(September-October 1951)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Price:
?
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

Issue Notes

Last 52-page issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["The Magazine That's Making America Roar!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Easy, Joe!"] (Table of Contents)

The Mice-Keteers / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Jonathan Mouse; Gabby Mouse; Squeaker Mouse; Hoiman; Hoiman's wife
Synopsis:
The Mice-Keteers are introduced to the new tenants of their house: Hoiman and his wife, mouse exterminators.

Who's to Know? (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["W-What was that?"] (Table of Contents)

The Squire and the Chip / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Squire Squirrel; Chip the Chipmunk; Mr. Twiddypretty; Jason the butler; Slow-Foot the Bear
Synopsis:
Elderly Mr. Twiddypretty wants to emulate his hero Bozzin of the Jungle. The Squire and Chip try to dissuade him of this idea.

Indexer Notes

"Bozzin of the Jungle," a Tarzan spoof, was a character in the Bungle of the Jungle comic strip.

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

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

The Frog and the Pelican (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Yee-ah-ha-ha-ha!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Boss Spook; Silas Bradbunger
Synopsis:
Spencer is assigned to remove a vicious ghost from a haunted house.

["Announcing Operation Peril"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Map Happy (Table of Contents)

The Duke and the Dope / comic story / 9 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 battles some pirates for possession of a treasure map.

Catching the Catcher! (Table of Contents)

text story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Bottom 1/3 of page is Statement of Ownership.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

["The one thing I like about this neighborhood is that it's peaceful and quiet!"] (Table of Contents)

Our Pal Piggy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Piggy; Foxy
Synopsis:
Piggy wants to win a $10,000 for a statue he's creating. His neighbor Foxy dislikes the noise.

["Oh, oh! And just when I have a very important engagement in town!"] (Table of Contents)

Foxy / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
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Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Foxy

Indexer Notes

This character is probably not intended to be the same "Foxy" from the "Our Pal Piggy" feature since they look completely different (one is gray and one is red).

["Now listen to me!"] (Table of Contents)

Spud / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lynn Karp (signed)
Inks:
Lynn Karp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Spud; Mr. Zilch; Polly; Miss Pert
Synopsis:
Spud's owner Miss Pert can't trust him alone at home so she plans to leave him at the pet shop. She decides to buy a parrot to keep an eye on Spud and report on his bad behavior.
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["The Magazine That's Making America Roar!"]
  3. 2. ["Easy, Joe!"]
    The Mice-Keteers
  4. 3. Who's to Know?
  5. 4. ["W-What was that?"]
    The Squire and the Chip
  6. 5. ["For recommended reading..."]
  7. 6. The Frog and the Pelican
  8. 7. ["Yee-ah-ha-ha-ha!"]
    Spencer Spook
  9. 8. ["Announcing Operation Peril"]
  10. 9. Map Happy
    The Duke and the Dope
  11. 10. Catching the Catcher!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. ["The one thing I like about this neighborhood is that it's peaceful and quiet!"]
    Our Pal Piggy
  14. 13. ["Oh, oh! And just when I have a very important engagement in town!"]
    Foxy
  15. 14. ["Now listen to me!"]
    Spud
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