(2000)

Avalon Communications, 2000 Series
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Price:
2.95 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Avalon Communications
Brand:
ACG - America's Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Colour Cover; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Cover title is "The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Sherlock Holmes / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Characters:
Sherlock Holmes

From the Creator of "The Crow" (Table of Contents)

J. O'Barr's Original Sins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
James O'Barr
Inks:
James O'Barr
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Promo for "J. O'Barr's Original Sins" comic.

The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sherlock Holmes

Indexer Notes

Title page.

[The Problem of Thor Bridge] (Table of Contents)

Sherlock Holmes / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script:
Edith Meiser
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sherlock Holmes; Dr. Watson; Mrs. Ford; Neil King; Maria King; Grace Dunbar; Hernandez
Synopsis:
Maria King accuses her husband of being in love with their children's governess. Mrs. King is found dead after an evening meeting with the governess on a bridge on the estate. Holmes must determine who killed her.
Reprints:
Keywords:
bridge; dueling pistols

Indexer Notes

Starts with the first strip of this version. Two daily strips or one Sunday strip per page. Sideways format. Mike Sekowsky may have assisted on pencils on some of the strips. Based on Arthur Conan Doyle's story "The Problem of Thor Bridge". Title not given in issue.

The Return of an Epic! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tim Truman
Inks:
Tim Truman
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Wilderness" comic.

A Tale of Two Tims! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for "Dragon Chiang" comic.

Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Heart of Men? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
The Shadow (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for Pulp Action #1 featuring The Shadow.

The Jack Kirby Collector #20 (Table of Contents)

TwoMorrows / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Silver Surfer (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Ad for The Jack Kirby Collector #20 and Comic Book Artist #1. Mail-in coupon for ordering back issues of The Jack Kirby Collector #13-19.

[If You're Interested in the Art of the Comic Book] (Table of Contents)

Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Joe Kubert (caricature)

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Ad for Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning art course.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sherlock Holmes
  2. 1. From the Creator of "The Crow"
    J. O'Barr's Original Sins
  3. 2. The Great Detective Sherlock Holmes
  4. 3. [The Problem of Thor Bridge]
    Sherlock Holmes
  5. 4. The Return of an Epic!
    Wilderness
  6. 5. A Tale of Two Tims!
    Dragon Chiang
  7. 6. Who Knows What Evil Lurks in the Heart of Men?
    The Shadow
  8. 7. The Jack Kirby Collector #20
    TwoMorrows
  9. 8. [If You're Interested in the Art of the Comic Book]
    Joe Kubert's World of Cartooning
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