(2001)

AC, 2001 Series
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Price:
5.95 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Comics
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jock Mahoney / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Colors:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jock Mahoney (photograph); Roy Rogers (photograph); Guy Madison (photograph)
Keywords:
celebrity

[Range Rider and Dick West] (Table of Contents)

Range Rider / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jock Mahoney
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Jock Mahoney

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Range Rider (photo of Jock Mahoney); Dick West (photo of Dick Jones)
Synopsis:
Range Rider and Dick West in a rocky background.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Photo faintly signed "To Bill, a good friend. Thank you. Jocco, Range Rider."

Nitro (Table of Contents)

Range Rider / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Alex Toth (graytones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Ranger Rider; Dick West
Synopsis:
A peddler tries to sell bottles of nitroglycerin to townspeople, then threatens to blow up the bank with a bottle of nitro if they don't give him money.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Graytones added by Alex Toth 44 years after drawing the story.

Special Thanks to Alex Toth! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Alex Toth (photograph)

Welcome to TV Western! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black [as Wild Bill Black] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Comments on the issue.

Jock Mahoney (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Rob Word; Bill Black
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Jock Mahoney (photographs); Dick Jones (photograph); Charles Starrett (photograph); Rawhide (horse; photograph)

What Was It Like to Be Range Rider? Jock Mahoney Explains in His Own Words (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jock Mahoney
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Jock Mahoney (photographs)
Reprints:
  • from Who's Who of Western Stars (1953)

Indexer Notes

Reprinted text with five photos, including one of Jock Mahoney in 1983.

[Stage Coach to Yuma] (Table of Contents)

Colt .45 / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Eric Freiwald; Robert Schaefer
Pencils:
Dan Spiegle
Inks:
Dan Spiegle
Colors:
? (tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Chris Colt; Don Diablo
Synopsis:
While riding in a stage, Chris Colt recognizes a fellow passenger is the bandit Don Diablo and tricks the bandit into letting him look at his gun.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

From original index: "Script, pencils, and inks credits for this sequence from Alberto Becattini (May 14, 2007)."

Roy Rogers and the Missing Brother (Table of Contents)

Roy Rogers / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gaylord Du Bois
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
? (tones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roy Rogers; Pat Brady; Silver (horse); Bullet (dog)
Synopsis:
Roy traps an attempted murderer by staging a phony funeral.
Reprints:

Roy Rogers (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Jeff Bembaron
Pencils:
? (photographs); Jeff Bembaron (photographs); Tawny Marshall (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs); Jeff Bembaron (photographs); Tawny Marshall (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Roy Rogers (photo); Dale Evans (photo); Trigger (horse, photo); Dustin Rogers (photo); Dusty Rogers (photo); Jeff Bembaron (photos)
Synopsis:
A visit to the Roy Rogers and Dale Evans Museum in Apple Valley, California

Trapped in the Badlands (Table of Contents)

Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Colors:
? (tones)
Letters:
?
Job Number:
3285

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wild Bill Hickok; Bull Trask
Synopsis:
Wild Bill pretends to be an outlaw to infiltrate a gang of rustlers operating from "The Badlands."
Reprints:

Wild Bill Hickok [Guy Madison] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black ?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Wild Bill Hickok (photo of Guy Madison); Jingles (photo of Andy Devine)
Synopsis:
Biography of Guy Madison, who was Wild Bill Hickok in the TV series.

Hidden Treasure (Table of Contents)

Range Rider / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
Alex Toth (graytones)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Range Rider; Dick West
Synopsis:
Range Rider and Dick West meet a two-wagon medicine show while headed for town. While there the bank is robbed and signs point to a performer in the show.
Reprints:

["From the wide open spaces to the wild..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for AC Comics. Covers to Best of the West #26 and Thrilling Science Fiction #3 are depicted.

Range Rider Stars in TV Western (Table of Contents)

Range Rider / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Colors:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Range Rider (photos of Jock Mahoney)
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Cover photos from The Flying A's Range Rider (Dell, 1953 series) #8 and #17.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jock Mahoney
  2. 1. [Range Rider and Dick West]
    Range Rider
  3. 2. Nitro
    Range Rider
  4. 3. Special Thanks to Alex Toth!
  5. 4. Welcome to TV Western!
  6. 5. Jock Mahoney
  7. 6. What Was It Like to Be Range Rider? Jock Mahoney Explains in His Own Words
  8. 7. [Stage Coach to Yuma]
    Colt .45
  9. 8. Roy Rogers and the Missing Brother
    Roy Rogers
  10. 9. Roy Rogers
  11. 10. Trapped in the Badlands
    Wild Bill Hickok and Jingles
  12. 11. Wild Bill Hickok [Guy Madison]
  13. 12. Hidden Treasure
    Range Rider
  14. 13. ["From the wide open spaces to the wild..."]
    AC Comics
  15. 14. Range Rider Stars in TV Western
    Range Rider
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