(September 1987)

A.C.E. Comics, 1987 Series
Price
1.75 USD; 2.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
ACE Comics, Inc.
Editing
Ron J. Frantz
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Cover title is "The Golden Age of Klaus Nordling."


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Barker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Koda (signed)
Inks
Alex Koda (signed)
Colors
?

Characters
The Barker

The Golden Age of Klaus Nordling (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ron Frantz (signed)
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Comments about the late Klaus Nordling, along with a Lady Luck logo.

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

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 ? pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's the idea, Bob... Trying to muscle in on my date?
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob; Swab; Sigareete
Synopsis
Bob and Swab accidentally get involved in a cigarette-stealing operation on a tropical island.
Reprints
  • from Hit Comics (Quality Comics, 1940 series) # ?
Keywords
cigarettes; island; Marines; Navy; shore leave

From Ace Comics! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Koda
Inks
Alex Koda
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promo for Ace Comics Presents The Art of Lou Fine #4, "now on sale!," with cover depicted.

[Klaus Nordling Letter to Jerry De Fuccio; January 21, 1982] (Table of Contents: 4)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Syd Greenberg (photographer)
Inks
Syd Greenberg (photographer)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Klaus Nordling (photos)

Indexer Notes

Letter from Klaus Nordling, along with photos of Nordling as actor-director of "Tobacco Road" and in a production of "Taming of the Shrew."

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

The Barker / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling ?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What them circus fellers won't do to attract attention!
Genre
humor
Characters
The Barker
Reprints

[Klaus Nordling Letter to Jerry De Fuccio; March 31, 1982] (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Mary Anne Cooper (photographer); James F. Dugan (photographer)
Inks
Mary Anne Cooper (photographer); James F. Dugan (photographer)
Letters
typeset

Characters
Klaus Nordling (photos)

Indexer Notes

Letter from Klaus Nordling and photos from a stage production of "Our Phytrion 29," a publicity photo from 1958, and a publicity photo from the day before his death on November 19, 1986.

Coming in October from Ace Comics (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Ron Frantz
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Vince Alascia
Letters
typeset

Characters
Nature Boy

Indexer Notes

Promo of Ace Comics Presents #5, with a reprint of the first issue of Charlton's Nature Boy. Cover of reprint is depicted.

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

Bob and Swab / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Inks
Klaus Nordling [as Nordling] (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another shore liberty coming up, Bob, and not a cent...
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob; Swab; Halfhitch
Synopsis
Bob and Swab make up phony treasure maps to sell to sailors from "The Stingray" while they're on shore leave.
Reprints
Keywords
beach; Navy; shore leave; treasure maps

Klaus Nordling Non-Comics Art Credits (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Last interior page and inside back cover. General list of Klaus Nordling's educational, instructional, and technical art.

Say Hey... (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Ron Frantz ?
Pencils
Pat Boyette
Inks
Pat Boyette
Letters
Pat Boyette; typeset

Characters
Spencer Spook

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Promo for back issues of Ace Comics.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Barker
  2. 1. The Golden Age of Klaus Nordling
  3. 2. ["What's the idea, Bob... Trying to muscle in on my date?"]
    Bob and Swab
  4. 3. From Ace Comics!
    Ace Comics Presents
  5. 4. [Klaus Nordling Letter to Jerry De Fuccio; January 21, 1982]
  6. 5. ["What them circus fellers won't do to attract attention!"]
    The Barker
  7. 6. [Klaus Nordling Letter to Jerry De Fuccio; March 31, 1982]
  8. 7. Coming in October from Ace Comics
    Ace Comics Presents
  9. 8. ["Another shore liberty coming up, Bob, and not a cent..."]
    Bob and Swab
  10. 9. Klaus Nordling Non-Comics Art Credits
  11. 10. Say Hey...
    Ace Comics
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