(2015)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price
29.95 USD
Pages
144
On-sale Date
2015-10-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
?
Brand
AC Comics [Rising, Star on Top]
Barcode
649241926030 09811

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blue Beetle / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Chuck Cuidera ?
Inks
Chuck Cuidera ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garrett]
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[High Priest of Evil] (Table of Contents: 1)

Samson / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Carreño (under house name Alex Boon) (sourced)
Inks
Al Carreño (under house name Alex Boon) (sourced)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a funny looking truck outside here…
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; David; Arpor (villain, introduction); Arpor's followers (villains, introduction for all, all die); Kali (villainous stone god, destroyed)
Synopsis
Encountering a strange truck, Samson and David follow the criminals to a building rigged up to counterfeit coins from every nation. After Samson destroys the machinery and throws the whole building into the ocean, a single survivor warns him that a high priest of evil was out to destroy him.
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[The Atom Ray Saboteurs] (Table of Contents: 2)

Dynamite Thor / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roland Patenaude
Inks
Roland Patenaude
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Blasting the rackets to atoms comes Dynamite Thor…
Genre
superhero
Characters
Dynamite Thor [aka The Explosion Man] [Peter Thor]; Glenda (Thor's fiance); Mr. Quinn (aircraft company head, death); The Blue Diamond Gang [Groot; Gordon; Nick; others unnamed] (villains, introduction for all, all die)
Synopsis
The threat to U.S. wartime munitions plants draws the attention of Dynamite Thor who then comes face to face with the Blue Diamond Gang
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Black Lion / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Jerome Peters] (signed)
Pencils
Chuck Winter
Inks
Chuck Winter
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Atlas Powder Company is mysteriously blown up!
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Lion [George Davis]; The Cub [Larry Davis] (George's nephew); Linda Dale (villain, introduction); Blitz (villain); Kurt Grun (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
An explosion at a powder company draws the Black Lion and the Cub to the scene, where they are waylaid by the sinister Blitz and Grun.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Larry Antonette
Inks
Larry Antonette
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A gang of thieves are about to rob a pawn shop...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Mike Hannigan (policeman); unnamed pawn shop worker; Spike (villain, introduction); Spike's gang [Joe; Red (death); unnamed members] (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
A gang of thieves rob a pawn shop, nearly knocking out Policeman Hannigan, who whistles an SOS, which the Blue Beetle overhears and heads out to capture the crooks.
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[The Stardust Sixth Column] (Table of Contents: 5)

Stardust / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Fletcher Hanks
Pencils
Fletcher Hanks
Inks
Fletcher Hanks
Letters
Fletcher Hanks

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stardust, whose vast knowledge of interplanetary science has made him the most remarkable man that ever lived...
Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Stardust; The Stardust Sixth Column Club; Fifth Column (villains, racketeers, all die)
Synopsis
Stardust gives the members of his Sixth Column Club uniforms and super abilities so that they can defeat Fifth Column invaders.
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[The Stolen Battleship Plans] (Table of Contents: 6)

Samson and David / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Alex Boon] (credited)
Pencils
Al Carreño
Inks
Al Carreño
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Samson! Look! A man falling from that building!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; David; Letty Hale (introduction); Franz Mann (villain, Nazi Bund leader, introduction); Ingrid (villain, introduction); other Nazi spies (villains, introduction for all, some die)
Synopsis
Samson and David look into the theft of stolen battleship plans by a Nazi Bund.
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[The Undersea Tanks] (Table of Contents: 7)

Navy Jones Underseas / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bert Whitman (under house name Frank Pensley)
Pencils
Bert Whitman
Inks
Bert Whitman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A delicate undersea operation has re-created Navy Jones into a waterman...
Genre
war
Characters
Navy Jones; Princess Coral; Captain Nemo; Dictator of Europe (villain, introduction); General Von Rothmann (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
After having a delicate undersea operation, allowing him to become a waterman, Jones and his companions must find a way to battle a large fleet of underseas Army tanks advancing on the U.S. off the Florio Coast.
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[The Stuffed Fish Smugglers] (Table of Contents: 8)

Lt. Drake of the Naval Intelligence / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling (signed as F. Klaus)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed as F. Klaus)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed as F. Klaus)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A wave of smuggling of orientals into America has spread…
Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Lt. Drake; Inspector Stevens (cameo); gang of smugglers (villains)
Synopsis
Lt. Drake is assigned the task of capturing the men responsible for smuggling orientals into the United States.
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The Meeting That Death Attended (Table of Contents: 9)

V-Man, for Defense of Democracy / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Roland Patenaude
Inks
Roland Patenaude
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
V-Man [Jerry Steele]; Mickey (leader of the V-Boys Defense Corps); Ginger Dare; Clarkson (a pilot, death); Father Duroc (guest-star); Professor Schnell (villain, introduction, death); Herr Baron (villain, introduction); Von und Zu Schutz (villain, introduction); Countess Talya (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
V-Man must go up against a villainous group of Nazis intent on discovering the location of Father Duroc, the man who created V-Man and the leader of the European V-Groups.
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Indexer Notes

Half of the last page is an illustrated ad which asks readers to enlist in the Boys Defense Corps.

[Space Pirates] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
? [as Hank Christy] (credited)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A terrific blast shatters a space rocket to bits…
Genre
science fiction; adventure
Characters
Space Smith; Diana (Smith's partner); Bill Harding (death); John Davis (villain, head of the Interplanetary Insurance Company, introduction, death); Squint (villain, introduction, death); Spunk (villain, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Smith's friend, Bill Harding, is accompanying some valuable securities to Mars, and Space and his friend Diana decide to follow him. They are captured by Squint and sent to "take a swim" in a local volcano.
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Cursed Wealth (Table of Contents: 11)

Banshee / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Dennis O'Casey] (signed)
Pencils
Warren King
Inks
Warren King
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Banshee [Jim O'Donnell]; Father Jessup (introduction); Mr. Carron (introduction); Joan; Agatha (villain, introduction); Sam (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Father Jessup hears the confession of a very ill man who, years before, took a great deal of wealth from others, but now vows to return it. However, Carron's "staff" decide that will definitely not happen, and the Banshee intervenes.
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[The Butcher's Maniacal Murders] (Table of Contents: 12)

The Green Mask / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Walter Frame] (credited)
Pencils
Arturo Cazeneuve; Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Arturo Cazeneuve; Louis Cazeneuve
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Janet Royce’s body was found in a sewer
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Green Mask [Michael Shelby] (origin); Mary Morgan; unnamed mayor; unnamed police chief; The Butcher (villain, introduction); the Butcher's gang (villains, introduction)
Synopsis
The Green Mask must track down and stop a maniac murderer who is targeting debutantes, whose tenth and eleventh victims were Janet Royce and Elizabeth Blankett.
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Suicide for Sale! (Table of Contents: 13)

Blue Beetle / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Otis] (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kamen
Inks
Jack Kamen
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Blue Beetle [Dan Garret]; Joan Mason; Margy Parks (death); Mr. Miller (candy store owner); Mr. Barker (President of a bank); Mildred Barker (wife of the bank President); Mrs. Ross (villain); Ross' thugs (villains)
Synopsis
The Blue Beetle looks into a series of women jumping to their deaths to find a connection.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Dr. Mortal / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as Godfrey Clarke] (signed)
Pencils
Bert Whitman
Inks
Bert Whitman
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dr. Mortal, brilliant scientist and enemy of mankind, carries on his death feud…
Genre
adventure
Characters
Gary (Mortal's nephew); Marlene (Mortal's niece); Policemen (many die); Dr. Mortal (villain, scientist); Ulan (villain, Mortal's assistant, introduction, death)
Synopsis
Because of his death feud against the world, Police officers are sent out to bring the evil Doctor Feud in: dead or alive. When they fail to do the job, Gary and Marlene take on the task.
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[The Disintegrator] (Table of Contents: 15)

D-13, Secret Agent / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell (signed as S. R. Powell)
Pencils
Bob Powell (signed as S. R. Powell)
Inks
Bob Powell (signed as S. R. Powell)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cruising the waters of the south Atlantic, a deadly raider of the seas…
Genre
spy
Characters
D-13 [Captain Richard Anthony]; Robert [Bob] Simms; Susan Florenz (villain); Rico (villain, introduction); Diego (villain, introduction); Hans (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Agents Bob and D-13 are captured and placed aboard a pocket battleship of the enemy which is stopping Allied ships at sea, taking the crew off and then sinking the vessel in question.
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[The Rudite Crystals] (Table of Contents: 16)

Marga the Panther Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
? [as James T. Royal] (credited)
Pencils
Louis Cazeneuve
Inks
Louis Cazeneuve
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marga… A lovely white girl inoculated with the traits of a black panther…
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Marga; Ted Grant; Professor Reid; Mr. Brunt (villain); glacial savages (villains, some die)
Synopsis
Marga, Ted and Mr. Brunt set out to fly to the Arctic regions to find a supply of rudite, a rare mineral that helps improve alloys for government guns.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Blue Beetle
  2. 1. [High Priest of Evil]
    Samson
  3. 2. [The Atom Ray Saboteurs]
    Dynamite Thor
  4. 3. ["The Atlas Powder Company is mysteriously blown up!"]
    Black Lion
  5. 4. ["A gang of thieves are about to rob a pawn shop..."]
    Blue Beetle
  6. 5. [The Stardust Sixth Column]
    Stardust
  7. 6. [The Stolen Battleship Plans]
    Samson and David
  8. 7. [The Undersea Tanks]
    Navy Jones Underseas
  9. 8. [The Stuffed Fish Smugglers]
    Lt. Drake of the Naval Intelligence
  10. 9. The Meeting That Death Attended
    V-Man, for Defense of Democracy
  11. 10. [Space Pirates]
    Space Smith
  12. 11. Cursed Wealth
    Banshee
  13. 12. [The Butcher's Maniacal Murders]
    The Green Mask
  14. 13. Suicide for Sale!
    Blue Beetle
  15. 14. ["Dr. Mortal, brilliant scientist and enemy of mankind, carries on his death feud…"]
    Dr. Mortal
  16. 15. [The Disintegrator]
    D-13, Secret Agent
  17. 16. [The Rudite Crystals]
    Marga the Panther Woman
This issue was modified by
  • Ken Austin
  • CTGarry
  • Katy Hayhurst
  • Dan Stevenson