(August 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Volume:
29
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ace Magazines, Inc.
Brand:
Ace
Editing:
N. J. Phillips?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Since Ace used Leroy lettering exclusively by the end of 1952, the handlettered second and fourth story are reprints from earlier romance titles.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photography)
Inks:
? (photography)
Colors:
? (photography)

Genre:
romance

Reckless Decision (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Cynthia Connell; Kurt Ellinger; Faye Owens; Mrs. Connell
Synopsis:
Cynthia’s fiance Dwayne elopes with Kurt’s girlfriend Faye. Kurt proposes that he and Cynthia get married since they’d both made preparations for weddings already. Cynthia agrees but after the ceremony they feel it was a mistake. However, during their honeymoon Cynthia and Kurt fall in love. On their return, they learn Faye is back, planning to divorce Dwayne and reconcile with Kurt. But Kurt and Cynthia will stay married, understanding their earlier engagements were ill-advised.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

I Loved a Woman-Hater (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giusto
Inks:
Frank Giusto
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Gordon; Lois; Sally; Wayne Foster
Synopsis:
Lois meets Gordon, the woman-hating brother of her college chum Sally. Wayne tries to convince Gordon to allow him to invest in Gordon's air transport business. Wayne and Sally become romantically involved, but Gordon is consistently rude to Lois. He doesn’t trust women after a bad experience in college. Eventually he and Lois fall in love and decide to wed, as do Wayne and Sally.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Frank Giusto is the person behind the pseudonym "Ace" Baker we used for years.

The Fling She Wanted (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Paula; Steve Marshall; Norwood Bardell; Leila
Synopsis:
Elevator operator Paula dreams of a career in fashion. She’s courted by handsome soda jerk Steve, but warns him she “couldn’t marry a poor man.” Paula dates Norwood, a dress wholesaler, and his friend Leila offers Paula the chance to become a model, as well as a free room in her house. Steve is suspicious. Leila and Norwood traffic in stolen clothes and Paula is framed as an accomplice, but Steve comes to her rescue. He now has a good job in TV as a sound engineer and they will be married.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

For a More Glamorous You (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Advice on hair treatments.

Secondhand Love (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles A. (Chuck) Winter
Inks:
Charles A. (Chuck) Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Shayne Randall; Jeff Marsh; Babs; Mrs. Smithers
Synopsis:
Young widow Shayne works in Jeff’s office and cares for her late husband’s little girl Babs. Jeff has a childhood phobia about second-hand goods, always demanding new items. Jeff and Shayne become engaged, but she refrains from telling him of her previous marriage. She also claims Babs belongs to a friend, and warns Babs she’ll be sent away to a boarding school after Shayne marries Jeff. Babs runs away and Shayne confesses all to Jeff. Babs is found, safe and sound, and Jeff agrees to get over his phobia and marry “secondhand” Shayne.
Reprints:
  • From ?

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Reckless Decision
  3. 2. I Loved a Woman-Hater
  4. 3. The Fling She Wanted
  5. 4. For a More Glamorous You
  6. 5. Secondhand Love
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls