(October 1955)

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:
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:
Louis Zansky
Inks:
Louis Zansky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Prisoners in a Lost World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Two explorers discover the underground kingdom of Xandia, hidden in the Himalayas. They are imprisoned and have to fight wild beasts. Only one of them can escape back to western civilization.
Reprints:

What's the Answer to These School Problems? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

by National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools

Baffling Mysteries (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sy Grudko
Inks:
Sy Grudko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
Synopsis:
"When the french army was fighting its toughest battle of World War I, tales of heroic ventures became almost commonplace..."
A lieutenant is killed leading an attack. His ghost returns to complete the task.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally presented as one of the "True Tales of Unexplained Mystery." Presented as true stories. Feature abstains from traditional numbering.

The Lorelei of Loon Lake (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
[“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Inks:
[“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The ghost of a drowned girl reveals what happened.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.
Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Lou Cameron ? for art credits.

Story has been reworked and censored (woman’s skeleton removed).

Baffling Mysteries (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sy Grudko
Inks:
Sy Grudko
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
"One of the most fascinating sports in the world is skiing..."
American tourist in the Swiss alps witnesses nightly somersault ski jump of a man who injured himself a week before.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Originally presented as one of the "True Tales of the Supernatural." Feature abstains from traditional numbering. Story has been reworked. In the original version the ski jumper had died a week ago.

The Phantom Model (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A young lady seeks revenge on artist because of the one that jilted her mother.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Lou Cameron ? for art credits.

The text is doctored to avoid all references to death. The painter does not die, he just faints.

The Mummy's Curse (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Egyptian Whodunit: Archeologist sets deadly trap for his employer by springing a mummy's poisoned ornament on him. Egyptian detective can put the blame on him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

6 Furlongs to Yesterday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A ghost dad and a hospitalized son help a horse win the big race.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Haunted Horse." In the original version the son dies.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Prisoners in a Lost World
  3. 2. What's the Answer to These School Problems?
  4. 3. Baffling Mysteries
    Baffling Mysteries
  5. 4. The Lorelei of Loon Lake
  6. 5. Baffling Mysteries
    Baffling Mysteries
  7. 6. The Phantom Model
  8. 7. The Mummy's Curse
  9. 8. 6 Furlongs to Yesterday
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig