No title (Table of Contents)

Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt ?
Inks
Walter Davoren ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous

Indexer Notes

Cover signed "L. + W. D."

The 4 Favorites Give Uncle Sam a Hand (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)
Pencils
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)
Inks
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)
Letters
Ferstadt (signed) (see note)

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
Public service announcement to buy War Bonds and to salvage old paper, metal and rubber.

Indexer Notes

Ferstadt was, according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who, a studio run by Lou Ferstadt. This could be either his work or any of his assistants.
On inside front cover.

The Corpses That Wouldn't Stay Dead (Table of Contents: 2)

Lash Lightning / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning; Lightning Girl; Dr. Diablo (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Harvey Kurtzman ? credit because a tombstone in the first panel has the initials "H.K." on it. Jerry Bails' Who's Who has Harvey Kurtzman as working on Lash Lightning in 1943.

[Master of the Roto-Dynamo] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey; The Clown (villain)
Reprints

Pay Dirt Gamble (Table of Contents: 4)

Jess Cattlee / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ralph Powers
Letters
typeset

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

Captain Courageous / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a crowded Coney Island Beach...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Unknown Soldier; General Hakura (villain)

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

Captain Courageous / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
As Flood waters roar in the Mississippi...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Courageous

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

Captain Gallant and His Mini-Sub / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Captain Gallant's Mini-Sub is anchored...
Characters
Captain Gallant

[Giving the Captain his lunch] (Table of Contents: 8)

Murphy's Mess Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Ferstadt [as Looey]; Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman]
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt [as Looey]; Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman]
Inks
Lou Ferstadt [as Looey]; Harvey Kurtzman [as Kurtzman]
Letters
?

Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. No title
    Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous
  2. 1. The 4 Favorites Give Uncle Sam a Hand
  3. 2. The Corpses That Wouldn't Stay Dead
    Lash Lightning
  4. 3. [Master of the Roto-Dynamo]
    Magno & Davey
  5. 4. Pay Dirt Gamble
    Jess Cattlee
  6. 5. ["On a crowded Coney Island Beach..."]
    Captain Courageous
  7. 6. ["As Flood waters roar in the Mississippi..."]
    Captain Courageous
  8. 7. ["Captain Gallant's Mini-Sub is anchored..."]
    Captain Gallant and His Mini-Sub
  9. 8. [Giving the Captain his lunch]
    Murphy's Mess Boy
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