(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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Just as nothing can stop the Army Air Corps...
Genre
adventure; humor
Characters
Hap Hazard
Synopsis
Hap goes on an office picnic, gets sprayed by skunks & finds a couple of German sailors.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So what if the plant doesn't work today?
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"

Editing
Related Scans
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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Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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