(January 1953)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard US Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Issue copyright by Best Syndicated Features, Inc.


Tale of Terror (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Keywords:
art; comic books; monsters

50 Cowboys & Indians; 41 Circus Toys (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?; ? (photo)
Inks:
?; ? (photo)
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wild West toy and Circus toy from unamed company at 45 West 45th St, NY, NY, on inside front cover.

Tale of Terror (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lin Streeter
Inks:
Lin Streeter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Satan; Scotty; Georgette; Lou; unnamed editor; demons
Synopsis:
Satan himself sells a story to a comic book editor and demons threaten the creative staff until the printing plates are destroyed, and the demons along with them.

Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Lionel Trains.

Behind The Door! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Rosie Ferrero
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joan
Synopsis:
Joan keeps repeating a horrific experience of entering a house with a monster lurking within, unable to tell where a daydream ends and reality begins.

Indexer Notes

The author is a 14 years old fan of this comic book.

Apollo's Fatal Gloves (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Camy
Inks:
George Wilhelms
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Glen Sanders; Apollo; Ginny; unnamed janitor
Synopsis:
Glen Sanders finds a pair of magic gloves but they are stolen by someone who uses them to murder, until Apollo creates a second pair so Glen can defeat the murderer.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

It's New... (Table of Contents)

Skeleton Hand / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Skeleton Hand comic.

Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet! (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Smith Brothers Cough Drops, featuring a Personalized Wallet for $0.35 plus the front of a cough drop box.

The Ghostly Flag-Raising (Table of Contents)

Uncanny Mysteries / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss?
Inks:
Pete Riss?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Relates that some Army personnel have seen an apparently ghostly recreation of the flag-raising on Iwo Jima on the anniversary of the actual event.

The Hungry Horde (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Blummer
Inks:
Jon Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mark; Martha; Mr. Mason; Master Vampire
Synopsis:
After a theft of a large amount of blood plasma, Mark and Martha are called to investigate. They discover the Master Vampire using the plasma to create an army but destroy the army and the Master.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Let's Talk It Over! (Table of Contents)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Becky Stone; M. Barrows; B. Wagner; Jean Tennaro, with illustration and editorial.

The Skeleton's Secret! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Nicholas
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Elwood Barker; Frank Moore; Len; Stella Moore (as skeleton)
Synopsis:
To forestall a tough exam, Frank Moore steals a skeleton from a classroom, but the skeleton of the professor's wife has a plan of revenge against her murdering husband.
Reprints:

The Evil Eye (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Mike Benson; Hester
Synopsis:
Mike escapes from prison and kills an old woman but she has placed a curse on him and he goes mad before he is recaptured.

Giant Collection of 100 Games $1 (Table of Contents)

Seagee Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for games, books, and other toys from Seagee Co. on inside back cover.

Announcing the New Daisy Defender (Table of Contents)

Daisy Defender / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
?

Indexer Notes

Ad for Daisy Defender air rifles on back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Tale of Terror
  2. 1. 50 Cowboys & Indians; 41 Circus Toys
  3. 2. Tale of Terror
  4. 3. Boys, Get That Real R.R. Engineer's Thrill
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. Behind The Door!
  6. 5. Apollo's Fatal Gloves
  7. 6. It's New...
    Skeleton Hand
  8. 7. Hurry! Get Your Own Gold Lettered Personalized Wallet!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. The Ghostly Flag-Raising
    Uncanny Mysteries
  10. 9. The Hungry Horde
  11. 10. Let's Talk It Over!
    Let's Talk It Over!
  12. 11. The Skeleton's Secret!
  13. 12. The Evil Eye
  14. 13. Giant Collection of 100 Games $1
    Seagee Co.
  15. 14. Announcing the New Daisy Defender
    Daisy Defender
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