(July-August 1951)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Michel Publications, 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)

Hooded Horseman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hooded Horseman

Kilroy is Here! (Table of Contents)

The Kilroys / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Synopsis:
A sensational smash comics magazine. Read The Kilroys.

["With the swiftness of an unexpected bolt..."] (Table of Contents)

Hooded Horseman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes ?
Pencils:
Sam Cooper ?
Inks:
Sam Cooper ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hooded Horseman |Bud Fraser]; Flash (dog); Baldy Blake (editor); Tim Thorpe (crooked mining engineer)
Synopsis:
The Hooded Horseman is going to find out why a mining engineer is so anxious to get all dogs in town to enter a prize contest.

Indexer Notes

Richard Hughes is the only credited writer on Blazing Western by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Art suggested as "Sam Cooper-ish" by JVJ. He is credited as working for ACG by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

8 Comic Books! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Pluto
Synopsis:
Use the quick order blank on your Wheaties box to get 8 comic books.

Rifle Ruse (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Rod Wiley

Indexer Notes

Richard Hughes is the only credited writer on Blazing Western by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["In some sections of the rugged west..."] (Table of Contents)

Bantam Buckaroo / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes ?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bantam Buckaroo [Lobo]; Mike; Badger Brady (outlaw)
Synopsis:
Lobo is trapped in a barrel with a burning fuse, but is saved by his horse.

The Popsicle Twins Help the Sheriff (Table of Contents)

Popsickle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Tess; Tim; Sheriff
Synopsis:
Get swell gifts, save bags with polka dots.

The Living Corpse (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Federal Marshal Tom Hampton; Luke Gannon; Doc Furnes

Indexer Notes

Richard Hughes is the only credited writer on Blazing Western by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

["No warfare was more bitter than... "] (Table of Contents)

Injun Jones / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Injun Jones [Bob Jones]; Miss Vickie; Conchita Villar; Fireball Bailey

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 10. Also his horses with pointed shoulder blade or chest are special.

Beating the Beach Barricade (Table of Contents)

U.S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
U.S. Royal
Synopsis:
U.S. Royal and the Bike Club on the beach.

Deserter's Return (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard E. Hughes ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pvt. Brad Thrope

["Outlawry ruled the range in the days... "] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Belle Trent; Luke Hanley (sheriff)
Synopsis:
Buffalo Belle tangles with rustlers and is tied to a stampeded steer.

Indexer Notes

Sultan is one of three artists credited to Buffalo Belle by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Announcing Operation: Peril (Table of Contents)

Operation: Peril Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
New and great adventure comics magazine from ACG.

Indexer Notes

Cover picture of Operation: Peril.

Boys! Girls! (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Identification bracelet with your own name.

Have You Got What it Takes? (Table of Contents)

Institute of Applied Science / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
? (photo)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
How to become a criminal investigator finger print expert.

I've Turned Thousands of Fellows into Real He-Men (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Let Charles Atlas prove he can make you a He-Man.

Outstanding Bargains (Table of Contents)

Charles McManus / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
U.S. Army war surplus camping gear.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Hooded Horseman
  2. 1. Kilroy is Here!
    The Kilroys
  3. 2. ["With the swiftness of an unexpected bolt..."]
    Hooded Horseman
  4. 3. 8 Comic Books!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Rifle Ruse
  6. 5. ["In some sections of the rugged west..."]
    Bantam Buckaroo
  7. 6. The Popsicle Twins Help the Sheriff
    Popsickle
  8. 7. The Living Corpse
  9. 8. ["No warfare was more bitter than... "]
    Injun Jones
  10. 9. Beating the Beach Barricade
    U.S. Royal Bike Tires
  11. 10. Deserter's Return
  12. 11. ["Outlawry ruled the range in the days... "]
    Buffalo Belle
  13. 12. Announcing Operation: Peril
    Operation: Peril Comics
  14. 13. Boys! Girls!
    Smith Brothers
  15. 14. Have You Got What it Takes?
    Institute of Applied Science
  16. 15. I've Turned Thousands of Fellows into Real He-Men
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. Outstanding Bargains
    Charles McManus
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