(November 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:

Journey into Time! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Identical Twins! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Suchorsky
Inks:
Mike Suchorsky
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
James Kelley; Howard Kelley; Alma Richards; Marv
Synopsis:
James and Howard Kelley are identical twins that have an almost supernatural telepathic link to one another. One day James was spelunking in a cave and was trapped by a landslide. He then heard his brother calling out to him guiding him to the exit. After James was able to escape, he learned that his brother Howard had died and was guiding him to safety with mental telepathy from beyond the grave.

Indexer Notes

Art credit by Hames Ware, formerly Sam Citron was listed.

I'll Protect Him (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ed Conroy; Helen Conroy; Tommie Conroy
Synopsis:
Ed Conroy loves his wife Helen and especially his son Tommie. Ed swore that no matter what, he would always look after and protect Tommie. Unfortunately Ed died in a car accident. Years later, Helen and Tommie were at the beach. Tommie swam out too far and nearly drowned but, according to the lifeguard, a mysterious man brought the child back to the beach safely. After describing how this man looked to the worried Helen she realized it was Ed!

Nine Fathoms Deep! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charlie Sultan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
John Mitchell; Portygee; Smitty; Undine
Synopsis:
Looking for sunken treasure John Mitchell comes across a water spirit named Undine. She is willing to show John where the treasure is if he promises to take her away with him. He agrees. After he recovers the treasure, he then escapes. Undine comes looking for him to make him fulfill his promise.

Indexer Notes

Jim V. suggests that these are Sultan heads on another artist's bodies and speculates that this could be work which had to be "rescued" in order to be printable.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Cliff R. Blauvelt, Nick Yakoumakis, and Maribel Henry.

Destiny Road! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Marvin Hunter
Synopsis:
Marvin Hunter is forced to detour through another road in the countryside by a policeman. During the detour he sees an injured girl who he then takes to the hospital. After going to her home he sees a picture of her late father. He was the policeman!
Reprints:

Journey into Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
George Denton; Tassandra
Synopsis:
Its 1954 and George Denton is a test pilot who is flying a plane over the Himalayas. He crash lands in a land that looks like ancient Greece called New Athens. He finds that the locals there live like the ancient Greeks in content and in harmony. Time moves incredibly slowly there. After deciding that he would rather go back to his home then stay in this paradise, George leaves. When he reaches New York, he finds out how slow time moved in New Athens. For back in civilization it is now the year 2104!
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Journey into Time!
  2. 1. The Identical Twins!
  3. 2. I'll Protect Him
  4. 3. Nine Fathoms Deep!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  6. 5. Destiny Road!
  7. 6. Journey into Time!
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