(January 1953)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim McLaughlin
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

Dr. Gueux's Nightmare Monsters (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Louis Zansky
Inks
Mario Rizzi ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Dr. Gueux wants to rule the world. With the help of monsters dreamt up by a mystery writer in his nightmares. The evil doctor can make these monsters manifest and unleashes them upon the city. The writer creates monsters even more powerful and battles the doctor to his defeat.

Baffling Mysteries #17 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"The validity of spiritualism has been a long debated subject through the years..."
A man kills a gypsy fortune teller and is apprehended by the police. They found him because the gypsy's crystal ball shows a vision of the man being hanged for his crime.

Indexer Notes

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

Greed's Grisly Treasure (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Adventurer runs an errand for the devil. He fights ghosts in a spooky tavern to get his hands on a pirate treasure. The devil tricks the man, he loses life and soul.

Baffling Mysteries #18 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"High in the mountains of Southern Italy, one may see the ruins of an ancient castle..."
A nephew murders his uncle to inherit the family castle. The uncle's ghost burns it to the ground.

Indexer Notes

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

Role of the Footlight Werewolf (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Paul Gattuso
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Ambitious actor goes method acting to portray a werewolf onstage. He joins a band of werewolves, supplies them with victims and learns their behavior and rites. He gets to be a success, but turns into a werewolf himself and is shot dead.

The Mark of the Leopard (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A were-leopard terrorizes a small village. It is Sonja, the doctor's wife. He puts a bullet through her forehead, although he loves her very much. But the leopard woman has been killing children and "scarring the breasts of beautiful young girls".

Black Horror of Druid's Glen (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Charles Nicholas
Inks
Chris Rule ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
American tourists in Wales discover a druid ritual place. The druids come alive and sacrifice the intruders. One of the tourist group takes on the identity of the "Black Druid". He returns to the US to lure more tourists to Wales.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Dr. Gueux's Nightmare Monsters
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries #17
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Greed's Grisly Treasure
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries #18
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Role of the Footlight Werewolf
  7. 6. The Mark of the Leopard
  8. 7. Black Horror of Druid's Glen
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Walls
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig