(February 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Brand
Ace
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
M. J. Phillips

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed as Lou Cameron)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed as Lou Cameron)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Lt. Colonel Reginald R. Myers, USMC Medal of Honor (Table of Contents: 1)

U.S. Defense Bonds / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. Blurb about the heroics of Lt. Colonel Myers and an ad for U.S. Defense bonds.

Name from the Nether World (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko ?
Inks
Sy Grudko ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The vampire locked himself in the circus manager's hut!
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A male and a female vampire battle each other to the death, the surviving bat types a warning letter to "Web Of Mystery".
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 33 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You best keep my secret, Angus, or your life will be worth nothing!
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"A small town on the moors of Scotland boasts one of the weirdest stories ever told..."
An innkeeper sells his highwayman robber-friend to the police. The robber gets hanged and his ghost returns to ruin the innkeeper's business.

From the Graves of the Unholy (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why, there's a dagger sticking in the side of the tire, Carla!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Carla; Vern
Synopsis
A couple is captured and brought to a ghostly amusement park where they have to fight an evil witch.
Reprints

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.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 34 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I--I need help!
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"The Matterhorn, a huge, awesome mountain, which stands as a challenge to alpine climbers, was the scene of a strange disaster twenty-three years ago..."
When one climber weakens on the way up, he is killed by the other. Reaching the top of the mountain, the dead man waits for his murderer and pushes him off the edge.

Blood Potion of the Black Cult (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Englishman Charles Delavan visits a friend in India and learns that his friend is a killer and worshipper of the black goddess Kali. Delavan has to kill his friend, but is being tricked into drinking a magic potion: he becomes the next in line of Kali worshippers.
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Bayou Terror (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To Whom It May Concern: My life is ebbing quickly.
Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man marries a Bayou country woman and finds out that she is a snake monster. After having witnessed how she (in the form of Mytoa) devours human sacrifices, he shoots her dead.

The Castle Sinister (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
M'sieu Toulouse, under no circumstances will Thea ever marry you!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Thea
Synopsis
A man and woman honeymooning in a haunted castle have to fight a 400-year old wizard and his living gargoyles. They succeed.
Reprints

First Lieutenant Henry A. Commiskey, USMC Medal of Honor (Table of Contents: 9)

U.S. Defense Bonds / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Characters
First Lieutenant Henry A. Commiskey (photo)

Indexer Notes

On inside back cover. Blurb about the heroics of Lt. Commiskey and an ad for U.S. Defense bonds.

They Mailed This Coupon... and Look What I Did for Them! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Lt. Colonel Reginald R. Myers, USMC Medal of Honor
    U.S. Defense Bonds
  3. 2. Name from the Nether World
  4. 3. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 33
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  5. 4. From the Graves of the Unholy
  6. 5. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery # 34
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  7. 6. Blood Potion of the Black Cult
  8. 7. Bayou Terror
  9. 8. The Castle Sinister
  10. 9. First Lieutenant Henry A. Commiskey, USMC Medal of Honor
    U.S. Defense Bonds
  11. 10. They Mailed This Coupon... and Look What I Did for Them!
    Charles Atlas Dynamic Tension System
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