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    Accused Detective Story Magazine    (about)
    Accused Detective Story Magazine was an attractively-packaged digest with tough, fast-moving, and colorful fiction, that developed out of the pulp magazines of the 1950s. It survived for a mere four issues.

    • Publishers:
      • Atlantis Publishing Co., Inc.; 1 West 47th Street, New York 36, NY: Accused Detective Story Magazine

    • Editors:










    Ace [v3 #1, June 1959] ed. Ted Gottfried (Four Star Publications Incorporated, 50¢, 74pp, quarto)
    Details supplied by Morbus Iff.
    • fc. · [photo] · Jerry Tibbs · cv
    • 4 · Shopping Aces · Anon. · cl
    • 6 · Ace-High Books and Records · Sam Brewer · rv
    • 9 · Those Inspiring Silk Panties · Samuel Meldorf · vi
    • 10 · A Small Cafe Ma’mselle · Anon. · pi
    • 12 · Portrait of a Gagwriter · Warner Carter · ar
    • 14 · The Wife Swapper · John A. Romano · ss
    • 17 · Backstage, U.S.A. · Anon. · pi
    • 20 · A Liberal Education · Jay Beckstein · vi
    • 22 · Too Hot for the Networks · Dick Joseph · ar
    • 26 · She Could Write a Book · Anon. · pi
    • 29 · The Joker’s Gems · Anon. · hu
    • 29 · [cartoon] · Mel Scott · ct
    • 30 · The Man Who Outlived Himself · Carl H. Winston · ar
    • 32 · When the Shades Are Up · Anon. · pi
    • 36 · From the Mouths of Bards · Anon. · hu
    • 38 · Where There’s Life · Anon. · pi
    • 42 · Bon Vivants Are Made—Not Born! · Leonard Perry · ar
    • 44 · The Cocktail Party · Willard Goodman · ia
    • 46 · A Phone-y Story · Anon. · pi
    • 48 · Monkey on Her Back · Joel Charles · ar
    • 50 · The Pips of Pan · Anon. · pi
    • 54 · Sauce for Mother Goose · [Various] · hu; this contains a single title, one paragraph of text, and then seven cartoons and one full-page illustration, each with their own caption taken from a Mother Goose rhyme.
    • 58 · Southern Exposure · Anon. · pi
    • 60 · Sex Is Just a Number After Five · Anon., Mel Scott & Brad Anderson · ia


    Ace [v3 #2, August 1959] (50¢, quarto)
    Details taken from eBay listing.


    Ace [v3 #3, October 1959] ed. Ted Gottfried (Four Star Publications Incorporated, 50¢, 74pp, quarto)
    Details supplied by Morbus Iff.



    Ace [v4 #3, October 1960] ed. Ted Gottfried (Four Star Publications Incorporated, 50¢, 74pp, quarto)
    Details supplied by Morbus Iff.
    • fc. · [photo] · Ron Vogel · cv
    • 4 · Shopping Aces · Anon. · cl
    • 6 · Ace-High Books and Records · Sam Brewer · rv
    • 8 · A Shipboard Affair · Connie Sellers · vi
    • 10 · Which Way to Turn? · Anon. · pi
    • 13 · [cartoon] · Manent · ct
    • 14 · The Decline and Fall of the Traveling Salesman · Ronson O. Carle · ar; given as “The Decline of Traveling Salesmen” in the Table of Contents.
    • 17 · The Sizzlingest Spree You Ever Did See! · Anon. · pi; given as “The Sizzlingest Spree” in the Table of Contents.
    • 20 · A Friend Indeed · Myron Lench · vi; illustrated by Irv S. Docktor
    • 22 · How to Be a “Pooh” · Anon. · pi
    • 24 · The Bordello That Made the Madams Blush! · Charles V. Nemo · ar; given as “A Bordello That Made Madams Blush” in the Table of Contents.
    • 26 · What’s in a Name? · Anon. · pi
    • 28 · No Comment · Lo Linkert, Irving Hagglund, Roy Williams, E. Kus & Anon. · ct; this is a two-page spread of six single-panel cartoons with no captions.
    • 30 · The Perfect State · Anon. · pi
    • 33 · ...Men Are Polygamous · Neil R. Selden · vi
    • 34 · Jack Benny’s Hottest Discovery · Ron Vogel · pi
    • 36 · How to Get Into Debt—and Stay There! · Harry Gregory · ar; given as “How to Get Into Debt” in the Table of Contents.
    • 38 · [cartoon] · Lo Linkert · ct
    • 39 · [cartoon] · Anon. · ct
    • 40 · All About Eve · Anon. · pi
    • 44 · The Bard with the Offbeat Bangs · Harris Townes · ar
    • 46 · [cartoon] · Irving Hagglund · ct
    • 47 · [cartoon] · David Pascal · ct
    • 48 · An Old-Fashioned Strip · Anon. · pi
    • 50 · The Executive Position · Ted Mark · ss
    • 53 · The Joker’s Gems · Anon. · hu
    • 53 · [cartoon] · Enif · ct
    • 54 · Picadilly’s Peek-iest Revue · Anon. · pi
    • 58 · All Join Hands and Babble · Dan Julius · hu
    • 61 · Sex Is Just a Number After Five · Anon. · ia


