(January 1954)

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:
Jim MacLaughlin ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

She Stalks at Sundown (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:
Big game hunter Ken Jorgens finds the cub of a were-tigress in Bengal and brings it back home to the US. He raises the animal, experiences its transformation into human form - and falls in love with "Tigra". Her struggle with her animal instincts poses problems though.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 43 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"A tale of unbelievable mystery occurred in central Europe at the close of the nineteenth century. A prince [...] viewed the funeral procession of a band of gypsies..."
And has nothing better to do than to rob the deceased of her cursed, but magic mirror. Meant as a gift for his wife, the mirror announces the death of the prince's wife.

Halfway to Eternity (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Two-bit magician Marvello travels to India to find new attractions. He assaults three fakirs and steals their magic items. When performing these on stage, Marvello runs into unexpected difficulties and gets lost in time.
Reprints:

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 44 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"The gargoyles and weird statues that glower from the heights of the famed cathedral in Coblenz, Germany, are known throughout the world for their fine workmanship..."
A thief, robbing and killing stone mason Horner, is crushed by a stone gargoyle hurtling from the top of the roof.

Legion of the Doomed (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:
Ivan Buloff, a Russian commissar in occupied Hungary, has to learn the truth about "all those capitalist lies about vampires". In fighting them he finds the meaning in the proverb "history flows forward on rivers of blood".
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Mask of Cardansus (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An African voodoo mask can grow and transform itself into a treasure-filled temple. When Randy Fenshaw kills the mask's proprietor, he gets trapped inside the mask and is imprisoned for all eternity.

Spectres of the Jolly Roger (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:
Nantucket honeymooners Charles and Ethel Webster find themselves amidst treasure-hunting ghost pirates.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. She Stalks at Sundown
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 43
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. Halfway to Eternity
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 44
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Legion of the Doomed
  7. 6. Mask of Cardansus
  8. 7. Spectres of the Jolly Roger
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  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
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