(November 1956)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly except March and May
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard US Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Beware the Ides of March! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
ancient Rome; cameras; swords

Rosie and Red Russia! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rosie; Vanya Tchekov
Synopsis:
Russian scientists capture an alien with special powers, but it turns out the alien was studying the scientists just as much as the scientists were studying the alien.

Fabulous Animal (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Collier
Synopsis:
Adam Collier, an archeologist, proves that unicorns existed.

The Case of the Vanishing Indian (Table of Contents)

Uncanny Mysteries / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ed Morris; Os-Kee-Da
Synopsis:
Ed Morris, a rancher, gets into an accident and is saved by the ghost of an Indian with a withered arm.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Sinister Tales (Alan Class, 1964 series) #141

Beware the Ides of March (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger [as John R]
Inks:
John Rosenberger [as John R]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tony Blake [Julius Caesar]
Synopsis:
Tony Blake goes through life having accidents on the 15th of March every year, and knows Latin without having been taught it. He becomes a brilliant military strategist and everything he does echoes the life of Julius Caesar.

Let's Talk It Over! (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Letters to the editor.

The Second Mrs. Manion! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Creig Flessel ?; Emil Gershwin ?
Inks:
Creig Flessel ?; Emil Gershwin ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bill Manion; Lady Cynthia Conway
Synopsis:
Lady Cynthia Conway gets into a car accident on her way to meet Bill Manion and can't meet him. Strangely, though, her spirit somehow gets split in two and half of her lies in a hospital bed in England, the other half goes to the United States and marries Mr. Manion.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • In Astounding Stories (Alan Class, 1966 series) #130

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks:
First indexer stated: Creig Flessel
Jay Kinney stated (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7408): Emil Gershwin

No. 1: The Broken Mirror (Table of Contents)

What's Behind That Superstition? / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Costanza ?; ?
Inks:
Pete Costanza ?; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Orin Blakely; Al Barrone
Synopsis:
Dr. Orin Blakely of the Institute of Psychic Research explains the origins of the superstitions surrounding breaking mirrors.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beware the Ides of March!
  2. 1. Rosie and Red Russia!
  3. 2. Fabulous Animal
  4. 3. The Case of the Vanishing Indian
    Uncanny Mysteries
  5. 4. Beware the Ides of March
  6. 5. Let's Talk It Over!
  7. 6. The Second Mrs. Manion!
  8. 7. No. 1: The Broken Mirror
    What's Behind That Superstition?
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Rolf Gerdau
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann