(May 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
M.J. Phillips
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
Jim McLaughlin
Colors
?
Letters
typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense

Snakes Alive! (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In balmy Alfredo Springs in Florida a voodoo snake goddess runs amuck. Claudia kills four people and ends up in court! Admitting everything she is confined to a mental institution. There she strangles her psychiatrist and escapes.

Baffling Mysteries #23 (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 pirate lore that still is told and written about, does not include this strange tale..."
Two pirates murder their captain for a bigger share of the loot. The captain's ghost returns and takes revenge.

Indexer Notes

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

Bazaar of the Cursed Goblins (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Brutal landowner Lord Trevelyan is lured to a carnival of cruelties by the ghost of his dead wife. There on display are all the atrocities he's done to his peasants. Trevelyan flees the scene, but is caught at home and burned with his manor.

My Image of Evil (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Engineer Cranford discovers a parallel world made of glass. The glass people want to take over our world with Cranford's help. He rejects their wish and has to avoid any glass object from there on. Cranford is thought of being mad. He is happy to be confined to a windowless padded cell.

Indexer Notes

This is the comic story version of the text story "World Of Glass!" from Beyond #19, published two months earlier.

Baffling Mysteries #24 (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In 1896, the discovery of a jeweled necklace by British archeologists in the tomb of an Egyptian princess, caused a stir of excitement throughout the world..."
The necklace of death strangles anyone who wears it. Just that happens to a gangster's girl when he steals it from the museum.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

The Jade Idol (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Adventurer Larry Ireland steals a jade idol from an Indonesian village temple. The idol incarnates a vengeful Sholto deity. Back in San Francisco, Ireland is horribly murdered by the idol come to life.

Quiet Stalks the Undead Fiend (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The Radcliffes move into a haunted house, completely furnished with a vampire in the cellar. Dora Radcliffe gets attacked by the beast, changes herself into a vampire and destroys the fiend. Husband Lew has the sad task of staking his wife and burning the house down.
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Snakes Alive!
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries #23
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Bazaar of the Cursed Goblins
  5. 4. My Image of Evil
  6. 5. Baffling Mysteries #24
    Baffling Mysteries
  7. 6. The Jade Idol
  8. 7. Quiet Stalks the Undead Fiend
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig