(October 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
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)

The Sign of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mark Wayne, American tourist in Rome, learns that he is the reincarnation of slavedriver Marcus, cousin to the infamous Nero. Being captured by the ghosts of roman slaves, Mark is branded on the forehead.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #27 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"In 1913, a young man committed murder to get an old man's fortune..."
When the victim is buried under a tree, the tree grows the face of the dead man. Seeing this, the murderer dies of a heart attack.

You Dare Not Speak About It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky ?; Bill Walton ?
Inks:
Mike Sekowsky ?; Bill Walton ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A family curse haunts an Irish castle. For one night in every year a demon materializes and terrorizes the inhabitants. The curse can be ended when the whole castle is destroyed with dynamite.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #28 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"The lure of buried pirate gold has led many men in a never-ending search for the elusive treasure..."
Two brothers inherit a treasure map. They go looking for the pirate gold, find it, meet a ghost and flee in terror.

The Dead Dance on Halloween (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Lona Thornton wants a man promised to another woman. She seeks professional help from a witch and gets a love potion. Drinking it the man transforms into a beast and runs off into the woods with Lona. The witch demands payment. When Lona refuses, the witch kills her on halloween night and dooms her to a dance with the dead.
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The Shadow in the Moonlight (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
When Matt Gentry comes to town and is killed, everybody suspects Dirk Barkham. The families used to live in feud. The townfolk lynch Barkham to regain their peace. But the real murderer seems to be a Rumanian vampire living up the hill.

Haunt of the Iskander Fjord (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Norwegian fisherman Gundar makes a pact with the ghosts of the old Norsemen. He gains riches and the viking chief Talj will get his daughter Inge in marriage. But the girl elopes to Denmark with her fiancé and Gundar is struck down by the spear of Talj.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Sign of Doom
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #27
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. You Dare Not Speak About It!
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #28
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. The Dead Dance on Halloween
  7. 6. The Shadow in the Moonlight
  8. 7. Haunt of the Iskander Fjord
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Keith Smith