(May 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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:
Ken Rice
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Lynx Man's Nine Lives (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In Mexico the lynx-man kidnaps American tourist Ruth Williams. He wants to sacrifice her to the cat-god and his tribe of murderous lynx. Then he changes his mind and wants to make her his bride. The lynx don't agree and turn against their leader. Ruth can escape.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #17 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"There are some people who believe in prescience, that is, a knowledge beforehand of an unexpected event..."
A railroad employee has a premonition about a train crash. When the crash actually happens the next day, the employee is quite unhappy about it.

The Phantom Model (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Art painter Victor is obsessed with the mysterious Odette. He wants her to be his model, she eludes him. When Odette sits for Victor, the paintings undergo horrible transformations. Victor dies of shock, and Odette is revealed to be an artist-hating model who was driven to suicide forty years ago.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #18 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"The skilled craftsmanship of Benvenuto Cellini is legendary. There was one wine bowl which he fashioned in gold that was regarded as among his most beautiful creations..."
The wine bowl is stolen, its thief cursed. The last descendant of the thief dies 400 years later.

Vampire Bride (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:
Young Nadya turns into a vampire on her 21st birthday. She flees the country, gets married to a man who adores her and tries to shake off the vampire heritage. To no avail. Her bloodlust is too strong. Nadya is hunted down and dies in the arms of her loving husband.
Reprints:

Horror at Hartley Manor (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a manor's trophy room, a son murders his father after a threat of disinheritance. The trophies of wild beasts come alive and trample and claw the evildoer to death.

Pathway to the Great Abyss (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A filmcrew stumbles upon the temple of Ru in Peru. Using it as a set location, they encounter Priestess Eena in her tomb. Filming ancient rites, the crew is being sacrificed. Eena crumbles to dust, only leading lady Brenda survives, her mind in shambles.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Not sure about Cameron on inks.
May as well be Aces "heavy inker" Mario Rizzi.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Lynx Man's Nine Lives
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #17
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. The Phantom Model
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #18
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Vampire Bride
  7. 6. Horror at Hartley Manor
  8. 7. Pathway to the Great Abyss
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith