(May-June 1951)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Boys! I have decided who's to get the castle to haunt!"] (Table of Contents)

Spencer Spook / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Boss Spook; Bone Pile; Chief
Synopsis:
Boss Spook selects Spencer to haunt a castle, which makes rival spooks Bone Pile and the Chief jealous.

Indexer Notes

A headstone in one panel reads: "Here in slumber, lies Richard Hughes. He went walking in winter without any shoes." Richard E. Hughes was the editor of Giggle Comics.

Big Cat (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Yippee! It's finally come out!"] (Table of Contents)

Doodles / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Doodles Dog
Synopsis:
Doodles wants to buy a new car called the Zam 8 which doesn't have a manual transmission, but they are all sold out (the price was $875.23).

Trouble Maker (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
The Duke; The Dope
Synopsis:
The Dope accidentally books himself and the Duke on an ocean cruise rather than a ferry trip. They are stranded on a desert island, are rescued by another ship, and then stranded again after the Dope irritates the ship's captain.

["Now give me your honest criticism, Mercedes!"] (Table of Contents)

Francois Feline / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Francois Feline; Mercedes Canary; Murgatroyd Dog; Bonnie
Synopsis:
A salary cut for their owner means one of the family pets must go. Francois, Mercedes, and Murgatroyd compete to show they are worth keeping.

Room for Bertie (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Whoopee!!! Three cheers for my Uncle Dippy!"] (Table of Contents)

Gabby Gander / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Gabby Gander; Foxy
Synopsis:
Gabby's uncle sends him two elephants so he can open a piano key business. Foxy schemes to take over but regrets it when he learns the elephants won't grow tusks for 30 years and they eat $1000 worth of food each week.

Pumphrey and the Pup (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Hey, howdy George!"] (Table of Contents)

Finnegan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Bradbury (signed)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Finnegan; George
Synopsis:
Finnegan's pal George enlists him in a scheme to obtain bones from O'Malley the butcher. This requires much work: digging worms, fishing, and taking the fish to O'Malley (to trade for bones), only to discover it's Sunday and the butcher is closed.

["Gotta be clean!"] (Table of Contents)

Superkatt / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

The art does not look like it was done by the usual Superkatt artist, Dan Gordon. Resembles the work of Ken Hultgren or Lynn Karp.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Boys! I have decided who's to get the castle to haunt!"]
    Spencer Spook
  3. 2. Big Cat
  4. 3. ["Yippee! It's finally come out!"]
    Doodles
  5. 4. Trouble Maker
    The Duke and the Dope
  6. 5. ["Now give me your honest criticism, Mercedes!"]
    Francois Feline
  7. 6. Room for Bertie
  8. 7. ["Whoopee!!! Three cheers for my Uncle Dippy!"]
    Gabby Gander
  9. 8. Pumphrey and the Pup
  10. 9. ["Hey, howdy George!"]
    Finnegan
  11. 10. ["Gotta be clean!"]
    Superkatt
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