(April 1945)

Ace Magazines, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD; 0.15 CAD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Periodicals, 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. Revised from actual copy by Gary Watson in August 2008.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Magno The Magnetic Man; The Sword / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Bachle (signed)
Inks
Leo Bachle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno; Davey; The Sword

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Previous indexer suggested Ken Battefield.
Sneak signature: vertical letters on machine spell "LEO".

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Thousands of G. I. Joes were dying of a rare tropical disease...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Magno

Legend of the Firebird (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Rudy Palais (signed)
Inks
Rudy Palais (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; adventure
Characters
Mr. Risk

Boot Hill Recruits (Table of Contents: 3)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Howe (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

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

Chuck / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leo Bachle ?
Inks
Leo Bachle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
'Money may not be everything,' says Chuck Connors...
Genre
humor
Characters
Chuck

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

[The Ghosts of the Genius!] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Fujitani
Inks
Bob Fujitani
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Sword [Arthur Lake]; The Lance [Lance Larter]; Mr. Lake (Arthur's father); Gary; King Arthur (historical figure, death); The Genius (villain)
Synopsis
The Genius invents an electronic wave recorder, which allows him to transport Arthur Lake, whom he suspects of secretly being the Sword, into the past with no hope of return.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the last page of the previous issue's story. Artist verified by Bill Black and added by Craig Delich 2010-5-30.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Battefield ?; Leo Bachle ?
Inks
Ken Battefield ?; Leo Bachle ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Paul and his pals, Betsy Ross and Pat Henry...
Genre
adventure
Characters
Paul Revere, Jr.

Indexer Notes

Last appearance. Last page of story has statement of ownership and management which lists Rose Wyn as editor and the publisher is A. A. Wyn.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Magno The Magnetic Man; The Sword
  2. 1. ["Thousands of G. I. Joes were dying of a rare tropical disease..."]
    Magno the Magnetic Man
  3. 2. Legend of the Firebird
    Mr. Risk
  4. 3. Boot Hill Recruits
  5. 4. ["'Money may not be everything,' says Chuck Connors..."]
    Chuck
  6. 5. [The Ghosts of the Genius!]
    The Sword
  7. 6. ["Paul and his pals, Betsy Ross and Pat Henry..."]
    Paul Revere Jr.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jochen G.
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jim Walls
  • Donald Dale Milne