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  • Machiavellian intrigue quickly degenerates into macabre urban warfare when zombiemaster CIANOSE DJAB is forced to confront the visiting FEMFORCE, and unleashes a hidden army of reanimated corpses, upsetting the carefully laid plans of his erstwhile co-conspirator, the vampire queen WAMPYR. Will WAMPYR’S rage at this turn of events be taken out on The FEMFORCE, or DJAB himself?  And how will...

    Femforce #168 Coming in August, 2014!!

    Machiavellian intrigue quickly degenerates into macabre urban warfare when zombiemaster CIANOSE DJAB is forced to confront the visiting FEMFORCE, and unleashes a hidden army of reanimated corpses, upsetting the carefully laid plans of his erstwhile co-conspirator, the vampire queen WAMPYR. Will WAMPYR’S rage at this turn of events be taken out on The FEMFORCE, or DJAB himself?  And how will…

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  • Top horror artists are back in the spotlight for Crypt of Horror Volume 22, as some of the 1950′s finest purveyors of macabre material will be on display in this edition of THE top Pre-Code horror reprint anthology in all of comicdom. First off, just inside the unforgettable painted cover by pulp legend Norman Saunders (which originally appeared as the...

    Crypt of Horror Volume 22- Coming in July 2014

    Top horror artists are back in the spotlight for Crypt of Horror Volume 22, as some of the 1950′s finest purveyors of macabre material will be on display in this edition of THE top Pre-Code horror reprint anthology in all of comicdom. First off, just inside the unforgettable painted cover by pulp legend Norman Saunders (which originally appeared as the…

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  • Price: $29.95     MEN OF MYSTERY 92 IS NOW AVAILABLE!! The BLACK TERROR has long been a favorite of Golden Age fans in general, and has certainly been represented often enough within the pages of Men of Mystery in years past. He’s been absent far too long lately, but he returns here in MOM #92 in one of his...

    Men of Mystery 92

    Price: $29.95     MEN OF MYSTERY 92 IS NOW AVAILABLE!! The BLACK TERROR has long been a favorite of Golden Age fans in general, and has certainly been represented often enough within the pages of Men of Mystery in years past. He’s been absent far too long lately, but he returns here in MOM #92 in one of his…

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  •   Price: $12.95   Another pair od great classic Western movies on DVD!! This time, it’s IN OLD AMARILLO and CODE OF THE PRAIRIE, featuring ROY ROGERS and SUNSET CARSON respectively. First, it’s IN OLD AMARILLO starring ROY ROGERS with Estelita Rodriguez, Penny Edwards, Roy Barcroft, Pinky Lee, Pat Brady and TRIGGER 1951- Saloon owner uses Roy Barcroft to muscle...

    WESTERN DOUBLE -BILL BEST OF THE WEST DVD Vol. 3

      Price: $12.95   Another pair od great classic Western movies on DVD!! This time, it’s IN OLD AMARILLO and CODE OF THE PRAIRIE, featuring ROY ROGERS and SUNSET CARSON respectively. First, it’s IN OLD AMARILLO starring ROY ROGERS with Estelita Rodriguez, Penny Edwards, Roy Barcroft, Pinky Lee, Pat Brady and TRIGGER 1951- Saloon owner uses Roy Barcroft to muscle…

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  • Hey all you fans out there of the classic ROCKETMAN character as seen in vintage Republic adventure serials check -out this great new product coming out from our friends at EXECUTIVE REPLICAS!! One of the most fondly remembered and instantly recognizable characters in 1950’s science fiction adventure is ROCKETMAN. With his trademark bullet-shaped helmet, black leather jacket, and rocket-pack, this...

    Classic Rocketman Action Figure

    Hey all you fans out there of the classic ROCKETMAN character as seen in vintage Republic adventure serials check -out this great new product coming out from our friends at EXECUTIVE REPLICAS!! One of the most fondly remembered and instantly recognizable characters in 1950’s science fiction adventure is ROCKETMAN. With his trademark bullet-shaped helmet, black leather jacket, and rocket-pack, this…

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  • Price: $9.95   Femforce #166 is now available!! A simple trip to feed NIGHTVEIL’s cat turns into an extradimemsional battle for SYNN when a trap set for one heroine actually nets the other, in “Cat And Mouse”, featuring the return of the villainous VIVARNA!! Then, the story you thought you’d NEVER see- “She-Cat Goes To Prison”, penciled by great new...

    Femforce 166

    Price: $9.95   Femforce #166 is now available!! A simple trip to feed NIGHTVEIL’s cat turns into an extradimemsional battle for SYNN when a trap set for one heroine actually nets the other, in “Cat And Mouse”, featuring the return of the villainous VIVARNA!! Then, the story you thought you’d NEVER see- “She-Cat Goes To Prison”, penciled by great new…

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  • Men of Mystery regulars can’t seem to get enough  vintage reprints from the late, great Qulaity Comics line of the 1940′s and the 1950′s- and why should they? The company produced over a decade and a half  of  slick,  polished comic book product, and MOM  93 will put another heaping helping of that on display! What better way to start...

    Men of Mystery 93 Coming In June 2014 From AC Comics !!

    Men of Mystery regulars can’t seem to get enough  vintage reprints from the late, great Qulaity Comics line of the 1940′s and the 1950′s- and why should they? The company produced over a decade and a half  of  slick,  polished comic book product, and MOM  93 will put another heaping helping of that on display! What better way to start…

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  •   Price: $12.95   A great vintage Western double-feature!! TWO spectacular, rollicking cowboy classics on a single disc!! First, it’s BLACK HILLS AMBUSH- Enroute to help his friend Nugget Clark (EDDIE WALLER), Rocky Lane trades bullets with the notorious Black Hills outlaw gang. He befriends a teenager (MICHAEL HALL) whose brother is one of the outlaws and endeavours to keep...

    Iron Mountain Trail-Black Hills Ambush Western Double Feature DVD

      Price: $12.95   A great vintage Western double-feature!! TWO spectacular, rollicking cowboy classics on a single disc!! First, it’s BLACK HILLS AMBUSH- Enroute to help his friend Nugget Clark (EDDIE WALLER), Rocky Lane trades bullets with the notorious Black Hills outlaw gang. He befriends a teenager (MICHAEL HALL) whose brother is one of the outlaws and endeavours to keep…

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  •   Price: $14.95   ANOTHER GREAT VINTAGE ADVENTURE SERIAL!! The fight for oil in the West sets the frontier ablaze with action as outlaws lead by Stan Jolley raid ranchers for rights to the black gold! Enter Richard Powers to stop these lawless outbursts through 12 thrilling chapters! Pretty Judy Clark offers support only to fall victim to desperate men....

    Desperados of the West DVD

      Price: $14.95   ANOTHER GREAT VINTAGE ADVENTURE SERIAL!! The fight for oil in the West sets the frontier ablaze with action as outlaws lead by Stan Jolley raid ranchers for rights to the black gold! Enter Richard Powers to stop these lawless outbursts through 12 thrilling chapters! Pretty Judy Clark offers support only to fall victim to desperate men….

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  • Price: $29.95 CRYPT OF HORROR VOLUME 20 IS NOW AVAILABLE!!  This go-around, the CRYPT OF HORROR microscope focuses in on material from several publishers NOT primarily noted as horror purveyors, but that generated some very interesting material just the same. Fawcett Comics is a name synonymous with the Marvel Family- Captain, Junior, Mary, and the rest were among THE biggest...

    Crypt Of Horror Volume 20

    Price: $29.95 CRYPT OF HORROR VOLUME 20 IS NOW AVAILABLE!!  This go-around, the CRYPT OF HORROR microscope focuses in on material from several publishers NOT primarily noted as horror purveyors, but that generated some very interesting material just the same. Fawcett Comics is a name synonymous with the Marvel Family- Captain, Junior, Mary, and the rest were among THE biggest…

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  • AC Comics has had such good response to our previous “Outrageous Good Girl Art”-themed issues of Golden Age Greats Spotlight (volumes 8 and 12, to be exact) that we just HAD to do it again! This time around, we are going to focus on the era of the1940′s, going cover to cover with ultra-rare glamour girl strips from the pre-war,...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Vol 15- Good Girls III Coming in May 2014

    AC Comics has had such good response to our previous “Outrageous Good Girl Art”-themed issues of Golden Age Greats Spotlight (volumes 8 and 12, to be exact) that we just HAD to do it again! This time around, we are going to focus on the era of the1940′s, going cover to cover with ultra-rare glamour girl strips from the pre-war,…

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  • FF 167 standard cover The menace of WAMPYR and CIANOSE DJAB has been building within the pages of FEMFORCE since issue #158, and as things begin to unravel, one villain turns against the other, with perhaps all of humanity caught in the crossfire. Will the FF need to lean on an old friend to tip the balance, or a former...

    Femforce 167 Coming in May 2014

    FF 167 standard cover The menace of WAMPYR and CIANOSE DJAB has been building within the pages of FEMFORCE since issue #158, and as things begin to unravel, one villain turns against the other, with perhaps all of humanity caught in the crossfire. Will the FF need to lean on an old friend to tip the balance, or a former…

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  • Price: $29.95   Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 14- The Comic Books of Harry “A” Chesler is now available!! (Please note that after last volumes Centaur special, we are returning to the standard price and format for GAG Spotlight Special with THIS issue.)Though seldom mentioned among the pioneers of the comic book medium, Harry Chesler was there at the...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 14

    Price: $29.95   Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 14- The Comic Books of Harry “A” Chesler is now available!! (Please note that after last volumes Centaur special, we are returning to the standard price and format for GAG Spotlight Special with THIS issue.)Though seldom mentioned among the pioneers of the comic book medium, Harry Chesler was there at the…

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  • Rare material is the order of the day in Volume 21, AC Comics latest offering in it’s acclaimed Crypt of Horror vintage horror comic reprint series, scheduled for release in April, 2014. This chock-full-of-creepy treasure trove starts off with virtually full-issue reprints of several of the hardest to find Pre-Code horror comics of the era. Sterling Comics was a publisher...

    Crypt Of Horror Volume 21- Coming in April, 2014!!

    Rare material is the order of the day in Volume 21, AC Comics latest offering in it’s acclaimed Crypt of Horror vintage horror comic reprint series, scheduled for release in April, 2014. This chock-full-of-creepy treasure trove starts off with virtually full-issue reprints of several of the hardest to find Pre-Code horror comics of the era. Sterling Comics was a publisher…

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  •   Price: $14.95   The wait is over!! Volume Two is FINALLY here!! One of the most-requested vintage serials we’ve ever offered, (AND the FIRST “new” serial release for is in 2013!!) this conclusion/companion volume to “Commando Cody: Sky Marshall of the Universe Volume 1 boasts SIX fantastic episodes of outer space action!! That high-flying rocket man COMMANDO CODY is...

    Commando Cody Volume 2

      Price: $14.95   The wait is over!! Volume Two is FINALLY here!! One of the most-requested vintage serials we’ve ever offered, (AND the FIRST “new” serial release for is in 2013!!) this conclusion/companion volume to “Commando Cody: Sky Marshall of the Universe Volume 1 boasts SIX fantastic episodes of outer space action!! That high-flying rocket man COMMANDO CODY is…

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  • Price: $9.95   FEMFORCE #165 is NOW AVAILABLE!! The FEMFORCE rarely deals in “all-out action issues”, but this edition of our long-running FF series heads in that direction, as one-time FF member, sometimes- villainess and daughter of team leader MS. VICTOR, RAD finds herself accidentally pulled into the long-running WAMPYR/CIANOSE DJAB storyline while trying to be a responsible “good samaratin”....

    Femforce #165

    Price: $9.95   FEMFORCE #165 is NOW AVAILABLE!! The FEMFORCE rarely deals in “all-out action issues”, but this edition of our long-running FF series heads in that direction, as one-time FF member, sometimes- villainess and daughter of team leader MS. VICTOR, RAD finds herself accidentally pulled into the long-running WAMPYR/CIANOSE DJAB storyline while trying to be a responsible “good samaratin”….

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  • Look for several new names popping up in the art credits in FEMFORCE #165, which will be ready in just a couple of weeks. One Riccardo Desini, an talented Italian penciler who makes hisAC debut illustrating the Frank Tra YANKEE GIRL story “Invasion”. Check out the page to the left from that very story, as inked by our Jeff Austin....

    New Artists Debut in FEMFORCE 165- Coming Soon!! by Mark Heike

    Look for several new names popping up in the art credits in FEMFORCE #165, which will be ready in just a couple of weeks. One Riccardo Desini, an talented Italian penciler who makes hisAC debut illustrating the Frank Tra YANKEE GIRL story “Invasion”. Check out the page to the left from that very story, as inked by our Jeff Austin….

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  • The BLACK TERROR has long been a favorite of Golden Age fans in general, and has certainly been represented often enough within the pages of Men of Mystery in years past. He’s been absent far too long lately, but he returns in MOM #92 in one of his most gripping 1940′s adventures. He’s not the only vintage “heavy-hitter” of the...

    Men Of Mystery #92 Coming In March, 2014!!

    The BLACK TERROR has long been a favorite of Golden Age fans in general, and has certainly been represented often enough within the pages of Men of Mystery in years past. He’s been absent far too long lately, but he returns in MOM #92 in one of his most gripping 1940′s adventures. He’s not the only vintage “heavy-hitter” of the…

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  • Price: $9.95   The Baron’s African War – The feature version of MANHUNT IN THE AFRICAN JUNGLE, is now available!! Secret Service agent Rex (ROD CAMERON) Bennett poses as a Gestapo member in Berlin during World War II to learn of a plot to swing African Arabs to the Nazi cause. He escapes with the Dagger of Solomon and a...

    The Baron’s African War DVD

    Price: $9.95   The Baron’s African War – The feature version of MANHUNT IN THE AFRICAN JUNGLE, is now available!! Secret Service agent Rex (ROD CAMERON) Bennett poses as a Gestapo member in Berlin during World War II to learn of a plot to swing African Arabs to the Nazi cause. He escapes with the Dagger of Solomon and a…

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  • Price: $34.95     NOW AVAILABLE!! The glamorous pin-up style “good girl” art that originated in comics’ Golden Age has been an inspiration to AC Comics from the beginning. In recent decades, we’ve even been able to bring reprints of many of the actual GGA stories themselves before a modern audience, paricularly when that approach was used on costumed superheroines....

    Golden Age Glamour Volume 1

    Price: $34.95     NOW AVAILABLE!! The glamorous pin-up style “good girl” art that originated in comics’ Golden Age has been an inspiration to AC Comics from the beginning. In recent decades, we’ve even been able to bring reprints of many of the actual GGA stories themselves before a modern audience, paricularly when that approach was used on costumed superheroines….

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  •  A simple trip to feed NIGHTVEIL’s cat turns into an extradimemsional battle for SYNN when a trap set for one heroine actually nets the other, in “Cat And Mouse”, featuring the return of the villainous VIVARNA!! Then, the story you thought you’d NEVER see-  “She-Cat Goes To Prison”, penciled by great new Spanish  sensation Manuel Diaz.  Cellblocks brimming with rioting thieves...

    Femforce #166 Coming in February, 2014!! by Mark G. Heike

     A simple trip to feed NIGHTVEIL’s cat turns into an extradimemsional battle for SYNN when a trap set for one heroine actually nets the other, in “Cat And Mouse”, featuring the return of the villainous VIVARNA!! Then, the story you thought you’d NEVER see-  “She-Cat Goes To Prison”, penciled by great new Spanish  sensation Manuel Diaz.  Cellblocks brimming with rioting thieves…

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  • With a number of publishers jumping on the vintage horror comics reprints “bandwagon” over the last few years, the focus for many has been the spooky output of the American Comics Group and Harvey Comics. Neither are bad choices for Pre-Code horror; ACG was the first (and longest-lived) horror publisher, and Harvey produced quite a bit of quality material in...

    Crypt of Horror Volume 20- “Offbeat Horrors” issue Coming In January, 2014!! by Mark Heike

    With a number of publishers jumping on the vintage horror comics reprints “bandwagon” over the last few years, the focus for many has been the spooky output of the American Comics Group and Harvey Comics. Neither are bad choices for Pre-Code horror; ACG was the first (and longest-lived) horror publisher, and Harvey produced quite a bit of quality material in…

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  • Price: $29.95     MEN OF MYSTERY #91 is NOW AVAILABLE!!There’s nothing a true Golden Age fan likes more than finding some “new” character or strip that they’d never seen before. If that fans’ particular area of interest is costumed super-types, this 91st issue on AC’s long-running vintage reprint anthology MEN OF MYSTERY is absolutely NOT to be missed!! We’ve...

    Men of Mystery 91

    Price: $29.95     MEN OF MYSTERY #91 is NOW AVAILABLE!!There’s nothing a true Golden Age fan likes more than finding some “new” character or strip that they’d never seen before. If that fans’ particular area of interest is costumed super-types, this 91st issue on AC’s long-running vintage reprint anthology MEN OF MYSTERY is absolutely NOT to be missed!! We’ve…

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  • Price: $29.95 CRYPT OF HORROR VOLUME 19 IS NOW AVAILABLE!! During the horror comics boom of the early 1950′s, the demand for the macbre was high, and an incredible volume of pages featuring spooky material were churned out- in more ways than one. Aesthetic standards varied greatly. On the high end, that era spawned the EC Comics horror line; considered...

    Crypt of Horror Volume 19

    Price: $29.95 CRYPT OF HORROR VOLUME 19 IS NOW AVAILABLE!! During the horror comics boom of the early 1950′s, the demand for the macbre was high, and an incredible volume of pages featuring spooky material were churned out- in more ways than one. Aesthetic standards varied greatly. On the high end, that era spawned the EC Comics horror line; considered…

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  • Price: $9.95   Femforce #164 is now available!!The FEMFORCE have faced many threats over the past two decades, and perhaps the most difficult to vanquish are those who attempt to play out their maleavalence within the boundaries of the law- and this issue, the FF (In the form of MS. VICTORY, SYNN and TARA) must parry with an old nemesis...

    Femforce 164

    Price: $9.95   Femforce #164 is now available!!The FEMFORCE have faced many threats over the past two decades, and perhaps the most difficult to vanquish are those who attempt to play out their maleavalence within the boundaries of the law- and this issue, the FF (In the form of MS. VICTORY, SYNN and TARA) must parry with an old nemesis…

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  • Coming in December, the 14Th volume of our acclaimed GOLDEN AGE GREATS SPOTLIGHT series will focus on yet another unsung pioneer of comics’ early days; the ubiquitous Harry “A” Chesler. Though seldom mentioned among the greats of the comic book medium, Harry Chesler was there at the virtual beginning, initially as a major player. Coming out of the world of...

    Weird Chesler Comics Coming In Golden Age Greats Spotlight Volume 14! by Mark Heike

    Coming in December, the 14Th volume of our acclaimed GOLDEN AGE GREATS SPOTLIGHT series will focus on yet another unsung pioneer of comics’ early days; the ubiquitous Harry “A” Chesler. Though seldom mentioned among the greats of the comic book medium, Harry Chesler was there at the virtual beginning, initially as a major player. Coming out of the world of…

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  • That’s right; the response to our first two digitally-remastered cowboy classics was so great, we’ve got TWO MORE now available for purchase in the DVD section of the AC web store!! This dynamic duo includes: OUT  CALIFORNIA  WAY, starring Monte Hale!! Newcomer Monte Hale, trying to get a job in western films, meets young Danny McCoy (Bobby Blake) and his...

    Two More Western Classics Now Available On DVD!! by Mark Heike

    That’s right; the response to our first two digitally-remastered cowboy classics was so great, we’ve got TWO MORE now available for purchase in the DVD section of the AC web store!! This dynamic duo includes: OUT  CALIFORNIA  WAY, starring Monte Hale!! Newcomer Monte Hale, trying to get a job in western films, meets young Danny McCoy (Bobby Blake) and his…

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  • Price: $34.95   Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 13: The Centaur Chronicles is here!! Being collectors an enthusiasts for Golden Age comics ourselves, it has long been our goal to try to bring to light some of the rarest, most important and most interesting pieces of comic book history. For many decades, one of the most esoteric and rarely-seen...

    Golden Age GreatsSpotlight Special Volume 13

    Price: $34.95   Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 13: The Centaur Chronicles is here!! Being collectors an enthusiasts for Golden Age comics ourselves, it has long been our goal to try to bring to light some of the rarest, most important and most interesting pieces of comic book history. For many decades, one of the most esoteric and rarely-seen…

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  • The first TWO entries in a great NEW series of vintage  Western films on DVD are now availble in the AC web shop: TRAIL of ROBIN HOOD, and the MONTE HALE/ROCKY WESTERN DOUBLE BILL! Long acclaimed for our great, digitally-remastered action serials on DVD, a number of hard-to-find Westerns classics (starring the biggest names in the genre) will soon be...

    Classic Westerns on DVD Come To The AC Web Shop!!

    The first TWO entries in a great NEW series of vintage  Western films on DVD are now availble in the AC web shop: TRAIL of ROBIN HOOD, and the MONTE HALE/ROCKY WESTERN DOUBLE BILL! Long acclaimed for our great, digitally-remastered action serials on DVD, a number of hard-to-find Westerns classics (starring the biggest names in the genre) will soon be…

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  • The FEMFORCE rarely deals in “all-out action issues”, but this edition of the long-running FF series heads in that direction, as one-time FF member, sometimes- villainess and daughter of team leader MS. VICTORY, RAD  finds herself accidentally pulled into the long-running WAMPYR/CIANOSE DJAB storyline while trying to be a responsible “good samaratin”. One thing leads to another, and before you...

    Femforce 165- Coming in November, 2013!! by Mark Heike

    The FEMFORCE rarely deals in “all-out action issues”, but this edition of the long-running FF series heads in that direction, as one-time FF member, sometimes- villainess and daughter of team leader MS. VICTORY, RAD  finds herself accidentally pulled into the long-running WAMPYR/CIANOSE DJAB storyline while trying to be a responsible “good samaratin”. One thing leads to another, and before you…

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  • Price: $29.95     Issue #90, the latest in AC’s premiere Golden Age reprint anthology series, Men of Mystery, is now available!! Shady publisher Victor Fox’ Fox Features line was one of the earliest comic houses to jump “whole-hog” onto the costumed superhero trend right around 1940; and if not for some questionable business practices and bad decisions, they COULD...

    Men of Mystery 90- NOW AVAILABLE!!

    Price: $29.95     Issue #90, the latest in AC’s premiere Golden Age reprint anthology series, Men of Mystery, is now available!! Shady publisher Victor Fox’ Fox Features line was one of the earliest comic houses to jump “whole-hog” onto the costumed superhero trend right around 1940; and if not for some questionable business practices and bad decisions, they COULD…

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  • The glamorous pin-up style “good girl” art that originated in comics’ Golden Age has been an inspiration to AC Comics from the beginning. In recent decades, we’ve even been able to bring reprints of many of the actual GGA stories themselves before a modern audience,  paricularly when that approach was used on costumed superheroines. We’ve shown our readers “good girl”...

    Golden Age Glamor- New Title Coming In October!!

    The glamorous pin-up style “good girl” art that originated in comics’ Golden Age has been an inspiration to AC Comics from the beginning. In recent decades, we’ve even been able to bring reprints of many of the actual GGA stories themselves before a modern audience,  paricularly when that approach was used on costumed superheroines. We’ve shown our readers “good girl”…

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  • There’s nothing a true Golden Age fan likes more than finding some “new” character or strip that they’d never seen before. If that fans’ particular area of interest is costumed super-types, this 91st issue on AC’s long-running vintage reprint anthology MEN OF MYSTERY is absolutely NOT to be missed!! We’ve searched through every hidden corner of the Golden Age to...

    Men of Mystery 91- Weird Heroes Coming in October, 2013!!

    There’s nothing a true Golden Age fan likes more than finding some “new” character or strip that they’d never seen before. If that fans’ particular area of interest is costumed super-types, this 91st issue on AC’s long-running vintage reprint anthology MEN OF MYSTERY is absolutely NOT to be missed!! We’ve searched through every hidden corner of the Golden Age to…

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  • Astute observers may have noticed that the digitally- remastered classic cliffhanger adventure serials that we USED to offer on the accomics.com web store had been absent since late last year. We thought that perhaps interest was waning in them, and at that time, made the decision to focus marketing efforts on our all-new, all-original video productions. Now, by popular demand...

    Vintage Serials On DVD Are Back!!!

    Astute observers may have noticed that the digitally- remastered classic cliffhanger adventure serials that we USED to offer on the accomics.com web store had been absent since late last year. We thought that perhaps interest was waning in them, and at that time, made the decision to focus marketing efforts on our all-new, all-original video productions. Now, by popular demand…

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  • Price: $9.95   FEMFORCE #163 is now available!! The latest issue of comicdom’s premiere superheroine group book is here, chock full of new stories!! As the FF basks in the glow of happiness from last issues’ reunion between NIGHTVEIL and her long-lost love, The BLACK COMMANDO; evil machinations are afoot on the West Coast. While both NV and Ms VICTORY...

    Femforce 163

    Price: $9.95   FEMFORCE #163 is now available!! The latest issue of comicdom’s premiere superheroine group book is here, chock full of new stories!! As the FF basks in the glow of happiness from last issues’ reunion between NIGHTVEIL and her long-lost love, The BLACK COMMANDO; evil machinations are afoot on the West Coast. While both NV and Ms VICTORY…

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  • During the horror comics boom of the early 1950′s, the demand for the macabre was high, and an incredible volume of pages featuring spooky material was churned out- in more ways than one. Aesthetic standards varied greatly. On the high end, that era spawned the EC Comics horror line; considered by many to be among the highest-quality comic books ever...

    Crypt of Horror Volume 19- Coming In September!!

    During the horror comics boom of the early 1950′s, the demand for the macabre was high, and an incredible volume of pages featuring spooky material was churned out- in more ways than one. Aesthetic standards varied greatly. On the high end, that era spawned the EC Comics horror line; considered by many to be among the highest-quality comic books ever…

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  • Price: $29.95     Men of Mystery #89 is now available!! Headlined by actual Golden Age adventues of frontline star features from the era (in never previously reprinted stories, of course) including DOLLMAN, AIRBOY, COMMANDO YANK, GREEN MASK, SPY SMASHER, CAPTAIN FREEDOM, SHOCK GIBSON and NEON the UNKNOWN!! Other highlights of this issue include early work from the soon-to-be star...

    Men of Mystery 89

    Price: $29.95     Men of Mystery #89 is now available!! Headlined by actual Golden Age adventues of frontline star features from the era (in never previously reprinted stories, of course) including DOLLMAN, AIRBOY, COMMANDO YANK, GREEN MASK, SPY SMASHER, CAPTAIN FREEDOM, SHOCK GIBSON and NEON the UNKNOWN!! Other highlights of this issue include early work from the soon-to-be star…

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  • The world’s first and ONLY successfull all-female superteam will be back in August, 2013 when AC releases FEMFORCE #164, as the big AC COMICS 30Th Anniversary celebration continues!! Another great Eric Coile cover; another spectacular 80 pages of art and story; AND another great special promotion!! The FEMFORCE have faced many threats over the past two decades, and perhaps the...

    Femforce #164- Coming in August, 2013!

    The world’s first and ONLY successfull all-female superteam will be back in August, 2013 when AC releases FEMFORCE #164, as the big AC COMICS 30Th Anniversary celebration continues!! Another great Eric Coile cover; another spectacular 80 pages of art and story; AND another great special promotion!! The FEMFORCE have faced many threats over the past two decades, and perhaps the…

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  • Price: $9.95   NOW ON DVD!! An all new Angel Avenger is here!! Meet Metal Gypsy! She’s deliciously exotic, incredibly sexy, amazingly powerful and unbelievably stylish! This astonishing new heroine has graceful moves you won’t believe! The villains have acquired a new occult artifact that transforms helpless citizens into mindless zombie-like thugs. Enter Metal Gypsy to put an end to...

    Angel Avengers: Metal Gypsy DVD

    Price: $9.95   NOW ON DVD!! An all new Angel Avenger is here!! Meet Metal Gypsy! She’s deliciously exotic, incredibly sexy, amazingly powerful and unbelievably stylish! This astonishing new heroine has graceful moves you won’t believe! The villains have acquired a new occult artifact that transforms helpless citizens into mindless zombie-like thugs. Enter Metal Gypsy to put an end to…

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  • Price: $9.95   Who are the Angel Avengers? Are they comic book heroines? Bionic femme fatales? Paranormal government operatives? Supernatural super spies? World-class martial artists? Agents of a higher power? The embodiment of feminine grace, beauty, virtue and strength? All of the above!!!! The Angel Avengers series features a rotating cast of sexy and unstoppable warrior women in stand alone...

    Angel Avengers: Brimstone DVD

    Price: $9.95   Who are the Angel Avengers? Are they comic book heroines? Bionic femme fatales? Paranormal government operatives? Supernatural super spies? World-class martial artists? Agents of a higher power? The embodiment of feminine grace, beauty, virtue and strength? All of the above!!!! The Angel Avengers series features a rotating cast of sexy and unstoppable warrior women in stand alone…

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  • Price: $29.95   Now Available!! A second giant volume focusing on the most OUTRAGEOUS “good girl” art in comic book history! Our Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 8 proved so popular, those outrageous gals are back here in Volume 12 as Outrageous Good Girls Strike Back! It’s another heaping helping of female pulchritude as drawn by the masters of...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 12

    Price: $29.95   Now Available!! A second giant volume focusing on the most OUTRAGEOUS “good girl” art in comic book history! Our Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 8 proved so popular, those outrageous gals are back here in Volume 12 as Outrageous Good Girls Strike Back! It’s another heaping helping of female pulchritude as drawn by the masters of…

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  • Being collectors and enthusiasts for Golden Age comics ourselves, it has long been our goal to try to bring to light some of the rarest, most important and most interesting pieces of comic book history. For many decades, one of the most esoteric and rarely-seen  comic book publishers was the storied Centaur line of the late 1930′s/early 1940′s. Often looked...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Volume 13: The Centaur Chronicles coming in July, 2013 by Mark Heike

    Being collectors and enthusiasts for Golden Age comics ourselves, it has long been our goal to try to bring to light some of the rarest, most important and most interesting pieces of comic book history. For many decades, one of the most esoteric and rarely-seen  comic book publishers was the storied Centaur line of the late 1930′s/early 1940′s. Often looked…

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  • Shady publisher Victor Fox’ Fox Features line was one of the earliest comic houses to jump “whole-hog” onto the costumed superhero trend right around 1940; and if not for some questionable business practices and bad decisions, they COULD have made a big success of it. They definitely had the right type of product out there at the right time, but...

    Men of Mystery #90 Coming in July, 2013 by Mark Heike

    Shady publisher Victor Fox’ Fox Features line was one of the earliest comic houses to jump “whole-hog” onto the costumed superhero trend right around 1940; and if not for some questionable business practices and bad decisions, they COULD have made a big success of it. They definitely had the right type of product out there at the right time, but…

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  • We stumbled across an interesting film within the last two weeks, and any self-respecting fan of live-action costumed superhero movies ought to keep an eye out for it. Of course, I would MUCH prefer that anyone out there purchase one of OUR great live-action AC character movies like Stormy Tempest: Attack of the Giantess, or Nightveil in The Sorcerer’s Eye/Ghost...

    A GOOD European Superhero Movie by Mark Heike

    We stumbled across an interesting film within the last two weeks, and any self-respecting fan of live-action costumed superhero movies ought to keep an eye out for it. Of course, I would MUCH prefer that anyone out there purchase one of OUR great live-action AC character movies like Stormy Tempest: Attack of the Giantess, or Nightveil in The Sorcerer’s Eye/Ghost…

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  • We at AC were very sad to hear of the untimely passing of artist Scott Clark just a few days ago, at the all-too-young age of 43. Although readers familiar with Scott’s work would undoubtedly think of him as an Image, DC or Aspen Comics artist (for his work on features like Stormwatch, Grifter, Deathstroke, Superboy, Green Lantern Corps, Batman...

    Our Condolensces by Mark Heike

    We at AC were very sad to hear of the untimely passing of artist Scott Clark just a few days ago, at the all-too-young age of 43. Although readers familiar with Scott’s work would undoubtedly think of him as an Image, DC or Aspen Comics artist (for his work on features like Stormwatch, Grifter, Deathstroke, Superboy, Green Lantern Corps, Batman…

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  • Anyone familiar with comic book history is aware of the impact that the 1954 book “Seduction Of The Innocent”had on the comic book industry. Written by a “pop psychologist” of that era, the infamous Dr. Frederick Wertham, this purported “expose” did a great deal to whip up public hysteria against comic books, “proving” that they were a cause of “juvenile...

    Frederick-How COULD You? by Mark Heike

    Anyone familiar with comic book history is aware of the impact that the 1954 book “Seduction Of The Innocent”had on the comic book industry. Written by a “pop psychologist” of that era, the infamous Dr. Frederick Wertham, this purported “expose” did a great deal to whip up public hysteria against comic books, “proving” that they were a cause of “juvenile…

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  • June of 2013 will bring yet another king-sized volume of great Pre-code horror comics reprints as AC releases CRYPT of HORROR Volume 18, and a previously-unheralded giant of 1950s’ horror funnies comes into focus!! The aptly-named Quality Comics line of the Golden Age was synonymous with the very BEST in story and art anywhere to be found on the comics...

    Crypt of Horror Vol. 18- Coming In June!! by Mark Heike

    June of 2013 will bring yet another king-sized volume of great Pre-code horror comics reprints as AC releases CRYPT of HORROR Volume 18, and a previously-unheralded giant of 1950s’ horror funnies comes into focus!! The aptly-named Quality Comics line of the Golden Age was synonymous with the very BEST in story and art anywhere to be found on the comics…

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  • Back in the halcyon days of yore( in other words, the early 1990′s) AC had a creative, energetic young fan named Tillman Smoot. He read our books., he wrote us letters, he even organized a fan club. When we contemplated expansion and attempting to compete with the big boys, Tillman left the wilds of South Carolina to relocate to Orlando...

    Old Friends In New Places by Mark Heike

    Back in the halcyon days of yore( in other words, the early 1990′s) AC had a creative, energetic young fan named Tillman Smoot. He read our books., he wrote us letters, he even organized a fan club. When we contemplated expansion and attempting to compete with the big boys, Tillman left the wilds of South Carolina to relocate to Orlando…

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  • If anyone out there has a copy of CRYPT OF HORROR #16 on order at their local comic shop that has not come in yet, don’t despare- it’s on the way!! We just found out yesterday that there was a problem with COH 16 at the Diamond warehouse. Now, we shipped all preordered Diamond Distribution copies of COH 16 to...

