([March] 2009)

AC, 1999 Series
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Price
9.95 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
AC Comics
Brand
AC Comics
Barcode
649241867685
Editing
Bill Black; Mark Heike (associate)
Color
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; white paper interior
Publishing Format
Ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Manhunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Machlan [as MAC] (signed)
Inks
Mike Machlan [as MAC] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]

[Crime Convention] (Table of Contents: 1)

Manhunter / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Reed Crandall
Inks
Reed Crandall
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Manhunter [Dan Richards]; Thor; Corky (villain); Spike (villain); Rocks Hannigan (villain); "Eagle Eyes" Connor (villain); "Ears" McSorley (villain); "Bone Crusher" Wilson (villain)
Synopsis
Rocks Hannigan calls for a convention of crooks in Beach City with the aim of rubbing out Manhunter and his dog.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Jester / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Paul Gustavson
Pencils
Paul Gustavson
Inks
Paul Gustavson
Letters
Paul Gustavson

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The wail of police sirens echo through the canyons of Manhattan
Genre
superhero
Characters
The Jester [Chuck Lane]; McGinty; Miss Weston; Dutch (villain); Caraso (villain)
Synopsis
When the Police are unable to catch gambling joint owner Caraso with the proper evidence of his activities, the Jester goes into action to prove their case.
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Indexer Notes

All Gustavson credits verified and courtesy of Terry Gustafson, son of Paul Gustavson.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Wildfire / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Turner
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On her way east, Carol stops off for some sightseeing at the great oil fields of the southwest
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wildfire [Carol Vance Martin]; Big Tom (villain); Old Ben
Synopsis
Wildfire, while visiting oil fields in the southwest, stumbles upon a murder. But Big Tom, the man behind the killing, thinks his liquid air gun will stop her.
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[A Flea] (Table of Contents: 4)

Lady Luck / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Klaus Nordling
Pencils
Klaus Nordling
Inks
Klaus Nordling
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lady Luck; Peecolo; Bruce Banks; Helga; Professor Pulek; Lady Luck Patrol
Synopsis
The Professor uses his flea circus to spread bubonic plague.
Reprints
  • from Spirit Section (Register and Tribune Syndicate, 1940 series)

[Captain Krass's Double] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Marksman / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Powell ?
Pencils
Ed Cronin
Inks
Ed Cronin
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Marksman [Major Hurtz]; Vorka; Captain Krass (villain); John Powell
Synopsis
Captain Krass schemes to replace an American pilot who was caught trying to steal an English plane with Major Hurtz, who he intends to send to America as a spy. But Hurtz, as the Marksman, has other plans.
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Quality Comics (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Bill Black
Letters
typeset

[The Lone Shark] (Table of Contents: 7)

Red Torpedo / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
H. C. Kiefer
Inks
H. C. Kiefer
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Red Torpedo [Roy Larkin]; The Lone Shark (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis
The Torpedo must battle a crafty sea marauder who uses a powerful vacuum cup device to attach his craft to another, then boards it and plunders.
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A Million Dollar Corpse (Table of Contents: 8)

Doll Man / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Spranger
Inks
John Spranger
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Doll Man [Darrel Dane]; Martha Roberts; the Undertaker (villain)
Synopsis
After stealing a fabulously valuable diamond from a display at a local museum, the Undertaker decides to hide the gem in the corpse of one of his men and obtain it later when the heat is off.
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The Voice of Russia (Table of Contents: 9)

T-Man / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
W. G. Hargis
Inks
W. G. Hargis
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Reprints

[Introducing the Unknown] (Table of Contents: 10)

The Unknown / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Udall [as Ted]
Pencils
Bernie Klein (signed)
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Unknown (first appearance); Herr Baboon (villain)
Synopsis
The Unknown helps the Comitajis against Herr Baboon by capturing a munitions train and preventing the older people from being used as human shields by the Nazis.
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Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Manhunter
  2. 1. [Crime Convention]
    Manhunter
  3. 2. ["The wail of police sirens echo through the canyons of Manhattan"]
    The Jester
  4. 3. ["On her way east, Carol stops off for some sightseeing at the great oil fields of the southwest"]
    Wildfire
  5. 4. [A Flea]
    Lady Luck
  6. 5. [Captain Krass's Double]
    The Marksman
  7. 6. Quality Comics
  8. 7. [The Lone Shark]
    Red Torpedo
  9. 8. A Million Dollar Corpse
    Doll Man
  10. 9. The Voice of Russia
    T-Man
  11. 10. [Introducing the Unknown]
    The Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig