(March 1953)

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

Issue Notes

Some information for this index from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker, August 2010.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? [as "ACE" Baker] (see notes)
Inks:
? [as "ACE" Baker] (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur refers to this artist as "Ace" Baker, a Matt-Baker-Imitator, who worked for ACE.

The Dead Are Never Lonely (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Actress Nolita is killed in an argument with her husband. She flees the crypt, hoping to escape death. As her body withers away in the world of the living, she returns to death and finds peace with her late husband.

Baffling Mysteries #22 (Table of Contents)

Baffling Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"There is a man today, in Spain, who has in his possession two macabre paintings..."
People die gazing upon paintings of horror.

Prowl of the Stalking Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A surgeon believes in vampires. To prove his theory he drags his uncle from the crypt who was a vampire! The bloodthirsty vampire rampages through the hospital and infects his nephew. After more killings, the surgeon overcomes his vampirism by means of a blood transfusion and both uncle and nephew fall struggling with each other out of a window to their death.

Baffling Mysteries #21 (Table of Contents)

Baffling Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
"On the desolate coast of Nova Scotia, there stands a lighthouse..."
All lighthouse keepers vanish. Two tourists staying the night find out that all of them cruise the sea at night - in a rowboat.

Beware the Graveyard Clay (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The sculptor Clatrow forms voodoo dolls out of graveyard clay. Ridding himself with this mystic power of his mentor, Clatrow plans to marry the daughter of the house. Visions of the murdered man haunt Clatrow, he breaks his own voodoo image by accident and dies.

The Curse of Bell's Rectory (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A treasure hunter digs up gold and silver in the well of an old rectory. The deacon's ghost (to whom the treasure belongs) appears and kills the thief.

Slaves of the Orchid Goddess (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In the jungle of Bengali, two adventurers encounter the orchid goddess and her man-eating orchids. They escape to the new world, bringing along a small plant. As it grows, it turns their florist business into a little shop of horrors.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Dead Are Never Lonely
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries #22
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Prowl of the Stalking Terror
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries #21
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Beware the Graveyard Clay
  7. 6. The Curse of Bell's Rectory
  8. 7. Slaves of the Orchid Goddess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig