(August 1962)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly July, August, September, October; bi-monthly Jan.-Feb., March-April, May-Jun, Nov.-Dec.
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 People from Afar! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The People from Afar (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Brad Everson]
Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tony Harbison; Varis; Alana

Jeweled Sceptre (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Paul Booher, Jr., Don Dohler, Allen Mefferd, Bryan Hanson, Katherine Goodenow, Bob Brannon, Beverly Sims, and Hago Chakmakjian.

The Strange Barrier! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ben Harrow
Synopsis:
Ben Harrow invents a nerve gas that turns people into mindless slaves, but he learns that a civilization of mindless slaves will not work.
Reprints:

The Girl from Way Back! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Kurato Osaki
Pencils:
Joe Sinnott [as Paul Reinman] (ghost)
Inks:
Paul Reinman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Kurato Osaki (headshot); Paul Reinman (headshot); Hubert Bump; Rufus W. Donnerwetter; Patience Hopkins; George Washington

Indexer Notes

Joe Sinnott stated that he ghosted pencilled stories for Paul Reinman at Marvel and 4 for ACG. He even drew the portrait of Reinman on the splash page. http://joesinnott.com/home/othercomics.html (website accessed 2011.02.02)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The People from Afar!
  2. 1. The People from Afar
  3. 2. Jeweled Sceptre
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  5. 4. The Strange Barrier!
  6. 5. The Girl from Way Back!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Edgar Loftin
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome