(September 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

Swirling Mist of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
John Courtney steals a "demon in a bottle" from a sideshow. He knows how to open the magic flask and let out the genie. After having been granted the usual wishes, the demon imprisons John in the bottle and roles are reversed.

True Tales of the Supernatural #44 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"A strange story of murder and revenge took place many years ago on the island of Corsica..."
A victim slashes the cheek of his murderer. The wound won't stop hurting until the killer confesses his crime.

Prey For the Vampire Horde (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Eric Barnes, an audio engineer, is captured by sinister count Pramevi (anagram for 'vampire'). He is to build a recording machine to preserve the count's voice for all eternity. But Barnes constructs a supersonic weapon that disturbs the vampire's flight. Pramevi crashes to the ground.
Reprints:

Arise, O Undead Druids! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a Welsh coal mine a horde of undead druids is set free in an underground explosion. Greedy mine owner Wesleyn promises them a deal of sacrifices, but gets trapped in a cave-in and has to pose as the ritual sacrifice himself.
Reprints:

True Tales of the Supernatural #43 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"In 1863, a strange cult of snake-worshippers were exiled from their homes in India and forced into a life of concealment..."
90 years later, two explorers find a trace of the snake-worshippers and rob their temple. The stolen snake symbol comes alive and kills one of the men.

The Pharoah's Disciples (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Bartley Sullivan investigates the disappearance of an archeologist in Egypt. He follows the traces, finds a desert Pharaoh's tomb and in it the missing man - mummified. He's been the victim of the Pharaoh's curse, as Sullivan soon will be.

Sorcerer's Flaming Ring (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:
A ring of magic guarantees eternal life to Albert Fraunce. Every injury is healed by the "red demon flames", but only if the ring is worn during the ordeal. Things get out of control, when an intruder tries to cut a personal deal with the demons of the ring.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Swirling Mist of Doom
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #44
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Prey For the Vampire Horde
  5. 4. Arise, O Undead Druids!
  6. 5. True Tales of the Supernatural #43
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  7. 6. The Pharoah's Disciples
  8. 7. Sorcerer's Flaming Ring
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig