(March-April 1961)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly July, August, September, October, bi-monthly January-February, March-April, May-June, November-December
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 Conquering Breed! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bottom of cover notes return of Herbie: "He's back again! Herbie Popnecker, the world's strangest boy, tackles the supernatural, in... 'Herbie and the Spirits!'"

Herbie and the Spirits! (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero; humor
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Pincus Popnecker; Frankenstein
Synopsis:
Herbie is the new kid in school. He proves his bravery by going to a haunted house. Supernatural beings (a witch, a ghost, a creep, and Frankenstein) cause havoc, but prove to be no match for Herbie, his lollipops, or his magic.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Herbie looks and talks differently in this pre-Herbie series story. In this story, Herbie's pants are brown; in all other original stories, they were blue. The being called Frankenstein is really Frankenstein's Monster, but is called Frankenstein throughout the Herbie stories.

The Roadside Restaurant! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Conquering Breed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Bob Standish]
Pencils:
John Rosenberger
Inks:
John Rosenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Conquering Breed!
  2. 1. Herbie and the Spirits!
    Herbie
  3. 2. The Roadside Restaurant!
  4. 3. The Conquering Breed!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gary Perlman
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome