(September 1987)

A.C.E. Comics, 1987 Series
Price:
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
ACE Comics, Inc.
Editing:
Ron J. Frantz
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.

Issue Notes

Cover title is "The Golden Age of Klaus Nordling."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Koda (signed)
Inks:
Alex Koda (signed)
Colors:
?

Characters:
The Barker

The Golden Age of Klaus Nordling (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ron Frantz (signed)
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Comments about the late Klaus Nordling, along with a Lady Luck logo.

["What's the idea, Bob... Trying to muscle in on my date?"] (Table of Contents)

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 ? pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob; Swab; Sigareete
Synopsis:
Bob and Swab accidentally get involved in a cigarette-stealing operation on a tropical island.
Reprints:
  • from Hit Comics (Quality Comics, 1940 series) # ?
Keywords:
cigarettes; island; Marines; Navy; shore leave

From Ace Comics! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Koda
Inks:
Alex Koda
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for Ace Comics Presents The Art of Lou Fine #4, "now on sale!," with cover depicted.

[Klaus Nordling Letter to Jerry De Fuccio; January 21, 1982] (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Syd Greenberg (photographer)
Inks:
Syd Greenberg (photographer)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Klaus Nordling (photos)

Indexer Notes

Letter from Klaus Nordling, along with photos of Nordling as actor-director of "Tobacco Road" and in a production of "Taming of the Shrew."

["What them circus fellers won't do to attract attention!"] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
The Barker
Reprints:

[Klaus Nordling Letter to Jerry De Fuccio; March 31, 1982] (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Mary Anne Cooper (photographer); James F. Dugan (photographer)
Inks:
Mary Anne Cooper (photographer); James F. Dugan (photographer)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Klaus Nordling (photos)

Indexer Notes

Letter from Klaus Nordling and photos from a stage production of "Our Phytrion 29," a publicity photo from 1958, and a publicity photo from the day before his death on November 19, 1986.

Coming in October from Ace Comics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ron Frantz
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Vince Alascia
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Nature Boy

Indexer Notes

Promo of Ace Comics Presents #5, with a reprint of the first issue of Charlton's Nature Boy. Cover of reprint is depicted.

["Another shore liberty coming up, Bob, and not a cent..."] (Table of Contents)

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Inks:
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob; Swab; Halfhitch
Synopsis:
Bob and Swab make up phony treasure maps to sell to sailors from "The Stingray" while they're on shore leave.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beach; Navy; shore leave; treasure maps

Klaus Nordling Non-Comics Art Credits (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Last interior page and inside back cover. General list of Klaus Nordling's educational, instructional, and technical art.

Say Hey... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ron Frantz ?
Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Letters:
Pat Boyette; typeset

Characters:
Spencer Spook

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for back issues of Ace Comics.