(1995)

AC, 1994 Series
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Volume:
3
Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics/Paragon Publications
Brand:
A Paragon Publication
ISBN:
1-56225-007-8 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Bill Black; Peter Tibble (associate editor)
Color:
color cover; black and white and graytone interior
Dimensions:
8" x 8.5" (#1-5), Standard Modern Age US (#6 on)

Issue Notes

Reprints are reformatted in various ways to fit the 8.125" x 8.625" format.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Flame; Black Terror (inset); Tim (inset)
Reprints:

[Danger in the Air! splash] (Table of Contents)

Black Terror / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin

Characters:
The Black Terror; Tim
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Same splash as interior story, but graytones are different.

Volume Three (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page with list of characters, creators, and credits.

1939-1949 The Golden Era (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
(various)
Inks:
(various)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Black Terror; Tim; Miss Masque
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Article on the features in the issue. Illustrated with panel and cover reprints.

[The Construction Crooks] (Table of Contents)

Flame / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Basil Berold]
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Flame; Radler (villain, introduction, death); Stone (villain, introduction, death); Ripper Davis (villain, introduction, death)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Source of reprint printed in actual comic is incorrectly given as Wonderworld #7 (November 1939). Correct info from David Young via the Error list (January 2007).

The Flame Comic Appearance Index! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Flame

Indexer Notes

List of The Flame appearances in Fox Features comics.

The Origin of the Flame (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Flame (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Article on the origin of The Flame from Wonderworld #11, the origin of Flame Girl in Wonderworld #30, and The Flame's place among the very early super-powered characters. Illustrated with panel reprints.

[Invasion of the Kikoos] (Table of Contents)

The Flame / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner [as Basil Berold]
Pencils:
Lou Fine [as Basil Berold]
Inks:
Lou Fine [as Basil Berold]
Letters:
?

Characters:
The Flame; The Boss (villain, introduction, death); The Kikoos (villains, introduction, death); a female agent
Reprints:

Lou Fine Comics (Table of Contents)

Pure Imagination / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for "Lou Fine Comics" from Pure Imagination, Marietta, GA 30066.

Flame Revival (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Flame

Indexer Notes

Article on the revival of The Flame by Ajax Comics in 1954. Cover to The Flame #3 is depicted.

The World's Greatest Secret Agent. Espionage Starring the Black X (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
The Spirit (cameo); Ebony White (cameo); Black X (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Article on Will Eisner's early work for the Eisner-Iger Shop, with panel illustrations.

[Proxoff the Revolutionary] (Table of Contents)

Espionage Starring Black X / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Eisner
Pencils:
Will Eisner
Inks:
Will Eisner
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Black X
Reprints:

[Cover - The Black Terror #23] (Table of Contents)

The Black Terror / cover reprint (on interior page) / 0.4 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?

Characters:
Black Terror; Tim
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover printed as part of splash to the "Danger in the Air!" story.

Danger in the Air! (Table of Contents)

Black Terror / comic story / 15.1 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?

Characters:
Black Terror; Tim
Reprints:

Black Terror / Fighting Yank Nedor/Better Comics Index (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of Fighting Yank and Black Terror stories in Nedor/Better comics.

The Shadow of Dismal Island (Table of Contents)

Fighting Yank / comic story / 15.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Letters:
?

Characters:
Fighting Yank
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Includes small reprint of cover to Fighting Yank #25.

Kirby / Fine / Frazetta Want List! (Table of Contents)

Greg Theakston / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Greg Theakston
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Comics wanted by Greg Theakston, Marietta, GA 30066.

[Golden-Age Greats] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for back issues of AC Comics.

From Master Comics, Wow and Whiz... (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:
Spy Smasher; Bulletman; Mr. Scarlett; Minute Man

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Golden-Age Greats #4, with cover depicted.

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:
Black Terror; Fighting Yank

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for this issue, featuring panel reprints.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Flame
  2. 1. [Danger in the Air! splash]
    Black Terror
  3. 2. Volume Three
    Golden-Age Greats
  4. 3. 1939-1949 The Golden Era
  5. 4. [The Construction Crooks]
    Flame
  6. 5. The Flame Comic Appearance Index!
  7. 6. The Origin of the Flame
  8. 7. [Invasion of the Kikoos]
    The Flame
  9. 8. Lou Fine Comics
    Pure Imagination
  10. 9. Flame Revival
  11. 10. The World's Greatest Secret Agent. Espionage Starring the Black X
  12. 11. [Proxoff the Revolutionary]
    Espionage Starring Black X
  13. 12. [Cover - The Black Terror #23]
    The Black Terror
  14. 13. Danger in the Air!
    Black Terror
  15. 14. Black Terror / Fighting Yank Nedor/Better Comics Index
  16. 15. The Shadow of Dismal Island
    Fighting Yank
  17. 16. Kirby / Fine / Frazetta Want List!
    Greg Theakston
  18. 17. [Golden-Age Greats]
    AC Comics
  19. 18. From Master Comics, Wow and Whiz...
    Golden-Age Greats
  20. 19. From Out of the Past...
    Golden-Age Greats
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Matthew H. Gore