(December 1951)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Humor Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Revolt of the Heads (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Anthropologist Lasker on Borneo learns mighty magic from witch doctor. When his brother takes over his post, he gets massacred by evil natives. Lasker returns and conjures deadly spell upon native chief.

Indexer Notes

We (Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and myself) believe that Cameron startet his work for Ace in a team with Mastroserio. He goes solo later on.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #1 (Table of Contents)

A Hand of Fate Mystery / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Many times strong love and jealousy come together to create a hateful mixture..."
Magic mantelpiece clock stops running as soon as lovers lose their love for each other. Jealous husband plants a bomb inside, but becomes the victim himself.

Canyon of the Living Dead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McLaughlin
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Airplane pilot looks for planes gone missing above the Andes and discovers ghostly Shangri-La. He escapes, returns and bombards the place. Peace is restored.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #2 (Table of Contents)

A Hand of Fate Mystery / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"This strange incident occurred not too many years ago in a large metropolitan city..."
Newspaperman makes deal with the devil. His soul for knowledge of news in advance. Panic spreads. A year later the devil collects his due. Reporter writes his own obituary.

Death Howls by Moonrise (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Inks:
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Couple visit friend at cabin in the woods. At the full moon a werewolf roams about. The couple detects their friend as the evildoer. He is shot dead.

Unburied Dead (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Man hypnotizes wife, but summons demon in the process. They fight over possession of the woman's body. Her body explodes. Man is arrested and sentenced to death.
Reprints:

Monster of the Bayous (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scientist creates live-giving wonder serum. His assistent spills it accidentally on the grave of a long-dead pirate. Huge zombie stalks the countryside. Gets bombed back into oblivion by some bars of dynamite.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Revolt of the Heads
  3. 2. A Hand of Fate Mystery #1
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  4. 3. Canyon of the Living Dead
  5. 4. A Hand of Fate Mystery #2
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  6. 5. Death Howls by Moonrise
  7. 6. Unburied Dead
  8. 7. Monster of the Bayous
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Smith
  • Donald Dale Milne