(1988)

AC, 1987 Series
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Price
2.95 USD; 4.15 CAD
Pages
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
AC Comics
Editing
Bill Black
Color
Color cover; Color interior (#1); Black and White and Color interior (#2-4)
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Billy the Kid; Red Mask; Durango Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Severin; Frank Bolle; ? (photograph)
Inks
John Severin; Frank Bolle; ? (photograph)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid; Red Mask; Durango Kid (photo of Charles Starrett)

Indexer Notes

Artwork from interior stories.

[Introduction] (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters
Red Mask (photo of Tim Holt); ? (photo of Richard Martin)

Indexer Notes

Brief introduction to the issue along with a photo of RKO actors Tim Holt and Richard Martin. Inside front cover.

The Kid from Broken Gun (Table of Contents: 2)

Durango Kid / text article / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Durango Kid [Steve Reynolds] (photos of Charles Starrett)

Indexer Notes

A filmbook of the last Durango Kid film, 1952's "The Kid from Broken Gun." Text summary of the film with photos. The first page is designed as a cover in the same style as the ME "Charles Starrett as the Durango Kid" comic and is labeled "No. 42." The last ME Durango Kid comic was #41.

Latigo Kid Western (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Latigo Kid Western / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Roy Rogers - Dale Evans Collectors Association (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Roy Rogers - Dale Evans Collectors Association / advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

Now Available from Norman Kietzer (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.875 page (report information)

Magazine Enterprises... The Best of the West (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Article on the 1950s western comics published by Magazine Enterprises (ME). Typeset with cover reproductions of Tim Holt, Durango Kid, Straight Arrow, Ghost Rider and other ME titles.

[Tim Holt #26 Cover] (Table of Contents: 7)

Red Mask / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Bolle
Inks
Frank Bolle
Colors
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Mask; (inset, photo of Tim Holt)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo of original, which was "Tim Holt as Red Mask" has been replaced with large "Red Mask" logo.

Stage to Devil's Gap (Table of Contents: 8)

Red Mask / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks
Frank Bolle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
RM-144-#45
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Mask; Blueface (villain; introduction); Pearl Nolan; Captain Lewis Springer; Deb Morris; Mark Todd
Synopsis
Blueface and his warriors attack a stagecoach.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; Apache; stagecoach

Indexer Notes

Reproduced from the original art. 3-D effect.

[Red Hawk #11 cover] (Table of Contents: 9)

Red Hawk / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Hawk
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian

The Helpless Warrior (Table of Contents: 10)

Red Hawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Hawk
Synopsis
A blind Red Hawk must guard a mountain pass against an enemy tribe.
Reprints
Keywords
American Indian; Cheyenne Indian; counting coup; mustang; quicksand

Indexer Notes

Reproduced from the original art.

Ambush at Sun-Up (Table of Contents: 11)

Billy the Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin [as JS] (signed)
Inks
John Severin [as JS] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Billy the Kid; Dude Hauser; Joe Whitley
Synopsis
Billy helps Joe Whitley protect his ranch from the Hauser gang.
Reprints
Keywords
cattle rustler

Indexer Notes

Story © 1988 Americomics; "likeness" © 1988 Sword In Stone Pubs.

Trail of Robin Hood (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

AC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.875 page (report information)

Under Western Skies (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Under Western Skies / advertisement / 0.125 page (report information)

[Buttons / AC Back Issues] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Charles Starrett--The Durango Kid (Table of Contents: 15)

The Durango Kid / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Durango Kid (photo of Charles Starrett); Charles Starrett (photo)

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Doctored publicity photo showing both Charles Starrett and his alter-ego The Durango Kid standing next to each other.

[The Durango Kid] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Durango Kid / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Durango Kid (photo of Charles Starrett)
Synopsis
The Durango Kid is interrupted as he is reading a ledger.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Full-page movie still.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Billy the Kid; Red Mask; Durango Kid
  2. 1. [Introduction]
  3. 2. The Kid from Broken Gun
    Durango Kid
  4. 3. Latigo Kid Western
    Latigo Kid Western
  5. 4. Roy Rogers - Dale Evans Collectors Association
    Roy Rogers - Dale Evans Collectors Association
  6. 5. Now Available from Norman Kietzer
  7. 6. Magazine Enterprises... The Best of the West
  8. 7. [Tim Holt #26 Cover]
    Red Mask
  9. 8. Stage to Devil's Gap
    Red Mask
  10. 9. [Red Hawk #11 cover]
    Red Hawk
  11. 10. The Helpless Warrior
    Red Hawk
  12. 11. Ambush at Sun-Up
    Billy the Kid
  13. 12. Trail of Robin Hood
    AC Comics
  14. 13. Under Western Skies
    Under Western Skies
  15. 14. [Buttons / AC Back Issues]
    AC Comics
  16. 15. Charles Starrett--The Durango Kid
    The Durango Kid
  17. 16. [The Durango Kid]
    The Durango Kid
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