(1997)

AC, 1996 Series
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Price
6.95 USD
Pages
52
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
GAG Golden Age Greats
Editing
Bill Black
Color
Color cover; Black and White with occasional Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; White paper interior
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Avenger; Miss Masque / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Ayers (signed)
Inks
Bill Black (signed)
Colors
Bill Black

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avenger; Miss Masque

About This Issue... (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Characters
Black Terror

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Comments on the issue and a large illustration of the Black Terror.

The Red Hand of Terror (Table of Contents: 2)

Avenger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed)
Inks
Dick Ayers [as Ayers] (signed); Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Avenger
Reprints

Death Stalks at Night (Table of Contents: 3)

Miss Masque / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?; Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Masque
Reprints

The Brute of the Bayou (Table of Contents: 4)

Black Terror / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Robinson
Inks
Mort Meskin; Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Black Terror; Tim
Reprints

The Wandering Evidence (Table of Contents: 5)

Red Rocket / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino ?
Inks
Al Plastino ?; Mark Heike (art reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Rocket
Reprints

The Actor (Table of Contents: 6)

Captain Flash / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
?; Chris Allen (art reconstruction); Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Captain Flash
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inks credits originally given to Mike Sekowsky in error (per Tony Isabella, March 30, 2006)

The Story behind the Cover (Table of Contents: 7)

Miss Masque; The Avenger / text story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
Dick Ayers; Mark Heike
Inks
Dick Ayers; Mark Heike
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Miss Masque; The Avenger

Indexer Notes

Text story with events leading up to the cover scene.

[Origin of Mr. Mystic] (Table of Contents: 8)

Mr. Mystic / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell
Pencils
Bob Powell [as S. R. Powell] (signed)
Inks
Bob Powell; Bill Black (art reconstruction)
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mr. Mystic (origin)
Synopsis
Recovering in a hospital from being slugged, Mr. Mystic tells a nurse about his escape from Warsaw, Poland, and how he ended up in Tibet, where seven Lamas gave him the gift of magic. Mr. Mystic sends his nurse to recover some important papers, but she is captured by spies and he has to send his astral form to defeat the spies.
Reprints
Keywords
hospital; Lamas; magic; Nazis; nurse; spies; telepathy; Tibet; Warsaw

Remembering Dan Barry (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
Dan Barry
Letters
typeset

Characters
Flash Gordon; Bulletman (cameo); Captain Midnight; Commando Yank; Airboy (cameo); Toyboy

Indexer Notes

A summary of the comics work of Dan Barry, who died earlier in the year. Illustrated with several panel reprints.

AC Back Issues! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Dedicated to the Preservation of the History of American Comics (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Avenger; Miss Masque
  2. 1. About This Issue...
    Men of Mystery
  3. 2. The Red Hand of Terror
    Avenger
  4. 3. Death Stalks at Night
    Miss Masque
  5. 4. The Brute of the Bayou
    Black Terror
  6. 5. The Wandering Evidence
    Red Rocket
  7. 6. The Actor
    Captain Flash
  8. 7. The Story behind the Cover
    Miss Masque; The Avenger
  9. 8. [Origin of Mr. Mystic]
    Mr. Mystic
  10. 9. Remembering Dan Barry
  11. 10. AC Back Issues!
  12. 11. Dedicated to the Preservation of the History of American Comics
    AC Comics
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