(July 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Unity Publishing Corp.
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:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
mermaid

Red Shadow of Abaddon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Under the alias of "Mr. Abaddon", Satan lures a young ballerina into his pact. She gets twenty years of fame, he gets her soul and has her dance for the hordes of the dead. All her attempts to break the contract fail.

True Tales of the Supernatural #41 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"In the late nineteenth century, two french archeologists chanced upon a long-lost tomb deep in the Sahara desert..."
The men find Queen Rami and her recipe for a will-controlling perfume. They mix a potion and go mad.

Werewolf Blood on my Hands (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
London file clerk Gregory Cooper wants to be a Scotland Yard detective. He helps the police stalking a rampant south african werewolf by transforming himself into one. In a duel of the werewolves Cooper is overcome by bloodlust and shot dead by detectives.

True Tales of the Supernatural #42 (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 the town of Regensburg, Germany, there stands a stone bridge which spans the Danube river..."
A witch is burned in 1764, but a statue of her reappears atop the bridge.

Graveyard of Ghost Ships (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks:
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lou Cameron ?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
American adventurer Gil Morgan comes across a pirate ship in the Sargasso sea, inhabited by ghost pirates under female captain Anne Bonny. Anne falls in love with the handsome stranger. They go sink some ships together. When Morgan tries to run away with the loot, he is killed by Captain Anne.

Indexer Notes

Comparing Lou's signature to the title makes me believe that he was his own letterer.
We are talking about the title splash here, captions and balloons are Leroy lettered.

Horror Masquerade (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Chauffeur murders his employer and takes on his identity. He puts on make-up to look exactly like the old man. One day the make-up won't come off.

If Flesh Could Crawl... (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The unsuccessful horror writer Darrel Thomas wants to commit suicide, but is hindered by the apparition of his evil fictitous creations. Fulfilling his every wish, Thomas gets to be rich and famous. Annoyed by their enduring presence, Thomas commits suicide, destroying his demons with him.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Red Shadow of Abaddon
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #41
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Werewolf Blood on my Hands
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural #42
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Graveyard of Ghost Ships
  7. 6. Horror Masquerade
  8. 7. If Flesh Could Crawl...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig