Standard comic book size and saddle-stitched for .95 from AC Comics. Monster From Synn’s Mind”, created, written AND drawn by AC’s progenitor, BILL BLACK!!Then, NIGHTVEIL finally wanders back to FFHQ, where ROBERTA STROCK breaks the news about RIO RITA’S demise to the mystic miss, leading to a nocturnal visit to Brazil, hitherto unknown revelations about past FF history AND the mysterious machinations of a shadowy villain in “Here Comes The Night”, written by Mark Heike, with art by Javier Lugo and Chris Dreier.Finally, if you’ve ever wondered WHY a hero (or heroine) would voluntarily enter Dr. VICTORY, SYNN, SHE-CAT and STARDUST intended to stop the sale of sensitive defense technology dovetails into a strange encounter between Ms. Speaking of RAD, she’s still undercover and on the run, as the secret organization she is SUPPOSED to be investigating makes multiple attempts on her life.JONATHAN WEIR’S Vault of Heroes and spend decades in suspended animation, read “Masquerade’s End” for one example. Will the one-time FF member BLONDE BOMBER get involved in the situation, and if she does, will it be to try to SAVE RAD, or to KILL her?
Then, CAT-MAN’s distaff partner The KITTEN finds herself in an impossible death trap in this issue’s installment of the “Wars And Rumors Of War” serial, written and drawn by Rock Baker, with inks by Luis Alonzo.Bugging out on the rest of the team for some “cooling off ” time leads NIGHTVEIL to a seedy Downtown Orlando nightclub and a strange ritual in “Some Girls Wander”, NV’s first solo adventure on Earth in several years.Script by Andrew Hawnt, pencils by newcomer Eric Van Elslande, and inks by Jeff Austin.Finally, an “encore presentation” of a classic story originally seen only in the Bizarre Thrills TPB, ” Team Paragon: Time And Time Again”, which ties up tons of loose plotlines from the original Pre-AC Comics Paragon Publications line AND ties all that in with the AC Universe. VICTORY, TARA, NIGHTVEIL, BLONDE BOMBER, The STARMASTERS, The SHIMMERER, SCARLET SCORPION, GORGANNA, NO-NOSE NANNETTE, CAPTAIN PARAGON, BLACK COMMANDO, ASTRON, The SHADE and other AC/PARAGON greats come together in this feature-length extravaganza, written and inked by Bill Black and penciled by Eric Coile. It’s here- the latest issue of comicdoms’ longest- running superheroine team book- FEMFORCE #179!!All totalled, it’s more than 80 pages of great “good girl” art action, adventure and intrigue in sharp, clean black and white with color covers, standard comic book size, saddle stitched. After helping win a years-long battle for the freedom of her mentor’s homeworld, NIGHTVEIL returns to the FF, but the homecoming is not all hearts and flowers as the problems and concerns of the team frustrate Laura in her attempt to get THEM to help her solve her own, in “New World Record”, by Stephanie Heike and Scott Shriver.