(Fall 1992)

AC, 1990 Series
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Price:
3.95 USD; 5.50 CAD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Femforce
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

The sixteen middle pages of this book are in black-and-white. The other interior pages are in color.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Heike
Inks:
Mark Heike
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero

Mudslinging (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mark Heike
Pencils:
Richard Pollard
Inks:
Mark Heike
Colors:
Rebekah Black
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Masque [Diana Adams]; Avenger [Roger Wright]; Tara Fremont; Stardust; Buckaroo Betty; She-Cat; General Gordon; Hildago Romero; Madame Boa [Amanda Bovier]
Synopsis:
Hildago Romero is slandering the Femforce on his television show, but General Gordon refuses to let the Femforce members go on the show to defend themselves. Not being a Femforce member, Miss Masque decides to go on the show to defend them. However, Romero has set up the show so that it quickly turns into a mud wrestling contest between Miss Masque and Madame Boa.

["Poor Ginge! She dreams of flying high with some guy ..."] (Table of Contents)

Sky Gal / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
? [as Bill Gibson]
Pencils:
Matt Baker
Inks:
Matt Baker
Colors:
Rebekah Black ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
aviation; humor
Characters:
Sky Girl [Ginge Maguire]; Freddy; Mr. Goliath; Mister Martin
Synopsis:
Ginge is thinking about attending the circus in town when a lion comes into the diner. She trys to run away and hide in an airplane but the lion follows her. It turns out that she is stuck in the middle of two gangs fighting and one of the gangs use the lion's attraction to her in the fight.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature heading has been changed from Sky Girl to Sky Gal and the story has been re-colored.

About This Issue (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Miss Masque: Past, Present & Future! (Table of Contents)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black ?
Pencils:
Nick Northey; Brad Gorby; Mark Heike; Alex Schomburg [also as Xela]
Inks:
Jordi Ensign; Chad Hunt; Mark Heike; Alex Schomburg [also as Xela]
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Miss Masque
Synopsis:
Article briefly discusses the introduction of Miss Masque in the late 1940's. The rest of the text is devoted to Miss Masque's role in upcoming AC titles.
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Indexer Notes

There are some original AC art illustrations of Miss Masque in this section, but the bulk of the section is a black-and-white cover gallery of early Miss Masque appearances. The cover art to America's Best Comics #31 is expanded to fill a two-page centerfold, printed on its side to fill the space.

["Life hangs by the merest thread..."] (Table of Contents)

Miss Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright (signed)
Inks:
Nina Albright
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Victory [Joan Wayne]; Grapho the Graphologist; Ellery Cable; Special Agent John Decker
Synopsis:
Agent Decker pretends to be Joan's father to get her inside a gang of crooks that are swindling young women out of their money by posing as talent scouts.
Reprints:

The Substitute Cinderella (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alton
Inks:
Alton
Colors:
Rebekah Black ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady [Sandra Knight]; Don Borden; Bill Tristram; Chloe Tristram; Mrs. Horace Muratroyd; Roy; Daphne
Synopsis:
Chloe Tristram is being accused of several crimes by eye witnesses, but she insists she is innocent. The break in the case comes when Chloe tells Sandra that she has an identical twin sister.
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["Ed, stop tickling me!"] (Table of Contents)

Torchy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ward
Inks:
Bill Ward
Colors:
Rebekah Black ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Ed; Torchy; Tess
Synopsis:
Ed has a theory that a mermaid can swim faster than any human. To prove it, he makes a mermaid tail for Torchy. When a fishing line catches on her suit, the fisherman thinks he's caught a real mermaid.
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Keywords:
adult
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Miss Masque
  2. 1. Mudslinging
    Miss Masque
  3. 2. ["Poor Ginge! She dreams of flying high with some guy ..."]
    Sky Gal
  4. 3. About This Issue
  5. 4. Miss Masque: Past, Present & Future!
  6. 5. ["Life hangs by the merest thread..."]
    Miss Victory
  7. 6. The Substitute Cinderella
    Phantom Lady
  8. 7. ["Ed, stop tickling me!"]
    Torchy
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Henry Andrews
  • Steve Belknap
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lee Randall (R.I.P.)
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen