(June 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Unity Publishing Corp.
Brand
Ace
Editing
?
Color
Color
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
cemetery; graveyard

The Witching Well (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Wildings, Vera and Roy, spend a weekend in a farmhouse Vera has inherited. Their love is put to the test, because Vera is possessed by the soul of an old witch and tries to murder Roy. He finds the witch hinding in a well and can destroy her.

Indexer Notes

It's probably still Rocco Mastroserio on inks.

True Tales of the Supernatural #23 (Table of Contents: 2)

True Tales of the Supernatural / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Not too many years ago, in the limehouse section of London, Cyrus Watts ran a profitable enterprise of money-lending..."
When Watts, a born miser, lets a man die of hunger, he is cursed and haunted by the dead man's spectre. Watts tries to expel the ghost with fire - setting his shop and himself on fire.

Victims of the Twin Scourges (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Rhyming demons transform a couple into a vampire and a werewolf. They hunt together. When separated, the change does not occur. They break up with each other to lead normal human lives. Until they meet again at a party...

True Tales of the Supernatural #24 (Table of Contents: 4)

True Tales of the Supernatural / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"The Aztec nation of Mexico was conquered by Cortez in 1521. The Aztecs were famous for the accumulation of gold..."
In 1902 two bums blackmail Aztec descendants into telling where the treausures are hidden. The men are lured into an Aztec temple. One of them is ritually sacrificed. The other goes mad.

Trail of the Phantom Gypsy (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jeremy Osborne is cursed by a gypsy woman. He has to wander through a parallel world, which he enters by getting on the Paris metro. He has to suffer as all gypsies do and in the end meets the woman again. She is death.

Bargain with Satan (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Sir Oliver makes a pact with the devil. He gets thirty years more of his lifetime, but has to murder a thirty-year old woman. He does so in killing his niece. Sir Oliver is young again, but leaves bloody footprints wherever he goes.

The Bedeviled Battalion (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Colonel Diavolo runs a fort of undead foreign legionnaires in northern Africa. Young American school teacher Nita Varden goes looking there for her missing fiancé. She can trick the devil and put the bones of her lover to eternal rest.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Witching Well
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #23
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Victims of the Twin Scourges
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural #24
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Trail of the Phantom Gypsy
  7. 6. Bargain with Satan
  8. 7. The Bedeviled Battalion
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  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jerry Hillegas
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