([March] 2009)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Comics
Barcode:
649241867685
Editing:
Bill Black; Mark Heike (associate)
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; white paper interior

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Machlan [as MAC]
Inks:
Mike Machlan [as MAC]
Colors:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Dan Richards]

[Crime Convention] (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Reed Crandall
Inks:
Reed Crandall
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor; Corky (villain); Spike (villain); Rocks Hannigan (villain); "Eagle Eyes" Connor (villain); "Ears" McSorley (villain); "Bone Crusher" Wilson (villain)
Synopsis:
Rocks Hannigan calls for a convention of crooks in Beach City with the aim of rubbing out Manhunter and his dog.
Reprints:

["The wail of police sirens echo through the canyons of Manhattan"] (Table of Contents)

Jester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
Paul Gustavson
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Jester [Chuck Lane]; McGinty; Dutch (villain); Miss Weston; Caraso (villain)
Synopsis:
When the Police are unable to catch gambling joint owner Caraso with the proper evidence of his activities, the Jester goes into action to prove their case.
Reprints:

["On her way east, Carol stops off for some sightseeing at the great oil fields of the southwest"] (Table of Contents)

Wildfire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Turner
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wildfire [Carol Vance Martin]; Big Tom (villain); Old Ben
Synopsis:
Wildfire, while visiting oil fields in the southwest, stumbles upon a murder. But Big Tom, the man behind the killing, thinks his liquid air gun will stop her.
Reprints:

[A Flea] (Table of Contents)

Lady Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Klaus Nordling
Pencils:
Klaus Nordling
Inks:
Klaus Nordling
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Lady Luck; Peecolo; Bruce Banks; Helga; Professor Pulek; Lady Luck Patrol
Synopsis:
The Professor uses his flea circus to spread bubonic plague.
Reprints:
  • from Spirit Section (Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1940 series)

[Captain Krass's Double] (Table of Contents)

The Marksman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Powell ?
Pencils:
Ed Cronin
Inks:
Ed Cronin
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Marksman [Major Hurtz]; Vorka; Captain Krass (villain); John Powell
Synopsis:
Captain Krass schemes to replace an American pilot who was caught trying to steal an English plane with Major Hurtz, who he intends to send to America as a spy. But Hurtz, as the Marksman, has other plans.
Reprints:

Quality Comics (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black
Letters:
typeset

[The Lone Shark] (Table of Contents)

Red Torpedo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
H. C. Kiefer
Inks:
H. C. Kiefer
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Red Torpedo [Roy Larkin]; The Lone Shark (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
The Torpedo must battle a crafty sea marauder who uses a powerful vacuum cup device to attach his craft to another, then boards it and plunders.
Reprints:

A Million Dollar Corpse (Table of Contents)

Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Spranger
Inks:
John Spranger
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; the Undertaker (villain)
Synopsis:
After stealing a fabulously valuable diamond from a display at a local museum, the Undertaker decides to hide the gem in the corpse of one of his men and obtain it later when the heat is off.
Reprints:

The Voice of Russia (Table of Contents)

T-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. G. Hargis
Inks:
W. G. Hargis
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Reprints:

[Introducing the Unknown] (Table of Contents)

The Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ted Udall [as Ted]
Pencils:
Bernie Klein (signed)
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Unknown (first appearance); Herr Baboon (villain)
Synopsis:
The Unknown helps the Comitajis against Herr Baboon by capturing a munitions train and preventing the older people from being used as human shields by the Nazis.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Manhunter
  2. 1. [Crime Convention]
    Manhunter
  3. 2. ["The wail of police sirens echo through the canyons of Manhattan"]
    Jester
  4. 3. ["On her way east, Carol stops off for some sightseeing at the great oil fields of the southwest"]
    Wildfire
  5. 4. [A Flea]
    Lady Luck
  6. 5. [Captain Krass's Double]
    The Marksman
  7. 6. Quality Comics
  8. 7. [The Lone Shark]
    Red Torpedo
  9. 8. A Million Dollar Corpse
    Doll Man
  10. 9. The Voice of Russia
    T-Man
  11. 10. [Introducing the Unknown]
    The Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig