(1998)

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Price:
6.95 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Paragon Publications
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)

Rocketman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Black
Inks:
Bill Black
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Rocketman; Rocketgirl; Mr. Scarlet (inset); Starr Flagg (inset); Captain Flash (inset)

The 8th Big Issue (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Comments on the stories in the issue and a small preview of the cover to the next issue.

The Return of the Mirror Man (Table of Contents)

Captain Flash / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Flash; Ricky; The Mirror Man (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Take Seven Giant Steps Forward... (Table of Contents)

Pure Imagination / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for "The Complete Jack Kirby 1947 Part One." $25 from Pure Imagination, Atlanta, GA 31107.

["Streaking over the highways at supersonic speed..."] (Table of Contents)

Rocketman [Zip-Jet] / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Zip-Jet [Rocketman]; Pat Ryan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprinted from Zip-Jet #1 with a Rocketman logo added. (Names in the story are still Zip-Jet.)

The Doom of Siva Dey (Table of Contents)

Undercover Girl / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Starr Flagg; Siva Dey (villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

A retitled reprint of the Undercover Girl story from Manhunt #9.

Best of the West! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for the initial issue of Best of the West.

["Beautiful night Belle--It's a great source of satisfaction..."] (Table of Contents)

The Owl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thomas (credited)
Inks:
Frank Thomas (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Owl [Nick Terry]; Owl Girl [Belle Wayne]
Reprints:

[Chango the Magician] (Table of Contents)

Midnight / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Cole
Pencils:
Jack Cole (signed)
Inks:
Jack Cole (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; adventure
Characters:
Midnight; Chango the Magician (villain)
Reprints:

The Formula for Death (Table of Contents)

Mr. Scarlet and Pinky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Mr. Scarlet; Pinky
Reprints:

Next Issue! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Hangman; Black Terror

Indexer Notes

Promo for Golden-Age Men of Mystery #9 with cover and two interior splash panels depicted.

New Title! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Synn

Indexer Notes

Promos for Thrilling Science Fiction #1 and Synn Watch #1, with covers depicted.

The Menace of the Horror Weeds (Table of Contents)

Ibis the Invincible / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ibis; Taia
Reprints:

AC Comics Back Issue! (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.

Here for Today, Tomorrow, and Forever! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for "The Official Golden-Age Hero & Heroine Directory" and "Femforce: Origins," with covers depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rocketman
  2. 1. The 8th Big Issue
    Men of Mystery
  3. 2. The Return of the Mirror Man
    Captain Flash
  4. 3. Take Seven Giant Steps Forward...
    Pure Imagination
  5. 4. ["Streaking over the highways at supersonic speed..."]
    Rocketman [Zip-Jet]
  6. 5. The Doom of Siva Dey
    Undercover Girl
  7. 6. Best of the West!
    Best of the West
  8. 7. ["Beautiful night Belle--It's a great source of satisfaction..."]
    The Owl
  9. 8. [Chango the Magician]
    Midnight
  10. 9. The Formula for Death
    Mr. Scarlet and Pinky
  11. 10. Next Issue!
    Golden-Age Men of Mystery
  12. 11. New Title!
    AC Comics
  13. 12. The Menace of the Horror Weeds
    Ibis the Invincible
  14. 13. AC Comics Back Issue!
  15. 14. Here for Today, Tomorrow, and Forever!
    AC Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Darrel McCann