(2000)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Comics
Editing:
Bill Black
Format:
Black & White; Standard Modern Age U.S; Glossy Cover; White paper interior

Issue Notes

Cover title is "Men of Mystery in Space Comics."


The Space-Sentinel Battles Xog, Ruler of Saturn! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Midnight
Reprints:

[Captain Video, Famous Star of the Dumont Television Network] (Table of Contents)

Captain Video / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Video (photo of Al Hodge); Video Ranger (photo of Don Hastings)
Keywords:
ray-gun

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Publicity photo from "Captain Video" TV series.

Mysterymen in Space! (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black (signed)
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tom Corbett (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Comments on the stories in the issue. Illustration of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet from the interior story.

Robber Baron of Deimos (Table of Contents)

Space Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Letters:
?

Characters:
Buzz Corry; Happy
Reprints:

The Dark Side of the Moon (Table of Contents)

Captain Video / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Evans
Inks:
George Evans
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Video
Reprints:

The Forbidden Frequency (Table of Contents)

Rocky Jones Space Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Osrin
Inks:
Ray Osrin
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rocky Jones
Reprints:

Free Comic! (Table of Contents)

Golden-Age Men of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for back issues of Golden-Age Men of Mystery. Buy two, get one free.

Who the Heck is Xog? (Table of Contents)

Collector's Corner / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin L. Grein
Pencils:
Martin L. Greim; Al Bradford; Carl Pfeufer; Leonard Frank
Inks:
Martin L. Greim; Al Bradford; Carl Pfeufer; Leonard Frank
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Captain Midnight; Xog
Synopsis:
Article on Captain Midnight and his battles against Xog, ruler of Saturn.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes panel reprints and original illustrations by Greim and Bradford.

Reptilicus The Screenplay (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for publication on the movie "Reptilicus" containing the shooting script, photos, posters, and pressbook. Available from Kip Doto, PO Box 8050, Coral Springs, FL 33075 for $21.99.

A Very Special Comic Book from Hamster Press! (Table of Contents)

Heroes vs. Hitler / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Schelly
Inks:
Dick Giordano
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for "Heroes vs. Hitler" comic from Hampster Press. Cover is depicted.

Rocky X of the Rocketeers! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Norman Maurer
Inks:
Norman Maurer
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Rocky X (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Article on the feature "Rocky X of the Rocketeers" from Boy Illustories.

Earth Raiders From Galaxy X (Table of Contents)

Rocky X / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rocky X
Reprints:

The Complete Sky Masters (Table of Contents)

Pure Imagination / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for "The Complete Sky Masters." Softcover $35, hardcover $50 from Pure Imagination, New York, NY 10017.

The Alien Raiders (Table of Contents)

Kenton of the Star Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wally Wood
Inks:
Wally Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dave Kenton
Reprints:

[Golden Age Greats] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for back issues of AC Comics.

Isn't It Time for the Good Guys to Win Again? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Phantom Lady; Johnny Mack Brown (photo)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for Men of Mystery Comics #20, Fun Comics #1, and Western Movie Hero #1, with covers depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Space-Sentinel Battles Xog, Ruler of Saturn!
    Captain Midnight
  2. 1. [Captain Video, Famous Star of the Dumont Television Network]
    Captain Video
  3. 2. Mysterymen in Space!
  4. 3. Robber Baron of Deimos
    Space Patrol
  5. 4. The Dark Side of the Moon
    Captain Video
  6. 5. The Forbidden Frequency
    Rocky Jones Space Ranger
  7. 6. Free Comic!
    Golden-Age Men of Mystery
  8. 7. Who the Heck is Xog?
    Collector's Corner
  9. 8. Reptilicus The Screenplay
  10. 9. A Very Special Comic Book from Hamster Press!
    Heroes vs. Hitler
  11. 10. Rocky X of the Rocketeers!
  12. 11. Earth Raiders From Galaxy X
    Rocky X
  13. 12. The Complete Sky Masters
    Pure Imagination
  14. 13. The Alien Raiders
    Kenton of the Star Patrol
  15. 14. [Golden Age Greats]
    AC Comics
  16. 15. Isn't It Time for the Good Guys to Win Again?
    AC Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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