(December 1958)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Riddle of Robert O'Malley! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Banner across top: Stories of Strange Adventure.

Herbie's Quiet Saturday Afternoon! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Senator Stevens
Synopsis:
Herbie's father thinks his son will never amount to anything or do anything. Herbie goes to the zoo where he takes on a tiger. Then, he saves Senator Stevens who is lost at sea. Finally, he stops an alien invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story is the first appearance of Herbie and features his peculiar way of flying and his ability to talk to animals and aliens. Herbie looks and talks differently in this pre-Herbie-series story. Herbie's pants are a slightly different blue than the rest of the Herbie stories.

Magic Maker! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Forte (signed)
Inks:
John Forte (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Ben Adams; Mr. Vishnu

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

From Your Editor- To You! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ernie Spence, Jim Burnell, David Taylor, Timothy Jette, Arthur Gingrande, Ronny Kimbes, Linda Spivey, Frank Mattson, Gary Mickel, Charles Bennett, A. G. Madges, Harvey Kinder, Keith Satin, and Larry Shaw.

Thanksgiving Day! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Emil Gershwin
Inks:
Emil Gershwin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Harry Q. Wilson; Bobbie Wilson; Ellen Wilson; Grandpa Wilson

The Riddle of Robert O'Malley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Robert O'Malley; Stubb; Juanita
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Riddle of Robert O'Malley!
  2. 1. Herbie's Quiet Saturday Afternoon!
    Herbie
  3. 2. Magic Maker!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. Thanksgiving Day!
  6. 5. The Riddle of Robert O'Malley
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gary Perlman
  • Jay Kinney
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome