Published initially monthly then subsequently bi-monthly by Magazine Publishers Inc. (A Division Of Ace Comics) based in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Preceded by The Dragnet Magazine which ran for 16 issues (Oct 1928 - Mar 1930).
It then was renamed Detective Dragnet which ran for 25 issues (Apr 1930 - Dec 1932).
It finally became Ten Detective Aces which ran for 161 issues (Mar 1933 - Sep 1949).
In Ten Detective Aces you find a large variety of stories showing the human side of life; stories of the hard-boiled detective presenting life in stark reality; horror stories, stories from the murderer's point of view. Detective stories are usually set against an American background, but occasionally a story featuring an American hero against a foreign setting is also used.