(February 1943)

Ace Magazines, 1941 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
On-sale Date
1943-01-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Fredrick Gardener (uncredited)

Issue Notes

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1943, New Series, Vol. 38, No. 1.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey Landis; The Unknown Soldier; Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Captain Courageous

The Case of the Woman Who Couldn't Die! (Table of Contents: 1)

Magno and Davey / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Walter Davoren ? [as W. D.] (signed)
Inks
Martin Taras ? [as M. T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey; The Clown; Princess Ohisis; Prince Fadouah (cameo)
Synopsis
There is a shortage of diamonds for American war production work. And American generosity is called upon. However The Clown wants those diamonds for his own use.

Indexer Notes

credit for "L.F. art director". Art come from Lou Ferstadt studio

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman [as H. K.] (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman [as H. K.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Into the very depths of nature the maestro delved...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan]; Lightning Girl [Isobel Blake]; Young Mike Bordon; Basilo Tosca [The Maestro] (villain, in bee costume)
Reprints

Dead Man's Coulee (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Howe
Letters
typeset

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

Unknown Soldier / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Whenever democratic peoples face their darkest hours...
Genre
superhero; military
Characters
Unknown Soldier; Captain Arthur K. Wermuth; Lieutenant J. T. Bulkeley; General MacArthur; General Wainwright; Tex Chalker; Johnny Houlihan; Yamashita

[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
Who was the mysterious figure of Oriental evil who stalked...
Genre
military; superhero
Characters
Captain Courageous; Captain Nippo (masked villain); Nikki Fuju; Yoshima; Sakai
Synopsis
Captain Courageous is finding Japanese saboteurs on the mainland, while Niki Fuju, a young boy now living in a Japanese WW2 interment settlement misses his dog.

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

Mr. Risk / comic story / 6.75 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Inks
Harvey Kurtzman (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What was the grim secret that made Killer Gammon die with bloody laughter...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Risk; Abdul (Mr. Risk's assistant); Killer Gammon
(repentant dying hoodlum); Tina Grand (his daughter)

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Publisher, editor, business manager : A. A. Wyn; Managing editor: Fred Gardener.
Periodical House, Inc. owned by A. A. Wyn, Rose Wyn, Warren A. Angel; E. L. Angel; C & A Publishing Company; E. Campbell

For Victory (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Buy war bonds and stamps in order to win the war.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno; Lash Lightning; Unknown Soldier; Captain Courageous
  2. 1. The Case of the Woman Who Couldn't Die!
    Magno and Davey
  3. 2. ["Into the very depths of nature the maestro delved..."]
    Lash Lightning
  4. 3. Dead Man's Coulee
  5. 4. ["Whenever democratic peoples face their darkest hours..."]
    Unknown Soldier
  6. 5. ["Who was the mysterious figure of Oriental evil who stalked..."]
    Captain Courageous
  7. 6. ["What was the grim secret that made Killer Gammon die with bloody laughter..."]
    Mr. Risk
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. For Victory
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