(1989)

AC, 1989 Series
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Price:
2.50 USD; 3.00 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Collector Classics
Editing:
Bill Black; Pete Tibble (Associate Editor)
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior #1 & 3, Color interior #2
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[The Unholy Three!] (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank W. Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank W. Bolle; Bill Black (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom; Link Harris; Turk French
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Indexer Notes

Re-inked by Bill Black with background changed.

The Unholy Three! (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank W. Bolle
Inks:
Frank W. Bolle; Bill Black
Letters:
?
Job Number:
BP 3-1

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hob Moreland; Link Harris; Turk French; Black Phantom
Synopsis:
Black Phantom must single-handedly take on three grim killers who ride into town looking for nothing but trouble......and maybe some of the bank's money!
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Indexer Notes

Writing credit not in original story.

[The Presto Kid] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; western-frontier
Synopsis:
house ad for The Presto Kid #1 (AC, 1989 series) - coming in November

The Nothing Robber! (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank W. Bolle
Inks:
Frank W. Bolle
Letters:
?
Job Number:
BP 2-1

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom; Jim Jensen; Tall Cactus
Synopsis:
Black Phantom has to figure out why aomeone is stealing junk.
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Indexer Notes

locations include Pop Haver's Junk Shop, Elite Livery Stable. Stable owned by Jeb Harris

Sheriff Satan! (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank W. Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank W. Bolle
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom; Sheriff Jackson; Sheriff Satan; Sheriff Gallagher; Sheriff Ben Gage
Synopsis:
Sheriff Satan of the outlaw town of Helldorado puts legitimate lawmen on trial for their actions against crooks until the Black Phantom shuts him down.
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Indexer Notes

Besides the usual location of Bullet, story is also set at Helldorado.

[RedMask First Encountered The Black Phantom] (Table of Contents)

Tim Holt / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black ?
Pencils:
Frank W. Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank W. Bolle; Bill Black (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
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The Legend of the Black Phantom (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Frank W. Bolle (illustrations)
Inks:
Frank W. Bolle (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
History of the Black Phantom in ME comics.

Indexer Notes

contains 3 clips of art by Frank Bolle.

Dead Man's Son! (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Horseman / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
[GR-119]

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bart Grubb; Josiah Prescott; Haunted Horseman
Synopsis:
Bart Grubb kills a man, then lies to the man's son that it was the Haunted Horsemen that committed the murder.
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Indexer Notes

A modified Ghost Rider story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

back cover; movie still of unnamed female character

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Unholy Three!]
    Black Phantom
  2. 1. The Unholy Three!
    Black Phantom
  3. 2. [The Presto Kid]
    Presto Kid
  4. 3. The Nothing Robber!
    Black Phantom
  5. 4. Sheriff Satan!
    Black Phantom
  6. 5. [RedMask First Encountered The Black Phantom]
    Tim Holt
  7. 6. The Legend of the Black Phantom
    Black Phantom
  8. 7. Dead Man's Son!
    The Haunted Horseman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
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