(August 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ace Periodicals, 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:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance

Blighted Honeymoon (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Inks:
Alice Kirkpatrick
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Linwood Adams; Freida Adams; Bruno Hoving
Synopsis:
When her husband Linwood is badly injured on their Florida honeymoon, Freida gets a job as a waitress to pay his medical bills and tells her husband that insurance is paying. Freida also works work for Bruno in his casino, but quits when Bruno makes a pass at her. Linwood recovers and he and Freida return to Ohio, where he is an assistant pastor. Bruno follows and tries to blackmail Freida into returning with him, but Linwood punches him and Bruno leaves: “She was worth a gamble—but I lost!”

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

I Had to Have My Way (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Fix
Inks:
Bill Fix
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Jerry Dane; Kay Havens; Mr. Havens; Les Havens; Betty
Synopsis:
Kay won’t marry Jerry until after the spring sailing regatta that she intends to win. When Kay’s brother Les withdraws from the race because his fiancee opposes it, Kay decides to break up the couple. Jerry calls off his marriage to Kay as a result. To please his father, Les agrees to sail with Kay even though he hates the sea. Jerry and Betty pair up to enter the race. Kay tricks Betty into sailing in a storm, then she and Jerry have to rescue her, with assistance from Les, who conquers his fear. Les reconciles with Betty and Jerry and Kay get back together.

Indexer Notes

Art credits identified by Jim Vadeboncoeur Jr.

Warned Against Him (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ann Brewster [as A. B.] (signed)
Inks:
Ann Brewster [as A. B.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Rex Blaine; Lacie Thorpe; Mrs. Thorpe; Mr. Thorpe; Niles Jackson; Gloria Travers; Mr. Jackson
Synopsis:
Rex wants to marry Lacie but she disapproves of his family’s working class origins. Lacie’s mother prefers a newcomer, the wealthy, upper class Niles. Lacie and Niles become engaged; she admits to Rex “I’m a snob! I want to be rich and important!” Rex warns her that Niles is a fortune hunter and tricks him into revealing it by claiming to be engaged to Niles’ friend Gloria. Lacie breaks up with Niles, who goes back to Gloria. Lacie and Rex reconcile.

How to Set Pin Curls (Table of Contents: 4)

Help Yourself to Allure / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Dazzled by Him (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Fay Jones; Jonny; Rick Bailey; Cynthia; Mr. Jones; Mrs. Jones
Synopsis:
Fay refuses to marry her boyfriend Jonny until she has a singing career. Talent scout Bill takes Fay to New York and gets her a tryout. She is successful. Jonny says “Your job’s wiped out our love!” Rick dumps his girlfriend Cynthia for Fay. When Fay’s parents come to see her perform, she’s embarrassed to have them meet Rick. Fay loses her voice due to the stress and is fired. She goes home and sells her gowns to buy presents for her parents. Rick shows up and is reunited with Fay. Her voice returns, she goes back to work, and marries Rick.

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. Blighted Honeymoon
  3. 2. I Had to Have My Way
  4. 3. Warned Against Him
  5. 4. How to Set Pin Curls
    Help Yourself to Allure
  6. 5. Dazzled by Him
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