(March 1952)

Ace Magazines, 1951 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 Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Terror Beneath the Tides (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Inks
? [“Ace” Baker] (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.

A Game with Lucifer (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Barry Archer; The Devil
Synopsis
Grandmaster Barry Archer plays chess with the Devil.

Indexer Notes

Inks are probably by Rocco Mastroserio. He and Cameron worked as a team in this phase of Ace horror comic books.

Baffling Mysteries #5 (Table of Contents: 2)

Baffling Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda ?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Arthur Regan, well known American artist, had a strange experience in the summer of 1927..."
Visiting friends, Regan meets the ghost of a girl who drowned herself in the fountain pool.

Indexer Notes

One of a series of 1-page stories about supposedly true encounters with the supernatural.

Scourge of the Kentucky Hills (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McLaughlin
Inks
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Werewolf
Synopsis
A dying doctor becomes a werewolf after his assistant gives him the transplanted heart of a wolf.

Baffling Mysteries #6 (Table of Contents: 4)

Baffling Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"There has been a great deal of discussion concerning mediums who hold seances..."
A woman's murder is solved by contacting the victim through a medium.

Indexer Notes

One of a series of 1-page stories about supposedly true encounters with the supernatural.

Back from an Unhallowed Grave (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Count Ricco
Synopsis
Count Ricco unwittingly unearths the body of a vampire (his niece).

Indexer Notes

Artwork appears to be by Mike Sekowsky but is unsigned. Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

The Mummy's Curse (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Egyptian Whodunit: Archeologist sets deadly trap for his employer by springing a mummy's poisoned ornament on him. Egyptian detective can put the blame on him.
Reprints

Terror Beneath the Tides (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky ?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Newspaper publisher refuses to print his reporter's story about a murderous monster from the sea.
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Terror Beneath the Tides
  2. 1. A Game with Lucifer
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries #5
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Scourge of the Kentucky Hills
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries #6
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Back from an Unhallowed Grave
  7. 6. The Mummy's Curse
  8. 7. Terror Beneath the Tides
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Walls
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Dan Kurdilla
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • James Ludwig