(October 1986)

A.C.E. Comics, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.95 USD; 2.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Animated Comics Enterprises, Inc.
Brand:
ACE Comics
Editing:
Ron J. Frantz
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

["Hey! Look who's movin' in!"] (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Boyette

Characters:
Spencer Spook

The Genesis of Spencer Spook (Table of Contents)

From the Rooftop of Jerry DeFuccio / text article / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry De Fuccio
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, continued on inside back cover. Article on Richard Hughes and Spencer Spook.

The Comic Capercon (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Gill (credited)
Pencils:
Pat Boyette (credited)
Inks:
Pat Boyette (credited)
Letters:
Pat Boyette

Genre:
satire-parody
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Mike Angelo; Stupor-Man; Ratman; Bugman; Incredible Bulk; Clint Eastwood (cameo); Three Stooges (cameo); Don Thompson (cameo); Maggie Thompson (cameo)
Synopsis:
Spencer's cartoonist Mike Angelo goes to the New York Comicon, where he is recruited by both "CD" and "Marble" comics editors.
Keywords:
artists; Comicon; DC; editors; Marvel

Indexer Notes

Caricatures of Jim Shooter and other Marvel and DC personnel, along with parodies of various DC and Marvel characters.

["Boys! I have decided on who's to get..."] (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lynn Karp
Inks:
Lynn Karp
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spencer Spook; The Boss; Chief
Synopsis:
Two ghosts are upset when Spencer is chosen to haunt a castle, so they decide to haunt Spencer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
castle; ghosts; haunting; skeleton

["Enjoy Super Villains"] (Table of Contents)

Zocchi Distributors / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for role playing games and dice. Zocchi Distributors, Gulfport, Miss. 39501.

The Katz are Back in White 'n' Black! (Table of Contents)

Kitz 'n' Katz; Eclipse Comics / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Kitz; Katz

Indexer Notes

Ad for "Kitz 'n' Katz Comics" from Eclipse.

["Ace Comics proudly presents"] (Table of Contents)

Robin Red and the Lutins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Letters:
Pat Boyette

Characters:
Robin Red

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Robin Red and the Lutins" mini-series.

["Ooops! Will I ever remember not to..."] (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils:
Irv Spector
Inks:
Irv Spector
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spencer Spook
Synopsis:
Spencer tries to get into a theatre to see a 3-D spook movie.
Keywords:
3-D; ghosts; movies

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished story intended for Spencer Spook #102 (August 1955). Story credited by ACE to Richard Hughes and Owen Fitzgerald.

Coming..Next Issue! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Letters:
Pat Boyette ?

Characters:
Spencer Spook

Indexer Notes

Preview of the stories in Spencer Spook #2.

Become a Visible Fan! (Table of Contents)

Fandom Directory / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
William Rotsler [as WR] (signed)
Inks:
William Rotsler [as WR] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for the annual "Fandom Directory" from Fandom Computer Services, San Bernardino, Calif. 92409.

Spencer Speaks! (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Ron Frantz [as Spencer Spook] ?
Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Spencer Spook
Synopsis:
Spencer comments on the contents in this issue and plugs the upcoming issue.

Indexer Notes

Bottom left corner of the inside back cover.

What is...The Face? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Face

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for "The Face" comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Hey! Look who's movin' in!"]
    Spencer Spook
  2. 1. The Genesis of Spencer Spook
    From the Rooftop of Jerry DeFuccio
  3. 2. The Comic Capercon
    Spencer Spook
  4. 3. ["Boys! I have decided on who's to get..."]
    Spencer Spook
  5. 4. ["Enjoy Super Villains"]
    Zocchi Distributors
  6. 5. The Katz are Back in White 'n' Black!
    Kitz 'n' Katz; Eclipse Comics
  7. 6. ["Ace Comics proudly presents"]
    Robin Red and the Lutins
  8. 7. ["Ooops! Will I ever remember not to..."]
    Spencer Spook
  9. 8. Coming..Next Issue!
    Spencer Spook
  10. 9. Become a Visible Fan!
    Fandom Directory
  11. 10. Spencer Speaks!
    Spencer Spook
  12. 11. What is...The Face?
    The Face
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