(December 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:
?
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

That Night of Regret (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Judy Sherrill; Stowe Albertson; Buck Lacey; Jack; Marcia; Judy's stepfather
Synopsis:
Diner waitress Judy agrees to date Buck, although he’s a slightly shady character. They elope, but when she changes her mind he refuses to let her go. Buck is sent to prison and their marriage is annulled. Judy rebuilds her life and several years later owns multiple restaurants. She’s courted by wealthy Stowe, who knows about Buck and says he’ll protect her if her ex ever shows up. They fall in love.

Stunt Marriage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Giella ?
Inks:
Joe Giella ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Wendy Mayo; Peter Hardin; Justine Vaughn (model); Mike Johnson (publicity man); Douglas Merton
Synopsis:
Peter and Wendy are partners in a daredevil flying act. Peter wants to marry model Justine but he doesn’t have the money to support her in the lavish lifestyle she prefers. Wendy helps Peter complete his invention, a new parachute. To attract investors, Wendy agrees to marry Peter in mid-air as a publicity stunt. Justine dumps Peter for someone who already has a million dollars, but Peter is happy because he and Wendy are in love.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Characters and source supplied by Gussi via the GCD Error Tracker.

He Loved Me, But - (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kitty Ryan; Nick Tossela; Rex Jordan; Mrs. Jordan
Synopsis:
Kitty gets a job in a nightclub run by Nick, a childhood friend from their old, tough neighbourhood. They fall in love, but she wants “to marry money and social position.” Kitty dates upper-class Rex instead and they become engaged. Nick’s mother forces Kitty to have a conservative makeover so she’ll be a “lady,” but Kitty rejects this and decides to return to Nick.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Nick is referred to as "Tosseli" in one panel, but the rest of the time his name is given as "Tossela."

For a More Glamorous You (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Advice on manicure and facials.

Blinded By My Pride (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Bruce McLean; Alice Hampden; Mrs. Hampden; Pete Hampden
Synopsis:
Bruce and librarian Alice live in the same town, but their families have always been rivals. Alice’s widowed mother is now living in near poverty and Bruce offers to purchase Alice’s family home but she refuses to sell. When the old house catches fire, Bruce rescues Alice’s little brother. The destruction of the house removes the old rivalry and Bruce will wed Alice.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Source provided by Gussi via the GCD Error Tracker.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. That Night of Regret
  3. 2. Stunt Marriage
  4. 3. He Loved Me, But -
  5. 4. For a More Glamorous You
  6. 5. Blinded By My Pride
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • David Wilt
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls