(November-December 1949)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
B. & I. Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ed Moritz
Inks:
Ed Moritz
Colors:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The horse looks like the one on issue #9 and is most probably by Ed Moritz.

Fun! Fun..and More Fun! (Table of Contents)

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Dolls and toys by mail order.

["I usually find Injun around town..."] (Table of Contents)

Injun Jones / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Ed Moritz
Inks:
Ed Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Injun Jones [Bob Jones]; Miss Vickie; Dan Tinney (stageowner)
Synopsis:
Tinney, the stageowner is organizing an army of freebooting outlaws in Gila Valley.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Moritz is credited on various features for ACG by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. He is best to point out by his very unique way of drawing the inner lines of the ears, page 3 and 9.

Tinker's Gamble (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wayne Hardy; Mr. Barton; Banker Hollis

["Thar's been talk o' mean-lookin' strangers..."] (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Belle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan ?
Inks:
Charles Sultan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Belle [Belle Trent]; Sheriff Luke Hanley; Laramie Kid (gunman)
Synopsis:
Trouble between the cattlemen and sheepherders.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Horses and some faces points to Charles Sultan as most probable, and he is credited on Buffalo Belle by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["Yuh may not look like much, Chico"] (Table of Contents)

Bantam Buckaroo / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
Lee Elias?
Inks:
Lee Elias?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bantam Buckaroo [Lobo]; Mike; Squint Jordan (outlaw)
Synopsis:
Bantam Buckaroo brings a wanted outlaw to the sheriff, but he manages to escape.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lee Elias is listed on anther Bantam Buckaroo and this looks like some of his Black Cat work. JIM
Or this could as well be the work of the only artist credited to Bantam Buckaroo by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, Leonard Starr.

How to Bulldog a Steer! (Table of Contents)

Secrets of the Rodeo / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

["The annual horse race..."] (Table of Contents)

Texas Tim, Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Texas Tim Brennan (Ranger); Hendricks; Kilbane (crook)
Synopsis:
Crooked deals at the horse races with $ 5000 at stake.

Woman of the West (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

["In the office of Laredo bank..."] (Table of Contents)

Tenderfoot / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Horace Eddington Brentwood [Tenderfoot]; Marge Carter; Mr. Slater (crooked banker); Bull Ferris (outlaw)
Synopsis:
Drought has almost ruined the ranch of Tenderfoot and Marge and they are in deep trouble.

Send Secret Signals (Table of Contents)

Walman Sales Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Send secret signals with the sensational Trigger-Lite Gun.

Who's Number One in the Laugh Lineup? (Table of Contents)

Cookie Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Cookie
Synopsis:
Meet the funniest kid in town. Read Cookie Comics Magazine.

Our Biggest Bulb Bargain (Table of Contents)

Michigan Bulb Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Tulip offer with our famous hardy planting stock.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Fun! Fun..and More Fun!
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. ["I usually find Injun around town..."]
    Injun Jones
  4. 3. Tinker's Gamble
  5. 4. ["Thar's been talk o' mean-lookin' strangers..."]
    Buffalo Belle
  6. 5. ["Yuh may not look like much, Chico"]
    Bantam Buckaroo
  7. 6. How to Bulldog a Steer!
    Secrets of the Rodeo
  8. 7. ["The annual horse race..."]
    Texas Tim, Ranger
  9. 8. Woman of the West
  10. 9. ["In the office of Laredo bank..."]
    Tenderfoot
  11. 10. Send Secret Signals
    Walman Sales Co.
  12. 11. Who's Number One in the Laugh Lineup?
    Cookie Comics
  13. 12. Our Biggest Bulb Bargain
    Michigan Bulb Co.
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