(April 1951)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ace Books, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Lorelei of Loon Lake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
[“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Inks:
[“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A swimmer meets a mermaid-like woman in an underwater cave. She tells him to bring a message to a man on the surface. Investigating the incident, the two men find the remains of lovely red-haired Lola, who drowned ten years ago.
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Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #3 (Table of Contents)

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Bellman?
Inks:
Al Bellman?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"It was a dreary day in London, on October 18th, 1902, when elderly Graham Hilliard passed away..."
At the reading of the will, the portrait of the deceased starts to frown when the name of his cook is mentioned. Turns out he was poisoned by this person.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Legacy of the Accursed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a Scotch castle, a vampire comes to life. First posing as an attorney, he can be identified quickly and is destroyed in his coffin.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #4 (Table of Contents)

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel
Inks:
George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
"On a cold winter's day in 1879 in the North Atlantic, the freighter Liverpool Lucy was cutting through the icy waters..."
A ghost appears in the captain's cabin and commands him to steer another course. In doing so, a boat full of shipwrecked men is found and saved.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Unseen Host (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Publisher Reynolds returns to his office after a week of vacation to find out that he is dead. He has been killed in his sleep in a train accident, now he wanders around getting used to being dead. He learns that his best friend Brad had staged the "accident" to get his hands on the Reynolds heritage. Though being a ghost, he can expose the evil-doer.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

A Killer's Brain (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A private eye is held captive by an evil brain-transplanting surgeon. Fighting ensues with an additional beast-like murderer and the in-the-nick-of-time-arriving police force.

Midnight Marauder (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A hunting party in the French Canadian wilds is attacked by a werewolf. One of the men is bitten and has to race time not to change into another werewolf. The man can kill the original werewolf - thus freeing their friend from the werewolf's curse.

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Lorelei of Loon Lake
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #3
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. Legacy of the Accursed
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #4
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. The Unseen Host
  7. 6. A Killer's Brain
  8. 7. Midnight Marauder
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Keith Smith