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(March 1960)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly February, March, August, September; bi-monthly April-May, June-July, Oct.-Nov., Dec.-Jan.
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 US Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Old Man of the Sea! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Nightmare among the Stars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Derek Rutherford]
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kevin Blair; Myra Slade; Admiral Krypt
Synopsis:
Fleeing the villainous Krypt, agents Blair and Slade have to hide on a planetoid until their plea for help brings the Interplanetary Patrol to their rescue.
Reprints:

The Children (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mrs. Weems
Synopsis:
Mrs. Weems wrongly assumes the children are just playing being Martian astronauts.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (header)
Inks:
? (header)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Ettlin, Anna Kerley, Ray Dunn, Howard Lagerquist, Linda Bailey, Beverly McCrea, Joe Gustafson, Michelle Milburn, and K. L. Carty.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Old Man of the Sea! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Greg Olivetti]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Cosmo Filch; Mr. Peebles; Marius Dodd; Ekali
Synopsis:
Charlatan Cosmo Filch counsels Marius Dodd who is hunched over, burdened by the weight of the sea god Ekali, because he stole a diamond dedicated to the god. Once Filch has convinced Dodd it is guilt crippling him and Dodd turns over the diamond to Filch it is Filch who finds himself doubled over.
Reprints:

History Repeats Itself (Table of Contents)

Fanfare Series / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Ralph Benton; Professor Dalton; Kathie; Al Ferrick
Synopsis:
Ralph Benton is guided by Professor Dalton to the realization that whatever we know in life has existed before, and in doing so proves that Ralph's girl Kathie was telling the truth all along.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Home Is Where You Find It!"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Old Man of the Sea!
  2. 1. Nightmare among the Stars!
  3. 2. The Children
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. The Old Man of the Sea!
  7. 6. History Repeats Itself
    Fanfare Series
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Rolf Gerdau
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann