(October 1955)

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
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
Louis Zansky
Inks
Louis Zansky
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense

Prisoners in a Lost World (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Two explorers discover the underground kingdom of Xandia, hidden in the Himalayas. They are imprisoned and have to fight wild beasts. Only one of them can escape back to western civilization.
Reprints

What's the Answer to These School Problems? (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

by National Citizens Commission for the Public Schools

Baffling Mysteries (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; war
Synopsis
"When the french army was fighting its toughest battle of World War I, tales of heroic ventures became almost commonplace..."
A lieutenant is killed leading an attack. His ghost returns to complete the task.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented as one of the "True Tales of Unexplained Mystery." Presented as true stories. Feature abstains from traditional numbering.

The Lorelei of Loon Lake (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The ghost of a drowned girl reveals what happened.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. refers to this artist as “Ace” Baker, a Matt-Baker-imitator, who worked for Ace Magazines.
Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Lou Cameron ? for art credits.

Story has been reworked and censored (woman’s skeleton removed).

Baffling Mysteries (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Sy Grudko
Inks
Sy Grudko
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
"One of the most fascinating sports in the world is skiing..."
American tourist in the Swiss alps witnesses nightly somersault ski jump of a man who injured himself a week before.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Originally presented as one of the "True Tales of the Supernatural." Feature abstains from traditional numbering. Story has been reworked. In the original version the ski jumper had died a week ago.

The Phantom Model (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A young lady seeks revenge on artist because of the one that jilted her mother.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previous indexer Saltarella suggested Lou Cameron ? for art credits.

The text is doctored to avoid all references to death. The painter does not die, he just faints.

The Mummy's Curse (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
horror-suspense
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
Keywords
monsters

6 Furlongs to Yesterday (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A ghost dad and a hospitalized son help a horse win the big race.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Original title: "The Haunted Horse." In the original version the son dies.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Prisoners in a Lost World
  3. 2. What's the Answer to These School Problems?
  4. 3. Baffling Mysteries
    Baffling Mysteries
  5. 4. The Lorelei of Loon Lake
  6. 5. Baffling Mysteries
    Baffling Mysteries
  7. 6. The Phantom Model
  8. 7. The Mummy's Curse
  9. 8. 6 Furlongs to Yesterday
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tillmann Courth
  • James Ludwig
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • James Ludwig