(December 1949)

Ace Magazines, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
A. A. Wyn, Inc.
Brand:
An Ace Magazine
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alice Kirkpatrick ?
Inks:
Alice Kirkpatrick ?
Colors:
?

Genre:
romance

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Whole Town Talked (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Appel ?
Inks:
Frank Simienski ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Deb Gates; Jeff Martin; Aunt Letty; Randall Barnes; Carol Leonard; Miss Emma; Mrs. Vincent
Synopsis:
Deb is engaged to Randall, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, but learns he’s going to marry Carol instead. Reporter Jeff pretends to be Deb’s boyfriend so Deb can claim she jilted Randall instead of the other way around. Randall considers changing his mind, but in the end Deb decides to marry Jeff, for real.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Love Left Out (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Rice ?
Inks:
Ken Rice ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Leta Reid; Jonathan Cannon; Speed; Mrs. Reid; Mr. Reid
Synopsis:
Playboy tennis buff Jonathan marries young tennis player Leta so he can train her and manage her career without arousing gossip. They are married in name only, and Leta is left alone on her wedding night, even though she loves Jonathan. Leta offers her ex-boyfriend Speed her friendship, then learns he is only interested in getting money from her. Leta is badly injured in a fall and will probably never play tennis again. Jonathan says he’s always loved her and tennis was only a pretext.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Romance Wrecker (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ann Brewster (signed)
Inks:
Ann Brewster (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Chris; Larry Bates; Lucy; Jim
Synopsis:
Meek Lucy moves in with her cousin Chris and is a third wheel when Chris dates her boyfriend Larry. However, Larry seems to fall for Lucy and Chris moves out. Larry explains it was all a ruse so Chris would see Lucy’s true, manipulative nature. Chris and Larry will marry.

Don't Break My Heart Again (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chuck A. Winter
Inks:
Chuck A. Winter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Kay Andrews; Britt Moore; Art Hayes; Aunt Jenny; Lola Lawrence
Synopsis:
Kay is the stand-in for actress Lola. Director Britt has Kay impersonate Lola and proves that Kay’s boyfriend Art is two-timing her with the star. Lola is jealous of Kay and falsely accuses her of forging a check and stealing Britt’s affections. Everything is straightened out and Britt will marry Kay.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Last third of last page is "Sur-Prize-Contest" to win $15 for writing a letter about which story in this issue you liked the best.

Short-Cuts to Glamor (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Advice column for "Perfume cues" and such...

Dime-a-Dance Girl (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Peterson (signed)
Inks:
Bob Peterson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Stewart West; Duke Brand; Linna York; Mirella
Synopsis:
Linna moves to NY to become a Broadway dancer and winds up working at Duke’s dime-a-dance hall. Linna falls in love with customer Stewart, then learns he’s a reporter doing an exposé on those establishments. She's sad until Stewart tells her that he wrote the article so Linna would get publicity for her dance career. Linna and Stewart decide to get married instead.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Signature is hidden in seam of woman's dress in lower right corner of splash.

Outsider! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
romance
Characters:
Anne Stevens; Mr. Stevens; Mrs. Stevens; Thatcher Maxwell; Uncle Hosea Miles; Aunt Mittie Miles; Chad Hewitt; Zed Bardo; Arvel Bardo
Synopsis:
Anne leaves her wealthy boyfriend Thatcher and goes to teach in rural Hickory Hollow. She is harassed by the Bardo brothers, but they’re driven off by handsome Chad. Anne tutors Chad and he announces their impending wedding to calm the outraged townsfolk. Anne discovers Chad has a college education but was pretending to be illiterate so he could be with her. They will wed.

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Whole Town Talked
  3. 2. Love Left Out
  4. 3. Romance Wrecker
  5. 4. Don't Break My Heart Again
  6. 5. Short-Cuts to Glamor
  7. 6. Dime-a-Dance Girl
  8. 7. Outsider!
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  • David Wilt
  • Tillmann Courth
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