(November-December 1951)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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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

Starring Bantam Buckaroo Hooded Horseman (Table of Contents)

Injun Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

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

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

Pencils:
Ken Bald
Inks:
Ken Bald
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover of Forbidden Worlds #3.

"Bursting like juggernaut..." (Table of Contents)

The Hooded Horseman / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Hooded Horseman (Bud Fraser); Flash (dog); Diamond Jim Jackson
Synopsis:
Bandits impersonate the Hooded Horseman and Flash to commit crimes.

Indexer Notes

Originally credited "Ogden Whitney ?", but the horses are quite different from the ones by Ogden on the cover, and the gloved hands are very much Starr's, and also the faces when compared with his signed story in #19.

["One of the most notorious outlaw gangs..."] (Table of Contents)

Buried Western Treasure / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
John Reynolds; Jim Reynolds; General Cook

8 Comic Books... (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Goofy
Synopsis:
8 Walt Disney comic books for only 15 cents and a Wheaties boxtop.

The Perfect Shot (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Killer Barton; Sheriff Rusty Miller

"The Cherokee Strip..." (Table of Contents)

Buffalo Belle / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Buffalo Belle Trent; Sheriff Luke Hanley

Indexer Notes

Sultan is one of three artist credited to Buffalo Belle by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the faces in sideview and the realistic horses points to him.

Desperate Gamble (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Bobby Turner; Slade McCoy (outlaw)

Every Way You Look at Them (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Lionel Trains are the world's finest model trains.

["Typical of the many fabulous gold strikes..."] (Table of Contents)

Gold Town to Ghost Town / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Buckskin Joe
Synopsis:
How Buckskin Joe found gold in the Mosquito Range of Colorado in 1859.

["You needn't ever go looking for the Bantam Buckaroo, pardner!"] (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:
Lobo (Bantam Buckaroo); Mike; Mustang Wiley and his gang

Indexer Notes

Leonard Starr is the only credited artist on Bantam Buckaroo by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and this one compares well with his signed Bantam story in #19, faces and gloved hands in particular.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents)

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

How to Fix Any Part of Any Car (Table of Contents)

Motor Book Dept. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Starring Bantam Buckaroo Hooded Horseman
    Injun Jones
  2. 1. Forbidden...Yet Yours!
    Forbidden Worlds
  3. 2. "Bursting like juggernaut..."
    The Hooded Horseman
  4. 3. ["One of the most notorious outlaw gangs..."]
    Buried Western Treasure
  5. 4. 8 Comic Books...
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Perfect Shot
  7. 6. "The Cherokee Strip..."
    Buffalo Belle
  8. 7. Desperate Gamble
  9. 8. Every Way You Look at Them
    Lionel Trains
  10. 9. ["Typical of the many fabulous gold strikes..."]
    Gold Town to Ghost Town
  11. 10. ["You needn't ever go looking for the Bantam Buckaroo, pardner!"]
    Bantam Buckaroo
  12. 11. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  13. 12. How to Fix Any Part of Any Car
    Motor Book Dept.
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