(September 1955)

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

Issue Notes

Code approved reprints from various Ace comics.


Superstitious? (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Louis Zansky
Inks
Louis Zansky
Colors
?

Genre
horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Deep into Darkness (Table of Contents: 2)

The Unknown / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Parker
Inks
Paul Parker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Three gangsters on the run get lost in the woods and are caught by the police.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally untitled. Artwork and text have been tampered with to meet censorship restrictions.

True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #55 (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Among a certain noble family of Scotland, there was a legend..."
If a family member hears the beating of drums, another member is stricken by tragedy. It so happens.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the original the young woman dies.
Here she is only "seriously injured". Her eyes in the final panel are drawn open instead of closed.

The Doorway to Yesterday (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
While staying in Rome, american newspaperman Wilson follows a beautiful stranger through the ruins and enters the "doorway to yesterday". He finds himself in ancient Rome and (at the command of Nerissa) has to battle a gladiator. Wilson wins and can return to the present.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

In the original Wilson dies in an airplane crash, caused by mysterious Nerissa.

Superstitious? (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Discussion of symbols of superstition like the horseshoe, the cat, the number seven or whistling at sea.

Conscience in the Witness Chair (Table of Contents: 6)

The Unknown / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Parker (signed original)
Pencils
Paul Parker
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Innocent scientist is framed for murder and sentenced to die on the electric chair. His innocence can be proven in the last minute.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally untitled. Reworked and censored (knife murder and blood removed).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superstitious?
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Deep into Darkness
    The Unknown
  4. 3. True Tales of Unexplained Mystery #55
    True Tales of Unexplained Mystery
  5. 4. The Doorway to Yesterday
  6. 5. Superstitious?
  7. 6. Conscience in the Witness Chair
    The Unknown
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Keith Smith