(1989)

AC, 1990 Series
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Price
2.50 USD; 3.50 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
AC Collector Classics
Editing
Bill Black
Color
Black and white
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy Covers; Newsprint Interiors
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

There was a poster offer, available only with these comics, for "A History Of Cliffhanger Serials" poster. Information from Ken Kwilinski, 5/9/2006.

Issues 1 and 2 focus on jungle, action & western serials and have only black and white covers. Issue 1A focuses on Republic Pictures' The Masked Marvel and 2A focuses on Universal Pictures' Action Ace Don Winslow. All four comics contain unique stories.

The title pages states that issue #2 would be released the following week, in keeping with "cliffhanger" serial chapters of the movies.


[Jungle - Action - Western] (Table of Contents)

Nyoka The Jungle Girl; Tom Mix; Don Winslow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?; ? (photo)
Inks
?; ? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; jungle; western-frontier
Characters
Nyoka; Tom Mix; Don Winslow

Indexer Notes

Main cover image is Nyoka (production still of Kay Aldridge); small, inset drawings (Don Winslow; Tom Mix; Nyoka) border the left

The Cliffhanger Serials (Table of Contents: 1)

Nyoka; Don Winslow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Nyoka Gordon; Dr. Larry Grayson; Don Winslow; Scorpion agent

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover Photo illustration page: Production Still from "Perils of Nyoka" (1942) with Kay Aldridge and Clayton Moore; and photograph from "Don Winslow of the Navy" (1942) with Don Terry and an unidentified actor (caption indicates the second actor is "a Scorpion agent") - this photo is lower quality and may not be an actual production still, but a 35mm frame from the movie film.

Cliffhanger Comics In Glorious Black & White (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Nyoka; Don Winslow

Indexer Notes

Introductory text page with photos of movie serials posters.

The Perils of Conquest (Table of Contents: 3)

Nyoka / comic story / 6.66 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberger
Inks
John Rosenberger
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chapter One The Contest
Genre
jungle
Characters
Nyoka Gordon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art ID from "Cliffhanger Comics in Glorious Black and White" article.

[Video] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Nyoka / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[Rocketman] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Perils of Conquest (Table of Contents: 6)

Nyoka / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Rosenberg
Inks
John Rosenberg
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Chapter II Cleopatra's Daughter
Genre
jungle
Characters
Nyoka; Fleuricia

Indexer Notes

continued in the next issue

[Lobby Cards/VHS Tapes] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Don Winslow of the Navy (Table of Contents: 8)

The Cliffhanger Serials / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Don Winslow; Mercedes

Indexer Notes

Informational text with photos/poster art from Don Winslow serials. Actors depicted include Don Terry, Claire Todd, several others.

Terror on the Tundras Chapter One Disaster Strikes (Table of Contents: 9)

Don Winslow / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
John Jordan
Letters
?

Characters
Don Winslow; Red
Reprints

Indexer Notes

continued in the next issue

[VHS/Comic Book Ads] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

The Promise (Table of Contents: 11)

Tom Mix / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carl Pfeufer
Inks
John Jordan
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tom Mix
Reprints

[Don Winslow of the Navy actors] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
(photo)
Inks
(photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; military
Characters
Chapman; Red; Don Winslow

Indexer Notes

Two photos on inside back cover:
Publicity photo of Claire Dodd is identified as the actress in role as "Mercedes Colby", but this picture appears to be a glamour photo and not a production still.
Production still photo of Peter Leeds with Don Terry and one other actor portraying "Red".

Don Winslow of the Navy (Table of Contents: 13)

Don Winslow / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Don Winslow

Indexer Notes

Publicity photo of Don Terry portraying Don Winslow.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Jungle - Action - Western]
    Nyoka The Jungle Girl; Tom Mix; Don Winslow
  2. 1. The Cliffhanger Serials
    Nyoka; Don Winslow
  3. 2. Cliffhanger Comics In Glorious Black & White
  4. 3. The Perils of Conquest
    Nyoka
  5. 4. [Video]
    Nyoka
  6. 5. [Rocketman]
    Rocketman
  7. 6. The Perils of Conquest
    Nyoka
  8. 7. [Lobby Cards/VHS Tapes]
  9. 8. Don Winslow of the Navy
    The Cliffhanger Serials
  10. 9. Terror on the Tundras Chapter One Disaster Strikes
    Don Winslow
  11. 10. [VHS/Comic Book Ads]
  12. 11. The Promise
    Tom Mix
  13. 12. [Don Winslow of the Navy actors]
  14. 13. Don Winslow of the Navy
    Don Winslow
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