(August 1987)

A.C.E. Comics, 1986 Series
Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
ACE Comics, Inc.
Brand:
ACE Comics
Editing:
Ron Frantz
Color:
Color Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US (6-5/8" x 10-1/4")
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Kill The Face (Table of Contents)

The Face / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth (painted) (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (painted) (signed)
Colors:
Alex Toth (painted) (signed)
Letters:
Pat Boyette (logo design)

Genre:
detective-mystery

A Man Possessed (Table of Contents)

The Face / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Frantz (plot); Joe Gill (dialogue)
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Rick Altergott
Letters:
Wayne Truman

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
The Face [Tony Trent] (original golden age version, as a ghostly image); The Face [Tony Trent] (grandson of the original); D.A. Janet Baxter; Lt. Jack Grogan; Richland Cooper (killed); Dorothy; "Honorable One" (intro); Louis "Duke" Arno (villain, killed); Jade Lee (villain, killed)

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of 3.

From Ace Comics! (Table of Contents)

On Top of Ol'lympos / promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Indexer Notes

Ad for ON TOP OF OL'LYMPOS, new 100-page graphic novel involving a new take on Graeco-Roman mythology, by C.C. Beck, the main artist on Captain Marvel.

["The Dorglum Family Murders"] (Table of Contents)

Who Dunnit / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original editor)

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Detective Gary Harding; Wambly Dorglum; Archibald Dorglum; Conrad Dorglum; Tirza Dorglum; Harold Dorglum; Felice Dorglum; Slicker Merrick
Reprints:

The Golden Age of Professional Wrestling! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Mister Universe, reprints of material from 1951 which was never published.

It's Time to Face the Music! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron Frantz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editor Ron Frantz says THE FACE #4 will feature reprints of 4 FACE stories by Gardner Fox and Mart Bailey, plus a cover by Alex Toth; this was the last issue in the series and it is unknown whether or not these were ever published.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kill The Face
    The Face
  2. 1. A Man Possessed
    The Face
  3. 2. From Ace Comics!
    On Top of Ol'lympos
  4. 3. ["The Dorglum Family Murders"]
    Who Dunnit
  5. 4. The Golden Age of Professional Wrestling!
    Mister Universe
  6. 5. It's Time to Face the Music!
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