(May-June 1950)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bimonthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Creston Publications Corp.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superkatt / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

["Ha-Ha! Ho-Ho! Make way for fun!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["But Bozzin, why should I break it up?"] (Table of Contents)

Bungle of the Jungle / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; jungle
Characters:
Bungle; Bozzin; Frank Buck
Synopsis:
Former circus elephant Bungle, now living in the jungle ruled by Tarzan-like Bozzin, teaches the other animals about show business, reasoning that hunters won't shoot "talented" wild animals. Hunter Frank Buck arrives and captures Bungle, but shoots him out of a cannon and the elephant escapes.
Keywords:
Al Jolson; Bing Crosby; Frank Buck; Jimmy Durante; Milton Berle

Colorful Chameleon (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Hey! Ya better tell dat dope it's hard luck ta walk under a ladder!"] (Table of Contents)

Superkatt / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Superkatt; Humphrey
Synopsis:
Superkatt gets hit on the head and develops amnesia. Humphrey shows him a copy of Giggle Comics to remind him of his identity.
Keywords:
Eisenhower; Hitler; Red Skelton

Indexer Notes

This is the second story in this issue in which cartoon characters imitate and refer to real-life figures.

The Bees and the Bear (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Me smash house!"] (Table of Contents)

The Duke and the Dope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Duke; the Dope
Synopsis:
The Dope is frightened by a giant gorilla monster movie ("Mighty Moe Mung"). The Duke explains it's all special effects, but when actual gorilla Gigantic Jim escapes, the Dope thinks this ape isn't real either.

Indexer Notes

"Mighty Moe Mung" is a reference to the film "Mighty Joe Young."

["For recommended reading..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Ozzie the Ostrich (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Oh, boy! Here's just what I want!"] (Table of Contents)

Toddy Bear / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Pencils:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Inks:
Don Christensen [as Don Arr] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Toddy Bear
Synopsis:
Toddy orders a "spring suit" from a catalog, but isn't satisfied.
Reprints:

["Let the icy winds blow!"] (Table of Contents)

The Squire and the Chip / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Squire Squirrel; Chip Chipmunk
Synopsis:
The Squire is frustrated by Chip's repeated raids on his acorn supply.

["Monty! Monty, good news!"] (Table of Contents)

Monty, the Miracle Mouse / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Wickersham [as Wick] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wickersham [as Wick] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
AC-924

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Monty; Dr. Roberts
Synopsis:
Monty is scheduled to give a lecture but runs into complications (another mouse, a cat, a dog) while trying to get there.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superkatt
  2. 1. ["Ha-Ha! Ho-Ho! Make way for fun!"]
  3. 2. ["But Bozzin, why should I break it up?"]
    Bungle of the Jungle
  4. 3. Colorful Chameleon
  5. 4. ["Hey! Ya better tell dat dope it's hard luck ta walk under a ladder!"]
    Superkatt
  6. 5. The Bees and the Bear
  7. 6. ["Me smash house!"]
    The Duke and the Dope
  8. 7. ["For recommended reading..."]
  9. 8. Ozzie the Ostrich
  10. 9. ["Oh, boy! Here's just what I want!"]
    Toddy Bear
  11. 10. ["Let the icy winds blow!"]
    The Squire and the Chip
  12. 11. ["Monty! Monty, good news!"]
    Monty, the Miracle Mouse
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Matthew Torrance