(May 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:
M.J. Phillips
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
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:
Jim McLaughlin
Inks:
Jim McLaughlin
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Snakes Alive! (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:
In balmy Alfredo Springs in Florida a voodoo snake goddess runs amuck. Claudia kills four people and ends up in court! Admitting everything she is confined to a mental institution. There she strangles her psychiatrist and escapes.

Baffling Mysteries #23 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"The pirate lore that still is told and written about, does not include this strange tale..."
Two pirates murder their captain for a bigger share of the loot. The captain's ghost returns and takes revenge.

Indexer Notes

One of a series of 1-page stories about supposedly true encounters with the supernatural.

Bazaar of the Cursed Goblins (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Brutal landowner Lord Trevelyan is lured to a carnival of cruelties by the ghost of his dead wife. There on display are all the atrocities he's done to his peasants. Trevelyan flees the scene, but is caught at home and burned with his manor.

The Image of Evil (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Engineer Cranford discovers a parallel world made of glass. The glass people want to take over our world with Cranford's help. He rejects their wish and has to avoid any glass object from there on. Cranford is thought of being mad. He is happy to be confined to a windowless padded cell.

Indexer Notes

This is the comic story version of the text story "World Of Glass!" from Beyond #19, published two months earlier.

Baffling Mysteries #24 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"In 1896, the discovery of a jeweled necklace by British archeologists in the tomb of an Egyptian princess, caused a stir of excitement throughout the world..."
The necklace of death strangles anyone who wears it. Just that happens to a gangster's girl when he steals it from the museum.

Indexer Notes

One of a series of 1-page stories about supposedly true encounters with the supernatural.

The Jade Idol (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Adventurer Larry Ireland steals a jade idol from an Indonesian village temple. The idol incarnates a vengeful Sholto deity. Back in San Francisco, Ireland is horribly murdered by the idol come to life.

Quiet Stalks the Undead Fiend (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The Radcliffes move into a haunted house, completely furnished with a vampire in the cellar. Dora Radcliffe gets attacked by the beast, changes herself into a vampire and destroys the fiend. Husband Lew has the sad task of staking his wife and burning the house down.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Snakes Alive!
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries #23
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Bazaar of the Cursed Goblins
  5. 4. The Image of Evil
  6. 5. Baffling Mysteries #24
    Baffling Mysteries
  7. 6. The Jade Idol
  8. 7. Quiet Stalks the Undead Fiend
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig