(March 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:
M. J. Phillips
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)

Genre:
horror-suspense

How Manuelo Died (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Proud Spaniard Manuelo wants to be a bullfighter. A witch makes it happen, as long as Manuelo provides her with the blood of others. Getting tired of the deal, Manuelo murders the crone. She returns in the form of a fierce bull.
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Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has statement of ownership identifying A. A. Wyn as publisher and business manager and M. J. Phillips as editor.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #45 (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:
"In a stronghold in the cellar of the London museum is a mummy case that is permanently sealed and secluded..."
It stays closed because the mummy inside likes to attack museum guards who bear a resemblance to the mummy's murderer.

The Oozing Horror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
By accident, a scientist evolves the ability to merge with objects. As the police hunt him for the murder of his wife, he cannot develop an anti-serum in time - and merges forever with a tree.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #46 (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:
"In 1873, two artists shared a studio in Paris. Martin was a sculptor of beautiful objects but he himself was ugly and deformed..."
With the power of witchcraft, he takes over the body of his handsome colleague Peter. Until the voodoo sculpture goes to pieces.

Long Arm of the Undead (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:
Strange things happen in the Italian film industry: leading lady Maria Santori dies, but her jealous ghost keeps killing all who want to take her part. Finally Santori herself decides to finish the picture.
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Dark Destiny (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Gordi Collins brings home to England a Tibetan girl as his wife. He has been warned that she is destined to be a priestess for her tribe when she will turn 21. It so happens. Gordi dies and the savage woman vanishes.

Woman of a Thousand Faces (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:
Somewhere in the African jungle, a 3,000-year-old sorceress rules like a tyrant and kills at will. Only a mighty witch doctor can help. Goro has to die first, then comes back as an all-powerful ghost with the ability to ban the forces of evil.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. How Manuelo Died
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #45
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. The Oozing Horror
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #46
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Long Arm of the Undead
  7. 6. Dark Destiny
  8. 7. Woman of a Thousand Faces
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  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
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