(September 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:
Ace
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McLaughlin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Scourge of the Scorpion Cult (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:
Searching for a cure for scorpion's venom, Dr. Marston and "his lovely daughter Celia" run into a cult of scorpion people. Their leader wants to take Celia as his queen. Celia gets bitten, but can be cured by her loving father.
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Indexer Notes

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

True Tales of the Supernatural #11 (Table of Contents)

True Tales of the Supernatural / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
"The mountains of northern Italy hold the secret of the strangest disappearance..."
A train carrying the coffins of executed murderers vanishes in the night.

Riddle of Pete Dunn's Last Fight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McLaughlin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Boxer Pete Dunn is ready to win the lightweight championship. As his father dies, he promises him to win the fight and become champion. Dunn gets killed in a car accident, but manages to show up for his fight. He wins the championship, but vanishes in his dressing room. News arrive that Dunn has been killed. Everyone is quite baffled.
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True Tales of the Supernatural #12 (Table of Contents)

True Tales of the Supernatural / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
"In the late 19th century, a certain captain Morgan and a friend arrived in London and sought lodgings for two nights..."
In the night, Morgan is harassed by a ghost bird. Not dumb, he lets his friend take the room for the next night. In the morning, the friend tells of the same experience.
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Black Wings of the Demon Gondolier (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Police inspector O'Hare spends his honeymoon in Venice, where he can hunt the infamous vampire Triano. O'Hare and his wife embark on a dangerous adventure, when kidnapped by Triano, who seems to make a daytime living as a gondoliere. Triano is overpowered and falls to his death, after his vampire wings have been singed by fire.

From Another World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A first-person-narrator is caught in a showdown with insect-like half-people from outer space trying to conquer our world. At the foot of the Empire State Building, the narrator can bombard the alien ship with a field cannon. Having destroyed the alien threat, New York life springs up again.

Return From the Great Abyss (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Author Lathrop cannot finish his book about the bandito Fernand Chavez, because the ghost of said bandit keeps pestering him. Fate himself has to intervene bringing Lathrop down to Mexico, where he witnesses the more than justified killing of the phantom bandit. The book is written, the chapter closed, justice is served and strangeness as well.

Indexer Notes

Appearance of Fate, who'll be having his own Ace comic book soon...

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Scourge of the Scorpion Cult
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #11
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Riddle of Pete Dunn's Last Fight
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural #12
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Black Wings of the Demon Gondolier
  7. 6. From Another World
  8. 7. Return From the Great Abyss
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • James Ludwig