(December 1951)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Humor Publications, 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
Ken Rice ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

The Revolt of the Heads (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Anthropologist Lasker on Borneo learns mighty magic from witch doctor. When his brother takes over his post, he gets massacred by evil natives. Lasker returns and conjures deadly spell upon native chief.

Indexer Notes

We (Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. and myself) believe that Cameron startet his work for Ace in a team with Mastroserio. He goes solo later on.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #1 (Table of Contents: 2)

A Hand of Fate Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Many times strong love and jealousy come together to create a hateful mixture..."
Magic mantelpiece clock stops running as soon as lovers lose their love for each other. Jealous husband plants a bomb inside, but becomes the victim himself.

Canyon of the Living Dead (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McLaughlin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Airplane pilot looks for planes gone missing above the Andes and discovers ghostly Shangri-La. He escapes, returns and bombards the place. Peace is restored.

A Hand of Fate Mystery #2 (Table of Contents: 4)

A Hand of Fate Mystery / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"This strange incident occurred not too many years ago in a large metropolitan city..."
Newspaperman makes deal with the devil. His soul for knowledge of news in advance. Panic spreads. A year later the devil collects his due. Reporter writes his own obituary.

Death Howls by Moonrise (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Inks
Maurice Gutwirth; George Appel
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Couple visit friend at cabin in the woods. At the full moon a werewolf roams about. The couple detects their friend as the evildoer. He is shot dead.

Unburied Dead (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Man hypnotizes wife, but summons demon in the process. They fight over possession of the woman's body. Her body explodes. Man is arrested and sentenced to death.
Reprints

Monster of the Bayous (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Scientist creates live-giving wonder serum. His assistent spills it accidentally on the grave of a long-dead pirate. Huge zombie stalks the countryside. Gets bombed back into oblivion by some bars of dynamite.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Revolt of the Heads
  3. 2. A Hand of Fate Mystery #1
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  4. 3. Canyon of the Living Dead
  5. 4. A Hand of Fate Mystery #2
    A Hand of Fate Mystery
  6. 5. Death Howls by Moonrise
  7. 6. Unburied Dead
  8. 7. Monster of the Bayous
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Michael Hoskin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Peter Croome
  • Keith Smith
  • Donald Dale Milne