(August [1952])

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
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:
John Chilly ?
Inks:
John Chilly ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Man who pawned his Soul (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Molno
Inks:
Bill Molno
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Editing:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fate
Synopsis:
A gambler gets his hands on magic dice. He cannot lose anymore. Fate appeals to his conscience. The gambler doesn't listen. He is pursued by zombie-like ghosts and in the end claimed by the devil.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #9 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"There are still adventurous young men who travel the American west..."
A prospector dying of thirst in the desert is rescued by an indian maiden. She turns out to be a ghost girl.

Cauldron of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In the Ozark mountains, a village is terrorized by witches. A young man falls into their hands and has to do their bidding as a "witch-man". He transforms into an ugly fat man and is about to open the gates to flood the village. A brave farmer crosses these evil plans, destroys the witches and saves the young man. He is happily ever married to the farmer's daughter.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #10 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"To some of us is given the rare power to foresee future occurences..."
A tourist dreams that an avalanche will bury a swiss village. No one believes him, and as he leaves the place, a giant snowslide actually comes downhill.

Dr. Chaney's Macabre Creation (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mario Rizzi ?
Inks:
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fate
Synopsis:
Brilliant surgeon and grave-robber Dr. Chaney wants to build a super-brain by puzzling together the best parts of five different brains. His dumb assistent is to be the carrier of the new brain. Doctor mistreats assistant, assistant destroys brain in a rage and switches it with a lion brain. Doctor kills assistant and unknowingly transplants him the animal brain. Assistant goes on a rampage.

Fires of Ozymandias (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Greedy explorer desecrates pharaoh's tomb and is hit by his curse. The Pharaoh's wife, Moira, comes alive and condemns the man to eternal entombment - fully conscious.

The Grave will not Wait (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fate
Synopsis:
A stonemason is crushed to death by a falling gravestone. He tries to make a deal with death: Kill other people if he is allowed to live on. But fate teaches him a lesson. All his actions are fruitless. Fate and death crush him again under the gravestone. Because "his life had run its course".
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Man who pawned his Soul
  3. 2. A Hand of Fate Mystery #9
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  4. 3. Cauldron of Evil
  5. 4. A Hand of Fate Mystery #10
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  6. 5. Dr. Chaney's Macabre Creation
  7. 6. Fires of Ozymandias
  8. 7. The Grave will not Wait
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