(August 1955)

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

Calculated Risk! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Night Nothing Happened (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Inks:
Harry Lazarus (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Characters:
Professor Dobson; Collins
Synopsis:
Collins, a young scientist, discovers through his instruments that an alien invasion is coming. The aliens cause a fog that renders humanity in a trance. Collins is spared because he was in his lead shielded lab at the time. After the fog is dispersed, Collins tries to explain what happened to the other scientists including the respected Professor Dobson. No one believes him and he is institutionalized.

Journey Into Adventure (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Mrs. Collins; Eddie Collins; Dr. Paget
Synopsis:
Young Eddie Collins has adventurous dreams in that he's Black Bart or Chief Thunderbird.

The Tiny War! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Art Gates ?; Sam Citron
Inks:
Art Gates
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Characters:
Jim; Sally; Gruhn
Synopsis:
Jim and Sally come across a war in the forest between the benevolent Forest Goblins and the malevolent Water Goblins.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from GCD index of original issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

No letters.

Calculated Risk! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Thyko; Hybron; Pilor; Charlie
Synopsis:
Scouts from the planet Volarnus go to Earth to size it up for invasion. They try to land on a patch of uninhabited territory that their ships echo detector confirms. They land only to realize that this uninhabited territory is the Ocean and they sink. When they don't radio back to their home planet, the other Volarnians believe that Earth is too dangerous and call off the planned invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Retitled in Adventures of the Unknown reprint as "Space Probe."

Information about reprint from FlashJay via the GCD-Main email list.

The Dreamer! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Inks:
Ogden Whitney (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Tony Adams; Claire Adams; Jean
Synopsis:
Claire Adams has dreams of the future that come true including winning the lottery. When she begins to have troubling dreams of disasters that come true, she can't bare to sleep anymore. In one of her dreams a shadowy figure assures her she won't have bad dreams anymore. Claire is relieved, and the next day out with her husband she is hit and killed by a car. The shadowy figure was right. She won't have bad dreams anymore because she is now dead!
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Calculated Risk!
  2. 1. The Night Nothing Happened
  3. 2. Journey Into Adventure
  4. 3. The Tiny War!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  6. 5. Calculated Risk!
  7. 6. The Dreamer!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Mike White
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome