(March 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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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

Issue Notes

Indexed from a scan from http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Rice
Inks:
Ken Rice
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Horror Blown in Glass (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In Prague, glass blowing apprentice Anton wants to win the heart of the snobbish Maria. He obtains the finest quartz (from an unhallowed graveyard!) and blows a masterpiece, a satyr's head. Anton also goes insane in the process. Seeing the devilish satyr in everyone, he goes on a killing spree. He dies falling into a vat with boiling glass.

True Tales of the Supernatural #17 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Synopsis:
"In the year 1926, John Buxton, a struggling young artist, was on a holiday trip in New England..."
At the local museum Buxton finds a portrait of a local painter looking exactly like him. He even painted the same motives.

On the Other Side of Death's Door (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McLaughlin
Inks:
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dick Manson has a horrible car accident, but remains unhurt. He is stalked by a mysterious woman who wants to drag him into the afterlife. The woman is death, and Manson struggles through a delirium for his life. Manson manages to hold on to life, because the love of his fiancées protects him. For the time being...

True Tales of the Supernatural #18 (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
"In 1912, one of the most acclaimed actresses of the european stage was Emily Sargent..."
She dies in a car crash the day before performing. The performance proceeds though, because her ghost goes on stage.

Indexer Notes

This twist has been applied several times already...

The Vampire of the Opera (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron ?
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In the basement of the Paris opera house, the vampire/diva Madame Pourette comes alive again. Posing as her own niece, she starts to sing again (and suck blood when the show's over). Only the old concierge Pepe knows the truth and can finally impale her and send Madame to her final rest again.

Model for a Madman (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A mad painter kills women to portrait their horror on canvas. His latest victim outwits him, sets fire to his place and escapes.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Face in the Mirror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Walter Fontane, a struggling ambitious writer, is invited by a mysterious "keeper of the scripts" called Ishmael to a world of literature masterpieces. Fontane does not want to pay the price and tries to steal his finished manuscript. Stepping into the street, Fontane is run down by a truck and killed instantly.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Horror Blown in Glass
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #17
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. On the Other Side of Death's Door
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural #18
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. The Vampire of the Opera
  7. 6. Model for a Madman
  8. 7. The Face in the Mirror
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven G. Willis
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig