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Another book from the JVJ Collection - tilliban scans.
First issue of ACEs superhero comic book – September 1941.
Missing front cover added from HA as was bc, still missing ifc, ibc, but all stories complete.
Front cover by Jim Mooney from later DC fame drawing "Superman".
For those that uploaded this before, the only changes are a "new" front cover and back cover added.

5-July-2012 6:10 pm
Username: Tenneessee Charlie
Comment: text story UNLUCKY STRIKE by Brant House (Author of Secret Agent X)
12-October-2013 9:11 pm
Username: Richard Kahl
Comment: Secret Agent X appears in comic book form as X The Unknown Fed in Sure Fire Comics.
5-January-2015 2:03 am
Username: erwin-k
Comment: Also in Sure-Fire Comics, as well as in many issues of 4 Favorties, is the Raven. The Raven is Fredrick C. Davis' character the Moon Man redone. (Possibly so that Davis did not ask for royalties.)

Issue: #1
Published: September 1941, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Aaron A. Wyn
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing
Notes: The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Magno; Lash Lightning; Raven; Vulcan
Credits: Pencils: Jim Mooney (signed) | Inks: Jim Mooney (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Magno Lash Lightning Raven Vulcan Davey Adolph Hitler

Comic Story (15 pages) Professor Octopus
Featuring: Magno The Magnetic Man
Credits: Pencils: Louis Ferstadt | Inks: Louis Ferstadt
Characters: Magno Davey Professor Octopus (villain) Ferren

Comic Story (14 pages)
Featuring: Vulcan
Credits: Pencils: Maurice Gutwirth (signed) | Inks: Maurice Gutwirth (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Vulcan Winston Churchill Adolf Hitler (villain, Cameo)

Comic Story (15 pages)
Featuring: Lash Lightning
Synopsis: Teased as a youth because of his wolf-like features, Wolf Krimetz accidentally kills one of his classmates and is forced to retreat into the mountains, nursing hate, vengeance and rebellion at his fate.
Credits: Script: Abner Sundell ? | Pencils: Mark Schneider ? | Inks: Mark Schneider ?
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Lash Lightning [Robert Morgan] Old Man Of The Mountains The Werewolf [Wolf Krimetz] (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Lightning Laffs
Genre: Humor

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Raven
Credits: Pencils: Adolphe Barreaux | Inks: Adolphe Barreaux

Text Story (2 pages) Unlucky Strike
Credits: Script: Brant House | Letters: typeset

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Blitz Buster

  The data in the above section is courtesy of the Grand Comics Database™ under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

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