Aces Abroad is the fourth volume in the Wild Cards shared universe fiction series, edited by George R. R. Martin. It was published in 1988 and dealt with a world tour, sponsored by the United Nations and the World Health Organization, featuring many of the main characters from the previous novels and introducing new ones.
- A God Am I: A pair of Aces in Guatemala come away with this view. The Living Gods also have this. Nur Al-Allah has all of the symptoms.
- Beethoven Was an Alien Spy: Charles Dulavier was controlled by Ti Malice.
- Big Bad: Nur-Al Allah, The Puppetman a.k.a Senator Hartman.
- Broken Aesop: Guatemala is freed from centuries of oppression via the power of its Aces. The Aces immediately restore human sacrifice.
- But I Can't Be Pregnant: Peregrine has this. Notable for happening despite her being on birth control.
- Eagle Land: Of the type 2 variety. Golden Boy is used to contrast against Type 1.
- Grand Theft Me: Ti Malice.
- Fake Nationality: Chrysalis gets called out on her pretense of being British by no less than Winston Churchill himself.
- Fantastic Racism: As always, a major part of any Joker storyline.
- Hollywood Voodoo: A surprisingly sympathetic version but still present.
- Killed Off for Real: Xavier Desmond, Nur Al-Allah
- Magical Negro: A couple of these.
- More Than Mind Control: Ti Malice, Puppetman.
- Physical God: The Guatemala Aces, the Living Gods, Nur Al-Allah seems to think he's as close to this as humanly possible.
- Villain Protagonist: Puppetman.