(July 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Periodical House, Inc.
Brand
Ace
Editing
?
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indexed from scanned copy at https://digitalcomicmuseum.com


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks
Alice Kirkpatrick
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

No Love in the Bargain (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Valerie Barclay
Inks
Valerie Barclay
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Phelps Nichols; Adrianne Brooks; Sam; Selma Van Metz
Synopsis
Adrianne hires struggling lawyer Phelps as her partner in a home-services business, but he makes it clear he wants their relationship to be strictly business. Adrianne becomes jealous when wealthy summer resident Selma sets her cap for Phelps, but he tells Adrianne that he was just using Selma to get her rich father as a client for his law practice. Phelps and Adrianne admit they love each other.
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Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Price-Tag Bridegroom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ruth Andrews; Mr. Andrews; Steven Bryant; Alice Parker; Mr. Parker
Synopsis
After growing up in poverty, Ruth suddenly becomes wealthy when her father strikes oil. Steven is hired to tutor Ruth so she can fit in with high society. Ruth and Steven fall in love, but he refuses to marry her until he can support her. Unknown to Steve, Ruth’s father gets Steven a university job and Steven and Ruth are wed. Steve’s ex-girlfriend reveals the truth and Steven is angry, but then learns he was already chosen for the job before Ruth’s father donated money to hire him.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Fateful Wedding Night (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Walsh
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
romance
Characters
Monica Simms; Mort Tillman; Sam; Dr. Russell Aylward
Synopsis
Beautiful chorus girl Monica marries playboy Mort, against the advice of her friends. After the wedding, a drunken Mort wrecks their auto and Monica’s face is badly scarred. Mort says she looks "horrible," and dumps her. Plastic surgeon Russell operates on Monica but has to report for military service before he sees the results. Monica, beautiful once again, resumes her dancing career but wears various masks as a gimmick. Russell returns and sees his work. He and Monica will be married.

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Charm Check-Up (Table of Contents: 4)

Your Charm Guide / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Those Secret Dates (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ann Brewster
Inks
Ann Brewster
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Alan Mayhew; Lila Grant; Pop Grant; Pearl Grant; Mrs. Grant; Jim Blackmer
Synopsis
Lila and artist Alan fall in love, but her father opposes the match, since Lila’s older sister Pearl is unhappily married to an artist. Pop prefers Jim as a match for Lila and even leaves Jim and Lila alone on a boat: Alan has to come aboard and rescue her from Jim’s lecherous advances. However, when Alan rescues Pop from drowning, Pop changes his opinion and gives his blessing to Alan and Lila.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. No Love in the Bargain
  3. 2. Price-Tag Bridegroom
  4. 3. Fateful Wedding Night
  5. 4. Charm Check-Up
    Your Charm Guide
  6. 5. Those Secret Dates
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  • Michael Hoskin
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  • Peter Croome