(October-November 1954)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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:

Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Day of Reckoning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Gustavson
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Fred Greene; Toabor; Dr. Holmes
Synopsis:
Fred Greene, a uranium prospector, witnesses a UFO crashing in the hills. When he investigates, he comes across a race of malevolent aliens from the planet Xereses who plan to wipe out all life on Earth using their advanced weaponry in the near future. Fred threatens to warn humanity but the aliens leader, Toabor, uses a hypnotic ray on him, so Fred will not remember what will happen to the Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Hames Ware and Jim V. agree that Gustavson has an inker here.

The Cold Cure (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ajax R. Frisbee; Matilda Olsen
Synopsis:
Ajax R. Frisbee, a cruel scientist, creates a serum to cure the common cold from extracts of vampire bats. When he tries it on the sick Matilda Olsen (whom he beats on a regular basis) to see if it will work, it turns her into a vampire who now craves revenge!

Secret of the Goratti (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Chilos; Tarne
Synopsis:
Chilos and Tarne find out about an ancient cult from the middle ages called the "Goratti" that were able to turn objects into gold through occult means. After finding their ancient castle, the pair inadvertently awaken the decaying remains of the Goratti. After spying on them from afar they realize that human sacrifice is the way they create Gold. When the greedy Chilos tries to get Terne captured by the Goratti so he will be turned into Gold by them, he himself is captured and suffers that fate.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Albert Twomley, Walton E. Warner, and Donna L. Reavis.

My Fanged and Fiendish Darling (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bill Hadley; Karen Hadley
Synopsis:
Karen Hadley becomes a werewolf creature and relishes in the thrill of the hunt. Her husband Bill is blind and doesn't suspect her true nature. When he miraculously gets his sight back and finds out what she is, he kills her with a silver knife.

Rezendevous with Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Vic; Fran; Uncle Otto; Aunt Edna
Synopsis:
Vic and Fran go to see Frans' Uncle Otto at his old house out in the country. Otto's rich wife Edna had mysteriously disappeared. When the duo get there they find Otto dead. After looking through the house they find the rotting remains of Edna walled up in a wall. Edna's ghost appears to Fran and tells her that Otto had murdered her in an attempt to get her wealth. She reveals where she had hidden the money (which Otto was never able to find) to Fran. When Fran shows the money to Vic, he kills her to take it all for himself. Just then the ghost of Otto shows up and kills Vic for the money.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Day of Reckoning!
  2. 1. Day of Reckoning!
  3. 2. The Cold Cure
  4. 3. Secret of the Goratti
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  6. 5. My Fanged and Fiendish Darling
  7. 6. Rezendevous with Death
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