    Crypt Cough by Mark Heike

    If anyone out there has a copy of CRYPT OF HORROR #16 on order at their local comic shop that has not come in yet, don’t despare- it’s on the way!! We just found out yesterday that there was a problem with COH 16 at the Diamond warehouse. Now, we shipped all preordered Diamond Distribution copies of COH 16 to…

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  •  When Stan Lee first created DAREDEVIL in 1964, I was just a tiny tot, barely beginning my comic book reading years, getting the books handed down to me after my Uncle Wally was done with them. DD didn’t start off with a real bang, despite art by Bill Everett on his origin story, followed by Joe Orlando for three issues....

    Marvel’s DD- Fun Again! by Mark Heike

     When Stan Lee first created DAREDEVIL in 1964, I was just a tiny tot, barely beginning my comic book reading years, getting the books handed down to me after my Uncle Wally was done with them. DD didn’t start off with a real bang, despite art by Bill Everett on his origin story, followed by Joe Orlando for three issues….

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  • Price: $9.95    SPECTACULAR PAINTED COVER BY BRAD GORBY!! It’s here- the big 30Th Birthday of AC Comics’ issue of FEMFORCE; FF #162!! And we’re celebrating with exactly what our readers love the best- wall-to-wall story and art starring AC’s classic “good girls” and their extended cast of supporting characters!! To start the book, AC head honcho (and creator of...

    Femforce 162

    Price: $9.95    SPECTACULAR PAINTED COVER BY BRAD GORBY!! It’s here- the big 30Th Birthday of AC Comics’ issue of FEMFORCE; FF #162!! And we’re celebrating with exactly what our readers love the best- wall-to-wall story and art starring AC’s classic “good girls” and their extended cast of supporting characters!! To start the book, AC head honcho (and creator of…

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  • One of my favorite actors currently working in Hollywood  is Christopher Walken.  Over the years, he’s really managed to develope a unique screen personna. I normally find anything he’s in to be watchable, for his performance at least; if for nothing else. Mind you, as an actor who works A LOT, Walken has been in films of varying levels of...

    Walken The Walk by Mark Heike

    One of my favorite actors currently working in Hollywood  is Christopher Walken.  Over the years, he’s really managed to develope a unique screen personna. I normally find anything he’s in to be watchable, for his performance at least; if for nothing else. Mind you, as an actor who works A LOT, Walken has been in films of varying levels of…

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  • Now that we have finally come up with a workable system, AC Comics is planning a number of alternate covers for issues of FEMFORCE coming up in 2013, and the talented artists who will be producing them come from all corners of the globe!!  Italian illustrator Paolo Bodini, who has produced a ton of great comic book cover work on...

    Femforce Coverage In 2013 by Mark Heike

    Now that we have finally come up with a workable system, AC Comics is planning a number of alternate covers for issues of FEMFORCE coming up in 2013, and the talented artists who will be producing them come from all corners of the globe!!  Italian illustrator Paolo Bodini, who has produced a ton of great comic book cover work on…

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  • It really is a great time to be a Golden Age comic book fan, what with all the reprint material currently available from a myriad of publishers. Of course, anyone who knows anything is aware that AC Comics has been presenting the best in vintage reprint material longer than ANY of them; and while we appreciate and applaud the efforts...

    Men of Mystery #89 coming soon- by Mark Heike

    It really is a great time to be a Golden Age comic book fan, what with all the reprint material currently available from a myriad of publishers. Of course, anyone who knows anything is aware that AC Comics has been presenting the best in vintage reprint material longer than ANY of them; and while we appreciate and applaud the efforts…

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  • Old fogeys like me don’t usually get too excited about contemporary movies, but I’ve just seen one I REALLY enjoyed!! Naturally, I’d much prefer that you view an AC Comics./Nightveil Media, Inc. video offering any day of the week, but if you MUST tear yourself awayfrom OUR universe for a few hours, try an interesting little picture that you should...

    A FUN Movie by Mark Heike

    Old fogeys like me don’t usually get too excited about contemporary movies, but I’ve just seen one I REALLY enjoyed!! Naturally, I’d much prefer that you view an AC Comics./Nightveil Media, Inc. video offering any day of the week, but if you MUST tear yourself awayfrom OUR universe for a few hours, try an interesting little picture that you should…

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  • Our initial Golden Age Greats Spotlight on Outrageous Good Girl Art Comics (GAG Spotlight Special Volume 8 ) was such a huge success, we are revisiting the comic-book pin-up and glamor theme again with GOLDEN AGE GREATS SPOTLIGHT Volume 12- GOOD GIRLS STRIKE BACK!! Here we’ll be presenting all the great “Good Girl” art material we couldn’t FIT into the...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Vol12- Good Girls Strike Back coming soon!! by Mark Heike

    Our initial Golden Age Greats Spotlight on Outrageous Good Girl Art Comics (GAG Spotlight Special Volume 8 ) was such a huge success, we are revisiting the comic-book pin-up and glamor theme again with GOLDEN AGE GREATS SPOTLIGHT Volume 12- GOOD GIRLS STRIKE BACK!! Here we’ll be presenting all the great “Good Girl” art material we couldn’t FIT into the…

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  • The U.S. Postal service enacted new postal rates during the fourth week of January and that will eventually impact on our costs to ship out products. The increase in domestic rates (orders shipped within the U.S.) are negligible, but those for international shipping are substantial. We will of course have to pass on these costs, and adjust our shipping rates...

    International Customers:Order NOW And Save!! by Mark Heike

    The U.S. Postal service enacted new postal rates during the fourth week of January and that will eventually impact on our costs to ship out products. The increase in domestic rates (orders shipped within the U.S.) are negligible, but those for international shipping are substantial. We will of course have to pass on these costs, and adjust our shipping rates…

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  • Available now at www.CultRetro.com

    The Death of Stormy Tempest 2013 Preview Bundle

    Available now at www.CultRetro.com

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  •   FF163 standard cover by Coile Look for another big issue of FEMFORCE – #163, to be exact- coming your way  in MAY of 2013!! As we head into the next thirty years of AC Comics, we like to think that the best is yet to come!!  What’s in store in this upcoming chapter in the ongoing saga of the...

    More New Femforce in 2013!! by Mark Heike

      FF163 standard cover by Coile Look for another big issue of FEMFORCE – #163, to be exact- coming your way  in MAY of 2013!! As we head into the next thirty years of AC Comics, we like to think that the best is yet to come!!  What’s in store in this upcoming chapter in the ongoing saga of the…

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  • As everyone knows, vintage comic book reprints are a big part of our business. We’ve been at it for decades now, and I don’t think anyone does a better job of it than we do. But, when I see a product of this kind of real note, even from a company other than ours, I’ve got to give credit where...

    Other People’s Reprints by Mark Heike

    As everyone knows, vintage comic book reprints are a big part of our business. We’ve been at it for decades now, and I don’t think anyone does a better job of it than we do. But, when I see a product of this kind of real note, even from a company other than ours, I’ve got to give credit where…

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  • We’re into the home stretch, now; just about 40 days from the release of our big 30Th birthday celebration book, FEMFORCE #162- and excitement around the office is at a fever pitch.  As we coordinate with our various creators around the globe, putting finishing touches on their stories for the issue, there’s a lot of reminiscing going on- but even...

    Femforce 162 Nearing Completion by Mark Heike

    We’re into the home stretch, now; just about 40 days from the release of our big 30Th birthday celebration book, FEMFORCE #162- and excitement around the office is at a fever pitch.  As we coordinate with our various creators around the globe, putting finishing touches on their stories for the issue, there’s a lot of reminiscing going on- but even…

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  • Price: $29.95     A FULL 140 PAGES OF NEVER-BEFORE -REPRINTED VINTAGE GOLD!! That’s right, Men of Mystery #88 contains 16 full story reprints of rare, vintage action headlined by some of the most unique and interesting costumed heroes of the 1940′s, not seen anywhere since their original printings !! This issues’ cover star Mr. SCARLET stars in “The Hunted...

    Men of Mystery 88

    Price: $29.95     A FULL 140 PAGES OF NEVER-BEFORE -REPRINTED VINTAGE GOLD!! That’s right, Men of Mystery #88 contains 16 full story reprints of rare, vintage action headlined by some of the most unique and interesting costumed heroes of the 1940′s, not seen anywhere since their original printings !! This issues’ cover star Mr. SCARLET stars in “The Hunted…

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  • Available now at www.CultRetro.com

    Stormy Tempest: Lies and Allies Available Now at CultRetro.com

    Available now at www.CultRetro.com

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  • Price: $29.95   Charles Biro is one of the great forgotten geniuses of the early days of comic books. Writer, artist, editor and innovator; his profile cast a heavy shadow over the development of the comic book, even though his involvement in the medium ended by 1956. This important volume of the Golden Age Greats Spotlight series showcases some great...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 11

    Price: $29.95   Charles Biro is one of the great forgotten geniuses of the early days of comic books. Writer, artist, editor and innovator; his profile cast a heavy shadow over the development of the comic book, even though his involvement in the medium ended by 1956. This important volume of the Golden Age Greats Spotlight series showcases some great…

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  • Hustle on down to your local comic book retailer, because it’s that time- time to order FEMFORCE #162, the big AC COMICS 30Th Anniversary issue, now listed in the November issue of Previews, offering product scheduled to ship in January, 2013.  You DON’T want to miss THIS one!! In the early stages of planning this historic issue we coordinated with...

