(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 (Reprint Editor)
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; white paper interior

Issue Notes

Cover title is "Weird Men of Mystery."


Weird Men of Mystery (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Briefer
Inks:
Dick Briefer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frankenstein; Claw (vignette); Stardust (vignette); Doctor Weir (vignette)

Indexer Notes

Frankenstein image is an enlarged panel from page 9 of the Frankenstein story in this issue.

[Frankenstein movie still] (Table of Contents)

Frankenstein / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Job Number:
954

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frankenstein's Monster (photo of Boris Karloff ?)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Movie still with number "954" lettered on it.

The Beautiful Dead (Table of Contents)

Monster of Frankenstein / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Briefer
Pencils:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Inks:
Dick Briefer (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Frankenstein's Monster
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The story is incorrectly said to be reprinted from "Frankenstein #23".

The Devil is a Dame! (Table of Contents)

Purple Claw / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ben Brown (signed)
Inks:
David Gantz (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Doctor Jonathan Weir
Reprints:

[The Fort Knox Robbery] (Table of Contents)

Stardust the Super Wizard / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Fletcher [as Fletcher Hanks] (signed)
Inks:
Henry Fletcher [as Fletcher Hanks] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Stardust; Slant-Eye (villain)
Reprints:

The White Spirits! (Table of Contents)

Jungle Jo / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

Test of a Man (Table of Contents)

Mysterious Traveler / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mysterious Traveler (host)
Reprints:

The Ghost Meets The Claw's Uncle (Table of Contents)

The Ghost / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Wood
Pencils:
Bob Wood
Inks:
Bob Wood
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ghost; Claw
Reprints:

[The Wolfman] (Table of Contents)

The Wolfman / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
The Wolfman (photo of ?)
Synopsis:
The Wolfman stands behind a buxom woman with his hands around her neck.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Movie still from 1960s ?

[Vincent Price and Friends] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Vincent Price (photo)
Synopsis:
An aged Vincent Price reads from a book with a montage of supernatural characters as a background

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Looks like a promo still for a movie or TV series.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Weird Men of Mystery
    Frankenstein
  2. 1. [Frankenstein movie still]
    Frankenstein
  3. 2. The Beautiful Dead
    Monster of Frankenstein
  4. 3. The Devil is a Dame!
    Purple Claw
  5. 4. [The Fort Knox Robbery]
    Stardust the Super Wizard
  6. 5. The White Spirits!
    Jungle Jo
  7. 6. Test of a Man
    Mysterious Traveler
  8. 7. The Ghost Meets The Claw's Uncle
    The Ghost
  9. 8. [The Wolfman]
    The Wolfman
  10. 9. [Vincent Price and Friends]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig