(January 1987)

A.C.E. Comics, 1986 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.75 USD
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

Kremlin Kaper (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Supersov
Keywords:
Communism; Kremlin; Soviet Union

Indexer Notes

The letter "K" in the story title is drawn backward to suggest "Russian-ness," but no such letter occurs in the Russian alphabet.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ron J. Frantz
Pencils:
Pat Boyette (illustration)
Inks:
Pat Boyette (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front and back covers; letters from Chester Cox, Frank Borth, Stan Timmons, Jerry De Fuccio, Dave Bennett

Kremlin Kaper (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Gill
Pencils:
Pat Boyette
Inks:
Pat Boyette
Letters:
Pat Boyette

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Supersov [Major Georgi Porgikov]; Comrade Premier; Colonel Uluvski; Professor Bomidov; Marshal Nyetsky; George Washington's Ghost
Synopsis:
The Soviet Premier orders that a native superhero be created to defeat America's greatest hero, Spencer Spook, but he doesn't know that Spencer is already in Moscow invisibly watching the whole thing.
Keywords:
Communism; ghosts; Kremlin; Soviet Union

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

"Skool" Yardley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jerry De Fuccio (signed)
Pencils:
Bob Clarke (signed)
Inks:
Bob Clarke
Letters:
?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
'Skool' Yardley
Synopsis:
Skool's young friends are making a clubhouse out of an old tool shed.

["Gee, this hauntin' business is hard on a fella!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Spencer Spook
Synopsis:
Spencer takes to the road when the owner of the house he's haunting goes on vacation with a trailer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ghosts

Coming in January (Table of Contents)

What Is... The Face? / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Inks:
Steve Ditko (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

house ad for What Is... The Face? (A.C.E. Comics, 1986 series) #2, on sale January 15

["Boy, this is the worst hauntin' job I've ever had!"] (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Kit E. Kat
Synopsis:
Spencer tries to go into business opening a haunting school but his only pupil is a pesky cat who quickly out-haunts him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ghosts
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Kremlin Kaper
    Spencer Spook
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. Kremlin Kaper
    Spencer Spook
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    "Skool" Yardley
  5. 4. ["Gee, this hauntin' business is hard on a fella!"]
    Spencer Spook
  6. 5. Coming in January
    What Is... The Face?
  7. 6. ["Boy, this is the worst hauntin' job I've ever had!"]
    Spencer Spook
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