(September 1954)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Titan Publishing Co. Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Bride of the Swamp! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Bride of the Swamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Landau (signed)
Inks:
Ken Landau (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jenanne; Jenkins; Latham
Synopsis:
Latham, a convict, escapes from the authorities and flees into a nearby swamp where he encounters a beautiful woman named Jenanne who takes care of him. Latham thinks he has it made until he finds out that Jenanne is really an alligator woman.
Reprints:

E.S.P. (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Oliver; Dinu Istomin
Synopsis:
Oliver, a young man with E.S.P, has a dream about his own death after he meets Dinu Istomin, a professor who has taken an interest in him.

The Stone Face (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates (signed)
Inks:
Art Gates (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pete; Lee; Nebbro; Moran
Synopsis:
Moran, a greedy sailor, goes to an island where he hears about a great treasure. When the natives refuse to give him the treasure (which is located inside the mouth of a huge stone skull on the side of a mountain peak), he murders them. When he enters the cave through the mouth of the skull to get at the treasure, it closes down on him crushing him giving him death instead of wealth.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Helen Vainio and D. M. Garza, Jr.

The Corpse That Lived! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lloyd Cynwald
Inks:
Lloyd Cynwald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Mrs. Forbes; Paul; Dr. Crane; Charlie
Synopsis:
The dying Dr. Crane asks his assistant Paul to remove his brain after he dies to keep it alive. After Dr. Crane dies, Paul does what he asks, but the brain is damaged in the process and becomes evil. The brain then sends the cadaver of Dr. Crane, through mental telepathy, to commit murder.
Reprints:

Wheel of Fortune (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Edgar Rame; Gerda Rame; Homer Gates
Synopsis:
When Edgar Rame tries to buy a hexed spinning wheel from an old woman, she refuses due to its evil. Rame kills her and steals the wheel. It turns out the wheel allows the spinner to remove their body thus becoming an intangible ghost that can go anywhere. Rame is joined by his wife Gerda and the two commit crimes. However, a fire starts in the room where they keep the wheel and it is destroyed, thus trapping Edgar and his wife in their ghost forms forever.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Bride of the Swamp!
  2. 1. Bride of the Swamp
  3. 2. E.S.P.
  4. 3. The Stone Face
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  6. 5. The Corpse That Lived!
  7. 6. Wheel of Fortune
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jochen G.
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome