(Fall 1948)

American Comics Group, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
B & I Publishing Co., Inc.
Editing:
Richard E. Hughes (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard US Format
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
bats; haunted houses

To Our Readers (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Richard Hughes ?
Pencils:
Dan Gordon
Inks:
Dan Gordon
Letters:
Dan Gordon

Reprints:

The Werewolf Strikes (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Edvard Moritz
Inks:
Edvard Moritz
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
They captured a timber wolf, but it was instead a werewolf!

The Living Ghost (Table of Contents)

Living Ghost / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Fred Guardineer
Inks:
Fred Guardineer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Train wrecksed, man strangled, cars thrown over cliffs; could it be the supernatural?
Malveo, Satan's first lieutenant, lives and is looking for a Queen!

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Institute of Psychic Research.
Story line to be continued.

Voodo (Table of Contents)

Strange Spirits / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
King Ward
Inks:
King Ward
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Painted Grave (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ed Hamilton; typeset

It Walked by Night (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense

The Castle of Otranto (Table of Contents)

Tell Me A Ghost Story / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long (adaption)
Pencils:
Al Ulmer
Inks:
Al Ulmer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Alfonso Otranto; Manfred; Isabella; Theodore (heir to Otranto Castle)

Indexer Notes

adapted from novel by Horace Walpole

The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone (Table of Contents)

True Ghosts of History / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lord Tyrone; Lady Beresford; Dr. Herwood

Haunted House (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Frank Belknap Long
Pencils:
King Ward [as W.] (signed)
Inks:
King Ward [as W.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fred Eager (detective); Benny Beaver (detective); Lorna Brent; Horace Brent (ghost); Fielding (crooked lawyer); Jones (crooked lawyer)

Indexer Notes

cover story

The Cursed Pistol (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. To Our Readers
  3. 2. The Werewolf Strikes
  4. 3. The Living Ghost
    Living Ghost
  5. 4. Voodo
    Strange Spirits
  6. 5. The Painted Grave
  7. 6. It Walked by Night
  8. 7. The Castle of Otranto
    Tell Me A Ghost Story
  9. 8. The Vengeful Specter of Lord Tyrone
    True Ghosts of History
  10. 9. Haunted House
  11. 10. The Cursed Pistol
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