(February 1952)

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:
Ace
Editing:
?
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:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Carnival of Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
Charles Nicholas
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Neil Hudson works as a roustabout at an amusement park. A phantom woman speaks to him warning about accidents which are going to happen in the next hours. Hudson follows her advice and prevents those accidents from happening. The woman is a "carnival crazy" lady who died years ago.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #13 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Foremost among mexican matador's was Antonio de Valera. He is still spoken of wherever lovers of bullfighting gather..."
Valera is killed by a bull in Monterrey, but his ghost fights the next day in Mexico City - as he promised to do.

The Statue of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Vince Alascia ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Baron Hauser posesses a magic statue of himself containing his soul and drawing all evil upon it. The more Hauser gets involved into political corruptions and personal killings, the more the statue shows signs of deformation (like in "The Picture of Dorian Gray"). One day the overburdened statue crumbles - burying the baron under it.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #14 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"A mysterious incident that has defied explanation occured in 1909. The british cargo ship Victoria was headed across the Atlantic..."
When the Victoria runs into trouble amidst a storm, the passengers are saved by another ship passing by. This other ship turns out te be a long missing ghost ship.

Mark of the Sinister Cat (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ross Bridger visits a balkan land and a spooky castle. There he meets Chorta, a she-devil who can transform into a cat. Chorta wants Ross to be her prince of evil. Ross escapes but is followed to the United States. In a showdown on a stormy night he can kill the cat with a magical dagger.
Reprints:

Strange Transformation (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Art painter Dwight (who might have painted too many cat paintings...) behaves like a cat himself and even transforms partly into one. He fights madly with his girlfriend who tries to soothe him by imitating a cat herself. After seeing that (and hitting his head on a chair) Dwight comes to his senses and swears to destroy all his cat pictures.

Indexer Notes

Again a very strange Ace text story.

Quest of the Never-Ending (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:
A love triangle leads to murder and from there on to purgatory. The protagonist has to relive the events culminating in death over and over again.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Carnival of Terror
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #13
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. The Statue of Evil
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #14
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Mark of the Sinister Cat
  7. 6. Strange Transformation
  8. 7. Quest of the Never-Ending
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith