(March 1953)

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

Issue Notes

Some information for this index from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker, August 2010.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? [as "ACE" Baker] (see notes)
Inks
? [as "ACE" Baker] (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur refers to this artist as "Ace" Baker, a Matt-Baker-Imitator, who worked for ACE.

The Dead Are Never Lonely (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Actress Nolita is killed in an argument with her husband. She flees the crypt, hoping to escape death. As her body withers away in the world of the living, she returns to death and finds peace with her late husband.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Esposito inks per Nick Caputo, September 2018.

Baffling Mysteries #22 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"There is a man today, in Spain, who has in his possession two macabre paintings..."
People die gazing upon paintings of horror.

Prowl of the Stalking Terror (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A surgeon believes in vampires. To prove his theory he drags his uncle from the crypt who was a vampire! The bloodthirsty vampire rampages through the hospital and infects his nephew. After more killings, the surgeon overcomes his vampirism by means of a blood transfusion and both uncle and nephew fall struggling with each other out of a window to their death.

Indexer Notes

Possible Klein pencils and Klein inks per Nick Caputo, September 2018.

Baffling Mysteries #21 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
"On the desolate coast of Nova Scotia, there stands a lighthouse..."
All lighthouse keepers vanish. Two tourists staying the night find out that all of them cruise the sea at night - in a rowboat.

Indexer Notes

Possible Molno pencils per Nick Caputo, September 2018.

Beware the Graveyard Clay (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The sculptor Clatrow forms voodoo dolls out of graveyard clay. Ridding himself with this mystic power of his mentor, Clatrow plans to marry the daughter of the house. Visions of the murdered man haunt Clatrow, he breaks his own voodoo image by accident and dies.

The Curse of Bell's Rectory (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A treasure hunter digs up gold and silver in the well of an old rectory. The deacon's ghost (to whom the treasure belongs) appears and kills the thief.

Slaves of the Orchid Goddess (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In the jungle of Bengali, two adventurers encounter the orchid goddess and her man-eating orchids. They escape to the new world, bringing along a small plant. As it grows, it turns their florist business into a little shop of horrors.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Dead Are Never Lonely
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries #22
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Prowl of the Stalking Terror
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries #21
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Beware the Graveyard Clay
  7. 6. The Curse of Bell's Rectory
  8. 7. Slaves of the Orchid Goddess
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig