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

Genre
horror-suspense

Bride's Dowry of Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The destruction of an indian burial ground sets free a vampire woman. She falls in love with the man who turned her cemetery into an oil exploration field. Recognizing that she is a creature of evil, the husband chases her up the oil derrick and drives a knife through her heart.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #21 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In 1912, a rich American named John Langdon purchased a small house in Paris. This house had been closed up for ten years, ever since the foul murder of wealthy Pierre de Briande..."
At midnight Langdon witnesses a ghostly re-enactment of the crime.

Dreaded Duo's Blood Banquet (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Georgie, a circus freak, releases Dr. Kasper from his grave. Kasper performs plastic surgery to make Georgie appear normal. There's a price to pay. They both become werewolves and fight each other to the death.
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Indexer Notes

It's either Sekowsky or Bill Walton.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #22 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"We often wonder how much truth and how much fiction there is to the legends which have come down to us in each country's folklore..."
Captain Emerson discovers a Greek island amidst the Indian ocean, where a woman waits for the return of Ulysses.

Satan and the Devil-Bull (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Matador Miguel makes a pact with the devil to become the champion bullfighter. When he desires more, the devil gets impatient, runs him down with a car and claims his soul.
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Indexer Notes

Inks are probably not by Cameron, but Rocco Mastroserio.

Death in Venice (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
[Quote from story]: "I don't believe in ghosts coming to life and killing innocent people in a haunted house!" - This is just what happens.

The Druid Dirge (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Composer Jonathan Purcell spends some days in a nice mansion next to Stonehenge. The druid stone monuments inspire him to write a "barbaric and wretched, unholy" music. When played, the druids come alive and perform human sacrifices at the altar of Stonehenge. Purcell fights them off and burns his devilish music sheets. The barbaric druids turn to stone.
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Bride's Dowry of Doom
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #21
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. Dreaded Duo's Blood Banquet
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #22
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Satan and the Devil-Bull
  7. 6. Death in Venice
  8. 7. The Druid Dirge
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