(February 1948)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Creston Publications Corp.
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Aw, you're imaginin' things, Humphrey!"] (Table of Contents)

Superkatt / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon
Inks:
Dan Gordon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Superkatt; Humphrey

["Flash! Good News!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon
Inks:
Dan Gordon
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover, black and white. House ad for "The Kilroys," indicating the comic will now appear monthly.

["The book says it's bound to work!"] (Table of Contents)

Superkatt / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon [as dang.] (signed)
Inks:
Dan Gordon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Superkatt; Humphrey; Petunia; Evil-Eye (rat); Porknose (dog)
Synopsis:
Superkatt's book "How to Hypnotize" causes many problems.

The Cagey Seal (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Oh boy! Gum!"] (Table of Contents)

The Duke and the Dope / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren ?
Inks:
Ken Hultgren ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Duke (wolf); Dope (rabbit); Clancy the Cop; Sarge
Synopsis:
A gum machine fails to deliver a piece of gum to the Dope, and the Duke tries to force the company to pay off.

["Look, Owlie!"] (Table of Contents)

Witch Hazel / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Witch Hazel; Owlie (owl)
Synopsis:
Witch Hazel changes herself into a beautiful young woman to win a prize at a local dance.

Strictly Sweet Stuff (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Remember we meet at two for the neighborhood athletic match!"] (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Hultgren (signed)
Inks:
Ken Hultgren
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Binky (dog); Bouncy (kangaroo)
Synopsis:
Bouncy the kangaroo helps Binky's owner win the neighborhood athletic contest, and Binky's feelings are hurt.

The Same Old Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Bottom 0.25 of page is Statement of Ownership.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc. (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

["Boy, do I hate to pass through these cemetaries at night"] (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Allan Hubbard (signed)
Inks:
Allan Hubbard
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Spirit of Spring
Synopsis:
Spencer helps a new ghost choose his specialty.

["Tis a lucky son ye have, ma'am"] (Table of Contents)

Barry / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Hubie Karp
Pencils:
Ed Dunn
Inks:
Ed Dunn
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Barry (pig); Mama Pig; The Captain
Synopsis:
Barry joins the crew of a ship that is attacked by pirates.

["The magazine that's making American roar!"] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Turner [as Gil] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Turner [as Gil] (signed)
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for "Ha Ha Comics." The only artwork is reproduction of the cover of Ha-Ha #50, signed by "Gil." However, it appears the signature does not appear on the actual cover as printed.
Black-and-white, inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Aw, you're imaginin' things, Humphrey!"]
    Superkatt
  2. 1. ["Flash! Good News!"]
  3. 2. ["The book says it's bound to work!"]
    Superkatt
  4. 3. The Cagey Seal
  5. 4. ["Oh boy! Gum!"]
    The Duke and the Dope
  6. 5. ["Look, Owlie!"]
    Witch Hazel
  7. 6. Strictly Sweet Stuff
  8. 7. ["Remember we meet at two for the neighborhood athletic match!"]
    Binky
  9. 8. The Same Old Story
  10. 9. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc.
  11. 10. ["Boy, do I hate to pass through these cemetaries at night"]
    Spencer Spook
  12. 11. ["Tis a lucky son ye have, ma'am"]
    Barry
  13. 12. ["The magazine that's making American roar!"]
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