Category: Men of Mystery Specials

Men of Mystery Spotlight Special 2 The Black Terror

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A full-volume focus of reprints featuring Standard/Nedor/Better Publications longest-running & most successful costumed superhero, The BLACK TERROR!! 120 pages of nothing but vintage Black Terror tales taken from actual issues of EXCITING COMICS, AMERICA’S BEST, and BLACK TERROR; selected from the finest period in the strip’s history, the latter 1945-49 era. 13 classic stories in all: “Death At 8:30”; “The Nameless Men”; “Handicap To Murder”; The Eye of the Lady Serpent”; “Larceny In The Lighthouse”; “The Dream Maker”; “The Deadly Choice”; “The Kid Plays A Lone Hand”; “The Brute of the Bayou”; “The Lady Serpent Returns”, “The Plundering Pooch”; “The Quiz Crime”, and one untitled 1945 story. Artists include Rueben Moriera, Mort Meskin, Jerry Robinson, George Tuska, Mort Lawrence, Mike Suchorsky, George Roussos, Ralph Mayo and Sheldon Moldoff. Simply THE largest collection of Golden Age BLACK TERROR tales ever collected in a single volume. (Please note that this book is made up of material originally reprinted in various issues of AC Comics’ MEN OF MYSTERY, GOLDEN AGE GREATS, and BLACK’S TERROR TALES. ) 120 pages, black & white with color covers, standard comic book size; saddle-stitched. Printed in 2008.

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Men of Mystery Spotlight Special 1 Nedor Heroes

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Men of Mystery Special Focuses exclusively on this Pulp magazine influenced line, 96 pgs Alex Schomburg (Xela) cover with full story reprints of The Black Terror, Fighting Yank, Doc Strange, Miss Masque, Princess Pantha and more as drawn by Mort Meskin, Jerry Robinson,George Tuska, Frank Frazetta and Artie Saaf. Plus text history of the company, capsule descriptions of all of the Nedor superheros and a tale starring The Woman in Red (the first female superheroine from May of 1940!) The most comprehesive book on Nedor ever published! June 2001

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Men of Mystery Daring Adventures Special 1

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THIS BOOK IS NOW SOLD OUT AND UNAVAILABLE AT ANY PRICE!! Another spectacular Mike Machlan cover graces this impressive double-sized compilation of the best from AC’s superb Men of Mystery Golden Age reprint title, this volume contains 100 pages of the best comic book stories from the 1940’s, featuring a bevvy of the most popular characters of the era, including AIRBOY, DOLLMAN, MANHUNTER, BLUE BEETLE, The AVENGER, IBIS The INVINCIBLE, MANHUNTER, T-MAN, BULLETMAN and CAMILLA, by stellar artists like John Spranger, Ernie Schroeder, Bob Powell, Charles Nicholas and Ralph Mayo, all reproduced in perfect clarity using state-of-the-art reconstruction techniques. An impressive collection of vintage full comic book stories; 11 in all . 100 pages, black & white with color covers, standard comic book size, saddle-stitched. Printed in 2007, this book contains material originally presented in Men of Mystery #’s 57 and 62.

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Men of Mystery Blockbuster Special 1 SOLD OUT!!

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THIS BOOK IS SOLD OUT AND UNAVAILABLE AT ANY PRICE!!!A bookshelf collection of the finest costumed-hero features of The Golden Age, including BLACK TERROR, PHANTOM LADY, HEAP, AVENGER, SPY SMASHER, CAPTAIN WINGS, YARKO, MR. SCARLET, HUMAN BOMB, GHOST RIDER and 7 others. Plus text features: An interview with Blackhawk artist/creator Chuck Cuidera, Collector’s Corner, and Roy Thomas’ “Story Behind The Cover”. Artists include Jerry Robinson, Mort Meskin, Dick Ayers, Ernie Schroeder, Bob Lubbers, C. C. Beck, Will Eisner, Lou Fine, Bob Powell, Jack Cole, Bill Ward, Carl Burgos & Bib Fujitani, all illustrating FULL stories from comics originally published by Fox Features, Fawcett, Fiction House, Quality, ME, Hillman, Standard/Nedor and others. Standard comic- book size and format, 144 pages, saddle-stitched. Printed in 2005, this issue reprints material previously published in Men of Mystery #’s 1, 12 & 36.

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Men of Mystery Spy Smasher Special 1

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THIS BOOK IS NOW SOLD OUT AND UNAVAILABLE AT ANY PRICE!!Amidst the darkest days of early WWII, who stood alone to protect US shores from the Axis? SPY SMASHER!! See vintage reprint stories of the masked defender in this premiere MOM annual, filled with NEVER-BEFORE-REPRINTED adventures of SS, including “The Red Death”; “Spy Smasher vs. Pie-Masher”, two untitled SS stories- one from Fawcett Comics’ Whiz Comics #27, and another from a Canadian publisher’s version of the masked crusader!! Also, a brief text history of the character and photo-illustrated synopsis of the 1942 Republic Pictures movie serial based on the character. Featuring TWO stories drawn by the underrated Emil Gershwin, and a Mac Raboy cover. 52 pages, black & white with color covers, standard comic book size & format, saddle-stitched. Printed in 2005

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Golden Age Men of Mystery Digest Special 1

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THIS PRODUCT IS SOLD OUT AND UNAVAILABLE AT ANY PRICE!!Golden Age Men Of Mystery Digest Special #1 $15.95 Men Of Mystery is unanimously regarded as comicdom’s top showcase for the highest-quality reptints, covering the best and most interesting costumed characters of the 1940’s and ’50’s. This special limited print run special format annual features 12 full vintage Golden Age stories never opreviously ptrinted in Men Of Mystery.(Regular AC fans take note, however- most of this book’s contents are made up of stories formerly reprinted in Catman Ashcan #2, Avenger Ashcan #0, and Rocketman Ashcan #’s 1 and 2.) It includes three full adventures od Magazine Enterprises’ Avenger, all drawn by Bob Powell: “Rust On The Iron Curtain”, “The Invader From The Sea”, and “The Metal Menace”; two stories starring Holyoke/Tem’s Cat-Man and Kitten, including the origin and first appearance of the Kitten, (( drawn by Charles Quinlan ), and the origin of Cat-Man: ( from Crash Comics #4, drawn by Irwin Hasen), four tales of Harry “A” Chesler’s Rocketman QAand Rocketgirl: “Death Stalks The Show”, “The Cryptic Cache”, “Murder Hides It”s Tracks”, and “Terror Strikes The Turnpike”- with art by Ruben Moriera and Al Plastino; a pair of Bill Ward-drawn Bulletman mysteries- “The Robber Who Was Dead”, and “Dressed To Kill”, from Fawcett Comics; and another M. E. guest vignette, Bob Powell’s Strongman in “Peril At Devil’s Kitchen” This book contains TWICE the number of pages as an actual Golden Age comic. A big chunk of comic history in a small package. Color cover with black and white interiors, 120 pages, 81/2″ X 51/2″ compact comic format. Printed in 2001. Fans of Irwin Hasen’s work in this book take note: you can buy original art including original art from Dondi strips and prints in our webstore under Special Offers-Masterworks Gallery!

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