    Femforce #162 Now in Previews by Mark Heike

    Hustle on down to your local comic book retailer, because it’s that time- time to order FEMFORCE #162, the big AC COMICS 30Th Anniversary issue, now listed in the November issue of Previews, offering product scheduled to ship in January, 2013.  You DON’T want to miss THIS one!! In the early stages of planning this historic issue we coordinated with…

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  • A Film by Bill Black, Nightveil Media Inc, AC Comics and CultRetro.com. Copyright 2012 All Rights Reserved. Produced and Directed by Bill Black Cinematography by Bill Black Script, Editing & Effects by JohnJG Starring Chris Casteel and Cat LoCicero

    Free Short Film! Damsel in the Dark: A Cautionary Tale

    A Film by Bill Black, Nightveil Media Inc, AC Comics and CultRetro.com. Copyright 2012 All Rights Reserved. Produced and Directed by Bill Black Cinematography by Bill Black Script, Editing & Effects by JohnJG Starring Chris Casteel and Cat LoCicero

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  • Price: $29.95     Check out another heaping helping of rare comic book history in the latest installment of the most important Golden Age reprint anthology ever produced; Men of Mystery #87! You’ll start off with a never-before-reprinted adventure of the original Fox Features BLUE BEETLE in a story drawn by the underrated Sam Cooper from Big Three #2. Thrill...

    Men of Mystery 87

    Price: $29.95     Check out another heaping helping of rare comic book history in the latest installment of the most important Golden Age reprint anthology ever produced; Men of Mystery #87! You’ll start off with a never-before-reprinted adventure of the original Fox Features BLUE BEETLE in a story drawn by the underrated Sam Cooper from Big Three #2. Thrill…

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  • Price: $9.95     Things have been too quiet for the FEMFORCE for too long. Why, it’s been SO long between threats to the world as we know it, that the team members have been able to take some time off. But the holiday is over, and now it’s time to get back to work. And once those “What I...

    Femforce 161

    Price: $9.95     Things have been too quiet for the FEMFORCE for too long. Why, it’s been SO long between threats to the world as we know it, that the team members have been able to take some time off. But the holiday is over, and now it’s time to get back to work. And once those “What I…

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  • Price: $29.95     The great Bob Powell is in the GAG spotlight this issue, as we go cover-to-cover with 23 full-story reprints covering a wide range of genres in which this prolific and versatile artist excelled. See some of the very best examples of his strong storytelling and bold brushwork on Western, romance, jungle, humor, crime, super-hero, war, action/adventure...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 10

    Price: $29.95     The great Bob Powell is in the GAG spotlight this issue, as we go cover-to-cover with 23 full-story reprints covering a wide range of genres in which this prolific and versatile artist excelled. See some of the very best examples of his strong storytelling and bold brushwork on Western, romance, jungle, humor, crime, super-hero, war, action/adventure…

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  • Price: $9.95     Solo adventures are the order of the day in the latest big, 80-page issue of FEMFORCE; #160. In a period of rare calm between universe-shattering emergencies, the various members of the FF are following their own interests and fending for themselves- in this era and others!! In the present, SHE-CAT heads to New Orleans for a...

    Femforce 160

    Price: $9.95     Solo adventures are the order of the day in the latest big, 80-page issue of FEMFORCE; #160. In a period of rare calm between universe-shattering emergencies, the various members of the FF are following their own interests and fending for themselves- in this era and others!! In the present, SHE-CAT heads to New Orleans for a…

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  • “Stormy Tempest: The Sleeper Strikes” is almost complete! Visit www.CultRetro.com today to check out the new Stormy Tempest Season 3 preview video and for progress updates, photos and behind-the-scenes info about Stormy’s latest and greatest adventure!

    Stormy Tempest Season 3 Preview Video

    “Stormy Tempest: The Sleeper Strikes” is almost complete! Visit www.CultRetro.com today to check out the new Stormy Tempest Season 3 preview video and for progress updates, photos and behind-the-scenes info about Stormy’s latest and greatest adventure!

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  • We’ve launched an all new CultRetro.com with new social commenting features, an ongoing series of film-related articles (including more Nightveil Media behind-the-scenes images) and improved search functions. Also for a limited time the complete Nyoka the Jungle Girl Rides Again is available online to watch right now ABSOLUTELY FREE! Stop by and check it out, get some free stuff and post a comment!   Visit www.CultRetro.com...

    CultRetro.com Reborn! Our New & Improved Website!

    We’ve launched an all new CultRetro.com with new social commenting features, an ongoing series of film-related articles (including more Nightveil Media behind-the-scenes images) and improved search functions. Also for a limited time the complete Nyoka the Jungle Girl Rides Again is available online to watch right now ABSOLUTELY FREE! Stop by and check it out, get some free stuff and post a comment!   Visit www.CultRetro.com…

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  • Price: $29.95   This issue of Golden Age Greats Spotlight is dedicated to complete coverage on the Golden Age version of the late, great duo of CAT-MAN and KITTEN!! Originating in Frank W. Temerson’s Crash Comics #4 in 1940, and continuing (after a partial revamp) through a six-year, 33-issue run of his own title published by Holyoke Comics; the Feline...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Special Volume 9

    Price: $29.95   This issue of Golden Age Greats Spotlight is dedicated to complete coverage on the Golden Age version of the late, great duo of CAT-MAN and KITTEN!! Originating in Frank W. Temerson’s Crash Comics #4 in 1940, and continuing (after a partial revamp) through a six-year, 33-issue run of his own title published by Holyoke Comics; the Feline…

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  • NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $11.95 Trailer coming soon! The mysterious MetalGypsy returns! MetalGypsy (in her mild-mannered but stylish civilian identity) discovers that the bad guys are using another ruby artifact to transform innocent victims into mindless minions. Our heroine manages to swipe the ruby and takes off running with the bad...

    Angel Avengers 05: Abducted Angel Download

    NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $11.95 Trailer coming soon! The mysterious MetalGypsy returns! MetalGypsy (in her mild-mannered but stylish civilian identity) discovers that the bad guys are using another ruby artifact to transform innocent victims into mindless minions. Our heroine manages to swipe the ruby and takes off running with the bad…

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  • Price: $9.95     Wrapping up what’s considered “Stormy Tempest-Season 1″, “Rogue Justice” is an epilogue of sorts, but is by all means a stand-alone feature. If you’ve seen the preceeding Stormy adventures, this ties up the initial story arc. If not, you won’t be lost, as all the major plot points are seamlessly reset!.Sensational star Nicola Rae returns as...

    Stormy Tempest: Rogue Justice DVD

    Price: $9.95     Wrapping up what’s considered “Stormy Tempest-Season 1″, “Rogue Justice” is an epilogue of sorts, but is by all means a stand-alone feature. If you’ve seen the preceeding Stormy adventures, this ties up the initial story arc. If not, you won’t be lost, as all the major plot points are seamlessly reset!.Sensational star Nicola Rae returns as…

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  • NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $14.95   Season 2: Episode 4 The Women of Tomorrow return for the epic Stormy Tempest Season Two finale! Stormy Tempest (Nicola Rae) has finally recovered from her injuries and resumes her mission to thwart the evil Gorla Monk’s incursion into the 21st century. Meanwhile Lacey Slater...

    Stormy Tempest: Fight for the Future Download

    NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $14.95   Season 2: Episode 4 The Women of Tomorrow return for the epic Stormy Tempest Season Two finale! Stormy Tempest (Nicola Rae) has finally recovered from her injuries and resumes her mission to thwart the evil Gorla Monk’s incursion into the 21st century. Meanwhile Lacey Slater…

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  • Price: $9.95     A supernatural malevolence looms over the FEMFORCE, so when word of strange goings-on in a French castle reaches the FF, Nightveil urges the team to investigate. It’s not the threat NV fears, but Gallic ghosts and continental criminals team up to give Ms. VICTORY, NIGHTVEIL, TARA and SHE-CAT all they can handle in “Thje House of...

    Femforce 159

    Price: $9.95     A supernatural malevolence looms over the FEMFORCE, so when word of strange goings-on in a French castle reaches the FF, Nightveil urges the team to investigate. It’s not the threat NV fears, but Gallic ghosts and continental criminals team up to give Ms. VICTORY, NIGHTVEIL, TARA and SHE-CAT all they can handle in “Thje House of…

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  • Price: $100.00   LAST THREE COPIES AVAILABLE!! This is it- the “non-AC” book that AC Comics fans have been waiting almost three decades for !! If you read & enjoy AC Comics, you’ll want to have this book to understand where it all comes from. In an era before the independent, direct-sales comic book distribution system existed, Bill Black created a...

    Bizarre Thrills: The Paragon Publications Story Vol. 1

    Price: $100.00   LAST THREE COPIES AVAILABLE!! This is it- the “non-AC” book that AC Comics fans have been waiting almost three decades for !! If you read & enjoy AC Comics, you’ll want to have this book to understand where it all comes from. In an era before the independent, direct-sales comic book distribution system existed, Bill Black created a…

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  • AC comics is rapidly approaching it’s 30Th birthday (I know, we don’t look a DAY over 29) and as we ramp up for that celebration, we’re unveiling a “new” line of officially-licensed tee shirts. We say “new” in qoutation marks, as the initial designs are slightly-updated versions of actual vintage AC tees whose original releases date back almost to the...

    New AC Tee Shirts by Mark Heike

    AC comics is rapidly approaching it’s 30Th birthday (I know, we don’t look a DAY over 29) and as we ramp up for that celebration, we’re unveiling a “new” line of officially-licensed tee shirts. We say “new” in qoutation marks, as the initial designs are slightly-updated versions of actual vintage AC tees whose original releases date back almost to the…

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  • Price: $9.95     Sexy, sci-fi heroine STORMY TEMPEST returns in an all new, action-packed interstellar comedy adventure…but this time STORMY and her wisecracking companion S.H.I.P. may very well have met their match! Ambushed by the not-quite-notorious bounty hunter Clayton the Sleeper (played by Pierce Knightly ), STORMY soon finds herself stranded on the surface of a jungle planet teeming...

    Stormy Tempest: Unmasked DVD

    Price: $9.95     Sexy, sci-fi heroine STORMY TEMPEST returns in an all new, action-packed interstellar comedy adventure…but this time STORMY and her wisecracking companion S.H.I.P. may very well have met their match! Ambushed by the not-quite-notorious bounty hunter Clayton the Sleeper (played by Pierce Knightly ), STORMY soon finds herself stranded on the surface of a jungle planet teeming…

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  • April 30th and May 1st Nightveil Media filmed a significant portion of a new STORMY TEMPEST series starring NICOLA RAE. This time Stormy Tempest crosses paths with Bill Black’s other sci-fi superheroine ASTRA played by ASHLEY WILSON. Astra is the female sidekick of ASTRON. Astron will also appear courtesy of footage from the as-yet-unreleased Astron serial episode starring BILL GREENMAN and filmed by Bill Black in the 1970′s . Stormy Tempest,...

    It’s A Wrap! Even MORE Stormy Tempest! by JohnJG

    April 30th and May 1st Nightveil Media filmed a significant portion of a new STORMY TEMPEST series starring NICOLA RAE. This time Stormy Tempest crosses paths with Bill Black’s other sci-fi superheroine ASTRA played by ASHLEY WILSON. Astra is the female sidekick of ASTRON. Astron will also appear courtesy of footage from the as-yet-unreleased Astron serial episode starring BILL GREENMAN and filmed by Bill Black in the 1970′s . Stormy Tempest,…

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  • What’s in a Name? A tale of the Black Phantom, in the old west. by Mark Holmes   Prologue Sheriff Gage and RedMask, of the Rio Grande the Southwest’s masked hero, had left town leading two posses  in opposite directions chasing down the Owlhoot gang which had just daringly robbed the Farmer’s Bank and the local Western Union station late...

    Black Phantom: What’s in a Name? by Mark Holmes

    What’s in a Name? A tale of the Black Phantom, in the old west. by Mark Holmes   Prologue Sheriff Gage and RedMask, of the Rio Grande the Southwest’s masked hero, had left town leading two posses  in opposite directions chasing down the Owlhoot gang which had just daringly robbed the Farmer’s Bank and the local Western Union station late…

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  • Here is your first look at Ashley Wilson as Astra! This is from today’s costume fitting. The belt is temporary and we have a few adjustments yet to make, but it’s coming together very well. Ashley looks GREAT! And very SHINY!  Astra is Astron’s female sidekick. Search for “Astra” here on this site to find some of the Femforce comics...

    Ashley Wilson is… Astra!

    Here is your first look at Ashley Wilson as Astra! This is from today’s costume fitting. The belt is temporary and we have a few adjustments yet to make, but it’s coming together very well. Ashley looks GREAT! And very SHINY!  Astra is Astron’s female sidekick. Search for “Astra” here on this site to find some of the Femforce comics…

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  • Price: $9.95   Sexy space outlaw Stormy Tempest returns in her darkest and most titillating adventure yet! The evil Gorla Monks pursue interstellar hotshot Stormy Tempest back in time to the early 21st century where an awesome laser battle ensues. Outnumbered and injured, Stormy is taken captive and subjected to a devastating mental assault. She barely escapes with her life,...

    Stormy Tempest: Torment In Time DVD

    Price: $9.95   Sexy space outlaw Stormy Tempest returns in her darkest and most titillating adventure yet! The evil Gorla Monks pursue interstellar hotshot Stormy Tempest back in time to the early 21st century where an awesome laser battle ensues. Outnumbered and injured, Stormy is taken captive and subjected to a devastating mental assault. She barely escapes with her life,…

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  • NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $14.95   Season 2: Episode 3 Great Caesar’s Ghost! It’s all-out war, mayhem and destruction! Stormy Tempest Season 2 continues with our most explosive episode EVER! Stormy Tempest (Nicola Rae) acclimates to the 21st century as she discovers a few of the modern era’s simple pleasures. Meanwhile,...

    Stormy Tempest: Women of Tomorrow Download

    NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $14.95   Season 2: Episode 3 Great Caesar’s Ghost! It’s all-out war, mayhem and destruction! Stormy Tempest Season 2 continues with our most explosive episode EVER! Stormy Tempest (Nicola Rae) acclimates to the 21st century as she discovers a few of the modern era’s simple pleasures. Meanwhile,…

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  • Price: $9.95   The thrilling final chapter “Death Curse Of Vultura” in Bill Black’s modern cliffhanger serial saga is here! Stunning CultRetro action starlet Nicola Rae returns as Nyoka Gordon to battle the evil Crimson Skull for control of the mystical Amulet of Vultura… and this time she does it in a classic (and sexy) leopard-print jungle girl costume! The...

    Nyoka The Jungle Girl Fights Back DVD

    Price: $9.95   The thrilling final chapter “Death Curse Of Vultura” in Bill Black’s modern cliffhanger serial saga is here! Stunning CultRetro action starlet Nicola Rae returns as Nyoka Gordon to battle the evil Crimson Skull for control of the mystical Amulet of Vultura… and this time she does it in a classic (and sexy) leopard-print jungle girl costume! The…

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  •  BACK IN STOCK AND AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON THE AC WEB SHOP NOW!! We KNEW that the new BIZARRE THRILLS: The Publications Story TPB was a very cool book, filled with rarely-seen, historically-important early Bill Black stories and art. We knew long-time fans, completists and afficionados would love it. We knew it would likely sell well. But even WE didn’t expect...

    Bizarre Thrills TPB BACK IN STOCK!! by Mark Heike

     BACK IN STOCK AND AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE ON THE AC WEB SHOP NOW!! We KNEW that the new BIZARRE THRILLS: The Publications Story TPB was a very cool book, filled with rarely-seen, historically-important early Bill Black stories and art. We knew long-time fans, completists and afficionados would love it. We knew it would likely sell well. But even WE didn’t expect…

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  • Price: $19.95     It’s finally here, the special double-thick celebration of AC’s star-spangled second banana! Leading off, a brand-new YANKEE GIRL adventure set in the Fabulous ’50′s, as YG must face the awful onslaught of the combined evil might of The PANDA, LADY LUGER and FRITZ VOLTZMAN, with only guest-star Roger(The AVENGER) Wright to lend a hand, in “Buzz...

    Yankee Girl: Stars and Stripes Forever #1

    Price: $19.95     It’s finally here, the special double-thick celebration of AC’s star-spangled second banana! Leading off, a brand-new YANKEE GIRL adventure set in the Fabulous ’50′s, as YG must face the awful onslaught of the combined evil might of The PANDA, LADY LUGER and FRITZ VOLTZMAN, with only guest-star Roger(The AVENGER) Wright to lend a hand, in “Buzz…

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  • NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $5.95 An all new Angel Avenger is here! Meet MetalGypsy! She’s deliciously exotic, incredibly sexy, amazingly powerful and unbelievably stylish! This astonishing new heroine has graceful moves you won’t believe! The villains have acquired a new occult artifact that transforms helpless citizens into mindless zombie-like thugs. Enter...

