(April 1954)

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
M. J. Phillips
Color
Color
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

When Icy Fingers Clutch (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In northern Africa, the beggar Mejm shanghais men to do slave work for the building of a railroad. A mystic glove robbed from a sorcerer helps him to the dirty work. The glove is cursed and the sorcerer returns with a vengeance.

Indexer Notes

Bottom of last page has statement of ownership signed by A. A. Wyn, identifying Wyn as publisher and business manager and M. J. Phillips as editor.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

True Tales of the Supernatural # 51 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"When man searches into the deepest secrets of nature, he often comes face to face with problems no mortal can cope with..."
German scientist meddles with a growth serum to revive mortally wounded soldiers, but breeds a gigantic rat that lacerates him.

Death Writes the Horoscope (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The gangster Vince Yorga learns to command the "demons of the zodiac" and abuses this ability to amass riches. The supernatural powers disapprove of Yorga's methods and claim his soul for all eternity.
Reprints

True Tales of the Supernatural # 52 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Sir Leland Ames was a man of wealth and position in England at the turn of the century. But his fame came from a strange, awesome source..."
Sir Ames operates his own private torture chamber where he tantalizes his servants. One night, he himself gets to be the victim.

The Secret Fear of Thurman Renauld (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Thurman Renauld is afraid of the full moon. When his wife goes missing, he turns to psychiatrist Dr. Wingard for help. In daily therapy sessions Renauld unearths a dark secret and learns to accept that - he is a vampire.
Reprints

The Color of Blood (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Count Ferrara has killed a man whose son played in his rose bushes. At a party, a strange magician appears and conjures up a living bull who tramples the count to death in those rose bushes.

Me - Beast! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Jay Harlow comes into possession of a magic pair of spectacles. Looking through them, Harlow recognizes the beast in every man. He sees pigs and vultures, dogs and donkeys. When the glasses are turned on Harlow himself, he stands revealed as a gorilla.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. When Icy Fingers Clutch
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. True Tales of the Supernatural # 51
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  5. 4. Death Writes the Horoscope
  6. 5. True Tales of the Supernatural # 52
    True Tales of the Supernatural
  7. 6. The Secret Fear of Thurman Renauld
  8. 7. The Color of Blood
  9. 8. Me - Beast!
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