([circa 1973 - 1974])

Alan Class, 1963 Series
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Price
0.08 GBP
Pages
52
On-sale Date
1973 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Alan Class & Co. Ltd
Brand
AC Approved Comic
Editing
Alan Class (reprint editor)
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

Issue is undated. Estimated date based on analysis of brands and cover prices in the series.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Molno
Inks
Bill Molno ?; Vince Alascia ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Pat Masulli (Original Editor)

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

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

A Look At A Backward Planet (Table of Contents: 2)

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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Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Forwarned (Table of Contents: 3)

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: 4)

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: 5)

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.
Reprints

Strange World (Table of Contents: 6)

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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Something in the Sea! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul S. Newman
Pencils
Bob Powell
Inks
Bob Powell
Letters
?

Job Number
H-004
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Tod Mann could not take his eyes from her... for she was as strange and restless as the ocean itself!
Characters
Tod Mann; Wanda
Synopsis
A man on a sea cruise sees the Empire State Building, the Sphinx, and a Buddha floating on the water and his love interest tells him a story that she is an Atlantean collecting these objects as souvenirs for her people. When the captain later tells him that a movie is being filmed on an island shot with balsa wood replicas of these famous monuments, he thinks the girl was just kidding, but he can't find her on board. After they dock, she doesn't get off, so he asks the film producer about her and is told they don't have such an actress and there will be no movie as all the props were stolen.
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But for Bluey (Table of Contents: 8)

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: 9)

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: 10)

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...
Genre
science fiction
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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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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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Companion Comics in This Series (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Mere backward Earthlings are no match for superior beings such as we... WHAT TH ...!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. A Look At A Backward Planet
  4. 3. Forwarned
  5. 4. Space Narcosis
  6. 5. The Brain People
  7. 6. Strange World
  8. 7. Something in the Sea!
  9. 8. But for Bluey
  10. 9. Big Deal
  11. 10. The Earth Snatchers
  12. 11. Time Dimension
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Companion Comics in This Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Peter Croome
  • Paul Robinson
  • Katy Hayhurst
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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