(January 1944)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
60
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
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 is from Howard Keltner's Golden Age Comic Books Index.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Sword / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt ?
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey; The Sword; The Lancer; Mr. Risk; Dr. Nemesis; Hap Hazard

Death Is Never Rationed (Table of Contents: 1)

Magno the Magnetic Man / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Ferstadt
Inks:
Lou Ferstadt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Magno; Davey; The Clown (villain)
Synopsis:
The Clown tries to steal a formula to turn metal into gold.

The Blood Bank Massacres! (Table of Contents: 2)

Dr. Nemesis / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Turner
Pencils:
Earl Da Voren
Inks:
Earl Da Voren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Dr Nemesis
Synopsis:
A Japanese agent infects US soldiers with leprosy.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. One indexer lists art credits as Louis Ferstadt.

["Just as nothing can stop the Army Air Corps..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

Hap Hazard / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt
Inks:
L B Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; humor
Characters:
Hap Hazard
Synopsis:
Hap goes on an office picnic, gets sprayed by skunks & finds a couple of German sailors.

["So what if the plant doesn't work today?"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt
Inks:
L B Cole
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Sword;The Lancer; Merlin; The Goth; The Hun; Fay Morgana
Synopsis:
The Goth & The Hun join Fay Morgana to stir up prejudice against foreign workers in a war factory.

The Cougar (Table of Contents: 5)

Mr. Risk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Savage ?
Inks:
Bill Savage ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Mr. Risk; The Cougar (villain)
Synopsis:
The Cougar (a blackmailer) kills one of a pair of twins to protect his identity.

The Gold Dust Kid (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Cliff Howe
Letters:
typeset

Fats to Fry the Axis (Table of Contents: 7)

Paul Revere Jr. / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Ferstadt
Inks:
Louis Ferstadt
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Paul Revere Jr & his gang
Synopsis:
German agents try to sabotage the waste fats campaign

Indexer Notes

Ist page is signed "Lou"

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Sword
  2. 1. Death Is Never Rationed
    Magno the Magnetic Man
  3. 2. The Blood Bank Massacres!
    Dr. Nemesis
  4. 3. ["Just as nothing can stop the Army Air Corps..."]
    Hap Hazard
  5. 4. ["So what if the plant doesn't work today?"]
    The Sword
  6. 5. The Cougar
    Mr. Risk
  7. 6. The Gold Dust Kid
  8. 7. Fats to Fry the Axis
    Paul Revere Jr.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Len Wolinsky
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Gregory Fischer
  • steve fry
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne