(September 1954)

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
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)

Spell of the She-Bat (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McLaughlin ?
Inks
Sy Grudko ?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Vraakina are a Brazilian vampire cult. Having infested crop engineer Douglas Gaines, he suffers fits of turning into a man-bat. Getting more and more delusional, Gaines falls from a roof to his death.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #51 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"A weird tale from the Alaskan wastelands began in 1883 when an old prospector, after years of searching, found a mountain of gold..."
Anyone he tries to get his hands on the treasure is haunted by the prospector's ghost and strangled.

The Ghost Who Stole a Body (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
Ken Rice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The "unmourned ghost" of evil Alexander Black is doomed to walk the earth forever, but he has a cunning plan. During heart surgery upon Dr. Anders, Black slips into his body and takes over. An indian colleague manages to extract the evil spirit again, so that Dr. Anders can return rightfully into his own body.
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True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #52 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In 1897, Dr. Arnold Squire of Bristol, England, became involved in a series of supernatural events that challenged normal reasoning..."
During a house call the doctor meets a woman who can transform herself into a "devil-cat" - and shoots her unknowingly.

Satan’s Impresario (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Anton Schultz was a theatrical director in Vienna. Gone into bankruptcy he now lives as a caretaker of the cemetery. In his spare time, Schultz raises the dead and directs them in his plays. When a famous actor joins his ranks, things get out of hand.

Black Destiny (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
An elderly aunt tries to protect her beloved nephew from a romance with a witch woman.

Behind the Locked Door (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Maxwell Geis is haunted by recurrent nightmares. The people he dreams about, die. On the brink of insanity, he falls in love with a girl. Visiting her parents, he relives his dreams again. Maxwell is brought into an insane asylum, but is stabbed to death by the people he used to dream about.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Spell of the She-Bat
  3. 2. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #51
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  4. 3. The Ghost Who Stole a Body
  5. 4. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #52
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  6. 5. Satan’s Impresario
  7. 6. Black Destiny
  8. 7. Behind the Locked Door
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Keith Smith