    Angel Avengers 04: MetalGypsy Download

    NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $5.95 An all new Angel Avenger is here! Meet MetalGypsy! She’s deliciously exotic, incredibly sexy, amazingly powerful and unbelievably stylish! This astonishing new heroine has graceful moves you won’t believe! The villains have acquired a new occult artifact that transforms helpless citizens into mindless zombie-like thugs. Enter…

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  • As promised, here are the I.D.’s of the people in these two photos: Top Picture (left to right) yours truly, Mark Heike, Howard(who was a friend of  Tillman Smoot’s, and a GREAT AC fan, but I cannot remember his name) Bob Koenig (from The Keys, the band that recorded the Femforce themesong that was included on flexidisc in FF #50)....

    I Don’t Know The Name, But His Face Rings A Bell by Mark Heike

    As promised, here are the I.D.’s of the people in these two photos: Top Picture (left to right) yours truly, Mark Heike, Howard(who was a friend of  Tillman Smoot’s, and a GREAT AC fan, but I cannot remember his name) Bob Koenig (from The Keys, the band that recorded the Femforce themesong that was included on flexidisc in FF #50)….

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  • Retail Price: $9.95 Format: Standard comic book size; saddle-stitched Page Count: 80 pages Color: Black and White (with color covers) Writers: Erik Matthews, Mark  Heike, Mark Holmes, Eric Coile, Eric Lindberg, Rock Baker And Artists: Rock Baker, Jeff Austin,  Eric Coile, Scott Shriver, and Mark Heike . Cover Artist: Will Meugniot Synopsis: A shocking family secret comes to light concerning MS. VICTORY and...

    Femforce 161 Shipping August 2012

    Retail Price: $9.95 Format: Standard comic book size; saddle-stitched Page Count: 80 pages Color: Black and White (with color covers) Writers: Erik Matthews, Mark  Heike, Mark Holmes, Eric Coile, Eric Lindberg, Rock Baker And Artists: Rock Baker, Jeff Austin,  Eric Coile, Scott Shriver, and Mark Heike . Cover Artist: Will Meugniot Synopsis: A shocking family secret comes to light concerning MS. VICTORY and…

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  • As some of you may have heard, our star artist Rock Baker  is currently hard at work on a mysterious “outside” project. Though understandably tight-lipped about the details (since he has not finaliized negotiations with a publisher yet), Rock has disclosed that it is a graphic novel which he will be writing and drawing, the cover of which can be...

    A Project That Rocks by Mark Heike

    As some of you may have heard, our star artist Rock Baker  is currently hard at work on a mysterious “outside” project. Though understandably tight-lipped about the details (since he has not finaliized negotiations with a publisher yet), Rock has disclosed that it is a graphic novel which he will be writing and drawing, the cover of which can be…

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  • NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $14.95   Stormy Tempest Season 2 continues! In the aftermath of Stormy Tempest: Torment in Time our heroine struggles to escape a psychedelic mental prison. She is trapped in an endless void with no hope of escape and taunted by an unseen foe. Her courage, her strength...

    Stormy Tempest 2.2: Prisoner in the Present Download

    NOTE: Downloadable purchases will be added to a separate “download only” cart. Price: $14.95   Stormy Tempest Season 2 continues! In the aftermath of Stormy Tempest: Torment in Time our heroine struggles to escape a psychedelic mental prison. She is trapped in an endless void with no hope of escape and taunted by an unseen foe. Her courage, her strength…

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  • I got up with an old friend recently, one dating back to fandom days of the 1970′s- stellar artist Willie Peppers. Willie and I go back to the days of  Steve Streeter’s Paige Comics  and Chicagocons at the Pick Congress Hotel  on Michigan Avenue. Willie was an artistic idol of mine, and we had a chance to collaborate on a...

    Old Friends In New Places by Mark Heike

    I got up with an old friend recently, one dating back to fandom days of the 1970′s- stellar artist Willie Peppers. Willie and I go back to the days of  Steve Streeter’s Paige Comics  and Chicagocons at the Pick Congress Hotel  on Michigan Avenue. Willie was an artistic idol of mine, and we had a chance to collaborate on a…

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  • I am rendering the final files for Storm Tempest: Prisoner in the Present now and it should be available for sale at some point either tonight or early tomorrow… assuming all goes well. I thought I’d contribute a few thoughts for the blog while I’m nervously starring at the progress bar and hoping that the machine doesn’t crash. Our goal...

    Live Action Comic Books by JohnJG

    I am rendering the final files for Storm Tempest: Prisoner in the Present now and it should be available for sale at some point either tonight or early tomorrow… assuming all goes well. I thought I’d contribute a few thoughts for the blog while I’m nervously starring at the progress bar and hoping that the machine doesn’t crash. Our goal…

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  • Expect a breath of fresh air in the upcoming FEMFORCE #159 (shipping in late April) when you see a couple of old friends in new places. Writer Chad Halcom has penned this issue’s lead FF story, “House Of Lost Souls”.  Chad has previously provided script and pencils on the Ms. VICTORY solo story in FF #136, and the GTS tales...

    Darker Side of the Femforce by Mark Heike

    Expect a breath of fresh air in the upcoming FEMFORCE #159 (shipping in late April) when you see a couple of old friends in new places. Writer Chad Halcom has penned this issue’s lead FF story, “House Of Lost Souls”.  Chad has previously provided script and pencils on the Ms. VICTORY solo story in FF #136, and the GTS tales…

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  • SORRY- FEBRUARY FREEBIES ARE OVER WITH, AND THIS OFFER IS “OFF OF THE BOARD”! Okay- I’m going to admit it- I MISCOUNTED the number of days in February- we end up with ONE MORE DAY than I thought we had this month. So what are we going to do about it? We’re going to add ONE more EXTRA -SPECIAL ABSOLUTELY FINAL...

    Positively The LAST February Giveaway Item by Mark Heike

    SORRY- FEBRUARY FREEBIES ARE OVER WITH, AND THIS OFFER IS “OFF OF THE BOARD”! Okay- I’m going to admit it- I MISCOUNTED the number of days in February- we end up with ONE MORE DAY than I thought we had this month. So what are we going to do about it? We’re going to add ONE more EXTRA -SPECIAL ABSOLUTELY FINAL…

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  • SORRY! THIS ITEM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE!! Todays Giveaway of the Day is an unpublished, original, hand-created finished pencil drawing of the FF’s own MS.VICTORY flying over a stylized cityscape at night, as rendered by yours truly, Mark G. Heike. This piece, done as a study fo a possible cover idea, shows Ms. V sporting her current, “modern” costume and...

    Today’s Web Shop Giveaway Item by Mark Heike

    SORRY! THIS ITEM IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE!! Todays Giveaway of the Day is an unpublished, original, hand-created finished pencil drawing of the FF’s own MS.VICTORY flying over a stylized cityscape at night, as rendered by yours truly, Mark G. Heike. This piece, done as a study fo a possible cover idea, shows Ms. V sporting her current, “modern” costume and…

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  • SORRY, THIS ITEM IS NOW OFF OF THE BOARD AND UNAVAILABLE. LOOK FOR ANOTHER NEW GIVEAWAY ITEM LATE ON SUNDAY THE 26nd.Todays Giveaway of the Day is another gem for the AC completists- a copy of the early-90′s graphic novel compilation of the 4-issue 1990 SHE-CAT miniseries, THE SHE-CAT CHRONICLES. Not only was this black & white TPB strictly limited to...

    Today’s Webshop Giveaway Item by Mark Heike

    SORRY, THIS ITEM IS NOW OFF OF THE BOARD AND UNAVAILABLE. LOOK FOR ANOTHER NEW GIVEAWAY ITEM LATE ON SUNDAY THE 26nd.Todays Giveaway of the Day is another gem for the AC completists- a copy of the early-90′s graphic novel compilation of the 4-issue 1990 SHE-CAT miniseries, THE SHE-CAT CHRONICLES. Not only was this black & white TPB strictly limited to…

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  • Retail Price: $29.95 Format: Standard comic book size; saddle-stitched Page Count: 160 pages Color:  Black and white Intended Audience: All ages Genre: Action adventure/superhero/history- it is Golden Age reprints of various genres Writers : Bill Black, Bob Powell, William Woolfolk, Otto Binder, Ray Krank, Paul S. Newman Artist: Bob Powell Cover Artist: Bob Powell Synopsis: Legendary artist BOB POWELL is...

    Golden Age Greats Spotlight Vol. 10- The Comic Book Art of Bob Powell Shipping June 2012

    Retail Price: $29.95 Format: Standard comic book size; saddle-stitched Page Count: 160 pages Color:  Black and white Intended Audience: All ages Genre: Action adventure/superhero/history- it is Golden Age reprints of various genres Writers : Bill Black, Bob Powell, William Woolfolk, Otto Binder, Ray Krank, Paul S. Newman Artist: Bob Powell Cover Artist: Bob Powell Synopsis: Legendary artist BOB POWELL is…

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