(March-April 1963)

American Comics Group, 1951 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ogden Whitney
Inks:
Ogden Whitney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Cover notes: "He's back folks! The world's strangest hero -- in an action packed thriller you'll never forget! Look...here's just one of the menaces Herbie comes up against!" Tagline is "Stories of Strange Adventure"

Funny Fish! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Pierre Alonzo]
Pencils:
Chic Stone
Inks:
Chic Stone
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Brad Fisher; Dan Ketcham; Gil Ketcham; Peggy

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from David Blair Williamson; Michael N. Tierstein, Mary Sourek, Paul Gambaccini, and Chuck Koening.

From the Beyond! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes [as Kermit Lundgren]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Al; Joe
Reprints:
  • from ?

Ghost Vessel! (Table of Contents)

Mysteries of the Unknown / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edmond Good (signed)
Inks:
Edmond Good (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Nathaniel Rose; Nancy Rose
Reprints:

Herbie and the Sneddiger's Salad Oil (Table of Contents)

Herbie / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Herbie Popnecker; Mrs. Popnecker; Frankenstein; Lionosaurs
Synopsis:
Aliens from space have stolen Earth's entire supply of Sneddiger's Salad Oil, and Herbie's mother needs a bottle.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Noted as one of Editor's top 20 stories in Forbidden Worlds #114 (September 1963, before the Herbie series started).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Funny Fish!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    From Your Editor- To You!
  4. 3. From the Beyond!
  5. 4. Ghost Vessel!
    Mysteries of the Unknown
  6. 5. Herbie and the Sneddiger's Salad Oil
    Herbie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Claus Simonsen
  • Gary Perlman
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Gary Perlman
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome