(September 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]
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:

Pussycat on the Dog Star! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Pussycat on the Dog Star! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger (signed)
Inks:
John Rosenberger (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Edwin Galloway; Zeke Jones; Princess Xenia
Synopsis:
Zeke Jones, a scientist, receives a distress signal from the Dog Star Sirius. Flying to Sirius using a sphere of his own invention, he helps the local population repel an onslaught of intelligent Dinosaurs that have been spreading terror across their land.
Reprints:

Picture of an Heir (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Phineas Begley; Henrietta Begley; Abernathy Begley; Mr. Adams, Jr.; Mr. Adams, Sr.
Synopsis:
After old Phineas Begley, a multi-millionaire, dies, everyone came forward claiming to be an heir. A woman named Henrietta came forward with her boy Abernathy. At first deemed frauds like everyone else, the estate lawyers noticed that little Abernathy looked exactly like a old portrait of Abernathy Begley, the founder of the Begley estate.

The Hypnotic Trance! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Chic Stone ?; Charles Nicholas ?
Inks:
Chic Stone ?; Charles Nicholas ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Frank Hanson; Thorko; Alice Hanson; Miss Johnson; Dr. Stone
Synopsis:
Frank Hanson is put under hypnosis by a hypnotist named Thorko on an ocean cruise. This incredibly causes a double of himself to form. This double then tries to live Frank's life getting him into all sorts of trouble. Eventually Frank's wife Alice, drugs the double with spiked tea. When the double falls unconscious it ceases to exist.

Indexer Notes

Nicholas credit suggestion by Hames Ware. Jim V. thinks Stone credit is most likely an error and that it is Charles Nicholas and an inker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from L. V. Turete, Odette Girth, and Henry Morello.

The Master of Illusions! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Thoron the Great; Mary; Mr. Harper
Synopsis:
Mary, a reporter, becomes smitten with a man named Thoron the Great. Thoron is a great illusionist who can do almost supernatural things. It turns out he is actually an alien from the planet Asperia who was simply vacationing on Earth.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Pussycat on the Dog Star!
  2. 1. Pussycat on the Dog Star!
  3. 2. Picture of an Heir
  4. 3. The Hypnotic Trance!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  6. 5. The Master of Illusions!
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