(October 2004)

Dark Horse, 2004 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
22.95 USD
Pages
228
On-sale date
2004-10-27 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
1-56971-816-4 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781569718162
Editing
Tom Yeates; S. C. Ringgenberg
Color
Black and White
Dimensions
8.5" x 11"
Binding
Trade Paperback
Publishing Format
One-Shot

Issue Notes

Printed in Canada.


Hidden Lands (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure
Reprints
  • Sketch (from Page 50 of Al Williamson Sketchbook [Vanguard 1998]) over Panel collage

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

[Swordfight] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson

Genre
adventure

Indexer Notes

Looks like an example from Williamson's sketchbook

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Colors
?

Characters
Al Williamson (photograph)

Indexer Notes

Photograph of Al Williamson from circa early 1953 at the drawing board, working on his story from Weird Science #19.

Al Williamson Hidden Lands (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

[Book Dedication] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Contents (Table of Contents: 7)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

With a Lot of Help from My Friends (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Al Williamson
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Accompanied by a sketch.

Up from South America (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Mark Schultz
Pencils
Carlos Clemen; Will Eisner; Al Williamson
Inks
Carlos Clemen; Will Eisner; Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biography accompanied by panel and sketches by Al Williamson and artists who influenced him.

The Young Pro (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]; Tom Roberts
Pencils
Al Williamson; Alex Raymond
Inks
Al Williamson; Burne Hogarth; Alex Raymond; Frank Frazetta; Roy Krenkel; Wally Wood
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biography accompanied by panels and sketches by Al Williamson and artists who he worked with and who influenced him.

The Lost Lives of Laura Hastings (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Roy Krenkel
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

E. C. (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]
Pencils
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel
Inks
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel; Frank Frazetta
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biography of Al's EC years accompanied by panels and sketches by Al Williamson and artists who he worked with him.

The Champion (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
LeRoy Lettering

Genre
adventure
Reprints

E. C. (continued) (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]
Pencils
Al Williamson
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Article on Al's EC years continues, with sketches and prelims by the artist.

Food for Thought (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Oleck
Pencils
Al Williamson [as Williamson] (signed); Roy Krenkel [as Krenkel] (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson [as Williamson] (signed); Roy Krenkel [as Krenkel] (signed)
Letters
Jim Wroten

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An Earth ship returns to a planet that it had seeded over 50,000 years before in order to see if the planet is ready for colonization. They discover that somewhere along the line that evolution on the planet took a wrong turn and Earthmen could never thrive there. Thus they decide to start all over again and re-seed the planet after destroying it, unaware that an intelligent tree exists on the planet!
Reprints

Hal Foster (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]
Pencils
Hal Foster
Inks
Hal Foster
Letters
typeset

Characters
Prince Valiant ; Tarzan

Indexer Notes

Article on the influence of Hal Foster accompanied by panels from the artist.

The Cloak of Command (Table of Contents: 18)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
LeRoy Lettering

Genre
adventure
Reprints

E. C. (conclusion) (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]
Pencils
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel; Angelo Torres
Inks
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel; Angelo Torres; George Evans
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Biography of Al's EC years concludes. Accompanied by panels and prelims by Al Williamson and artists who he worked with him.

Atlas (Table of Contents: 20)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Thomas Yeates
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson; Ralph Mayo; Joe Maneely; Roy Krenkel
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • Panels and covers from Atlas comics plus preliminary sketches and photos.

The Tin Star (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Job Number
G-580
Reprints

The Unknown Ones (Table of Contents: 22)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Roy Krenkel
Letters
?

Job Number
K-824
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A lovesick space explorer finds another love in a Martian princess who gives up her claim to the throne to be with him.
Reprints

Outnumbered! (Table of Contents: 23)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Job Number
H-433
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Silver Star! (Table of Contents: 24)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Job Number
H-344
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

A Stranger in Tombstone! (Table of Contents: 25)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?

Job Number
H-714
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Krenkel's Legacy (Table of Contents: 26)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]
Pencils
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel
Inks
Roy Krenkel

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • one panel from "My Other Face" from Journey Into Mystery #54 (1959), art by Williamson and Krenkel and one female character pencil sketch by Krenkel.

