([January] 2001)

AC, 1998 Series
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Price:
5.95 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
AC Comics
Brand:
AC Comics
Editing:
Bill Black
Color:
Color cover; Black and White interior
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Lone Rider; Durango Kid; Redmask; Haunted Horseman [Ghost Rider] / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lone Rider; Durango Kid; Redmask; Haunted Horseman [Ghost Rider]

[Durango Kid Movie Still] (Table of Contents: 1)

Durango Kid / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)

Characters:
Durango Kid (photo of Charles Starrett)
Synopsis:
The Durango Kid has the drop on two cowboys with raised hands.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Movie still with no text.

Three Famous Badmen (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Inks:
Frank Bolle (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Redmask; Billy the Kid (impostor); Jesse James (impostor); Sam Bass (impostor); Black Phantom (cameo)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Red Mask is two words in the logo, but one word in all references in the story.

Challenge of the Crusher (Table of Contents: 3)

The Durango Kid / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Inks:
Fred Guardineer (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Durango Kid [Steve Brand]; Muley
Reprints:

The Murder Mine! (Table of Contents: 4)

The Lone Rider / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Battefield
Inks:
Ken Battefield
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Lone Rider; Bright Feather; Seth Morse; Clay Worthing; Joe Bax
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title was "Death on the Desert."

Gold Fever! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Myron Fass (signed)
Pencils:
Myron Fass (signed)
Inks:
Myron Fass (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Black Diamond; Bumper; Webb Raymond; Morton Blaine
Reprints:

Shanghaied! (Table of Contents: 6)

Lash LaRue / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Morisi
Inks:
Pete Morisi
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lash Larue
Synopsis:
In San Francisco, Lash gets shanghaied on a cattle boat.
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Brain Came West (Table of Contents: 7)

Haunted Horseman [Ghost Rider] / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils:
Dick Ayers
Inks:
Dick Ayers
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
The Haunted Horseman [Ghost Rider; Rex Fury]; Spectre (horse); The Brain
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Ghost Rider's name re-lettered as "Haunted Horseman" or "The Haunter." (Except for the last panel, where a reference to "The Ghost Rider" slipped through.)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Writers of the West! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Black [as Wild Bill Black] (credited)
Pencils:
John Severin
Inks:
John Severin
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
American Eagle (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Letter from H. Krissoff (Middlesex, NJ). Also small repro of the cover of Prize Comics Western #101.

[AC Westerns] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

AC Comics - Preserving Yesterday's Heroes for Today's Readers (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Lone Rider; Durango Kid; Redmask; Haunted Horseman [Ghost Rider]
  2. 1. [Durango Kid Movie Still]
    Durango Kid
  3. 2. Three Famous Badmen
    Red Mask
  4. 3. Challenge of the Crusher
    The Durango Kid
  5. 4. The Murder Mine!
    The Lone Rider
  6. 5. Gold Fever!
    Black Diamond
  7. 6. Shanghaied!
    Lash LaRue
  8. 7. The Brain Came West
    Haunted Horseman [Ghost Rider]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Writers of the West!
  10. 9. [AC Westerns]
    AC Comics
  11. 10. AC Comics - Preserving Yesterday's Heroes for Today's Readers
    AC Comics
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