(May 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-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
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Reprints

Prophecy of the Black Dream (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In Paris, art painter Dulaq finds magical paints. Everything he paints becomes reality. So he disposes comfortably of his rival and his landlady. Too bad that the landlady was a witch who put a curse on him. He will be killed by a cat. One morning Dulaq awakens and sees with horror what he has painted in his sleep: he is torn to shreds by a tiger.

True Tales of the Supernatural #39 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
"A strange tale of the supernatural and mystic occurred forty years ago in a small New England town..."
A young couple encounters a pair of ghostly sisters in a haunted house.

Horde of the Faceless (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?; Bill Walton ?
Inks
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Henry Keefe considers suicide because he lost his right arm in an accident. He is approached by the legion of "the faceless ones", a dark cult. They restore his arm and want a book of magic in exchange. Keefe finds out that the faceless one are dead criminals who yearn to come back into life. Clasping the book, Keefe jumps to his death.

True Tales of the Supernatural #40 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"The legend told to this day in a small country of Europe, is based on a true incident dating back almost one hundred years..."
Testing his racehorse, Baron Tistle tramples a peasant to death. In turn, the Baron is trampled to death at the races when the peasant's ghost frightens the Baron's horse.

Lair of the Spidery Fiend (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In occupied post-war Germany the American soldier Dave Curtis encounters a spider-monster who wishes to devour him. The "spider witch" poses as a beautiful woman who drags Curtis into her lair. With the help of the witch's deceased husband Curtis can overcome all evil.

Death Wrote the Ending (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In the Montmartre - "a shabby section of Paris" - a first-person narrator has an encounter with Death, who takes the body of his girlfriend to live in. The narrator himself has to function as Death's helper. People in his vicinity die suddenly. When he shoots Death, his girlfriend lies dying before him. The narrator will swing on the gallows for that.

Calling All Ghouls (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Chic Stone
Inks
Chic Stone
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Surgeon Grant Bascom is kidnapped by his evil uncle who revives killers in his basement to send them out into the world to do his bidding. Bascom can daze these monsters with chloroform. They turn against their creator.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Prophecy of the Black Dream
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #39
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Horde of the Faceless
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural #40
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Lair of the Spidery Fiend
  7. 6. Death Wrote the Ending
  8. 7. Calling All Ghouls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steven G. Willis
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig