(January 1955)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Code of the Shadowmaster (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:
Carnival silhouette artist Linc Mars learns to cut magic silhouettes from a burial sackcloth. He uses his abilities to amass riches, but runs out of magic and has to die by his own scissors.

True Tales of the Supernatural [# 59] (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:
"The night was stormy and treacherous as two men motored from their country home seven miles out of London..."
Two surgeons, father and son, have a car accident, while underway to an operation. The son operates successfully under supervision of his father's ghost.

Indexer Notes

This one-page feature has not been numbered.
Therefore the number is put in brackets.

The Reluctant Ghost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
At a seance, three people command spirits from the beyond to supply them with beauty, knowledge and money. Their wishes come true, but the price to pay is high.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last third of page is an ad: "What's the answer to these school problems?"
Provided by the National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools.

True Tales of the Supernatural # 60 (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:
"Many men have tried to fathom the eerie realm of the supernatural only to be caught in its web of chaos..."
In his sleep, a French author explores the beyond. The experience drives him insane.

Slaves of the Undead Brain (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:
Reckless businessman Thorsen murders his partner to take over all of "Titronics" company, producing electronic relays and state-of-the-art technology. The mysterious "Nemo" runs his office by employing machines and robots. Thorsen's greed throws the electronic master brain "out of focus" and the whole shebang goes up in smoke.

The Vow (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Bart Redfern wants to go to sea and be a sailor. He seeks advice from his seafaring grandmother's brother. Old Andy tells him about a curse running in the family.

The Spell of the Hypnotic Chord (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Knife-throwing artist Zander is executed and swears revenge upon his judges. At the same time, a concert pianist loses his hands in a train crash and gets Zander's hands transplanted. The hands command him to kill, kill, kill. So it happens.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Code of the Shadowmaster
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural [# 59]
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. The Reluctant Ghost
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural # 60
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Slaves of the Undead Brain
  7. 6. The Vow
  8. 7. The Spell of the Hypnotic Chord
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
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