(1999)

AC, 1996 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
Color cover; Black and White with occasional Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; White paper interior
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Minute Man; Commando Yank

[Captain Midnight & Spy Smasher Pin-Up] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight; Spy Smasher / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Don Newton
Inks:
Bill Black

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Midnight; Spy Smasher

...Makes "The Dictators Buy War Bonds!" (Table of Contents)

Minute Man / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Bard
Inks:
Phil Bard
Letters:
?
Editing:
Rod Reed (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Minute Man [Jack Weston]; General Milton; Jonas Progg; Herr Gerst (villain); Joseph Goebbels (villain)
Synopsis:
Jonas Progg owned art treasures that were stolen by the Nazis. Minute Man goes to Berlin to steal them back so that Jonas can sell them for War Bonds.
Reprints:

Men of Mystery 14 (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.8 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black ?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Text article with the history of Fawcett Comics and containing information on each character featured in this issue of Men of Mystery, with a short promo for next issue's contents.

Attention Fawcett Collectors! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Information that the newsletter FCA-Fawcett Collectors of America will continue in Alter Ego Volume 3, No. 1 and information on how to subscribe.

...Danger at the Dyke (Table of Contents)

Commando Yank / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Rod Reed (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Commando Yank; Vandermeer; Baron Glutz
Synopsis:
While working with the underground in Holland Commando Yank is given a pipe that has the complete data on Nazi defenses in Holland. Unfortunately, Commando Yank is captured and has to figure out a way to get the pipe back for the United States and stop a dyke from being destroyed.
Reprints:

The Ghost Ship (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Mercedes Shull (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ibis the Invincible; Taia; Santa Claus's reindeer & sleigh; Nanoki, polar bear god
Synopsis:
When an ongoing story on the legend of the Ghost Ship threatens to break up another date between Ibis and Taia Ibis teleports them both to the ship so that Taia can get her story fast and still make their dinner date.
Reprints:

Cry For Revenge (Table of Contents)

Golden Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Giordano (signed)
Inks:
Vince Alascia (signed)
Letters:
?
Editing:
Burton N. Levey (original editor)

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Golden Arrow; White Wind; Jeb Cranford (death); Lan Clagg; Joe Brent
Synopsis:
When Golden Arrow finds out that his friends the Muraki Indian tribe are being accused of killing folk in Lone Pine he decides to get to the bottom of what's going on.
Reprints:

The Curio Shop Murders (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Letters:
?
Editing:
Virginia Provisiero (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman [Jim Barr]; Bulletgirl [Susan Kent]; Frank Arby; Bates (death); Carter (death); Denise; Lieutenant Kent; Jim Barr; Susan Kent; Judge Rater
Synopsis:
Three of the four people in a partnership to own a curio shop throw out the fourth person who put up all of the money to buy the shop. Because there was no contract he can't do anything legally but he threatens to kill the other three. When two of them end up dead Bulletman and Bulletgirl must catch the killer before they can escape into Mexico.
Reprints:

Collector's Corner (Table of Contents)

Captain Marvel (Fawcett character) / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

The article begins with a history of Fawcett's comics that revolved around Captain Marvel and his family and some discussion on the lawsuit with DC concerning Captain Marvel. Then there is a synopsis of the stories in The Marvel Family (Fawcett, 1945 series) #89 (January 1954), along with an illustration from the cover, one from an interior story, one from The Marvel Family (Fawcett, 1945 series) #22 (April 1948) and one unidentified one.

Golden Age Greats / Golden Age Men of Mystery (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Various
Inks:
Various
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Golden Age Greats and Golden Age Men of Mystery comics (and others) detailing the contents of each issue, with reprints of the covers to Golden Age Greats #4,6,8,11-13, Golden-Age Men of Mystery #2, 4-8, 10 and 11, Official Golden-Age Hero & Heroine Directory, Senorito Rio TPB, All Hero Retro Annual #1, Best of the West #1, Western Sampler and Roy Rogers Western #1.

Preserving the Heroes of Yesterday For the Readers of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby; ?; Alex Schomburg; Frank Frazetta; ? (photos)
Inks:
Bill Black; ?; Alex Schomburg; Frank Frazetta; ? (photos)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promos for upcoming AC Comics using the front covers of Golden-Age Men of Mystery #15, Golden-Age Men of Mystery #16, Golden Age Greats #14, The Haunted Horseman #1 and Best of the West #4.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [Captain Midnight & Spy Smasher Pin-Up]
    Captain Midnight; Spy Smasher
  3. 2. ...Makes "The Dictators Buy War Bonds!"
    Minute Man
  4. 3. Men of Mystery 14
  5. 4. Attention Fawcett Collectors!
  6. 5. ...Danger at the Dyke
    Commando Yank
  7. 6. The Ghost Ship
    Ibis the Invincible
  8. 7. Cry For Revenge
    Golden Arrow
  9. 8. The Curio Shop Murders
    Bulletman
  10. 9. Collector's Corner
    Captain Marvel (Fawcett character)
  11. 10. Golden Age Greats / Golden Age Men of Mystery
  12. 11. Preserving the Heroes of Yesterday For the Readers of Tomorrow!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Darrel McCann
  • Craig Delich
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Darrel McCann