(September 1954)

Ace Magazines, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
quarterly
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
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Sculptress of Doom (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ken Rice
Inks
Ken Rice
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The evil-minded Corella is a sculptress who can capture her model's souls in her statues. Her husband George finds out about it and has to decide between his wife and his life.

Baffling Mysteries # 37 (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"In the legends of the gypsies the weird affair of Charles Gower remains an unsolved, startling mystery..."
Gower kills a fortune teller, because the old woman "knows too much". He is haunted by her ghost and reveals himself to the police.

Curse of the Condemned Gypsy (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jay Scott Pike
Inks
Jay Scott Pike
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A violin is charged with a gypsy curse: the person who plays it, will commit a murder. The evil instrument goes through three murderous hands, before it can be destroyed.
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Baffling Mysteries # 38 (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
"Victor Mayner was a 'ladies' man', a fortune hunter who preyed on lonely wealthy women..."
His career comes to a sudden stop when he woos a vampire lady.

Over My Dead Body (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Lou Cameron (signed)
Inks
Lou Cameron (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset (Leroy lettering)

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In a scheme to get his insurance money, struggling painter Ben Ober agrees to a fake burial of his comatose body. Everything goes not exactly as planned, and in the end there's the devil to pay.
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The Undertaker's Apprentice (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Willie Keech is an exceptional young boy, obsessed with reanimating dead animals. He works as an undertaker's apprentice, practising with chemicals on dead human bodies. When Keech finally succeeds, he is murdered by a reanimated killer.

The Amulet of Terror (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
In Hungary, two treasure hunters steal a vampire's amulet out of its grave, thus releasing the beast. Following the men through half of Europe, the vampire finally retrieves his amulet and finds eternal rest in his grave again.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Sculptress of Doom
  3. 2. Baffling Mysteries # 37
    Baffling Mysteries
  4. 3. Curse of the Condemned Gypsy
  5. 4. Baffling Mysteries # 38
    Baffling Mysteries
  6. 5. Over My Dead Body
  7. 6. The Undertaker's Apprentice
  8. 7. The Amulet of Terror
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Dan Kurdilla
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jerry Hillegas
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