(November 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Volume:
?
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)

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

Genre:
occult

The Famine of Chichen-Itza (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
The land of Yucatan is threatened by famine. Agricultural scientist Barry Paxton meets Mayan princess Janva. Together they travel back in time and discover vast grain supplies held back by thieving king Tolextl.

The Dreadful Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The hobo Matty Ross meets a conclave of witches in the woods and is tricked into taking their blood money - and thus forfeiting his life. He is saved by witch-hunting townspeople, but pays for his sins by going blind.
Reprints:

Death Never Takes a Furlough (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Four GIs run into a vampire trap in a German castle. They get slaughtered one by one. The last one manages to stake the vampire and shoot down her goulish henchmen.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #30 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
"When Kublai Khan was the emperor of the great Mongolian empire in 1259 A.D., his conquest of China brought him great wealth..."
The ghost of the Khan guards his hidden treasure in person, bringing down an avalanche on all intruders.

Curse of the Yogi (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A British major is haunted by a Yogi curse and finally killed.

Mirror of Mephisto (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Ralph Dana discovers a parallel universe behind a magic mirror, ruled by the devil. Dana fabricates more of Mephisto's mirrors and lures his relatives into the mirror world, so he can dig up a family treasure alone. His plan fails miserably and he is caught in the mirror.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #29 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
"In a certain section of London, there is a huge, old prison still in use. Strangely enough, one cell of this prison is never used..."
Because an "old hag" hanged herself in that cell, every other inmate tries to commit suicide this way as well.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Famine of Chichen-Itza
  3. 2. The Dreadful Night
  4. 3. Death Never Takes a Furlough
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #30
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Curse of the Yogi
  7. 6. Mirror of Mephisto
  8. 7. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #29
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Smith
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • Keith Smith