(September 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
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:
Ken Rice ?
Inks:
Ken Rice ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Kill, My Minions of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Thanks to "years of experiments plus a knowledge of black magic", Ivan Buloff controls an army of flying severed hands that kill on his command. He even blackmails the helpless German government. But the worried sister of one of his victims proves to be his downfall.
Reprints:

Baffling Mysteries # 27 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"Of the many strange tales credited to the land of Scotland, the following is perhaps the most baffling..."
The curse of a clan feud claims a victim two generations later.

Duel of the Spectres (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Beck
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Jeff Pearson and his wife travel to Scotland to inherit the family castle. Pearson is confronted by the ghosts of his dead brothers. One of them is a mad vampire who has to be staked again - and this time properly.

Baffling Mysteries # 28 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"An astounding story that has never been told before lies buried in the files of a well-known British newspaper..."
Reporter Ramsey discovers a mad Nazi scientist and his monster in the black mountains of Bavaria. "But the editor felt the world had lived through terrible enough times to believe this incredible tale, so the story was never printed".

Evil Cult of the Juggernaut (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Beck
Inks:
Don Perlin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Writing a book about native lore, Paul Reynolds discovers the cult of the juggernaut in India. The evil high priest Rashonu exploits his followers to amass riches. But the idol of juggernaut comes alive and punishes Rashonu.

Indexer Notes

Pencil art credits previously supplied by Saltarella as Don Perlin. August 2010.

The Mystery of Mello Manse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A man travels to England to be united with his lover Meta. They spend a lovely night in Meta's huge mansion. Then she bids him farewell. At the station the man learns that Meta has died three months ago.

Master of the Undead (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Hartley
Inks:
Al Hartley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mystery writer Peter Brandon has to do research for a book on zombies. Though flying to Haiti and experiencing a wild zombie chase, he wakes up in his own New York room a week later. Was it all just a nightmare?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previously attributed by Saltarella to Joe Orlando in error, August 2010.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Kill, My Minions of Death!
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries # 27
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Duel of the Spectres
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries # 28
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Evil Cult of the Juggernaut
  7. 6. The Mystery of Mello Manse
  8. 7. Master of the Undead
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Steele, Hames Ware, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig