(December 1949-January 1950)

American Comics Group, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Best Syndicated Features, Inc.
Brand:
American Comics Group ACG
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes
Format:
Standard Silver Age U.S.; Full Color; Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior; Saddle-Stitched; was On-Going Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?

Genre:
spy

Who's Number One in the Laugh Lineup? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Gordan
Inks:
Dan Gordan
Letters:
Ed Hamilton?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Cookie; Jitterbuck; Angelpuss

Indexer Notes

Ad for Cookie #21 (October-November 1949).

Adventures of a Spy (Table of Contents)

Jonathan Kent / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Sultan
Inks:
Charles Sultan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Jonathan Kent; Chief; Colonel George Howard; Penny Crane; Konstantin; Tarnov
Synopsis:
North Korean spies in the United States - includes trip to Buddhist temple.

Hi Fellows! the New Lionel Trains Catalog is Ready (Table of Contents)

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Not a comic - ad with illustration.

The Spy Whose Blood Boiled! (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton; typeset

Genre:
spy

Date With Danger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert S. Pious (signed)
Inks:
Robert S. Pious (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
Professor Lawrence Osborn; Olivia; Antonov
Synopsis:
Common Tern is confused for Comintern.

Indexer Notes

Pious used to sign with "R.S.P." - as he does here.

The Vain Dictator (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton; typeset

Genre:
spy

Boys! Girls! Hurray! (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Not comics.

The Sleep of Death (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz ?
Inks:
Edvard Moritz ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Characters:
Donald Farr; Dr. Oppenheim; Larsen; Michael Grey; Harold G. Wade; Virginia Wade
Synopsis:
The anti-immigration organization, America for Americans, is actually a fascist terrorist group.

Amazing Value (Table of Contents)

Roberts Company ball point pen / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Not a comic.

Broadcast Over Your Own Radio with this new Radio Mike (Table of Contents)

Hollister-White Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Not a comic.

School for Spies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Larsen
Inks:
Howard Larsen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; spy

Jeopardy In the Jungle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr ?
Inks:
Leonard Starr ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Calvera; Greg; Chops; Tania Lubova
Synopsis:
Communists threaten a sugar plantation in the Philippines.

Send Secret Signals (Table of Contents)

Trigger-Lite gun; Wallman Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Not a comic. Wallman sales located in same building as ACG.

New! Jim Prentice.. amazing... exciting... electric football (Table of Contents)

Electric Football; Electric Game Company; Jim Prentice / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jim Prentice; Fred

Indexer Notes

Comic strip format.

Tulip Offer (Table of Contents)

Michigan Bulb Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Not a comic.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Who's Number One in the Laugh Lineup?
    Cookie
  3. 2. Adventures of a Spy
    Jonathan Kent
  4. 3. Hi Fellows! the New Lionel Trains Catalog is Ready
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. The Spy Whose Blood Boiled!
  6. 5. Date With Danger
  7. 6. The Vain Dictator
  8. 7. Boys! Girls! Hurray!
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. The Sleep of Death
  10. 9. Amazing Value
    Roberts Company ball point pen
  11. 10. Broadcast Over Your Own Radio with this new Radio Mike
    Hollister-White Company
  12. 11. School for Spies
  13. 12. Jeopardy In the Jungle
  14. 13. Send Secret Signals
    Trigger-Lite gun; Wallman Sales
  15. 14. New! Jim Prentice.. amazing... exciting... electric football
    Electric Football; Electric Game Company; Jim Prentice
  16. 15. Tulip Offer
    Michigan Bulb Company
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