(April 1954)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Art credits suggested by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Maze Master (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Victor Rarlo is a sadist who loves puzzles and lets people perish in his fiendish mazes. Being challenged by a strange mystic, Rarlo travels into psychedelic mind-mazes and gets irreversibly caught in the maze of his own mind.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has statement of ownership signed by publisher A. A. Wyn.

Baffling Mysteries # 33 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"When civilization began its march into the mechanical age late in the 19th century, the Paris exposition became the center of world attention..."
A horror amusement ride is built, creating the world of Hades. Testing it, the park directors go mad.

Tune of the Zombie Queen (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:
Washed-up dancers Ferdie and Doris take over a stage act from a genuine voodoo queen in New Orleans. They have to pay a price though – and turn into zombies.

Baffling Mysteries # 34 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
"One of the most macabre tales to come from the moors of Scotland, took place fifty-six years ago..."
A London police inspector doesn't believe the reports of a werewolf on the rampage on the moors and gets to be the monster's next victim.

Hostage of the Unearthly (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Demons from the "half-world" invade our "earth-plane" through a pathway opened by radiation experiments. They get trapped by their inability to cross water.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Lou Cameron ? for art credits.

Crimson Fury (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man is killed with a razor outside a barber shop. A mob lynches the hermit on the hill. Soon after, the mob leader dies under mysterious circumstances.

When Voodoo Drums Rumble (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:
Brutal plantation owner Stefan Hootner abuses and kills his servants, thus exciting the wrath of voodoo queen Veldamma. She comes to him as beautiful Velda and tricks him into marriage.

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Lou Cameron ? for art credits.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Maze Master
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries # 33
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Tune of the Zombie Queen
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries # 34
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Hostage of the Unearthly
  7. 6. Crimson Fury
  8. 7. When Voodoo Drums Rumble
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig