([May 2003])

AC, 2002 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
AC Comics
Editing:
Bill Black (reprint editor); Mark Heike (associate reprint editor)
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)

Space Detective / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Inks:
Wally Wood [as Wallace Wood]
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Sol Cohen (original cover editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Detective; Teena
Reprints:

Map of Doom. (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Beverly; her husband Carl
Synopsis:
Down through the ages, the leather-clad book lay dormant and unmoving... never hinting of the terror that lives in its yellowing pages! When prying hands unclasped the covers, catastrophe struck with a force never before imagined! Slowly the book of evil comes open!... Do not turn away -- look, my friend... look deeply into the map of doom. [per intro]
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Captain Science and the Insidious Doctor Khartoum (Table of Contents)

Captain Science / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando (signed); Wally Wood (signed)
Inks:
Joe Orlando (signed); Wally Wood (signed)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Adolphe Barreaux (original editor)

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Science; Doctor Khartoum; Klameth; Luana; Rip
Synopsis:
From the long forgotten temple of Klameth, hidden deep in the age-old fortress city of Btuh, rose a force that threatened to crush our modern civilization. Journeying backward in time, Captain Science, master of star-born knowledge and Rip, his young assistant, find a new way to conquer a power more dangerous than the atom bomb, and defeat the evil genius who would set it free, "The Insidious Doctor Khartoum"... [per intro]
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["Jason Kirby, famous Hollywood star, who last year..."] (Table of Contents)

Jane Martin / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as F.E. Lincoln]
Pencils:
George Evans (signed)
Inks:
George Evans (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dr. John Range; Jane Martin; Jason Kirby; Mike; Olan Zenba
Synopsis:
Jason Kirby, famous Hollywood star who last year announced his retirement from the silver screen, has secretly purchased the movie rights to the best-selling novel "Consider the Beast". Take it from me, folks, the profile is trying for a comeback - and my bet is that he'll make it! [per intro]
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Adrift in Space (Table of Contents)

Captain Crewes / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Crewes; General Larson (fb)
Synopsis:
Loneliness for Earth, fear and restlessness have plagued all space ship commanders ever since earthlings first embarked upon extensive space patrols! And sometimes the pressure erupts into the gravest problem of any commander... mutiny! [per intro]
Reprints:

Wheel of Fortune (Table of Contents)

Desert Eagle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Desert Eagle; Jack Burne; Miss Gray; her mother Mrs. Gray
Synopsis:
A lonely saddletramp roams the southwest, finding misfortune one day and fortune the next. Known to friend and foe as Desert Eagle, he follows the torturous trails where treachery lurks in many guises... and the whims of fate spur men to deeds of violence! [per intro]
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Torchy [The Man from Saturn Gig] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Ward
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Letters:
?
Editing:
George Brenner (original editor)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Torchy Todd
Synopsis:
Torchy is kidnapped by aliens from Saturn who turn out to be actors looking for publicity.
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The House That Tried To Kill Me! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?
Editing:
Joe Simon; Jack Kirby (original editors)

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Willy Brommer; his wife Stella; his uncle Seth Brommer (in a portrait)
Synopsis:
I've had too many accidents in this cursed place! And they weren't planned by living men! I tell you, it's -- the house that tried to kill me! [per intro]
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Space Detective
  2. 1. Map of Doom.
  3. 2. Captain Science and the Insidious Doctor Khartoum
    Captain Science
  4. 3. ["Jason Kirby, famous Hollywood star, who last year..."]
    Jane Martin
  5. 4. Adrift in Space
    Captain Crewes
  6. 5. Wheel of Fortune
    Desert Eagle
  7. 6. Torchy [The Man from Saturn Gig]
    Torchy
  8. 7. The House That Tried To Kill Me!
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