(February 1951)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Ace Books, Inc.
Brand
An Ace Magazine
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding
Saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Warren Kremer ?
Inks
Warren Kremer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
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The Case of the Beckoning Mummy (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Archeologist Damon Knight excavates an ancient egypt tomb. He is warned by the ghost of the 8,000 years old mummy of Kali-Dahn not to desecrate his burial chamber. As Knight continues, he gets lured into the tomb and has to take the mummy's place.
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True Creepy Tales #1 (Table of Contents: 2)

True Creepy Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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?
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?
Colors
?
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?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"We may laugh at the thought of ghosts. That's what the young Smiths, who were spending their honeymoon in Massachusetts, did".
As the couple goes on a canoe trip at night, they encounter an indian ghost canoe and get capsized. They manage to swim to safety though.

Venom of the Vampires (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Martin “Marty” Rose
Inks
Martin “Marty” Rose ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A plane goes down in Honduras. The pilot, a young woman and Count Vacrini survive and make their way to the jungle. They encounter bloodsucking bats and an indian tribe. Vacrini turns out to be a necromancer and wounds the indian chief. He is killed for that, but returns as a fullgrown vampire. The pilot locks him inside a cave, where Vacrini is eaten alive by small vampire bats. Pilot and girl marry.
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True Creepy Tales #2 (Table of Contents: 4)

True Creepy Tales / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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?
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?
Colors
?
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?

Synopsis
"There is a belief among the village people of Yorkshire, England, that the soul always returns to the body once in twenty-four hours until after the funeral..."
A hunter gives a lift to a taciturn traveller. On inquiring about his passenger later on, he learns that the man died a day ago.

Indexer Notes

Feature continues as True Tales of Unexplained Mystery in Web of Mystery (Ace Magazines, 1951 series) #2 (April 1951).

The Lamenting Voice of the Bell (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The deformed hunchback Hans Walden is a masterful bell-caster. His bells sound like the voices of angels - because he melts human bodies in the boiling cauldron as well. After manufacturing an old friend into a new bell, Walden is haunted by the ghostly tolling of the bell. He breaks down and confesses.
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Model For a Madman (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A mad painter kills women to portrait their horror on canvas. His latest victim outwits him, sets fire to his place and escapes.
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Ghost Ship of the Caribbean (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A young couple steer their boat into a hurricane and end up on a pirate ghost ship. The crew want to murder them, but they are protected by the captain's ghost, who turns out to be the man's great grandfather.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Case of the Beckoning Mummy
  3. 2. True Creepy Tales #1
    True Creepy Tales
  4. 3. Venom of the Vampires
  5. 4. True Creepy Tales #2
    True Creepy Tales
  6. 5. The Lamenting Voice of the Bell
  7. 6. Model For a Madman
  8. 7. Ghost Ship of the Caribbean
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