(April 1954)

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:
M. J. Phillips
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

When Icy Fingers Clutch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In northern Africa, the beggar Mejm shanghais men to do slave work for the building of a railroad. A mystic glove robbed from a sorcerer helps him to the dirty work. The glove is cursed and the sorcerer returns with a vengeance.

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has statement of ownership signed by A. A. Wyn, identifying Wyn as publisher and business manager and M. J. Phillips as editor.

True Tales of the Supernatural # 51 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"When man searches into the deepest secrets of nature, he often comes face to face with problems no mortal can cope with..."
German scientist meddles with a growth serum to revive mortally wounded soldiers, but breeds a gigantic rat that lacerates him.

Death Writes the Horoscope (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:
The gangster Vince Yorga learns to command the "demons of the zodiac" and abuses this ability to amass riches. The supernatural powers disapprove of Yorga's methods and claim his soul for all eternity.

True Tales of the Supernatural # 52 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Sir Leland Ames was a man of wealth and position in England at the turn of the century. But his fame came from a strange, awesome source..."
Sir Ames operates his own private torture chamber where he tantalizes his servants. One night, he himself gets to be the victim.

The Secret Fear of Thurman Renauld (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:
Thurman Renauld is afraid of the full moon. When his wife goes missing, he turns to psychiatrist Dr. Wingard for help. In daily therapy sessions Renauld unearths a dark secret and learns to accept that - he is a vampire.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Color of Blood (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Count Ferrara has killed a man whose son played in his rose bushes. At a party, a strange magician appears and conjures up a living bull who tramples the count to death in those rose bushes.

Me - Beast! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Jay Harlow comes into possession of a magic pair of spectacles. Looking through them, Harlow recognizes the beast in every man. He sees pigs and vultures, dogs and donkeys. When the glasses are turned on Harlow himself, he stands revealed as a gorilla.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. When Icy Fingers Clutch
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural # 51
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Death Writes the Horoscope
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural # 52
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. The Secret Fear of Thurman Renauld
  7. 6. The Color of Blood
  8. 7. Me - Beast!
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