([circa 1969-1970])

Alan Class, 1963 Series
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Price
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
AC Approved Comic
Color
Full Color Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions
7.25" x 9.25"
Paper Stock
Glossy cover newsprint interior
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing

Issue Notes

There is a later "S" issue with the same cover costing 15p.


A Look at a Backward Planet! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Vince Alascia
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mere backward Earthlings are no match for superior beings such as we... WHAT TH ...!
Genre
science fiction
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Indexer Notes

Cover is the splash page from "A Look At A Backward Planet".

A Look At A Backward Planet (Table of Contents: 1)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?; Vince Alascia ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-1485
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Before RX23 went down to Earth to seize the widely selected samples of mankind, he scanned our civilization...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
RX23; an Inuit, a U.S. Marine; Mrs. Huntleighshireford; Nguta Lmu; a Russian; a Swede
Synopsis
Six Earthlings defeat their alien abductor.
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Forwarned (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Vince Alascia ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-3452
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Becoming an overnight sensation, novelist Shelby Noor's books were bought before the ink dried...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Number One [Shelby Noor]; Number Two; Number Three; Detective Chief Howard Leeds; Hasgood Ames; Redbow; the Turk
Synopsis
Shelby Noor wrote 4 books that described crimes that had either just been committed or would occur shortly after the book appeared.
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Indexer Notes

Title has spelling error, should be "Forewarned".

Space Narcosis (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-3065
First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was madness... he knew that it wasn't possible to wipe out an entire enemy fleet but he'd been too long in the outer reaches of space...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Earthman; Female captain of enemy space fleet
Synopsis
A lone Earthman fends off an attack from another world.
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The Brain People (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-2829
First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the year 1983, from Washington, and from Moscow, the leaders of each of the world's great powers took off in planes for a meeting of utmost importance to the fate of the world...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Medulla; Soviet Premier Akim; U.S. President David
Synopsis
On the way to a conference in Geneva, both the Soviet Premier and the U.S. President dream of a threat from another planet.
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The Many Traps of Baron Mordo! (Table of Contents: 5)

Doctor Strange / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Steve Ditko (plot, un-credited); Stan Lee (script)
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Letters
Sam Rosen

Job Number
X-557
Genre
superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Baron Mordo [Karl Amadeus Mordo]; Ancient One [Yao]
Synopsis
Mordo places a spell over Strange's house that causes it to vanish to another dimension. Strange manages to track Mordo down using his ethereal form, but it becomes trapped in Mordo's lair. Mordo goes to see The Ancient One, claiming he's changed his way, just so he can attack him unawares. But Strange had found a way to escape by going straight thru the center of the Earth itself, and warned his mentor in advance. Though defeated, both Strange and The Ancient One know Mordo is becoming more powerful all the time.
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But for Bluey (Table of Contents: 6)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When I tell you my name is George Morrison then I am certain you will recognize me.
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
George Morrison; Helen Witlow; Joe Witlow; Bluey
Synopsis
George is rescued from a drifting fishing boat, thanks to his cat.
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Big Deal (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
typeset

Job Number
5244
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Over and over again, Hugh Tenant told himself that a dream is a dream, no matter how real it may seam!
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Hugh Tenant
Synopsis
A man dreams of a disaster in the air.
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The Earth Snatchers (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-3221
First Line of Dialogue or Text
All was serene on our war-torn planet...
Characters
Miss Dillon; Commander Kern; Kurtz; Captain Edwards
Synopsis
Aliens move the Earth to orbit near their planet to strip its resources.
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The Man Who Became the Torch! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Human Torch / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (co-plot, script); Dick Ayers (co-plot, un-credited)
Pencils
Dick Ayers
Inks
Dick Ayers
Letters
Artie Simek

Job Number
X-593
Genre
superhero
Characters
Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Wizard [Bentley Wittman]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]; Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]
Synopsis
The Wizard breaks jail, and begins pulling crimes using a new anti-gravity flying device he's invented. Via trickery and disguise, he captures Johnny, then Sue, and begins impersonating Johnny, while planning bigger and bolder crimes with which to use his anti-gravity device. With the help of Reed and Ben, Sue and Johnny escape, and Johnny goes after The Wizard, who attempts to escape by flying higher and higher with his anti-grav disc. But it malfunctions, and, unable to control it, he just keeps going higher and higher...
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Strange World (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Gill ?
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-1253
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Our scientists have never recorded the existence of a world like this!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colonel Peter Randolph
Synopsis
A test pilot visits Atlantis, but has his memories erased.
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Time Dimension (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?Joe Gill
Pencils
Rocco "Rocke" Mastroserio
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Letters
typeset

Job Number
A-3045
First Line of Dialogue or Text
The man you see above is Captain Bob Ellis, an experimental space pilot!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Bob Ellis
Synopsis
A test pilot accidentally kills his own ancestors.
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African Game (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. A Look at a Backward Planet!
  2. 1. A Look At A Backward Planet
  3. 2. Forwarned
  4. 3. Space Narcosis
  5. 4. The Brain People
  6. 5. The Many Traps of Baron Mordo!
    Doctor Strange
  7. 6. But for Bluey
  8. 7. Big Deal
  9. 8. The Earth Snatchers
  10. 9. The Man Who Became the Torch!
    The Human Torch
  11. 10. Strange World
  12. 11. Time Dimension
  13. 12. African Game
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