(May 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
A. A. Wyn, 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:
Ken Rice
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Moon Was Red (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In a French sea port the fishermen have to fight giant merman-creatures. Only old Fernande survives and puts a monster's severed finger on display.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 35 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Circus life has always been the source of strange and haunting tales. The weirdest of these stories is still told among circus people..."
Sideshow freak Bruno gets a new tattoo, depicting a devil's figure. It is a cursed tattoo that strangles Bruno to death.

Out of Blackness They Come! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two scientists enter the realm of blackness, where demons dwell and the devil resides. They can fight their way back to our reality - scaring the devil off with a flashlight.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 36 (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:
"From the mysterious far east comes this eerie tale of greed and death. One day, a native guide led two European men into a deserted Indian temple..."
Trying to steal jewels from the temple, the men are crushed by a stone idol guarding the exit.

Corpses on Cue (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Exploiting the undead, Professor Skane uses a zombie for a stage show: "The man who can't be killed". Acting on behalf of the zombie's union, a female zombie companion arrives and puts a bloody end to the dishonorable display.
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Wail of the Ice Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Mountain climber Hugh Kennedy reaches the summit of Mt. Kelna and meets snow goddess Kelna herself and her ice creatures. They plan to encase him in a block of ice, but Kennedy escapes by lighting his trusty blowtorch.

Evil Twangs the Devil's Harp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The scene is London in 1787. Drunkard Bertie comes into possession of the devil's harp. He rises to be a star musician, but when playing for king and queen, the demons of the harp appear and claim Bertie's soul.
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Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Moon Was Red
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 35
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. Out of Blackness They Come!
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 36
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Corpses on Cue
  7. 6. Wail of the Ice Dead
  8. 7. Evil Twangs the Devil's Harp
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  • Tillmann Courth
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