Men of Mystery Comics #19 Special Edition
(2000)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price
10.95 USD
Pages
84
On-sale date
1999-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Editing
Bill Black
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; white paper interior
Publishing Format
Ongoing series

Issue Notes

"Color Giant Supersonic Special Edition" containing an extra 16 color pages from then out-of-print Thrilling Science #1. Limited to 700 copies.


The Space-Sentinel Battles Xog, Ruler of Saturn! (Table of Contents)

Captain Midnight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Midnight
Reprints

[Captain Video, Famous Star of the Dumont Television Network] (Table of Contents: 1)

Captain Video / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Video (photo of Al Hodge); Video Ranger (photo of Don Hastings)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Publicity photo from "Captain Video" TV series.

Mysterymen in Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Black (signed)
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Letters
typeset

Characters
Tom Corbett (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Comments on the stories in the issue. Illustration of Tom Corbett, Space Cadet from the interior story.

Robber Baron of Deimos (Table of Contents: 3)

Space Patrol / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein
Inks
Bernie Krigstein
Letters
?

Characters
Buzz Corry; Happy
Reprints

The Dark Side of the Moon (Table of Contents: 4)

Captain Video / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Evans
Inks
Martin Thall
Letters
?

Characters
Captain Video
Reprints

The Forbidden Frequency (Table of Contents: 5)

Rocky Jones Space Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Osrin ?; Ted Galindo ?
Inks
Ray Osrin
Letters
?

Characters
Rocky Jones
Reprints

Free Comic! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Who the Heck is Xog? (Table of Contents: 7)

Collector's Corner / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Martin L. Grein
Pencils
Martin L. Greim; Al Bradford; Carl Pfeufer; Leonard Frank
Inks
Martin L. Greim; Al Bradford; Carl Pfeufer; Leonard Frank
Letters
typeset

Characters
Captain Midnight; Xog
Synopsis
Article on Captain Midnight and his battles against Xog, ruler of Saturn.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes panel reprints and original illustrations by Greim and Bradford.

Reptilicus The Screenplay (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Very Special Comic Book from Hamster Press! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Heroes vs. Hitler / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Rocky X of the Rocketeers! (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
Norman Maurer
Inks
Norman Maurer
Letters
typeset

Characters
Rocky X (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Article on the feature "Rocky X of the Rocketeers" from Boy Illustories.

The Weapon Out of Time (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Space Ace / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Guardineer
Inks
Fred Guardineer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere off the Mars-Jupiter run...
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Invasion from the Abyss (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson; Frank Frazetta; Wally Wood; Roy Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson; Frank Frazetta; Wally Wood; Roy Krenkel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

The Mysterious Visitors (Table of Contents: 14)

Bob Colt / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob McCarty
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Bob Colt; Buckskin (horse); Pablo Sanchez (foreman); Ben Carter (rancher)
Synopsis
Bob rescues a captive ranch hand from aliens in a flying saucer.
Reprints

Earth Raiders From Galaxy X (Table of Contents: 15)

Rocky X / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Letters
?

Characters
Rocky X
Reprints

The Complete Sky Masters (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Pure Imagination / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Alien Raiders (Table of Contents: 17)

Kenton of the Star Patrol / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wally Wood
Inks
Wally Wood
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dave Kenton
Reprints

[Golden Age Greats] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Isn't It Time for the Good Guys to Win Again? (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Space-Sentinel Battles Xog, Ruler of Saturn!
    Captain Midnight
  2. 1. [Captain Video, Famous Star of the Dumont Television Network]
    Captain Video
  3. 2. Mysterymen in Space!
  4. 3. Robber Baron of Deimos
    Space Patrol
  5. 4. The Dark Side of the Moon
    Captain Video
  6. 5. The Forbidden Frequency
    Rocky Jones Space Ranger
  7. 6. Free Comic!
    Golden-Age Men of Mystery
  8. 7. Who the Heck is Xog?
    Collector's Corner
  9. 8. Reptilicus The Screenplay
  10. 9. A Very Special Comic Book from Hamster Press!
    Heroes vs. Hitler
  11. 10. Rocky X of the Rocketeers!
  12. 11. The Weapon Out of Time
  13. 12. ["Somewhere off the Mars-Jupiter run..."]
    Space Ace
  14. 13. The Invasion from the Abyss
  15. 14. The Mysterious Visitors
    Bob Colt
  16. 15. Earth Raiders From Galaxy X
    Rocky X
  17. 16. The Complete Sky Masters
    Pure Imagination
  18. 17. The Alien Raiders
    Kenton of the Star Patrol
  19. 18. [Golden Age Greats]
    AC Comics
  20. 19. Isn't It Time for the Good Guys to Win Again?
    AC Comics
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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