(April-May 1949)

American Comics Group, 1948 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 Hughes [as Richard E. Hughes]
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:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
caves; dinosaurs; lanterns; pith helmets; treasure chests

The American Comics Group! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Giants of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jon Blummer
Inks:
Jon Blummer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Andrews; Betty; Edward Clinton; El-Rano; El-Clani
Synopsis:
Egyrtologist Tom Andrews leads an expedition to an ancient tomb where they find a giant mummy. The giant revives and tells them he is El-Rano, of an even more ancient race that was revered by the Egyptians as gods because of their advanced scientific knowledge.
Reprints:

The Affair of Room 1313 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
John Abbott; Casper MacLeish; Ellen Rogers; Mr. Gregory
Synopsis:
New insurance agent John Abbott is sent on a wild goose chase that has him selling a policy to ghosts and dying in the same way they did.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Let's Talk It Over! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from George Dyak, Mrs. Bullard, D. Golden, Richard Pivack, and Pauline Saltzman.

Back to Yesterday (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Inks:
Leonard Starr (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Joseph Lawrence; Roger Lawrence; Margaret Anders; Margaret Blythe
Reprints:

Specialist in Spooks (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Elliot O'Donnell; McKaye
Reprints:

St. Mary's Specter (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Max Elkan
Inks:
Max Elkan
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Johnson
Reprints:

Rescue Out of the Unknown (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Lily LeBecque; George LeBecque
Synopsis:
After George LeBecque is wounded in their trapeze act, Lily must carry on, but she may not truly be flying solo.
Reprints:

The Women Wore Black (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pete Riss
Inks:
Pete Riss
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jug Nason
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The American Comics Group!
  3. 2. Giants of the Unknown
  4. 3. The Affair of Room 1313
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Let's Talk It Over!
  6. 5. Back to Yesterday
  7. 6. Specialist in Spooks
  8. 7. St. Mary's Specter
    True Ghosts of History
  9. 8. Rescue Out of the Unknown
  10. 9. The Women Wore Black
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gary Henderson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Rolf Gerdau
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Mark Gordon
  • Peter Croome
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Darrel McCann