(1996)

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Volume:
8
Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics/Paragon Publications
Brand:
A Paragon Publication
ISBN:
1-56225-012-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978156225001050995
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)

Fighting Females Strike Back! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady; Miss Masque; Miss Victory / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Brad Gorby [as Gorby] (signed)
Inks:
Bill Black [as Black] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady; Miss Victory; Miss Masque

[Cover - Jumbo Comics #96] (Table of Contents)

Sheena / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Doolin; Matt Baker (reworked Sheena)
Inks:
Joe Doolin, Matt Baker (reworked Sheena)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
? (original)

Genre:
Jungle
Characters:
Sheena
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Fighting Females Strike Back! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Phantom Lady (cameo); Rulah

Indexer Notes

Title page with list of characters and creators (not matched to stories). Two panel reprints.

Heroines of the Golden Age Inspired Today's Femforce (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Ruben Moriera; Arthur Peddy; Willie Blyberg
Inks:
Ruben Moriera; Arthur Peddy; Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Rocketgirl; Phantom Lady; Ms. Victory
Synopsis:
Brief history of female super-heroines in the 1940s, and the origin of the Femforce in the 1980s.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with panels from Punch Comics, Police Comics, and All-Girl Squad.

["Midnight! Near the offices of the Secretary of Commerce..."] (Table of Contents)

Miss Victory / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles M. Quinlan [as Chas. M. Quinlan] (signed)
Inks:
Charles M. Quinlan [as Chas. M. Quinlan] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Victory
Reprints:

Blue Bulleteer (Table of Contents)

Blue Bulleteer / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Mark Heike
Inks:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Blue Bulleteer
Synopsis:
Character history of the Blue Bulleteer

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with panel reprint from Femforce Special #1.

The World's Meanest Crook! (Table of Contents)

Phantom Lady / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Matt Baker ?
Inks:
Matt Baker ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Phantom Lady
Reprints:

Noric -- The Maniac of the Opera (Table of Contents)

Miss Victory / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
Superhero
Characters:
Miss Victory; Noric (intro)
Synopsis:
Joan Wayne is invited to the opera and then a reception after for the President of Comania, who is murdered at the reception. Miss Victory investigates and captures the perpetrator, a former orchestra leader at the opera who now serves at the whim of the Nazis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some info added by Craig Delich (April 6, 2007).

Tara (Table of Contents)

Tara / character profile / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tara
Synopsis:
Brief character history of Tara, who was based on Rulah, Jungle Goddess.

Indexer Notes

Partial cover reprint of Paragon Presents #2 (Dark Continent).

Harem of Horror (Table of Contents)

Rulah Jungle Goddess / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alece Hope
Inks:
Alece Hope
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Rulah; Tomba
Reprints:

Senorita Rio (Table of Contents)

Senorita Rio / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Lily Renee; Mark Heike
Inks:
Lily Renee; Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Senorita Rio; Rio Rita [Rita Farrar]
Synopsis:
Character history of Senorita Rio and Femforce's Rita Farrar.

Indexer Notes

Panel reprint from Femforce #1.

The Loser's Fate is Death (Table of Contents)

Senorita Rio / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy [as N Viscardi] (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy [as N Viscardi] (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Senorita Rio
Reprints:

Warido (Table of Contents)

Miss Victory / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Victory
Reprints:

Cat-Man Ashcan No. 2 (Table of Contents)

Cat-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cat-Man; Kitten

Indexer Notes

Promo for Cat-Man Ashcan #2, with cover depicted.

[Let the Games Begin!] (Table of Contents)

Tease; Pure Imagination / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

ad for the pin-up magazine Tease #7 from Pure Imagination, Marletta, GA 30066.

["Nobody in society's Four Hundred knows"] (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Masque
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from AC Comics website.

She-Cat (Table of Contents)

She-Cat / character profile / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Brad Gorby [as Gorby] (signed)
Inks:
Mark Heike [as Heike] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
She-Cat
Synopsis:
Brief history of Black Cat and her inspiration for She-Cat of the Femforce.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with 1994 drawing of She-Cat.

The History of Black Cat part 2 (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Black Cat
Synopsis:
A review of the Harvey Black Cat stories.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with many covers and panels featuring the Black Cat.

Judo Tricks: Lesson Seven (Table of Contents)

Black Cat / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Black Cat
Synopsis:
Black Cat teaches a self-defense move.
Reprints:
Keywords:
judo

Indexer Notes

Reprints page one (self-contained) of a two-page sequence.

Femforce: The World's First and Longest Running All Female Super Team! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Femforce

Indexer Notes

Promo for Femforce comics, with illustration.

["Pardon me, I'd like some information."] (Table of Contents)

Lady Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lady Luck; Peecolo; Dutch Kraut
Synopsis:
Lady Luck and Peecolo find a "retired" bootlegger smuggling spies into a backwoods town.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bootlegger; railroad; slingshot; spies

Hitler's Hostages! (Table of Contents)

The Story Behind the Cover / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Miss Masque; Phantom Lady; Miss Victory

Indexer Notes

Text story with no illustration.

Golden-Age Super Heroes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for back issues of Golden-Age Greats available from AC Comics.

2nd Issue: The Yanks Are Coming! (Table of Contents)

Golden-Age Men of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for Golden-Age Men of Mystery #2, with panel reprints.

Fiction House Femmes! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Mysta; Sheena; Tiger Girl; Senorita Rio

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for Golden-Age Greats #9 with cover depicted.

Fighting Females Strike Back! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Miss Victory; Adolph Hitler

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Fighting Females Strike Back!
    Phantom Lady; Miss Masque; Miss Victory
  2. 1. [Cover - Jumbo Comics #96]
    Sheena
  3. 2. Fighting Females Strike Back!
    Golden-Age Greats
  4. 3. Heroines of the Golden Age Inspired Today's Femforce
  5. 4. ["Midnight! Near the offices of the Secretary of Commerce..."]
    Miss Victory
  6. 5. Blue Bulleteer
    Blue Bulleteer
  7. 6. The World's Meanest Crook!
    Phantom Lady
  8. 7. Noric -- The Maniac of the Opera
    Miss Victory
  9. 8. Tara
    Tara
  10. 9. Harem of Horror
    Rulah Jungle Goddess
  11. 10. Senorita Rio
    Senorita Rio
  12. 11. The Loser's Fate is Death
    Senorita Rio
  13. 12. Warido
    Miss Victory
  14. 13. Cat-Man Ashcan No. 2
    Cat-Man
  15. 14. [Let the Games Begin!]
    Tease; Pure Imagination
  16. 15. ["Nobody in society's Four Hundred knows"]
    Miss Masque
  17. 16. She-Cat
    She-Cat
  18. 17. The History of Black Cat part 2
  19. 18. Judo Tricks: Lesson Seven
    Black Cat
  20. 19. Femforce: The World's First and Longest Running All Female Super Team!
    Femforce
  21. 20. ["Pardon me, I'd like some information."]
    Lady Luck
  22. 21. Hitler's Hostages!
    The Story Behind the Cover
  23. 22. Golden-Age Super Heroes
    Golden-Age Greats
  24. 23. 2nd Issue: The Yanks Are Coming!
    Golden-Age Men of Mystery
  25. 24. Fiction House Femmes!
    Golden-Age Greats
  26. 25. Fighting Females Strike Back!
    Golden-Age Greats
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Henry Andrews
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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