(1994)

AC, 1994 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
80
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Paragon Publications
Brand:
A Paragon Publication
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
color cover; black and white and graytone interior
Dimensions:
8" x 8.5" (#1-5), Standard Modern Age US (#6 on)

Issue Notes

Reprinted stories are reformatted in various ways to fit the 8" x 8.375" size.


[Vault of Heroes] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Black [as Black] (signed)
Inks:
Mark Heike [as Heike] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Catman; Kitten; Miss Victory; The Hood; Rocketman; Jet Girl; Green Lama

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man and Kitten / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Inks:
L. B. Cole (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Cat-Man; Kitten
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Cover reprint minus any logo/text.

The Vault of Heroes (Table of Contents)

Golden-Age Greats / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page with list of features and credits.

The Vault of Heroes (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Comments on the stories in the issue.

Indexer Notes

All text, no art.

The Man Who Conquered Death (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man and Kitten / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitane [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Fujitane [as B. Fuje] (signed)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Catman; Kitten
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count includes text on first page describing original appearance.

Catman (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cat-Man (cameo)
Synopsis:
Brief article on the Golden Age Cat-Man stories.

The Green Lama Bombs Tokyo (Table of Contents)

The Green Lama / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Ken Crossen [as Richard Foster]
Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Lama
Reprints:

The Hood (Table of Contents)

The Hood / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Hood
Reprints:
  • from Cat-Man Comics (Holyoke, 1942 series) #v3#3 (13) (September 1942) [1st splash panel only]

Indexer Notes

Short article on The Hood from Catman Comics. A couple of panels are reprinted.

The splash panel from Cat-Man Comics (Holyoke, 1942 series) #v3#3 (13) (September 1942) and the end teaser panel from Cat-Man Comics (Holyoke, 1942 series) #v2#8 (21) (November 1943)

[Fantastic Brain Destroyers!] (Table of Contents)

Rocketman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Pinajian
Inks:
Art Pinajian
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rocketman; Rocketgirl
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title taken from the modified reprint of the original story found in Zip Jet (St. John, 1953 series) #1. First line: "Before their very eyes, a man hurls himself over a cliff!" Thanks to Frank Motler for the information.

In the reprint page 10 reprints only panels 1,2 & 6 of page 7 (which is the last page of the story) and has slight scripting/lettering changes to accommodate some of the missing dialogue from the panels that have been removed.

["Ships leaving San Francisco and heading for ports in the Pacific area have been mysteriously disappearing"] (Table of Contents)

Miss Victory / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Victory
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint identified by David Young via the error list (January 2007).

[Miss Victory] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nina Albright
Inks:
Nina Albright
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Miss Victory
Synopsis:
Brief article on the appearances of Miss Victory.

Available December / January!!! (Table of Contents)

Golden-Age Greats / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Black
Inks:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Lady Phantom

Indexer Notes

Promo for Golden-Age Greats Volume 2, with cover depicted. (Phantom Lady is called Lady Phantom for legal reasons.)

The Riddle of Toys! (Table of Contents)

Green Lama / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Green Lama
Reprints:

The Green Lama Dive Bombs Japan (Table of Contents)

Green Lama / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Letters:
?

Characters:
Green Lama
Reprints:

Other Books Featuring Golden-Age Classics (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of back issues available from AC Comics.

Blank page (Table of Contents)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Last interior page is blank.

[Fantastic Brain Destroyers! splash page] (Table of Contents)

Zip-Jet / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. When the original Rocketman story from Scoop Comics #2 was reprinted in Zip Jet, the original slash page was removed and used as the cover, and a new splash page was created and added to the story. This is the replacement splash page from Zip Jet.

From Out of the Past... (Table of Contents)

Golden-Age Greats / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Miss Victory; Catman; Kitten; Rocketman; Rocketgirl

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for this issue. Original drawing of Miss Victory; small cover repro of Catman Comics; and a small repro of the splash panel of a Rocketman story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Vault of Heroes]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Cat-Man and Kitten
  3. 2. The Vault of Heroes
    Golden-Age Greats
  4. 3. The Vault of Heroes
  5. 4. The Man Who Conquered Death
    Cat-Man and Kitten
  6. 5. Catman
  7. 6. The Green Lama Bombs Tokyo
    The Green Lama
  8. 7. The Hood
    The Hood
  9. 8. [Fantastic Brain Destroyers!]
    Rocketman
  10. 9. ["Ships leaving San Francisco and heading for ports in the Pacific area have been mysteriously disappearing"]
    Miss Victory
  11. 10. [Miss Victory]
  12. 11. Available December / January!!!
    Golden-Age Greats
  13. 12. The Riddle of Toys!
    Green Lama
  14. 13. The Green Lama Dive Bombs Japan
    Green Lama
  15. 14. Other Books Featuring Golden-Age Classics
    AC Comics
  16. 15. Blank page
  17. 16. [Fantastic Brain Destroyers! splash page]
    Zip-Jet
  18. 17. From Out of the Past...
    Golden-Age Greats
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