Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
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:
?

Curse of the Condemned Gypsy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A violin is charged with a gypsy curse: the person who plays it, will commit a murder. The evil instrument goes through three murderous hands, before it can be destroyed.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #5 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Shortly after the discovery of America, Don Carlos Rodriguez de Castro, a spanish nobleman, was condemned as a political enemy..."
De Castro became a pirate, fought the spanish crown and hid his treasure well. Anyone who tried to take away the loot, was cursed and died on the instant.

Strange Potion of Dr. Lorch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A potion of super-human strength changes timid Dr. Lorch into an primordial cave-man hunting for flesh and killing people in his way. In the end Dr. Lorch finds his master in confronting a circus gorilla. The potion is destroyed.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #6 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
"In 1943, Major Carlton Field of english intelligence returned to London following failure on a secret mission..."
Major field encounters Dmitri Falakian, who claims to be in possession of a liquid of eternal youth. Showing it to Field, he loses it and lets it drop to earth. As the vial shatters, Falakian crumbles to a skeleton, because he is 378 years old.

The Face in the Fog (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin “Marty” Rose (signed)
Inks:
Martin “Marty” Rose (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man has to get to his pregnant wife in San Francisco. All planes are grounded because of heavy fog. A passenger plane has crashed in the mountains already. The man gets his flight on a small private plane coming out of nowhere. The pilot is the ghost of the crashed plane.
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Indexer Notes

Signature is hidden on barrel in splash page.

Valley of Living Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Greedy diamond hunters are attacked by giant man-eating wasps.

The Persevering Mummy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In an american museum a mummy comes alive. Dramid cheated egyptian death-god Osiris for 5.500 years and walks the earth again. Police cannot stop him. A mysterious stranger comes to help, disrobes and reveals himself to be Osiris - claiming Dramid for the realm of the dead.
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Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur refers to this artist as "Ace" Baker, a Matt-Baker-Imitator, who worked for ACE. This job looks not so smooth as usual...

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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Curse of the Condemned Gypsy
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #5
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. Strange Potion of Dr. Lorch
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #6
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. The Face in the Fog
  7. 6. Valley of Living Dead
  8. 7. The Persevering Mummy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith