(June-July 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 Spencer Special! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Keywords:
automobiles; ghosts

The Spencer Special! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Shane O'Shea]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Greg Morrison; Dale Spencer
Synopsis:
Racer Greg Morrison unites with a long-deceased lady driver.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from B. Hutchison, Terry Dickinson, Joe Dewey, Carol Deveary, Barbara Ann Susinno, Michael Dacey, L. Anderson, J. Dillinger, Joyce Lionheart, and Al Renst.

Out of This World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Thomas R. Drew]
Pencils:
Dick Beck
Inks:
Pete Costanza
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Archer Prott; Ferenda
Synopsis:
Grifter Archer Prott finds a mark who gives him more than he bargained for.

Star of Destiny! (Table of Contents)

Fan Fare Series / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Alonzo Spade; Robert Foster; John Foster; Vera
Synopsis:
Robert Foster visits Alonzo Spade to find out why he is always struck by bad luck on his birthday, and Spade concludes it is because of the negative influence of the star Vera. When the star is destroyed, Foster thinks he is free, but Vera still has plans for him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original title: "Vera, My Dark Star!"

The Fountain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Charles La Coste]
Pencils:
Paul Reinman
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Maxim Grench; Kinae; Horace Klutch
Synopsis:
Maxim Grench searches for the fountain of youth so that he can continue to enjoy his accumulated wealth. But a drink from it reverts him to an infant, and he is adopted into a family of the poor, working class he has always despised.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Spencer Special!
  2. 1. The Spencer Special!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  4. 3. Out of This World!
  5. 4. Star of Destiny!
    Fan Fare Series
  6. 5. The Fountain
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • 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