(May 1952)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Lynx Man's Nine Lives (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In Mexico the lynx-man kidnaps American tourist Ruth Williams. He wants to sacrifice her to the cat-god and his tribe of murderous lynx. Then he changes his mind and wants to make her his bride. The lynx don't agree and turn against their leader. Ruth can escape.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #17 (Table of Contents: 2)

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"There are some people who believe in prescience, that is, a knowledge beforehand of an unexpected event..."
A railroad employee has a premonition about a train crash. When the crash actually happens the next day, the employee is quite unhappy about it.

The Phantom Model (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Art painter Victor is obsessed with the mysterious Odette. He wants her to be his model, she eludes him. When Odette sits for Victor, the paintings undergo horrible transformations. Victor dies of shock, and Odette is revealed to be an artist-hating model who was driven to suicide forty years ago.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #18 (Table of Contents: 4)

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"The skilled craftsmanship of Benvenuto Cellini is legendary. There was one wine bowl which he fashioned in gold that was regarded as among his most beautiful creations..."
The wine bowl is stolen, its thief cursed. The last descendant of the thief dies 400 years later.

Vampire Bride (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Young Nadya turns into a vampire on her 21st birthday. She flees the country, gets married to a man who adores her and tries to shake off the vampire heritage. To no avail. Her bloodlust is too strong. Nadya is hunted down and dies in the arms of her loving husband.
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Horror at Hartley Manor (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a manor's trophy room, a son murders his father after a threat of disinheritance. The trophies of wild beasts come alive and trample and claw the evildoer to death.

Pathway to the Great Abyss (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A filmcrew stumbles upon the temple of Ru in Peru. Using it as a set location, they encounter Priestess Eena in her tomb. Filming ancient rites, the crew is being sacrificed. Eena crumbles to dust, only leading lady Brenda survives, her mind in shambles.
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Indexer Notes

Not sure about Cameron on inks.
May as well be Aces "heavy inker" Mario Rizzi.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Lynx Man's Nine Lives
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #17
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. The Phantom Model
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #18
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Vampire Bride
  7. 6. Horror at Hartley Manor
  8. 7. Pathway to the Great Abyss
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith