(2001)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Comics
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; white paper interior

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wildfire; Lash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildfire [Carol Vance]; Lash Lightning

An Old Favorite Returns! (Table of Contents)

Good Girl Art Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Black
Inks:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sheena

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for Good Girl Art Quarterly #19, with cover depicted.

About This Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Mark G. Heike (signed)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Comments on the stories in the issue, with two panel reprints

[The Fire Cult] (Table of Contents)

Wildfire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Turner [as Robt. Turner]
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildfire [Carol Vance]; The Fire-Devil
Synopsis:
The Fire-Devil spreads terror in Pleasantville with his armored flame-thrower.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Note printed in this issue says the story is reprinted from Smash Comics #31, but it is wrong.

["On a lonely country road in the mountains..."] (Table of Contents)

Flash Lightning / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash Lightning [Lash Lightning]; Mastermind; The Mummy [Professor Vatz] (death); Amy Lane; Old Man of the Pyramids
Synopsis:
The Mastermind invents a machine to give him lightning powers. He allies himself with the Mummy to try to learn the secret of his radium-coated bandages, but kills him in a fit of anger. Later Mastermind helps foreign agents sabotage defense plants.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title character is just referred to as "Lightning" in the story, with "Flash" apparently a late addition to the logo. Story signed by Mooney in panel seven of page seven.

Interview With Jim Mooney (Table of Contents)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark G. Heike
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interview with comics artist Jim Mooney, with covers, panels, and other illustrations

Wildfire 2001 (Table of Contents)

Wildfire / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mark G. Heike
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Mark G. Heike
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildfire [Carol Vance]

Indexer Notes

An updated version of the Golden Age Wildfire.

[The Stolen Battleship Plans] (Table of Contents)

Samson and David / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Samson; David
Reprints:

From the Moth to the Lynx (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pierce Rice ?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
The Moth; The Lynx

Indexer Notes

Theories on how Jim Mooney's "The Moth" story ended up being published as "The Lynx."

[The Coming of the Lynx] (Table of Contents)

The Lynx with Blackie the Mystery Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Lynx; Blackie
Reprints:

AC Back Issue (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Listing of back issues available from AC Comics, Longwood, Fla.

Coming from AC Comics! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for Good Girl Art Quarterly #19, Femforce Uncut, and Best of the West #20, with covers depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wildfire; Lash Lightning
  2. 1. An Old Favorite Returns!
    Good Girl Art Quarterly
  3. 2. About This Issue
  4. 3. [The Fire Cult]
    Wildfire
  5. 4. ["On a lonely country road in the mountains..."]
    Flash Lightning
  6. 5. Interview With Jim Mooney
  7. 6. Wildfire 2001
    Wildfire
  8. 7. [The Stolen Battleship Plans]
    Samson and David
  9. 8. From the Moth to the Lynx
  10. 9. [The Coming of the Lynx]
    The Lynx with Blackie the Mystery Boy
  11. 10. AC Back Issue
    AC Comics
  12. 11. Coming from AC Comics!
    AC Comics
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mougin
  • Merlin Haas
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