(1995)

AC, 1994 Series
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Volume:
4
Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics/Paragon Publications
Brand:
A Paragon Publication
ISBN:
1-56225-009-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
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 printed two tiers high to fit the 8" x 8.625" format.


Captain Billy's Whiz Gang (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Black
Inks:
Bill Black
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Spy Smasher; Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet; Bulletman

Indexer Notes

based on drawings by Mac Raboy

[Portion of cover from Captain Midnight #10] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Midnight
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Cover reprint minus logo.

The Fawcett Heroes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bulletman (cameo); Bulletgirl (cameo); Mr. Scarlett (cameo); Pinky (cameo); Ibis (cameo); Minute Man (cameo); Spy Smasher (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Title page with headshots of the heroes, credits, and a list of creators.

Captain Billy's Whiz Gang (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Billy Fawcett (drawing); Steve Geppi (photo); Ibis (cameo); Minute Man (cameo); Mr. Scarlet (cameo); Pinky (cameo); Captain Marvel, Jr. (cameo)
Synopsis:
Article on Fawcett Golden Age comics. Prices paid for Fawcetts noted, ($176,000 by Steve Geppi for Whiz Comics #2), and comments on Jerry Ordway's Power of Shazam! series.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with panel and cover reprints, a portrait drawing, and a photo.

Hunt for Hitler! (Table of Contents)

Spy Smasher / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Blum
Inks:
Alex Blum
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Spy Smasher; Adolph Hitler; Hermann Goering
Reprints:

Spy Smasher Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Spy Smasher

Indexer Notes

List of Spy Smasher appearances in Fawcett Golden Age comics.

The Homicidal Hijackers (Table of Contents)

Bulletman / comic story / 10.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bulletman; Bulletgirl
Reprints:

Bulletman Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bulletman

Indexer Notes

List of Bulletman appearances in Golden Age Fawcett comics.

The Man Who Demanded Death (Table of Contents)

Minute Man / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Phil Bard; ? (Captain Marvel, Jr. alterations)
Inks:
Phil Bard; ? (Captain Marvel, Jr. alterations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Crime Crusaders Club [Minute Man; Mr. Scarlet; Bulletman; Bulletgirl]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First and only appearance of Crime Crusaders Club. Captain Marvel Jr. (owned by DC) replaced here by Mr. Scarlet.

The Viking Horde (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 14.8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; superhero
Characters:
Ibis; Taia
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

10 pages in original comic.

Ibis the Invincible Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.2 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

List of Ibis appearances in Golden Age Fawcett comics.

The Black Sphinx (Table of Contents)

Mr. Scarlet / comic story / 19.4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Binder
Inks:
Jack Binder
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Scarlet; Pinky; The Black Sphinx (villain)
Reprints:

Mr. Scarlet Checklist (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Fujitani
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mr. Scarlet; Pinky

Indexer Notes

List of Mr. Scarlet appearances in Golden Age Fawcett comics.

Spy Smasher: The Movie (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spy Smasher (photo of Kane Richmond); Eve Corby (photo of Marguerite Chapman); The Mask (photo of Hans Schumm)
Synopsis:
Spy Smasher battles the Mask and his band of saboteurs.

Indexer Notes

Chapter by chapter summary of Republic's 1942 movie serial "Spy Smasher," illustrated with movie stills.

[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.

[Portion of cover from Captain Midnight #22] (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mac Raboy
Inks:
Mac Raboy
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Midnight
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Cover reprint minus logo.

From Out of the Past! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bulletman; Bulletgirl; Ibis (inset)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for this issue with reprinted art.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain Billy's Whiz Gang
  2. 1. [Portion of cover from Captain Midnight #10]
    Captain Midnight
  3. 2. The Fawcett Heroes
    Golden-Age Greats
  4. 3. Captain Billy's Whiz Gang
  5. 4. Hunt for Hitler!
    Spy Smasher
  6. 5. Spy Smasher Checklist
  7. 6. The Homicidal Hijackers
    Bulletman
  8. 7. Bulletman Checklist
  9. 8. The Man Who Demanded Death
    Minute Man
  10. 9. The Viking Horde
    Ibis the Invincible
  11. 10. Ibis the Invincible Checklist
  12. 11. The Black Sphinx
    Mr. Scarlet
  13. 12. Mr. Scarlet Checklist
  14. 13. Spy Smasher: The Movie
  15. 14. [Golden-Age Greats]
    AC Comics
  16. 15. [Portion of cover from Captain Midnight #22]
    Captain Midnight
  17. 16. From Out of the Past!
    Golden-Age Greats
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