(July 1943)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
3
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
60
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Editing
Aaron A. Wyn

Issue Notes

Most of the data for this issue is from Howard Keltner's Golden Age Comic Books Index. First revision from an actual copy by Gary Watson, August 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magno and Davey / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Ferstadt (signed as Ferstadt)
Inks
F. O. (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey Landis; The Clown

Indexer Notes

Signature reads as "Ferstadt + F.O."

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

Larry / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lou Ferstadt (signed as Ferstadt)
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt (signed as Ferstadt)
Inks
Lou Ferstadt (signed as Ferstadt)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee! Gosh!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Larry saves his money for war stamps
Keywords
birthdays; stamps; World War II

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt (signed)
Inks
Lou Ferstadt (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Clown found a new partner, the Torcher, a demon in human guise who made flame do his evil work.
Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey Landis; The Clown (villain); the Torcher (villain, introduction, death)

Barn of the Doomed! (Table of Contents: 3)

Buckskin / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Buckskin [Robert Blake]; The Banshee [Sheriff Temple] (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Last appearance.

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

Hap Hazard / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Ferstadt (signed as L. F.)
Inks
Marty Taras (signed as M. T.)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hap Hazard, demon copy boy of the Daily Star, rushes pell mell into another plot of murder and intrigue...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Hap Hazard

Hell-Trapped Triggers (Table of Contents: 5)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Brant House (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

The Sword / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ways of the Orient are many, and mystery shrouds the customs of ancient China.
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sword; Lancer; Faye Morgana (villainess)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A frantic phone call and Mr. Risk, the man who knows no fear, and Abdul, his faithful servant are put into a murder maze high above the seething city!
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Mr. Risk; Abdul; Laurie Starr (photographer); Lucky Larsen (death); Jackie Flowers (villain)
Synopsis
Mr. Risk must save the life of the photographer at the Glamour Palace, who has taken a photo of a murder in progress, and whose life is now in danger from the murderers.
Reprints

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

Paul Revere Jr. / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks
L. B. Cole (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
House up ahead -- looks kind of large!
Genre
adventure
Characters
Paul Revere, Jr.; the Man With the Iron Skull (introduction; death)
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno and Davey
  2. 1. ["Gee! Gosh!"]
    Larry
  3. 2. ["The Clown found a new partner, the Torcher, a demon in human guise who made flame do his evil work."]
    Magno and Davey
  4. 3. Barn of the Doomed!
    Buckskin
  5. 4. ["Hap Hazard, demon copy boy of the Daily Star, rushes pell mell into another plot of murder and intrigue..."]
    Hap Hazard
  6. 5. Hell-Trapped Triggers
  7. 6. ["The ways of the Orient are many, and mystery shrouds the customs of ancient China."]
    The Sword
  8. 7. ["A frantic phone call and Mr. Risk, the man who knows no fear, and Abdul, his faithful servant are put into a murder maze high above the seething city!"]
    Mr. Risk
  9. 8. ["House up ahead -- looks kind of large!"]
    Paul Revere Jr.
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