(1990)

AC, 1989 Series
Price:
2.75 USD; 3.85 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Collector Classics
Editing:
Bill Black; Ethan Roberts (Associate Editor); 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

3rd Big Issue (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom

Black Phantom (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Nick Northey (illustration)
Inks:
Mark Heike (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Black Phantom

Indexer Notes

includes enlarged panel from page 9 of first story

Red Mask Reforms the Black Phantom! (Table of Contents)

Black Phantom / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Nick Northey
Inks:
Mark Heike
Letters:
Walt Paisley

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom; Red Mask [Tim Holt]; Chito; Luke; Clete
Synopsis:
Black Phantom escapes from Red Mask, but he finds her again just in time to save her from two of her former gang members. She agrees to go straight.

Indexer Notes

based on the story "The Reform of the Black Phantom" in Red Mask (Magazine Enterprises, 1954 series) #49

The Western Art of Bob Powell (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

ad for Bobby Benson's B-Bar-B Riders #1. Includes cover reprint.

Death Wears a Blindfold! (Table of Contents)

Red Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed) [as FWB]
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Letters:
?
Job Number:
RM-156 #49

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom; Red Mask; Sheriff Gage
Synopsis:
A gang of outlaws kidnap Black Phantom to lure Red Mask into a trap, then force her to shoot at Red Mask while she's blindfolded.
Reprints:

Laughing Boy! (Table of Contents)

The Haunted Horseman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Haunted Horseman (Rex Fury); Bulk Walker; Rufe Cinch; Sing Song; Nell; Ferd; Jackson
Synopsis:
The Horseman fights a sadistic rancher who is trying to cheat his niece out of the land she inherited.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

originally a Ghost Rider story

The Gun Fever (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed) [as FWB]
Inks:
Frank Bolle
Letters:
?
Editing:
Raymond Krank (original story)
Job Number:
BP-6 #2

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Phantom; Flash Loomis; Marshall Benson
Synopsis:
A desperate gunman is pressured into going up against the Black Phantom, but she helps set him on the right path.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

job number implies that this story was originally intended for ME's unpublished Black Phantom #2

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. 3rd Big Issue
    Black Phantom
  2. 1. Black Phantom
  3. 2. Red Mask Reforms the Black Phantom!
    Black Phantom
  4. 3. The Western Art of Bob Powell
  5. 4. Death Wears a Blindfold!
    Red Mask
  6. 5. Laughing Boy!
    The Haunted Horseman
  7. 6. The Gun Fever
    Black Phantom
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