(September-October 1951)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Michel Publications, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

A Blazing New Hooded Horseman Adventure! (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 |Bud Fraser]; Flash (dog)

Without Knowing a Note (Table of Contents)

Humbold Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
You can play today's most popular instrument instantly.

["Look, Mike! It's Killer..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bantam Buckaroo [Lobo]; Mike Harney; Killer (wild stallion); Parson Blake (crooked rancher)
Synopsis:
Mike stakes his ranch on winning a horserace, but in the night his horse is killed, and Lobo sets out to pin the suspect before it is too late.

Indexer Notes

Starr is the only credited artist on Bantam Buckaroo by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the art is similar to the signed Hooded Horseman story in this issue.

What Builds a Champion Builds You! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Phil Rizzuto (basaball player)
Synopsis:
Breakfast of champions.

The Wrong Steers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Clem Saunders; Lon Purkiss (Indian Agent); Colonel Saunders

Indexer Notes

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

["James Butler Hickok..."] (Table of Contents)

Winners of the West / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
James Butler Hickok; McCanles
Synopsis:
Wild Bill's showdown with McCanles and his gang.

Indexer Notes

Moritz is credited on various features for ACG by Jerry Bails' Who's Who. Faces and mostly the unique ears are signs of Moritz.

Hints About Horses (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
How to tame a wild horse.

Indexer Notes

A probable Moritz.

Forbidden...Yet Yours! (Table of Contents)

Forbidden Worlds / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover of Forbidden Worlds #2.

Ambush (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pvt. Tim Watson

Indexer Notes

Bottom of page with Statement of Ownership.

Pony Bob Haslam (Table of Contents)

Unsung Heroes of the West / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Pony Bob Haslam

Indexer Notes

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

["Few badmen paid much attention..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hooded Horseman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hooded Horseman |Bud Fraser]; Flash (dog); Rawhide Riley (sheepherder); Longhorn Lonergan (crook); Mutt (crook)

Be the Master Not the Slave (Table of Contents)

Pickwick Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Defend yourself in any situation anywhere by learning boxing, wrestling and jiu-jitsu.

Bunk! Nobody is Just "Naturally" Skinny! (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Give Atlas 15 minutes a day and he'll give you a new body.

Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains (Table of Contents)

Novelty mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Movie projector, sewing machine, accordion or Sandy Doll by mail order.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Blazing New Hooded Horseman Adventure!
    Hooded Horseman
  2. 1. Without Knowing a Note
    Humbold Co.
  3. 2. ["Look, Mike! It's Killer..."]
    Bantam Buckaroo
  4. 3. What Builds a Champion Builds You!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Wrong Steers
  6. 5. ["James Butler Hickok..."]
    Winners of the West
  7. 6. Hints About Horses
  8. 7. Forbidden...Yet Yours!
    Forbidden Worlds
  9. 8. Ambush
  10. 9. Pony Bob Haslam
    Unsung Heroes of the West
  11. 10. ["Few badmen paid much attention..."]
    The Hooded Horseman
  12. 11. Be the Master Not the Slave
    Pickwick Co.
  13. 12. Bunk! Nobody is Just "Naturally" Skinny!
    Charles Atlas
  14. 13. Look at These 4 Wonder Bargains
    Novelty mart
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