(June 1954)

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
M. J. Phillips
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
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Run! Run! We can wait!
Genre
horror-suspense

He Who Robs The Dead (Table of Contents: 1)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Grave robber Albert Torrence finds a treasure beneath a cemetery. As he spends the loot, Torrence learns that he has been framed by the dead. The jewels of a murdered woman lead him straight to the electric chair.
Reprints

A Hand Of Fate Mystery #31 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"The 'Affair of the Black Rose' was a true case of the supernatural that took place in England when knights were bold and feuds common among noble families..."
The curse of the Black Rose haunts the descendents and claims casualties centuries later.

Shattering The Time Barrier (Table of Contents: 3)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Philip Spayne, state executioner and operator of the electric chair, accidentally establishes a link between the worlds of the living and the dead. He employs a band of dead criminals to rid this world of all gangsters and dictators. A kind ghost pushes Spayne into the electrical current and thusly ends his tyrannical vigilantism.

A Hand Of Fate Mystery #32 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In the files of the Paris police there can be found a case history of a crime that occurred over thirty years ago..."
A man dressed as a devil at a Hallowe'en party kills his ex-girlfriend, then dies after his costume fuses to him.
Reprints

Hell Beyond The Crystal Ball (Table of Contents: 5)

Fate / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Case
Inks
Richard Case
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Scientist Max Bronislaw is fascinated by the future. To travel there, he makes a deal with a strange apparition named Natas. Each look into future centuries holds disappointment and misery for Bronislaw. When he can't bear no more, Natas (=Satan) claims his soul.

The Grenoble Curse (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Ruthless Denise murders her husband, the old Comte de Grenoble. He curses her with his dying breath. Looking for his hidden treasures, she is locked into the family vault.

Thrust of a Ghost Lance (Table of Contents: 7)

Fate / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A medieval knight returns from the dead to avenge his unrightful death in a tournament.

[Statement of Circulation] (Table of Contents: 8)

statement of ownership / 0.34 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

States publisher and business manager is A. A. Wyn, editor is M. J. Phillips. Owners are given as A. A. Wyn, Inc., A. A. Wyn and Rose Wyn.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Run! Run! We can wait!"]
  2. 1. He Who Robs The Dead
    Fate
  3. 2. A Hand Of Fate Mystery #31
    A Hand Of Fate Mystery
  4. 3. Shattering The Time Barrier
    Fate
  5. 4. A Hand Of Fate Mystery #32
    A Hand Of Fate Mystery
  6. 5. Hell Beyond The Crystal Ball
    Fate
  7. 6. The Grenoble Curse
  8. 7. Thrust of a Ghost Lance
    Fate
  9. 8. [Statement of Circulation]
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