(May-June 1953)

American Comics Group, 1943 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["Kilroy is Here!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. House ad for "The Kilroys" comic. Cover reproduction of issue #41 is the only artwork.

["Boy, I'm really good at those ghostly screams!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Richard E. Hughes ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Spencer Spook; Homer the Ghost Chaser
Synopsis:
Spencer haunts a house so effectively that it can't be sold, so the owner hires Homer the Ghost Chaser to evict the ghost.

["Extra! New Comic Breaks All Records!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:
  • House ad for "Dizzy Dames" comic. Cover of #4 is the only art in the ad. The top half of the page is an advertisement for Dubble Bubble gum.

Sissy Stuff (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["And tonight on 'It's a Gag,' we have a wonderful stunt!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Duke; Dope
Synopsis:
The Duke (a fox) and the Dope (a rabbit) are assigned to "rob a bank" as part of a stunt for a radio show entitled "It's a Gag!" Two real crooks decide to take advantage of the confusion.

["Nope, kid! Not a crumb in here!"] (Table of Contents)

Snooper / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Snooper; sailor; young woman
Synopsis:
Hungry dog Snooper helps a sailor get a date with a girl and is rewarded with all the hamburgers he can eat.

Slide, Bonzo, Slide! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Oh! H-h-hello C-cousin!"] (Table of Contents)

Lobo Wolf and Cousin Coyote / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Lobo Wolf; Cousin Coyote
Synopsis:
Lobo Wolf and Cousin Coyote compete to raid Jake's Sheep Ranch.

Blue-Blooded (Table of Contents)

Binky / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Binky
Synopsis:
Binky finds some papers which appear to prove he's pedigreed. Told he's a common mutt, Binky gets depressed but performs a heroic deed and feels better about himself because "what really counts is that you have courage!"

Mister Completely (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Wickersham [as Wick] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Wickersham [as Wick] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
Told by a fox that he couldn't knock down some bowling pins even if he used a cannon, a pig proves otherwise.

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover is black-and-white house ad for "Ha-Ha Comics" #89. Only artwork is a cover reproduction.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. ["Kilroy is Here!"]
  3. 2. ["Boy, I'm really good at those ghostly screams!"]
    Spencer Spook
  4. 3. ["Extra! New Comic Breaks All Records!"]
  5. 4. Sissy Stuff
  6. 5. ["And tonight on 'It's a Gag,' we have a wonderful stunt!"]
    The Duke and the Dope
  7. 6. ["Nope, kid! Not a crumb in here!"]
    Snooper
  8. 7. Slide, Bonzo, Slide!
  9. 8. ["Oh! H-h-hello C-cousin!"]
    Lobo Wolf and Cousin Coyote
  10. 9. Blue-Blooded
    Binky
  11. 10. Mister Completely
  12. 11. ["Ha-ha! Ho-ho! Make way for fun!"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Wilt
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Craig Delich
  • Jim Walls
  • Matthew Torrance