(2002)

AC, 2002 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 and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Another Fine Art Book from Vanguard (Table of Contents)

Vanguard / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Ad for "Art of Nick Cardy" and other books by Vanguard, Lebanon, NJ 08333. Covers are depicted in various sizes.

Our Aim is Off-- (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Black (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Editorial stating the reason for the book and why stories from Marvel, DC, and Archie aren't reprinted, even if they are in the public domain. Illustrated with a panel by Simon and Kirby from Fighting American #1.

The Red Rain (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

The Curse of Khar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

["Golly! The backdrop's going up!"] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Ward
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Spotlite on Simon and Kirby! (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black (signed)
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Charlie Chan (cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Intro to section on Simon and Kirby with 1/3 page cover reprint of Charlie Chan (Charlton, 1955 series) #6, missing trade dress.

Birth After Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Kirby; Joe Simon
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Last page missing?

[Black Magic V3#2 [20] cover] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?; Bill Black
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Letters:
?; typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Almost full page reprint of cover to Black Magic V3#2, minus trade dress and cropped at the bottom. Also comments by Bill Black.

Oddities in Miniature (Table of Contents)

Strangest Stories Ever Told / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Joe Simon
Letters:
?

Reprints:

[The Death Room] (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

In the Pool of Peril (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Doug Wildey
Inks:
Doug Wildey
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
In North Africa in World War II, a German soldier finds a strange pool in the desert that apparently makes him indestructible.
Reprints:
  • from Strange Stories of Suspense (Marvel, 1955 series) #14 ?
Keywords:
Achilles; Africa; Americans; desert; Germans; World War II

Indexer Notes

Original title: Inside the Hidden Well!

Terror of the Tusks (Table of Contents)

Thun'da / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Bob Powell
Inks:
Bob Powell
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Reprints:

The Man Below (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult
Reprints:

Femforce Spotlight (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Femforce Spotlight CD for $24.95 from AC Comics. Cover of CD is depicted.

AC Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mysta of the Moon; Alizarin Crimson (photo of Maria Savarese)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for America's Greatest Comics #2 and Femforce #116 with covers depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Phantom Lady
  2. 1. Another Fine Art Book from Vanguard
    Vanguard
  3. 2. Our Aim is Off--
  4. 3. The Red Rain
    Phantom Lady
  5. 4. The Curse of Khar
  6. 5. ["Golly! The backdrop's going up!"]
    Torchy
  7. 6. Spotlite on Simon and Kirby!
  8. 7. Birth After Death
  9. 8. [Black Magic V3#2 [20] cover]
  10. 9. Oddities in Miniature
    Strangest Stories Ever Told
  11. 10. [The Death Room]
    Doll Man
  12. 11. In the Pool of Peril
  13. 12. Terror of the Tusks
    Thun'da
  14. 13. The Man Below
    Mysterious Traveler
  15. 14. Femforce Spotlight
    Femforce Spotlight
  16. 15. AC Comics
    AC Comics
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