(September 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Brand
Ace
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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Spell of the Devil Dancers (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Inks
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Carma (sic!), an American dancer touring India, is eager to learn some "native dances" even so she is warned that they are not for foreigners. Getting into a sacred temple of Siva, she is captured and has to dance there for all eternity.
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Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #25 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

I used the existing scan on DCM as reference. This page is missing there.

The Beast of Skeleton Island (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Shipwrecked Harle Frier has eaten his mates to survive. This unsavory habit has made him a werewolf. Returning to civilization he has to satisfy his beastly cravings. After a killing spree Frier is shot down in the park.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #26 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

I used the existing scan on DCM as reference. This page is missing there.

Syr-Darya’s Death Song (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A woman's severed (and preserved) head comes to life and sings her death-song. Adam Johns defies the powers of the sorceress Syr-Darya. Demons drag her to eternal damnation.
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[unknown] (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

These pages are missing on the existing DCM scan.

Mastodon Menace (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Adventurer Munro goes looking for the famous elephant burial ground and is willing to stick at nothing. Killing a native dancing girl seals his fate. Munro is trapped in the jungle where "the vengeance vultures pick clean his wicked bones".
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Spell of the Devil Dancers
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #25
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. The Beast of Skeleton Island
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #26
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Syr-Darya’s Death Song
  7. 6. [unknown]
  8. 7. Mastodon Menace
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith