(September 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:
Jim McLaughlin ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre:
horror-suspense

Sculptress of Doom (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:
The evil-minded Corella is a sculptress who can capture her model's souls in her statues. Her husband George finds out about it and has to decide between his wife and his life.

Baffling Mysteries # 37 (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:
"In the legends of the gypsies the weird affair of Charles Gower remains an unsolved, startling mystery..."
Gower kills a fortune teller, because the old woman "knows too much". He is haunted by her ghost and reveals himself to the police.

Curse of the Condemned Gypsy (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jay Scott Pike
Inks:
Jay Scott Pike
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A violin is charged with a gypsy curse: the person who plays it, will commit a murder. The evil instrument goes through three murderous hands, before it can be destroyed.
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Baffling Mysteries # 38 (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:
"Victor Mayner was a 'ladies' man', a fortune hunter who preyed on lonely wealthy women..."
His career comes to a sudden stop when he woos a vampire lady.

Over My Dead Body (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:
In a scheme to get his insurance money, struggling painter Ben Ober agrees to a fake burial of his comatose body. Everything goes not exactly as planned, and in the end there's the devil to pay.

The Undertaker's Apprentice (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Willie Keech is an exceptional young boy, obsessed with reanimating dead animals. He works as an undertaker's apprentice, practising with chemicals on dead human bodies. When Keech finally succeeds, he is murdered by a reanimated killer.

The Amulet of Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In Hungary, two treasure hunters steal a vampire's amulet out of its grave, thus releasing the beast. Following the men through half of Europe, the vampire finally retrieves his amulet and finds eternal rest in his grave again.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Sculptress of Doom
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries # 37
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Curse of the Condemned Gypsy
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries # 38
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Over My Dead Body
  7. 6. The Undertaker's Apprentice
  8. 7. The Amulet of Terror
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  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
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