(1999)

Avalon Communications, 1998 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avalon Communications
Brand:
ACG - America's Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / cover / pages (report information)

Pencils:
Chester Gould ?
Inks:
Chester Gould ?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Dick Tracy

Wilderness (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tim Truman
Inks:
Tim Truman
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "Wilderness" comic by Tim Truman.

[Pear-Shape is a Fugitive; Sparkle Plenty is a Model] (Table of Contents)

Dick Tracy / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Chester Gould
Pencils:
Chester Gould
Inks:
Chester Gould
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Dick Tracy; Sam Catchem; Tess Trueheart; Junior Tracy; B. O. Plenty; Gravel Gertie; Sparkle Plenty; Mugg (dog); Pear-Shape (villain); Talcum Freely
Synopsis:
Sam disguises himself as woman to try to expose Pear-Shape's shady business affairs. Sam has to be rescued by Tracy and Pear-Shape escapes and hides in a reduction sanitarium. Escaping from the sanitarium by helicopter, Pear-Shape is betrayed and dropped into the city zoo. Later, Talcum Freely discusses a business proposition for Sparkle Plenty with B.O. and Gertie.
Reprints:
  • from Dick Tracy daily and Sunday (Chicago Tribune) 1949.05.22-1949.07.19
Keywords:
advertising agency; disguise (drag); helicopter; lions; modeling; sanitarium; steam cabinet; zoo

The Jack Kirby Collector #20 (Table of Contents)

TwoMorrows / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Silver Surfer (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for The Jack Kirby Collector #20 and Comic Book Artist #1. Also includes mail-in coupon for ordering back issues of The Jack Kirby Collector #13-19.

"If you're interested in the art of the comic book..." (Table of Contents)

Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Joe Kubert (caricature)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning art course.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dick Tracy
  2. 1. Wilderness
    Wilderness
  3. 2. [Pear-Shape is a Fugitive; Sparkle Plenty is a Model]
    Dick Tracy
  4. 3. The Jack Kirby Collector #20
    TwoMorrows
  5. 4. "If you're interested in the art of the comic book..."
    Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Ramon Schenk