The City That Time Forgot (Table of Contents: 27)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy Krenkel (signed) ?
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy Krenkel (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
H-890
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Williamson and Krenkel most likely BOTH penciled AND inked.

The Fake (Table of Contents: 28)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy Krenkel ?
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy Krenkel ?
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
K-367
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Indexer of original comic lists Krenkel as the only inker. Atlastales.com lists both Williamson and Krenkel as inkers. The Art of Al Williamson (1983) checklist indicates Williamson artwork with Krenkel. Most likely that both penciled and inked.

The Green Man! (Table of Contents: 29)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
J-910
Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Some force on the moon turns an astronaut's face green for 24 hours.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This publication lists art for this story by Al Williamson and Roy Krenkel. Indexer of original comic, atlastales.com and The Art of Al Williamson (1983) all indicate this as a solo effort from Williamson.

Gambling House! (Table of Contents: 30)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson ? ; Gray Morrow
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
H-775
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Death of Dallas Dawson (Table of Contents: 31)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
M-164
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Man Who Lost the Fight (Table of Contents: 32)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
K-684
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Sheriff Strikes Back! (Table of Contents: 33)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Letters
?

Job Number
L-695
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Helpless! (Table of Contents: 34)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
M-991
Genre
war
Reprints

Ghost Town! (Table of Contents: 35)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
L-459
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Ralph Mayo (Table of Contents: 36)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Thomas Yeates
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Al Williamson quoted in this section that he and Mayo both penciled and inked their Atlas stories together 50/50, specifically referencing the Jann of the Jungle stories.

Fangs of the Black Orchid! (Table of Contents: 37)

Jann of the Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico
Pencils
Al Williamson; Ralph Mayo
Inks
Al Williamson; Ralph Mayo
Letters
?

Job Number
L-600
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jann; Pat Mahoney; Hula; Hob
Synopsis
Jann and Pat rescue an unscrupulous plant collector form a giant carnivorous orchid.
Reprints

Beast at Bay! (Table of Contents: 38)

Jann of the Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
M-716
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jann

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished. Intended for Jann of the Jungle #18, but that title was cancelled with issue #17.

A Savage Is in the Streets! (Table of Contents: 39)

Jann of the Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
M-717
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jann

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished. Intended for Jann of the Jungle #18, but that title was cancelled with issue #17.

Totem's Curse! (Table of Contents: 40)

Jann of the Jungle / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Don Rico ?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
M-718
Genre
jungle
Characters
Jann; Pat

Indexer Notes

Previously unpublished. Intended for Jann of the Jungle #18, but that title was cancelled with issue #17.

The Atlas Implosion (Table of Contents: 41)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Thomas Yeates
Pencils
Al Williamson
Letters
?

And Then I Found You! (Table of Contents: 42)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
T-379
Genre
romance
Reprints

The Vengeance of Spade Corbell! (Table of Contents: 43)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (signed)
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
T-486
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

I Was the Changing Man! (Table of Contents: 44)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson; Roy Krenkel ?
Inks
Al Williamson ? ; Roy Krenkel
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
T-244
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Duncan Sloane; Emmerich Fabius; Vincent Stalwart; Alfonso Galvez
Synopsis
A man invents a machine that allows him to take over anyone's body and tries to use it to gain the perfect life, but finds that he cannot predict what misfortunes may befall the people he takes the place of.
Reprints

The Strangers from Space! (Table of Contents: 45)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee

Job Number
T-100
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Director Krenkle; Lieutenant Morrow
Synopsis
In the future an alien ship arrives and lands at the world capital. The alien’s human form calms hostility and allows peaceful contact. The alien really projected an image to pacify bigotry.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The only two characters named in the story both have similar/same last names to Al's frequent collaborators during the fifties: Roy Krenkel and Gray Morrow.

Fade-Out on the Fifties (Table of Contents: 46)

text article / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ken Feduniewicz; Thomas Yeates
Pencils
Al Williamson; John Severin; Angelo Torres; Reed Crandall
Inks
Al Williamson; John Severin; Angelo Torres; Roy Krenkel
Letters
?

Characters
Buck Rogers; John Carter; Rip Kirby; Pellucidar

Indexer Notes

Prelims, sketches, portfolio samples, illustrations, comic book panels

My Pal Angelo (Table of Contents: 47)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ringgenberg [as S. C. Ringgenberg]
Pencils
Angelo Torres
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

One sample panel and one comic book panel - both by Torres

The Battle of Little Bighorn (Table of Contents: 48)

Cheyenne Kid / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Angelo Torres
Letters
?
Editing
?

Job Number
S2453
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

The Collector's Dilemma (Table of Contents: 49)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ken Feduniewicz; Thomas Yeates
Pencils
Charles M. Knight
Inks
Charles M. Knight
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Artwork accompanying story of Williamson and Krenkel at a NYC museum.

Lower Than Hell! (Table of Contents: 50)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Carl Wessler
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
Al Williamson
Letters
?
Editing
Joe Simon

Genre
horror-suspense
Reprints

The Vortex (Table of Contents: 51)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson (signed); Roy Krenkel (signed)
Inks
Al Williamson (signed); Roy Krenkel (signed)
Letters
?
Editing
Richard Hughes

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Carl Winters; Zorna
Reprints

No Turning Back (Table of Contents: 52)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Williamson ? (signed); George Woodbridge ? (signed)
Inks
George Woodbridge ? (signed); Al Williamson ? (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
U.S. Marshal Jim Steele was playing the game for keeps!
Genre
western-frontier
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First page of story. Art is signed Williamson/Woodbridge but the two may have worked together on various phases of the art.

Afterward (Table of Contents: 53)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Thomas Yeates
Pencils
Al Williamson
Inks
George Woodbridge
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 54)

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

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Index

Also from Al Williamson (Table of Contents: 55) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 56)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

["Al Williamson stands in rarified air, among the titans of the development of comics as an art form."] (Table of Contents: 57) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hidden Lands
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [Swordfight]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Al Williamson Hidden Lands
  6. 5. [Book Dedication]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Contents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. With a Lot of Help from My Friends
  11. 10. Up from South America
  12. 11. The Young Pro
  13. 12. The Lost Lives of Laura Hastings
  14. 13. E. C.
  15. 14. The Champion
  16. 15. E. C. (continued)
  17. 16. Food for Thought
  18. 17. Hal Foster
  19. 18. The Cloak of Command
  20. 19. E. C. (conclusion)
  21. 20. Atlas
  22. 21. The Tin Star
  23. 22. The Unknown Ones
  24. 23. Outnumbered!
  25. 24. The Silver Star!
  26. 25. A Stranger in Tombstone!
  27. 26. Krenkel's Legacy
  28. 27. The City That Time Forgot
  29. 28. The Fake
  30. 29. The Green Man!
  31. 30. Gambling House!
  32. 31. The Death of Dallas Dawson
  33. 32. The Man Who Lost the Fight
  34. 33. The Sheriff Strikes Back!
  35. 34. Helpless!
  36. 35. Ghost Town!
  37. 36. Ralph Mayo
  38. 37. Fangs of the Black Orchid!
    Jann of the Jungle
  39. 38. Beast at Bay!
    Jann of the Jungle
  40. 39. A Savage Is in the Streets!
    Jann of the Jungle
  41. 40. Totem's Curse!
    Jann of the Jungle
  42. 41. The Atlas Implosion
  43. 42. And Then I Found You!
  44. 43. The Vengeance of Spade Corbell!
  45. 44. I Was the Changing Man!
  46. 45. The Strangers from Space!
  47. 46. Fade-Out on the Fifties
  48. 47. My Pal Angelo
  49. 48. The Battle of Little Bighorn
    Cheyenne Kid
  50. 49. The Collector's Dilemma
  51. 50. Lower Than Hell!
  52. 51. The Vortex
  53. 52. No Turning Back
  54. 53. Afterward
  55. 54. [no title indexed]
  56. 55. Also from Al Williamson
  57. 56. [no title indexed]
  58. 57. ["Al Williamson stands in rarified air, among the titans of the development of comics as an art form."]
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