(January 1951)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Warren Kremer
Inks:
Warren Kremer ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Mystery of Lunablanca (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The castle of Lunablanca, Spain, is haunted by vampire countess Sinistra. An american news-photographer falls in love with her and discovers that the girl is not the vampire, but controlled by one. Love reigns supreme - once the real vampire is killed.

The Ghost Who Stole a Body (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Rice
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The "unmourned ghost" of evil Alexander Black is doomed to walk the earth forever, but he has a cunning plan. During heart surgery upon Dr. Anders, Black slips into his body and takes over. An indian colleague manages to extract the evil spirit again, so that Dr. Anders can return rightfully into his own body.
Reprints:

Valley of the Scaly Monsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
"Ace" Baker (see notes)
Inks:
"Ace" Baker (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In the steaming Amazon jungle, "Creature from the Black Lagoon"-like creatures kidnap a woman from an expedition. They drug her and want to make her the queen of the lizard people. Her boyfriend intervenes and buries the creatures under an avalanche of rocks.
(the movie came out three years later, by the way...)
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Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur refers to this artist as "Ace" Baker, a Matt-Baker-Imitator, who worked for ACE.

Bubble of Destruction (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A mysterious man-eating "bubble" stalks and devours two men in a grotto.

Indexer Notes

A really harrowing, claustrophobic tale of unescapable horror.

The Shrieking Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A werewolf travels with a circus side show from town to town. The beast kills people who mistreat animals. Though framing the circus's freak, it's really animal trainer Rogers. The freak sacrifices himself and takes out the bad guy by hurtling him in a deadly embrace from a rooftop.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Mystery of Lunablanca
  3. 2. The Ghost Who Stole a Body
  4. 3. Valley of the Scaly Monsters
  5. 4. Bubble of Destruction
  6. 5. The Shrieking Terror
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  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
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