(November 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Unity Publishing Corp.
Brand:
Ace
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Terror of Dread Isle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Off the coast of Scotland lies Dread Isle. There live "fog creatures" with the ability of shapeshifting. When a party of visitors lands, the shapeshifters build clones of the three people and drive them against each other and into madness.

True Tales of the Supernatural #34 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
"At one time, a favorite pastime in Europe was falconry. Falconry was the art of training sharp-clawed hawks to attack and kill sporting prey..."
A falconer trains his bird to attack a certain hat and kill his bearer. The scheme succeeds. Years later that falconer puts on the fatal hat (in an act of forgetfulness) and is killed as well by his murderous falcon.

I Walked at Midnight (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two vampires live in a cemetery. One day this hunting ground cannot provide nourishment for both of them. They fight each other to the death. Peace is restored in the cemetery.
Reprints:

The Lyre of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Unrecognized musician Emil Parkston steals an ancient lyre from the museum. Playing this instrument brings him success. But it is a haunted lyre from the satyrs of old Greece. Parkston changes into a satyr and dies onstage.

True Tales of the Supernatural #33 (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:
"The tale of the 'idol's eye' is one of the most astounding stories ever told..."
Stealing the idol's eye, a precious ruby, from a blind beggar, the thief himself is blinded by the brilliance of the gem. When the beggar repossesses the stone, the thief can see again.

Indexer Notes

Number 33 following numer 34?
This looks like a mix-up of the one-page stories.
But that's how it is in the scan...

The Scarlet Curse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A witch takes over the body of another woman, but can be shot by the police.
Reprints:

Treasure of the Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
On the deathbed of his father, Ralph Sandon promises to return a pirate treasure the father stole. Only then will his soul rest in peace. Hesitating for some time, Ralph brings back the gold - against the wish of his wife Phyllis. The couple has to fight pirate ghosts and Phyllis has to die.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Terror of Dread Isle
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #34
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. I Walked at Midnight
  5. 4. The Lyre of Doom
  6. 5. True Tales of the Supernatural #33
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  7. 6. The Scarlet Curse
  8. 7. Treasure of the Dead
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