(1997)

AC, 1996 Series
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Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
GAG Golden Age Greats
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
Color cover; Black and White with occasional Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; White paper interior
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avenger; Miss Masque / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks:
Bill Black (signed)
Colors:
Bill Black

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avenger; Miss Masque

About This Issue... (Table of Contents)

Men of Mystery / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Black Terror

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Comments on the issue and a large illustration of the Black Terror.

The Red Hand of Terror (Table of Contents)

Avenger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Inks:
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed); Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Avenger
Reprints:

Death Stalks at Night (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?; Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Masque
Reprints:

The Brute of the Bayou (Table of Contents)

Black Terror / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Robinson
Inks:
Mort Meskin; Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Black Terror; Tim
Reprints:

The Wandering Evidence (Table of Contents)

Red Rocket / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino ?
Inks:
Al Plastino ?; Mark Heike (art reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Red Rocket
Reprints:

The Actor (Table of Contents)

Captain Flash / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?; Chris Allen (art reconstruction); Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Flash
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

The Story behind the Cover (Table of Contents)

Miss Masque; The Avenger / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Pencils:
Dick Ayers; Mark Heike
Inks:
Dick Ayers; Mark Heike
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Miss Masque; The Avenger

Indexer Notes

Text story with events leading up to the cover scene.

[Origin of Mr. Mystic] (Table of Contents)

Mr. Mystic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell
Pencils:
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Powell; Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Mystic (origin)
Synopsis:
Recovering in a hospital from being slugged, Mr. Mystic tells a nurse about his escape from Warsaw, Poland, and how he ended up in Tibet, where seven Lamas gave him the gift of magic. Mr. Mystic sends his nurse to recover some important papers, but she is captured by spies and he has to send his astral form to defeat the spies.
Reprints:
Keywords:
hospital; Lamas; magic; Nazis; nurse; spies; telepathy; Tibet; Warsaw

Remembering Dan Barry (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Flash Gordon; Bulletman (cameo); Captain Midnight; Commando Yank; Airboy (cameo); Toyboy

Indexer Notes

A summary of the comics work of Dan Barry, who died earlier in the year. Illustrated with several panel reprints.

AC Back Issues! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Promo for back issues of AC Comics.

Dedicated to the Preservation of the History of American Comics (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avenger; Miss Masque
  2. 1. About This Issue...
    Men of Mystery
  3. 2. The Red Hand of Terror
    Avenger
  4. 3. Death Stalks at Night
    Miss Masque
  5. 4. The Brute of the Bayou
    Black Terror
  6. 5. The Wandering Evidence
    Red Rocket
  7. 6. The Actor
    Captain Flash
  8. 7. The Story behind the Cover
    Miss Masque; The Avenger
  9. 8. [Origin of Mr. Mystic]
    Mr. Mystic
  10. 9. Remembering Dan Barry
  11. 10. AC Back Issues!
  12. 11. Dedicated to the Preservation of the History of American Comics
    AC Comics
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