(1999)

Avalon Communications, 1999 Series
 
Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avalon Communications
Brand:
America's Comic Group
Editing:
Roger Broughton
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

Wanted: Hitler, Dead or Alive! (Table of Contents)

Nemesis / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Tom Hickey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nemesis; Adolph Hitler

Indexer Notes

Splash panel of story used for cover.

From the Creator of "The Crow." (Table of Contents)

J. O'Barr's Original Sins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
James O'Barr
Inks:
James O'Barr
Letters:
?; typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "Original Sins #1." Illustrated with a drawing (not the comic cover.)

Wanted: Hitler, Dead or Alive! (Table of Contents)

Nemesis / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Chic Stone [as Stone]
Inks:
Tom Hickey [as Hickey]
Letters:
?
Editing:
Richard Hughes (original editor)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Nemesis; Grim Reaper; Adolph Hitler; Winston Churchill; Herman Goering; Joseph Goebbels; PFC Steve Flint (Nemesis' human form when he was on Earth, cameo)
Synopsis:
After viewing an alternate Earth where Germany won World War II, Nemesis goes back to 1940 to help the British with the evacuation at Dunkirk and with the Blitz on London. Later, Nemesis encourages Hitler to attack Russia; and eventually he provides the weapon for Hitler to commit suicide. At the end everything on Earth is back to normal.
Reprints:
Keywords:
auto-gyro; Berlin; Blitz; Dunkirk; London; World War II

Indexer Notes

Dunkirk is misspelled as "Dunkerque." There is no explanation whether the activities occur on Earth or on an alternate Earth.

The Case of the Careful Guardian! (Table of Contents)

Crime Crusader / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner ?
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Crime Crusader [Jonathan Jones]; Kewpie O'Toole; Butch Hogan; Vivienne Reed; Mr. Barton; Tommy (Barton's nephew); Mrs. Grupe
Synopsis:
Mr. Barton's nephew threatens to kill him unless he gives him money to pay his gambling debts. The Crime Crusader and Kewpie visit a gambling yacht to see if they can talk to the operators about the nephew's debts.
Reprints:
Keywords:
gambling; murder; yacht

The Strange Case of the Black Dragon Gods (Table of Contents)

The Crash Kid / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Crash Kid [Rusty Adams] (introduction); Pook (Rusty's pal); Ho Lin Fong; Lum Fo (villain)
Synopsis:
The Crash Kid joins forces with the daughter of a murdered oriental businessman to track down and halt the activities of the Black Dragon Cult.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Chinese cult; death-trap; rubies

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 form for ordering back issues of the Jack Kirby Collector #13-19.

["You've just discovered..."] (Table of Contents)

Comic Book Marketplace / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for "Comic Book Marketplace" with small cover repros.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Wanted: Hitler, Dead or Alive!
    Nemesis
  2. 1. From the Creator of "The Crow."
    J. O'Barr's Original Sins
  3. 2. Wanted: Hitler, Dead or Alive!
    Nemesis
  4. 3. The Case of the Careful Guardian!
    Crime Crusader
  5. 4. The Strange Case of the Black Dragon Gods
    The Crash Kid
  6. 5. The Jack Kirby Collector #20
    TwoMorrows
  7. 6. ["You've just discovered..."]
    Comic Book Marketplace
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