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New scan with Hag covers and DCM fills for missing 2nd wrap
Now missing only ifc and ibc
Sept 1940
Volume: #1, Issue: #3[a]
Published: September 1940, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 68, Editing: Aaron A. Wyn
Color: Full Colour Dimensions: Standard Golden Age U.S. Paper Stock: Newsprint Interior; Glossy Cover Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
Notes: Per information from the NY Superior Court hearing December 1941, Ace art director, Fred Gardener, stated that Pat Lamar's studio provided all of the artwork for this issue, as well as lettering. They did not provide scripts or coloring. Lamar's bill was dated 6 June 1940. Lamar admitted that the only art he did was corrections. Updated and corrected sequence information from Gary Watson (2006-10-1). Artist credits added by Craig Delich 2009-3-21. The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1940, New Series, Vol. 35, No. 3.
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page)
Featuring: Flash Lightning
Credits: Pencils: Harry Lucey ? | Inks: Harry Lucey ? | Letters: typeset
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Flash Lightning

Comic Story (13 pages) Lunchboxes of Doom
Featuring: Flash Lightning
Synopsis: Flash must stop a foreign Army that has been hiding in the United States from capturing Fort Holden.
Credits: Pencils: Harry Lucey | Inks: Harry Lucey
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Flash Lightning [Robert Morgan] The Old Man Of The Pyramids Marcia Rand Miko The Grand Dictator (villain)

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: The Raven
Synopsis: The robbery of a movie theatre leads the Raven and Lola into perils beyond hope against the Corvel Gang.
Credits: Pencils: W. E. Rowland (signed) | Inks: W. E. Rowland (signed)
Genre: Superhero
Characters: The Raven [Sgt. Danny Dartin] Mike Collins Jack Captain Lash Lola Lash Corvell (villain) Slug Dugan (villain, Death)

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: Ace McCoy
Genre: Adventure
Characters: Ace McCoy

Comic Story (8 pages)
Featuring: Marvo the Magician and Tito
Synopsis: Marvo attempts to assist the owner of a carnival who is being forced by a gang of crooks, after murdering the manager, to sign over ownership of the carnival.
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Marvo Tito (a Monkey) Janet Moore Lars Vilner (villain) Joe (villain)

Comic Story (4 pages)
Featuring: Hap Hazard
Credits: Script: Joe Archibald | Pencils: Joe Archibald | Inks: Joe Archibald
Genre: Adventure Aviation
Characters: Hap Hazard

Comic Story (10 pages)
Featuring: X, the Phantom Fed
Genre: Superhero
Characters: X

Text Story (2 pages) The Saddle Sleuth
Credits: Script: Cliff Howe (signed) | Pencils: ? (illustration) | Inks: ? (illustration) | Letters: typeset
Genre: Western-frontier

Comic Story (7 pages)
Featuring: Whiz Wilson and His Futuroscope
Genre: Science Fiction
Characters: Whiz Wilson

Promo (ad From The Publisher) (1 page) The Fight For Fun!
Synopsis: Pat and Mike find a dime laying on the sidealk and begin to fight over it. But a Policeman comes along and finds out the boys need the dime to buy the latest issues of Sure-Fire Comics and Super-Mystery Comics. The cop gives the boys a dime and each get their comic, while he decided to buy both issues himself!
Characters: Pat Mike Un-named Policeman Un-named Newsstand Employee

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