(Summer 1988)

AC, 1988 Series
 
Price
1.95 USD; 2.95 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics/Paragon Publications
Brand
AC Comics
Editing
Bill Black

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Latigo Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Black (signed)
Inks
Bill Black (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Latigo Kid
Reprints

The Durango Kid (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Durango Kid (photo of Charles Starrett)
Synopsis
The Durango Kid mounted on a white horse.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Latigo Kid / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
Bill Black
Inks
Bill Black
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the late 1870s...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Latigo Kid [Charlie Starrett]; Red Mask; Black Phantom; Durango Kid

Indexer Notes

Introduction to feature.

The Bigger They Are (Table of Contents: 3)

Latigo Kid / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
John Severin; Bill Black
Inks
John Severin; Bill Black
Letters
Walter Paisley

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Latigo Kid; Morton Flagg; Jimmy Lake
Synopsis
Latigo comes to Catcus Corners on the eve of a mayoral election and makes an enemy of a crooked politician.
Reprints
  • from ?
Keywords
election; mayor

Indexer Notes

Story redrawn and rewritten from an older story, possibly featuring Billy the Kid.

AC Alert (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Latigo Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
John Severin; Bill Black
Inks
John Severin; Bill Black
Letters
Walter Paisley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Stay clear, ya galoots!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Latigo Kid; Morton Flagg (reference)
Synopsis
After the election, Morton Flagg's men hunt Latigo down to get revenge for losing the election. Latigo takes refuge in a cave and jury-rigs a sawed-off rifle for a weapon.
Reprints
Keywords
rifle; shotgun

Indexer Notes

Story reworked from a Billy the Kid story.

Trail of Robin Hood (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Red Mask of the Rio Grande / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
Bill Black
Inks
Bill Black
Letters
Walter Paisley

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Redmask! Wait up!
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Red Mask; Black Phantom; Latigo Kid (reference)
Synopsis
Red Mask gets a present of a sawed-off rifle from the Latigo Kid and uses it to keep a disguised outlaw from stabbing a sheriff.
Keywords
rifle

Indexer Notes

Prologue to next story.

Paragon Western Star Badges (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Los Tres Amigos (Table of Contents: 9)

Latigo Kid / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
John Severin; Bill Black
Inks
John Severin; Bill Black
Letters
Walter Paisley

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Latigo Kid; Red Mask; Black Phantom; Josh Randall
Synopsis
Red Mask and the Black Phantom help the Latigo Kid clean up Mesa Muerte.
Reprints
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

This story incorporates reworked reprint pages from an earlier story, possibly featuring Billy the Kid. Josh Randall is the hero from the "Wanted: Dead or Alive" TV series.

Editorial (Table of Contents: 10)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Comments on the issue.

Roy Rogers - Dale Evans Collectors Association (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Tom Mix / AC Back Issue (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Cliffhanger Serials (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[Heads of Horror] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[Tim Holt with Lariat] (Table of Contents: 15)

Tim Holt / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tim Holt (photo)
Synopsis
Tim Holt stands by a fence, holding a coiled lariat with both hands.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. Full page publicity photo.

[The Durango Kid enters through the window] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Durango Kid (photo of Charles Starrett)
Synopsis
The Durango Kid, with his gun drawn, steps through a window from outside.

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Full-page movie still.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Latigo Kid
  2. 1. The Durango Kid
    The Durango Kid
  3. 2. ["In the late 1870s..."]
    Latigo Kid
  4. 3. The Bigger They Are
    Latigo Kid
  5. 4. AC Alert
    AC Comics
  6. 5. ["Stay clear, ya galoots!"]
    Latigo Kid
  7. 6. Trail of Robin Hood
    AC Comics
  8. 7. ["Redmask! Wait up!"]
    Red Mask of the Rio Grande
  9. 8. Paragon Western Star Badges
    AC Comics
  10. 9. Los Tres Amigos
    Latigo Kid
  11. 10. Editorial
  12. 11. Roy Rogers - Dale Evans Collectors Association
  13. 12. Tom Mix / AC Back Issue
    AC Comics
  14. 13. The Cliffhanger Serials
    AC Comics
  15. 14. [Heads of Horror]
    Nyoka the Jungle Girl
  16. 15. [Tim Holt with Lariat]
    Tim Holt
  17. 16. [The Durango Kid enters through the window]
    The Durango Kid
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