ACE DEACON

ACE DEACON

This was the name of a character and of a series that appeared in Canadian Heroes October 1942 to October 1945, a cartoon magazine published by Educational Projects Inc. of Montreal. Created by Sid Barron, the character functioned as bookends around  actual events that occurred in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War 2 and as the link that provided continuity between the stories in the series.

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PERIODICAL GRAPHIC ANTHOLOGY:

Content:

Information:

“Ace Deacon’s Scrapbook: …. Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes,…. Black & white.
3-3, Feb. 1944: “Handley-Page Hampden.” 63

3-5, April 1944: “The Bristol Beaufighter.” 31.

4-2, July 1944: Various aircraft. 31.

“Here’s a few notes about Air-Sea Rescue Service.” Car., Sid Barron.Canadian Heroes, 3-4, March 1944: 64.

Serial journalism:

“Ace Deacon” . Cartoonist, Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes.
2-3, July 1943: “Bombers to Germany”: 43-48.

2-6, Oct. 1943: “Wings over the Sea”: 22-26.

3-1, Nov./Dec. 1943: “Brave Bomber”: 38-43.

3-3, Feb. 1944:“Bomber Exploits”: 56-62.

3-4, March 1944: “The Turtle: D.F.C”: 59-63. 3-5, April 1944: “Atlantic Battle”: 26-30.

3-6, May 1944: “The Wildcat Crew ”: 17-21.

4-1, June 1944: “Daylight ‘Do”:52-57.

4-2, July 1944: “Rescue at 50 Below”: 26-30.

4-6, January 1945: “Escape From Belgium”: 1-5.

5-1, Feb. 1945: “Battling The Buzz-Bombs”: 21-25.

 

GALLERY:

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON A\ACE DEACON, Canadian Heroes, 2-6, Oct 1943, 24.jpg “Wings over the Sea.” Canadian Heroes, 2-6, Oct. 1943: 25.

 

ACE DEACON Canadian Heroes, 3-6, May 1944 “Ace Deacon.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes, 3-6, May 1944: 17.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON A\ACE DEACON, Canadian Heroes, 3-1, Nov,Dec 1943, 43.jpg “Ace Deacon.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes, 3-1, Nov./Dec. 1943: 43.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON A\ACE DEACON, Canadian Heroes, 4-1, June 1944, 54.jpg “Daylight ‘Do’.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes, 4-1, June 1944: 54.

C:\Users\Robert\Documents\CARTOONING ILLUSTRATION ANIMATION\IMAGE CARTOON\IMAGE CARTOON A\ACE DEACON, Canadian Heroes, 4-2, July 1944, 27.jpg “Rescue At 50 Below.” Car., Sid Barron. Canadian Heroes, 4-2, July 1944: 27.