    Ace [v4 #5, February 1961] ed. Ted Gottfried (Four Star Publications Incorporated, cover photo by Ron Vogel, 50¢, 74pp, quarto)
    Details supplied by Morbus Iff.
    • bc. · [cartoon] · Hic · ct
    • 4 · Shopping Aces · Anon. · cl
    • 6 · Ace-High Books and Records · Ken Noble · rv
    • 8-9, 60 · The Passionate Name-Dropper · Ted Mark · vi
    • 10 · Totem and Taboo · Anon. · pi
    • 12-14, 62-63 · John Bull’s War on Sacred Cows · Don Gordon · ar
    • 15 · [cartoon] · Art Lutner · ct
    • 16-18, 68-70 · Oliver’s Trysts · Al Sproul & Jim Lehner · vi
    • 19 · Ace 1961 Beauty Calendar · Anon. · pi
    • 24-25, 64-66 · “Go Powder Your Nose!” · Jay Martin · hu
    • 26 · Wrapped in Cellophane · Anon. · pi
    • 28-29, 66-68 · Death Walks with a Wiggle · Connie Sellers · vi
    • 30 · Let’s Pretend · Anon. · pi
    • 32 · Heckling the Hecklers · Jack Heller · hu
    • 34 · Stacking a Deck with Queens · Anon. · pi
    • 38-40, 63 · Romance on a Shoestring · Ralph Blair · ar
    • 41 · [cartoon] · Dan DeCarlo · ct
    • 42 · Sticks Pick Slick Pix · Anon. · pi
    • 45 · [cartoon] · Straley · ct
    • 46 · How to Be Impossible · Steve Dickson · hu
    • 49 · [cartoon] · Ah Sin · ct
    • 50-52, 60 · The Making of a Man · Morton J. Golding · vi
    • 53 · The Joker’s Gems · Anon. · hu
    • _53 · [cartoon] · Enif · ct
    • 54 · The Top Ten Exotics for 1961 · Anon. · pi
    • 58, 70, 72-73 · The World’s Greatest Lover · Charles V. Nemo · ar
    • 60 · [cartoon] · Gilligan · ct


    Ace [v5 #1, June 1961] ed. Ted Gottfried (Four Star Publications Incorporated, cover photo by Bill Hamilton, 50¢, 74pp, quarto)
    Details supplied by Morbus Iff.
    • 4 · Shopping Aces · Anon. · cl
    • 6 · Ace-High Books and Records · Ken Noble · rv
    • 8-9, 60-61 · The Shades Are Up · John Turner · vi
    • 10 · Every Little Movement · Anon. · pi
    • 13 · [cartoon] · Ah Sin · ct
    • 14-16, 61 · The Fine Art of Being Insulting · Ronson O. Carle · ar
    • 17 · Sherry Flip! · Anon. · pi
    • 20-21, 64-66 · The Glassy Eye · Morton J. Golding · vi
    • 22 · Interior Decoration · Anon. · pi
    • 24 · Danger: Wolves at Work!; a two-page spread of six single-panel cartoons with captions.
    • _ · [cartoon] · Ah Sin · ct
    • _ · [cartoon] · Serrano · ct
    • _ · [cartoon] · Ruby · ct
    • 26 · Everybody Into the Pool · Anon. · pi
    • 28-29, 68-72 · Knights and Nighties · Jay Martin · ar
    • 30 · Mr. Moto’s Motto · Anon. · pi
    • 33, 66-68 · A Diplomatic Affair · Samuel Meldorf · vi
    • 34 · Return of the Love Goddess · Anon. · pi
    • 38-40, 62 · Confessions of a Would-Be Playboy · Brooks Van Dyke · hu
    • 41 · [cartoon] · Ah Sin · ct
    • 42 · Girl Wanted · Anon. · pi
    • 45 · [cartoon] · Ah Sin · ct
    • 46-48, 61 · Guide to One-upmanship · Arthur Benson · hu
    • 49 · [cartoon] · Ah Sin · ct
    • 50-52, 62-63 · The Colonel’s Lady · Ted Mark · vi
    • 53 · The Joker’s Gems · Anon. · hu
    • _53 · [cartoon] · Anon. · ct
    • 54 · How the Naughtiest City in the World Got That Way · Clement Smythe · ar; given as “The Naughtiest City in the World” in the Table of Contents.
    • 58-59, 72-73 · The Hip Vagabond · Claude H. Janneck · vi



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