(May 1955)

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:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Haunted Three (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais (signed originally)
Inks:
Rudy Palais (signed originally)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Retribution (host)
Synopsis:
Three murderers on the run meet their poetic justice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reworked and censored (gun and body removed, flames from second body removed). Originally untitled.

Curse of the Mummy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rudy Palais (signed originally)
Inks:
Rudy Palais (signed originally)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Retribution (host)
Synopsis:
Three explorers experience a mummy's curse, with fatal consequences.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reworked and censored to meet approval of the Comics Code Authority. Originally untitled.

The Scarlet Curse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A witch takes over the body of another woman, but can be shot by the police.
Reprints:

The Sabre of Gregory Tamoric (Table of Contents)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
In a trial of courage, Gregory Tamoric is supposed to stick a sabre into a grave at midnight on the local cemetery. He accidentally pierces his long cloak with the weapon, trips, falls down and dies of shock - thinking a skeleton has grabbed his foot.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A. A. Wyn, publisher and business manager, and M. J. Phillips, editor.

Boomerang Bullet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Retribution (host)
Synopsis:
Dennis Hilton murders for money, but his conscience haunts him. He kills himself when confronted with the police.

Indexer Notes

Story begins with sentence:
"Dennis Hilton had a theory about a man's conscience".
Looks like old reprint from FOUR FAVORITES # 25 or #27.
Can’t tell which one, both of those issues are missing on DCM.
Reworked and censored to meet approval of the Comics Code Authority.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Haunted Three
  3. 2. Curse of the Mummy
  4. 3. The Scarlet Curse
  5. 4. The Sabre of Gregory Tamoric
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Boomerang Bullet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith