(October 1952)

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
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:
Lou Cameron ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Necklace of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fate
Synopsis:
An ancient Greek snake necklace turns their bearers into snake monsters.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #11 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
"Anyone who lives for a length of time on an island in the Pacific learns not to laugh at tales of the supernatural..."
In Hawaii lingers a ghostly hitchhiker taking rides and vanishing into thin air.

Demonized Sweetheart (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:
Clint Harkness gets drawn into a plot concerning a Chinese jade demon and the powers of evil. The beautiful Ming-Loa positions herself on the wrong side and has to die.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #12 (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:
"This strange story took place in western Australia and concerns a man named Ferris Fitzpatrick, a settler in the district..."
Fitzpatrick is murdered by his housekeeper, his ghost leads the police to his body.

Under the Telamone’s Spell (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Louis Zansky (signed)
Inks:
Louis Zansky (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Professor Vachell and his wife Betty are on an archeological field trip in Italy. A stone statue of Ajax puts Betty under its spell. Betty is driven into madness and death.

Indexer Notes

Signed with the initials "LZ" in splash page.

The Haunted Zither (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Pierre cannot stand his wife's incessant zither-playing anymore. He sets the house on fire and kills her, but is haunted by the melody of the zither. He tries to end this torture by confessing to murder and being guillotined, but his wife awaits him in the afterlife - playing her zither!

Fate's Final Scoop (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fate
Synopsis:
Stranded newspaperman Dick Palmer gets an idea how to land a scoop. He makes his own news. Palmer sets fire to a tenement house, blows up a bridge and releases gorillas from the zoo. Irony of fate: one of the gorillas finds him and kills Palmer. Eternal damnation awaits his soul.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Necklace of Death
  3. 2. A Hand of Fate Mystery #11
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  4. 3. Demonized Sweetheart
  5. 4. A Hand of Fate Mystery #12
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  6. 5. Under the Telamone’s Spell
  7. 6. The Haunted Zither
  8. 7. Fate's Final Scoop
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