(February 1949)

Ace Magazines, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Editing
A. A. Wyn (publisher)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Cross-Draw Kid [Bud Steele]

Indexer Notes

Elkan is credited on both pencil and ink on "Cross-Draw Kid" by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He is best spotted by heavy brush inking, faces and an abundance of wavy hair on the head.

The Hoax of the Jester (Table of Contents: 1)

Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Max Elkan
Inks
Max Elkan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Cross-Draw Kid [Bud Steele]; Thunder (horse); Sheriff Shickins; Lip Hawkins [Jake Bellum] (killer)
Synopsis
A ventriloquist uses his talent against the law, and robs and kills prospectors.

The Snake of Socorro (Table of Contents: 2)

True Western Story / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Zansky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Joe Fowler

Trouble Comes in Threes! (Table of Contents: 3)

Sheriff Sal / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
King Ward
Inks
King Ward
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Sally Starr (Sheriff); Red (horse); Blackie Evans

Indexer Notes

Artwork similar to Ward's signed "Sheriff Sal" in the first issue.

Sur-Prize Contest (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Win a cash prize for writing 50 words or less on which character you like the best and why.

Death's Trail to Deer Lodge (Table of Contents: 5)

A True Western Action Story / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Colonel Charles A. Broadwater; W. Y. Pemberton (Chief of Justice); John Cooper (outlaw); George Ives (outlaw)
Synopsis
The fate of some of the Plummer gang of outlaws in Montana, 1863.

The Clanton Boys' Last Stand (Table of Contents: 6)

True Western Story / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Zansky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Marshall Wyatt Earp; Ike Clanton; Doc Halliday
Synopsis
Wyatt Earp brings justice to Tombstone. The gunfight at OK Corral.

Indexer Notes

Doc Holliday is mis-spelled Halliday in the story.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid
  2. 1. The Hoax of the Jester
    Bud Steele, The Cross-Draw Kid
  3. 2. The Snake of Socorro
    True Western Story
  4. 3. Trouble Comes in Threes!
    Sheriff Sal
  5. 4. Sur-Prize Contest
  6. 5. Death's Trail to Deer Lodge
    A True Western Action Story
  7. 6. The Clanton Boys' Last Stand
    True Western Story
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Peter Croome