(July-August 1947)

American Comics Group, 1947 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
B & I Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes (Editor)
Color:
color
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Ron Goulart in "Great American Comic Books" (Publications International, Ltd., 2001, p. 159) describes the series as "the most unusual attempt to cash in on the teenage craze" and notes that, despite contributions from Milt Gross and Dan Gordon, the series expired after seven issues.


["But Jeepers, Heppity..."] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Heppity Hare; Mr. Square
Synopsis:
Full-page, front cover illustration depicts the issue cast.
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[Skin Treatment Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
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Typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page inside front cover ad for a mail-order skin treatment.

[Laff Line-Up] (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Synopsis:
Brief synopses of the book's contents with depictions of the issue cast.

Trunkin' on Down (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Elephant; Dr. Skunk
Synopsis:
An elephant ruins a juke box but makes amends.
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That's How Jivin' Was Born (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Kitty Catt; Mr. Catt; Mrs. Catt; Tommy Tabby
Synopsis:
Kitty Catt wants new clothes to attend the Fish Fest but her parents nix the idea.
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Tommy Goes Longhair (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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Typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tabby; Heppity Hare; Kitty Catt
Synopsis:
Tommy Tabby grows long hair after using 'Fur-Grow'.

Mr. Square from Delaware (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Heppity Hare; Mr. Square; Frank Sinatra
Synopsis:
Heppity Hare helps Mr. Square achieve acceptance among the Hepcats.

External Combustion (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Heppity Hare; Mr. Square
Synopsis:
Tommy Tabby has a date with Kitty Catt and needs a car.

The Sickness of Square (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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?
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Typeset

Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Heppity Hare; Mr. Square
Synopsis:
Heppity Hare tricks Mr. Square into do his yard work.

Are Rivals Reet? (Table of Contents)

Tommy an' Kitty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt; Oswald Foxcroft
Synopsis:
Kitty Catt takes a liking to a snooty intellectual.
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Hijinx at Lowdown High (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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?
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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Synopsis:
When the teachers decide to hold a school square dance, Heppity Hare finds a way to liven it up.
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Indexer Notes

The original indexer indexed this story as "Hijinx in Lowdown High". Title corrected based on an Australian reprint.

Kitty Meets a Lady (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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Genre:
humor; anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Kitty Catt, Gloria; Tommy Tabby; Mr. Square
Synopsis:
Ladylike Gloria disdains jitterbug but changes her mind after attending a dance with Mr. Square.

After the Brawl (Table of Contents)

The Hepcats / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; teen
Characters:
Tommy Tabby; Kitty Catt
Synopsis:
Kitty Catt wants Tommy Tabby to drop his club meeting to go to a dance.
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[Billfold Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, inside back cover ad for a mail-order billfold.

[Harmonica Offer] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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? (ad copy)
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Typeset

Synopsis:
Full-page, back cover ad for harmonica lessons.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["But Jeepers, Heppity..."]
  2. 1. [Skin Treatment Offer]
  3. 2. [Laff Line-Up]
  4. 3. Trunkin' on Down
  5. 4. That's How Jivin' Was Born
    The Hepcats
  6. 5. Tommy Goes Longhair
  7. 6. Mr. Square from Delaware
  8. 7. External Combustion
    The Hepcats
  9. 8. The Sickness of Square
  10. 9. Are Rivals Reet?
    Tommy an' Kitty
  11. 10. Hijinx at Lowdown High
    The Hepcats
  12. 11. Kitty Meets a Lady
  13. 12. After the Brawl
    The Hepcats
  14. 13. [Billfold Offer]
  15. 14. [Harmonica Offer]
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