(July 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)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Keywords
mermaid

Red Shadow of Abaddon (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Under the alias of "Mr. Abaddon", Satan lures a young ballerina into his pact. She gets twenty years of fame, he gets her soul and has her dance for the hordes of the dead. All her attempts to break the contract fail.

True Tales of the Supernatural #41 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In the late nineteenth century, two french archeologists chanced upon a long-lost tomb deep in the Sahara desert..."
The men find Queen Rami and her recipe for a will-controlling perfume. They mix a potion and go mad.
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Werewolf Blood on my Hands (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
London file clerk Gregory Cooper wants to be a Scotland Yard detective. He helps the police stalking a rampant south african werewolf by transforming himself into one. In a duel of the werewolves Cooper is overcome by bloodlust and shot dead by detectives.

True Tales of the Supernatural #42 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
"In the town of Regensburg, Germany, there stands a stone bridge which spans the Danube river..."
A witch is burned in 1764, but a statue of her reappears atop the bridge.

Graveyard of Ghost Ships (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Lou Cameron ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
American adventurer Gil Morgan comes across a pirate ship in the Sargasso sea, inhabited by ghost pirates under female captain Anne Bonny. Anne falls in love with the handsome stranger. They go sink some ships together. When Morgan tries to run away with the loot, he is killed by Captain Anne.
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Indexer Notes

Comparing Lou's signature to the title makes me believe that he was his own letterer.
We are talking about the title splash here, captions and balloons are Leroy lettered.

Horror Masquerade (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Chauffeur murders his employer and takes on his identity. He puts on make-up to look exactly like the old man. One day the make-up won't come off.

If Flesh Could Crawl... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The unsuccessful horror writer Darrel Thomas wants to commit suicide, but is hindered by the apparition of his evil fictitous creations. Fulfilling his every wish, Thomas gets to be rich and famous. Annoyed by their enduring presence, Thomas commits suicide, destroying his demons with him.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Red Shadow of Abaddon
  3. 2. True Tales of the Supernatural #41
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  4. 3. Werewolf Blood on my Hands
  5. 4. True Tales of the Supernatural #42
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  6. 5. Graveyard of Ghost Ships
  7. 6. Horror Masquerade
  8. 7. If Flesh Could Crawl...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Keith Smith
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig