(2001)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price
6.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
AC Comics
Editing
Bill Black

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wildfire; Lash Lightning / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildfire [Carol Vance]; Lash Lightning

An Old Favorite Returns! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Good Girl Art Quarterly / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

About This Issue (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Mark G. Heike (signed)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Comments on the stories in the issue, with two panel reprints

[The Fire Cult] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wildfire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner [as Robt. Turner]
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildfire [Carol Vance]; The Fire-Devil
Synopsis
The Fire-Devil spreads terror in Pleasantville with his armored flame-thrower.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Note printed in this issue says the story is reprinted from Smash Comics #31, but it is wrong.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Flash Lightning / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a lonely country road in the mountains...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Flash Lightning [Lash Lightning]; Mastermind; The Mummy [Professor Vatz] (death); Amy Lane; Old Man of the Pyramids
Synopsis
The Mastermind invents a machine to give him lightning powers. He allies himself with the Mummy to try to learn the secret of his radium-coated bandages, but kills him in a fit of anger. Later Mastermind helps foreign agents sabotage defense plants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title character is just referred to as "Lightning" in the story, with "Flash" apparently a late addition to the logo. Story signed by Mooney in panel seven of page seven.

Interview With Jim Mooney (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Mark G. Heike
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interview with comics artist Jim Mooney, with covers, panels, and other illustrations

Wildfire 2001 (Table of Contents: 6)

Wildfire / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mark G. Heike
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Mark G. Heike
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildfire [Carol Vance]

Indexer Notes

An updated version of the Golden Age Wildfire.

[The Stolen Battleship Plans] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Blum
Inks
Alex Blum
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Samson; David
Reprints

From the Moth to the Lynx (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Pierce Rice ?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
The Moth; The Lynx

Indexer Notes

Theories on how Jim Mooney's "The Moth" story ended up being published as "The Lynx."

[The Coming of the Lynx] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Lynx with Blackie the Mystery Boy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Lynx; Blackie
Reprints

AC Back Issue (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Coming from AC Comics! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wildfire; Lash Lightning
  2. 1. An Old Favorite Returns!
    Good Girl Art Quarterly
  3. 2. About This Issue
  4. 3. [The Fire Cult]
    Wildfire
  5. 4. ["On a lonely country road in the mountains..."]
    Flash Lightning
  6. 5. Interview With Jim Mooney
  7. 6. Wildfire 2001
    Wildfire
  8. 7. [The Stolen Battleship Plans]
    Samson and David
  9. 8. From the Moth to the Lynx
  10. 9. [The Coming of the Lynx]
    The Lynx with Blackie the Mystery Boy
  11. 10. AC Back Issue
    AC Comics
  12. 11. Coming from AC Comics!
    AC Comics
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